Fundraising swimmers lap up support

Bluetits of Dunearn, Mary Freer and Karen Wesley celebrate swimming ten miles in July for Breast Cancer Now

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Chirpy Bluetits of Dunearn have been lapping up 10 miles worth of swims raising more than £2,000 for Breast Cancer Now.

Mary Freer and Karen Wesley who swim with the cheekily-named Bluetits, a UK-wide open swimming network, have been out in their cossies daily to take a dip and swim lengths of the quarry pool near Seil Island Hall.

Other members of the group, who swim from Dunearn beach, have been swimming alongside them in support.

Karen Wesley and Mary Freer at the start of one of their swims on Seil for Breast Cancer Now
The Bluetits of Dunearn turn out to give their support

As well as online fundraising, Balvicar Stores has also been collecting sponsorship for the duo and fellow swimmer Jeltje Danhof painted slate stones to sell for the good cause.

‘It’s amazing how much support we’ve received. The total so far is staggering!’ said Karen.

You can donate here.