New wheels for the Ferret

Friends have rallied around asbestosis sufferer John ‘The Ferret’ Moran, enabling him to buy a new mobility scooter.

Friends of John ‘The Ferret’ Moran OAM have rallied around the former truck driver and transport magazine gossip columnist to raise enough funds through a Go Fund Me website page to cover the cost of a mobility scooter.

In recent years The Ferret, who turns 87 in June, has suffered from asbestosis and muscle deterioration in his heart. He admits that walking more than 25 metres has become almost impossible.

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