North-east beach plays host to charity fundraisers
DRIZZLE proved to be no damper yesterday to charity walkers and riders pounding along a north-east beach.
Around 100 walkers took part in an annual Sandwalk between Newburgh and Balmedie, while in a separate event 30 supporters joined in a sponsored ride along Balmedie beach to raise funds for Buchan branch of the Riding for the Disabled Association.
The beach ride took place from Menie Estate, near Balmedie, where American tycoon Donald Trump has outline planning permission for a golf resort. Yesterday Trump International Golf Links Scotland (TIGLS) executive vice-president Sarah Malone watched riders set out, and revealed an equestrian centre was also planned at Menie.
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