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Farmers' ball organisers donate more than £500 to Caithness General Hospital League of Friends


By Alan Hendry

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Lorette Mackay, treasurer of the Caithness General Hospital League of Friends, accepting the cheque from members of the Caithness Farmers Dance Committee, with other League of Friends representatives looking on.
Lorette Mackay, treasurer of the Caithness General Hospital League of Friends, accepting the cheque from members of the Caithness Farmers Dance Committee, with other League of Friends representatives looking on.

More than £500 has been handed over to representatives of the Caithness General Hospital League of Friends by the organisers of the farmers' ball which has been discontinued after 70 years.

Treasurer Lorette Mackay received the cheque for £510.78 from Peter Mackay, Will Gunn, Benny Mackay and Tommy Sinclair, long-standing members of the Caithness Farmers Dance Committee. The dance used to raise thousands of pounds for local charities.


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