Weʼve raised £270 to help out local causes within the Linlithgow community.
- Funded on Wednesday, 30th September 2020
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The Walk for Jock is a Linlithgow group who since 2012 walk the world-famous West Highland Way.
One of the founders Davie Deep sea Paterson started walking the way in 2008 with his great pal Les Pattison. In 2011 Davies brother John (Jock) and other friends came along to do the 96 miles from Milngavie to Fort William for Macmillan Cancer. John enjoyed it that much he was keen to do it again.
Unfortunately, John was diagnosed with cancer at Christmas the same year and passed away in June of 2012.
The West Highland Way now became The Walk for Jock " it’s what we do".
Every year we have new enthusiastic people come on the walk and they all choose their own particular charity to aid.
Various events are held throughout the year and since it's humble beginnings over £100,000 has been raised for worthy causes. Including Marie Curie, Chas, guide dogs for the blind and pinewood school to name but a few.
We also are involved with Linlithgow marches celebrations and have a Deacon Andy " cooncil" Girdwood and My Lord Fiona Wallace.
It's a wonderful wee institution and have celebrity friends such as Still Game Actor Paul Young, Archie MacPherson, plus football legends Colin Stein and Pat Bonner to name but a few.
Thank you for reading.
Davie Deep sea Paterson
- 5 years ago
The Walk for Jock5 years ago
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Sep 7, 2020
Walking the west highland way with you now and met you in Tyndrum! X Good luck , have fun x
Sep 3, 2020
Enjoy and may you have good weather
Jun 6, 2020
Great cause Davie
May 28, 2020
Great entertainment Deep Sea. Keeping folks in good spirits during Lockdown. Bravo Sir 👏🏼
May 27, 2020
Keep doing what you all do so well...Jock would be very proud of you Love and best wishes always wee Cuz Lorna and Irvine xx
May 16, 2020
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Sep 18, 2019
Very well done for your achievements. Amazing.
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