Birthday celebration raises cash for Peterborough Sailability

Jeff Gilbert used his 80th birthday party to raise £345 for Peterborough Sailability, a charity which offers disabled people the chance to experience sailing based at Ferry Meadows Country Park.

Saturday, 15th July 2017, 7:00 pm
Updated Tuesday, 12th September 2017, 11:19 am
Jeff Gilbert.

Instead of gifts, he asked family and friends to make donations to the charity, which is close to his heart, at a celebration at the Newark Hotel in Peterborough.

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Jeff, from Orton Waterville, has given endless time and effort in volunteering at Peterborough Sailability, over a number of years, helping out with the rigging of specialist equipment as well as the launching and landing of the boats.