tractor run from Burnham to Land's End to finish today
historic Massey Ferguson tractors which set off from Burnham-On-Sea
last week on a fundraising journey to Land's End are due to return
today (Wednesday, August 28th).
drivers - Alan Rawles, Colin Durston and Gordon Cox - left Burnham's
Morrisons car park on the town's seafront last Thursday to travel
on a 500-mile round-trip to the Cornish landmark and back to raise
over £5,000 for Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance.
tractors reached Barnstaple last Thursday evening, Newquay on
Friday and arrived at Lands End on Saturday and then returned
to Falmouth by the evening.
night was spent at Dartmouth with Monday at Exmouth, and Tuesdays
overnight stop being Weymouth. They are due to arrive back in
Burnham today at around 5pm.
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 £5,000.
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 last week (pics Roger Burgess)