Heartbroken father donates dead son's university fees to mountain rescue team
The father of mountaineer Tim Newton, who died on Ben Nevis with his partner, has given the mountain rescue team that searched for them £9,000.
Tim, originally from Hinckley should have been returning to Leeds University to continue studying physics this autumn.
But, the 27-year-old and his partner Rachel Slater died on the UK's highest mountain earlier this year during a Valentine's weekend climbing trip.
And now it has emerged on the rescue team's Just Giving page that Tim's father Chris Newton has given the money he would have spent on his son's university fees this year to the Lochaber... read more
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