The North Uist Charity Tractor Rally at the weekend raised £4,200 for Lucky2BHere (Uist Branch).
However, this isn’t the final total, as donations are still being received, and the JustGiving online appeal is still live. At the time of writing, the online appeal total stood at £810, a little short of its £1,000 target.
Western Isles Lifestyle Lottery and several local businesses sponsored the event, which volunteers also supported.
The winner was William Anderson, Uiskevagh, who also won the best-presented vintage tractor with his Massey Ferguson 135.
Judging of the various categories was carried out by Coll MacDonald of Milton.
An honourable mention is also due to Kenny Wallis, Buailedubh, who was reportedly up fettling his International 142 into the wee small hours on the day of the rally.
However, his hard work paid off, and he won the best-modified tractor.
Iain Hector Macdonald and his niece, Annella, at the Lochmaddy bacon roll pit stop.
Also deserving praise for their efforts were the rally’s oldest tractor driver, Iain Hector MacDonald from Knochquein, Claddach Carinish, who entered his Massey Ferguson 135, and John Grant and John Alex MacDonald, Ahmore, who drove their 135s from Contin the day before the rally to jointly win furthest travelled tractor.