Hard-working busker Derek Allan is about to embark on his toughest gig yet - playing 10 sets of 10 hours in 10 different venues.
The singer-songwriter’s fundraising efforts will see him play for 10 consecutive nights as he pulls out all the stops to help Grace House Hospice Appeal to reach its latest target.
And not content with that, he is issuing a universal offer of help to any small charities or individuals who need a helping hand getting together the money they need.
Derek, 34, from Red Row in Northumberland, first came to the attention of Journal readers when he performed seven consecutive 12-hour gigs in seven different Northumberland pubs, with no backing group.
The exertion left Derek, who suffers from epilepsy, exhausted and he almost fainted several times during the g... [ Continued ]