tractor run sets off from Burnham-On-Sea to Land's End
historic Massey Ferguson tractors set off from Burnham-On-Sea
at the start of a week-long fundraising journey to Land's End
on Thursday (August 22nd).
drivers - Alan Rawles, Colin Durston and Gordon Cox - left Burnham's
Morrisons car park on the town's seafront to travel to the Cornish
landmark and back in aid of Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance.
were waved off by family, friends and fellow members of Burnham
Rotary Club, which is organising the journey.
tractors are travelling to Barnstable and then on to Newquay before
reaching Land's End. They will return through Falmouth, Dartmouth,
Exmouth, Weymouth and then head north to Burnham. They are scheduled
to return on Wednesday August 28th.
event is being organised by the Rotary Club's vice-president Ashley
Edwards and past-president Colin Durston. Sponsorship so far has
raised more than £4,500 for the air ambulance.
says the air ambulance is his favourite charity, since he probably
owes his life to it following an accident on his farm some 10
The three drivers setting off from Burnham (pics Roger