Chilly swimmer raises hundreds

A MAN who took part in the GAFIRS new year's day swim has raised more than £200 for the inshore rescue service.

Monday, 8th January 2018, 5:55 am

Malcolm Dent from the Gosportarians raised a total of £220 which will be put towards the lifeboat crew’s purchase of a new handheld radio, which will be used by boat and shore crews.

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Malcolm said: ‘It is these brave people who volunteer to keep our shores and the Solent safe, so I was pleased to be able to raise money for them.’