Honiton scheme changes Alan’s life for the better

PUBLISHED: 15:00 28 February 2016 | UPDATED: 08:43 03 March 2016

Alan receives his scooter from Carol Gilson.

Alan receives his scooter from Carol Gilson.

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A Broadclyst man has benefited from the generosity of Honiton-based Joe Gilson Mobility Scheme.

Alan Alford was presented with a scooter by Carol Gilson, the scheme’s founder.

Alan suffers from Huntington’s disease.

Addressing Carol, Alan’s wife said: “You don’t know how much this will change his life and mine.”

Carol is currently looking for more working scooters.

They will be donated to a person in need.

Anyone who wants to donate one to Carol can call her on 01404 43341.


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