Staff at a north-east filling station have expressed amazement at the public support for their new charity initiative.
Staff at Victoria petrol station in Banff have put together a raffle to “raise as much money as possible” for Sports Relief and Marie Curie.
Sales assistant Eileen Povey said she had been “amazed” at the backing she and her colleagues had so far received from the community.
She added: “This is the first time we have ever done anything like this and it has totally exceeded any expectations we had, but we are just trying to raise as much as we can.”
There will be a raffle with a variety of prizes, donated by local businesses, including a family ticket at Macduff aquarium and vouchers from restaurants in the community.
It costs £1 a ticket – which can be bought at Victoria Petrol station – for the public to be in with a chance of winning of winning a prize, including a giant hamper .
The draw will be on Saturday, March 28 at 2.30pm at the station with Banff pipe band being involved in announcing the lucky winners.
There will also be windscreen washes at the petrol pumps in a bid to raise even more money for the chosen charities.
Mrs Povey said: “If people can donate £1 or £100, any sort of donation would be amazing. I would like to say thanks very much to those who supported us so far and for those who have donated prizes.
“Donations from local businesses will also be appreciated.”