Fundraiser aims to help Heroes
THE widow of a former Royal Marine who was killed in Iraq is holding a charity fundraiser on the anniversary of his death.
Alan Wimpenny, 46, was killed while working for a private security firm in Baghdad on September 27 eight years ago.
His widow Terri is staging a raffle and collection at Oceans Fish Bar in Benbow Street, Devonport, to raise money for the forces charity Help for Heroes.
The chip shop worker said: "It's always a bad day for us and we usually have the day off. But this year we have no choice but to open so I thought I might as well make the most of it and make the best out of a bad thing."
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Prizes on the day include a free hair cut, a photo shoot, a floral bouquet and a tattoo session. The event runs from 4.30pm-9.30pm.