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90-year-old great-grandmother Margaret Payne, raising money for NHS and Highland Hospice by climbing equivalent of the height of Suilven on her stairs during the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic, passes £300,000 total


By Gregor White

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Margaret Payne at her Ardvar home
Margaret Payne at her Ardvar home

Margaret Payne, from Ardvar, has hit a major milestone in her ongoing fundraising challenge.

Mrs Payne had originally hoped to raise £10,000 for charity by climbing the equivalent of the 2398 feet of Highland peak Suilven on her stairs at home – a mountain she first scaled when she was 15 years old.

Her online fundraising page shows the total raised currently is in fact £302,369.59

You can donate online at: https://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/fundraiser-display/showROFundraiserPage?userUrl=MargaretPayneArdvar-SuilvenChallenge&pageUrl=1

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