Organ marathon boosts RNLI

Organist Scott Weightman played hymns for five hours at St Paul's Church in Spittal on Saturday to raise funds for charity.

Saturday, 9th April 2016, 2:50 pm
Organist Scott Weightman with Mayor Hazel Bettison and hymn singers at St Paul's, Spittal.

Many local residents went along to show their support, along with congregations from the Berwick Churches.

The event was in aid of Berwick RNLI, Mayor Hazel Bettison’s charity during her year in office.

Hazel, a volunteer for the RNLI, said afterwards: “The atmosphere was beautiful.While you had a cuppa and a scone, you could sit and listen or have a little sing to your favourite hymn.

“I can’t thank everyone enough who helped out and the people who came to support the Mayor’s charity, Berwick RNLI, especially Scott .

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“We raised over £400, which was fantastic.”