WORKERS at Amazon in Dunfermline have completed a 12-mile walk in memory and honour of loved ones with dementia.

They took part in Scotland's Memory Walk, an annual event run by Alzheimer Scotland, to raise funds and awareness for the charity,

The team started at Edinburgh Airport and arrived back at the fulfilment centre after five hours, raising a total of £2,200.

Jamie Strain, general manager at Amazon in Dunfermline, said: "We are so proud of the team from Amazon in Dunfermline who took part in Scotland’s Memory Walk.

"Their efforts do not go unnoticed and they should be very pleased with the amount they raised for such an important charity."

John Aitken, one of the employees who took part, added: "I am very proud to have completed the walk, especially with such a great team by my side throughout the journey.

"Alzheimer Scotland is very close to my heart so it’s great that I could lend a helping hand to support the charity."

The charity aims to ensure that nobody faces dementia alone by providing support and information for people living with the condition, their carers and their families.

The donation from Amazon will be used to deliver social and therapeutic activities across Alzheimer Scotland’s 24 Dementia Resource Centres and within the community, ensure families are supported by dementia advisors, fund vital research and keep their 24-hour free helpline (0808 808 3000) operating.

Sarah Cheung, stakeholder engagement leader for Alzheimer Scotland, added: "On behalf of myself and the team at Alzheimer Scotland, I would like to say thank you to Amazon in Dunfermline for its kind donation.

"I would also like to extend a huge thank you and well done to the inspiring team of staff who took part in our Memory Walk – you should all be proud of your achievements."