The 34th Burghead Boxing Day swim went ahead today, defying Moray Council's attempts to impose a charge of £100 on those staging the popular event.
Campaigners vow to press on with Boxing Day swim in Moray but maintain opposition to extra council fee
Campaigners in Moray have reversed a decision to cancel a popular fundraiser due to a dispute over council charges – but have repeated a vow not to pay the controversial fee.
Organisers of Burghead’s Boxing Day swim have estimated that this year’s fundraising total could reach more than £13,000.
More than 100 courageous souls have braved the chilly water of the Moray Firth to raise thousands of pounds for charity.
More than 60 swimmers took part in one of Moray’s coldest festive traditions yesterday.
A chilly Moray Boxing Day tradition which was postponed for the first time in its 30-year history will go ahead today.