THE joint authors of ‘Deepest Dorset’, a book which looks at what makes Dorset special, have donated £1,000 from sales to a charity they also regard as special – the RNLI in Lyme Regis.
Fanny Charles and Gay Pirrie-Weir have already donated some £40,000 to charities, including the Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance, the Dorset Community Foundation and the Weldmar Hospicecare Trust following sales of the popular book.
Fanny Charles, who presented a cheque to Lyme Regis lifeboat station’s deputy launching authority Ken Lavery, said: “The lifeboat volunteers do a fantastic job and we wanted to be certain our donation went to this particular group of people based in Lyme Regis.”
‘Deepest Dorset’ covers wide-ranging subjects including landscape, and literature, food, farming and fossils, architecture, the arts and the oil industry and is published by Deepest Books, price £20.
For more information visit www.deepestbooks.co.uk or phone 01963 32525.