COLOUR­FUL CHAR­AC­TER

Bob, 80, dye­ing to help char­ity

The Galloway News - - FRONT PAGE -

Bob Cuth­bert­son has been bright­en­ing up Dal­beat­tie this week. The 80-year-old grand­fa­ther has had his beard dyed to raise money for Dum­fries ac­tiv­ity and re­source centre. And he is de­lighted with the re­sponse he’s had from lo­cal peo­ple.

He said: “It’s not just coins that peo­ple have been putting in, it’s notes as well. It’s fan­tas­tic.”

Bob had his facial hair turned into a multi-coloured de­light at Power Cuts in

Dal­beat­tie lastThurs­day to raise money for a ther­a­peu­tic chair at the ARC where his grand­daugh­ter works.

Col­lec­tion tins have been put out around the town as Bob tries to raise some of the £1,038 needed for the chair.

And he’s hop­ing to boost the to­tal fur­ther to­day by hav­ing his hair shaved off at Power Cuts as his week-long ef­fort comes to an end.

He’s a dye hard Shaunnie Stephen, from Power Cuts in Dal­beat­tie, with Bob

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