New lease of life for Stan

11:19 29 November 2012

Carol Gilson presents the 52nd mobility scooter to Stan Leaman as part of the Joe Gilson Mobility Scheme.

Carol Gilson presents the 52nd mobility scooter to Stan Leaman as part of the Joe Gilson Mobility Scheme.

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Honiton man Stan Leaman receives the 52nd mobility scooter as part of the Joe Gilson Mobility Scheme.

The Joe Gilson Mobility Scheme has presented its 52nd mobility scooter to Honiton man Stan Leaman.

The 82-year-old, of White Bridges, was finding it very difficult to walk around.

His wife said the scooter will make a great difference to both their lives.

Mr Leaman is pictured with the scheme’s founder Carol Gilson.

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