GLORIOUS weather greeted a large group of children and parents from Helensburgh FC 2010s on Saturday as they took on Glen Fruin in the name of charity.

The 20-strong squad - including dog Stella - walked for almost two and a half hours to help raise awareness and funds for Glasgow Children’s Hospital Charity.

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The team have already raised more than £500 which will help buy new kit with the charity’s logo on the front.

They are well on their way to doubling that total to enable them to make a further donation direct to the charity.

Club coach David Young said: “It was a perfect day for such a beautiful walk and everyone who attended and took part can be proud of themselves, especially the youngsters.

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“On behalf of all involved with the team I’d like to thank everyone who has contributed so far - every donation will make a difference and help other children and their families when they need it most.”

The club is planning further fundraising events this season. Any donations can be made via