Fundraisers go the extra mile
Around 140 guests attended the Diced Cap Spring Ball at the Marcliffe Hotel, Aberdeen, raising money to support cancer patients.
All proceeds from the night will be donated to north-east urological cancer charity UCAN to support its current appeal to raise £2.5million for Scotland’s first robotic-assisted surgical equipment and two integrated theatres for Aberdeen Royal Infirmary.
The Diced Cap Charitable Trust is run by volunteer police officers and support staff from Grampian Police, along with a number of retired officers and associates. UCAN is its nominated charity for 2012.
The night also marked the launch of the 30 Challenge, which will see Grampian Police Assistant Chief Constable Colin Menzies and Chief Superintendent Ewan Stewart marking 30 years with the force by cycling up the 30 most difficult and iconic hills on the UK mainland at a height of more than 30,000 feet, the height of Mount Everest.
The pair took to the dance floor on static bikes and clocked up 87 miles between them to raise more money, while auction prizes included a shirt signed by Sir Chris Hoy and Team GB.