Probus Club president Ray Chlopas opened his second term of office by introducing the team from the Donkey Sanctuary at The Holmes, St Boswells. Rosemary Dale owns the property and she was accompanied by Joe Coltman and John Wilson, who gave the talk.
The operation began 40 years ago on the 110-acre property. It now stables 74 donkeys of various ages and John described many of the inmates and their individual peculiarities.
At present, they are open from Easter on Saturdays and Sundays between 2pm-4pm. As this is a charity, they are considering opening during the summer but this would require volunteer attendants. Anyone interested can contact them on 01835 823468. Billy Anderson gave a vote of thanks.