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Charity walk for Cancer

A 54-year-old man from Galashiels is walking 500 miles for Cancer Research UK, following in the footsteps of his grandfather Jimmy, who completed the walk 80 years ago.

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Galashiels man in Borders as part of 500 mile walk

School children at St. Ronan's Primary in Innerleithen are supporting Alistair on his walk Credit: ITV News Border

A 54-year-old Borders man is walking 500 miles to raise money for charity and follow in the footsteps of his grandfather.

Alistair McIntyre, from Galashiels, is walking from Fife to Kent- recreating the route his grandfather walked in search of work 80 years ago.

Jimmy McIntyre Credit: ITV News Border

Jimmy McIntyre was a miner trying to find a job during the great depression.

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