CROSSWAYS Travel, a local coach tour operator based near Dorchester, operating day excursions and Holiday Tours from Dorset made their “Charity Of The Year” Donation for 2018 to the Dorset Blind Association.

A spokesman for the company said: “This year, Crossways Travel are delighted to announce with the help of their loyal customers, that they donated a staggering £2,114.16 at their annual Christmas Party Lunch, which was held in the New Forest.”

Matthew Crocker, owner of Crossways Travel said he was delighted with the amount raised this year for the charity and that Dorset Blind Association were very grateful.

Crossways Travel are now starting the planning for 2019’s Charity Of The Year which has yet to be chosen.

He said he would like to thank all the people that have made this donation possible.