Braving Cowar Crag to raise £6,000 for the Stroke Association

A successful charity abseil at the 120ft Cowar Crag raised over £6,000 for the Stroke Association.

By Brian Yule
Thursday, 23rd June 2022, 4:33 pm
A total of 48 people braved the 120ft descent for the Strike Association
A total of 48 people braved the 120ft descent for the Strike Association

The event was organised by Stewart Anderson from Newton Stewart, a long-standing volunteer with the Stroke Association, and saw 48 people take part.

Abernethy Barcaple outdoor centre ran the event and kept everyone safe, while the Co-op in Newton Stewart and Rowan Glen provided refreshments.

Stewart said: "We set out with the idea of an abseil as an eye-catching event, and the professionals quickly came up with the ideal venue.

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"If we’d made £2,000 for The Stroke Association, I’d have been delighted, but the event really captured the imagination.

“As a result, the figure has far exceeded my wildest imaginings and has now gone above £6,300! I’m genuinely overwhelmed with the response.”