Ben dives in to raise MS charity cash

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A 27-YEAR-OLD multiple sclerosis sufferer is to swim the Forth to raise cash for charities supporting people with his condition.

Ben Moran, from Leith, has set himself the challenge to swim from South to North Queensferry, a distance of 1.4 miles, on May 1.

He is raising funds for the MS Therapy Centre Lothian, which he attends, and the MS Society.

Mr Moran moved to Edinburgh in 2001 from London, and was diagnosed with the condition aged just 23.