Black Santa sit-out boost for Carrick charities

Mary Peters presents Tony Swan, of the Carrickfergus branch of the RNLI with a cheque for �1,527 which was raised during the "Black Santa sit-out" at St Anne's Cathedral in Belfast. INCT 07-654-CON
Mary Peters presents Tony Swan, of the Carrickfergus branch of the RNLI with a cheque for �1,527 which was raised during the "Black Santa sit-out" at St Anne's Cathedral in Belfast. INCT 07-654-CON

Two Carrick charities have been given a boost from the “Black Santa Christmas sit-out” at St. Anne’s Cathedral, in Belfast.

Belfast Lough Sailability received £1,000.

Bill Foster, from Belfast Lough Sailability was handed a cheque for �1000   by George Jones. The sum was raised during the "Black Santa's sit-out" at St. Anne's Cathedral in Belfast. INCT 07-653-CON

Bill Foster, from Belfast Lough Sailability was handed a cheque for �1000 by George Jones. The sum was raised during the "Black Santa's sit-out" at St. Anne's Cathedral in Belfast. INCT 07-653-CON

The cheque was presented to Bill Foster, a representative from the charity by Radio Ulster presenter George Jones.

BLS offers onboard activities for people with disabilities from Carrick Marina and harbour.

Also benefiting was the Carrickfergus branch of RNLI to the tune of £1,527 which was presented to branch treasurer Tony Swan by former Olympic athlete Dame Mary Peters.