Stylish walk for Salvation Army work

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Life begins at 70 - and if you are going to do something unusual, do it in style.

That is certainly the opinion of Andy Pebble, who is working from the Shetlands to the Channel Islands dressed in a top hat and tails.

His mission is to raise money for work of the Salvation Army with homeless people and victims of human trafficking.

Andy’s epic 7,900 mile route crisscrosses the country in a bid to visit each of the 645 Salvation Army corps, many of the 191 charity shops and other facilities along the way.

And on Saturday Andy was welcomed at the Salvation Army Centre in Market Rasen.

“It is an incredible thing to do and we are delighted to welcome Andy here at Market Rasen,” said Envoy Anne Chaplain

Andy began his walkathon on May 16 and expects to finish at the end of October next year.

His arrival coincided with a coffee morning and money from the soup lunches was donated to his fund.

He also passed around his own hat, which was quickly filled with extra donations from the well-wishers who had turned up to greet him.

From Market Rasen, Andy walked to Louth, which would see him complete 2.800 miles of his journey.