Awards champion Tony Carlisle pays tribute to a South Tyneside hero Jarra Jim

An emotional fundraising champion paid tribute to South Tyneside hero Jarra Jim as he became the legend’s successor at the Best of South Tyneside Awards.
Tony Carlisle could not keep back the tears as he picked up the trophy for the Lifetime Contribution Award.
It was the same honour bestowed on Jim Purcell in September 2017. Sadly, Jim passed away around five months later.
Tony was this year’s Lifetime Contribution Award winner for running the Great North Dog Walk for 29 years.
“I am emotional,” he admitted as he gave his speech to a packed audience at the Roker Hotel, adding: “This is the... read more

 
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