Top comic’s gift to Paige fund

Frankie Boyle at The Stand Comedy Club in Glasgow during his stand up routine during the Glasgow International Comedy Festival. March 10-26.
Photo Robert Perry Scotland on Sunday.

Frankie Boyle at The Stand Comedy Club in Glasgow during his stand up routine during the Glasgow International Comedy Festival. March 10-26. Photo Robert Perry Scotland on Sunday.

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Comedian Frankie Boyle has made a donation to a charity set up in memory of tragic teenager Paige Doherty, who worked in Kirkintilloch.

The Glasgwegian funnyman gave protective equipment to “Paige’s Promise”, which will provide self-defence classes for kids being rolled out across Glasgow. Paige’s mum Pamela Munro revealed the celebrity donation on Facebook.

She said: “Would just like to say a massive thank you to comedian Frankie Boyle.”

Paige (15) had left a sleepover at a friend’s home and was on her way to the hairdresser’s in Kirkintilloch where she worked when she vanished on the morning of Saturday, March 19.

Her body was found 48 hours later in Clydebank. John Leathem, 31, of Clydebank 
has been charged with her murder and is presently remanded in custody after two court appearances.

The charity, which the 
family have been fundraising for, also aims to offer support to families who have lost 
kids in tragic circumstances.