Captain Tom Moore has thanked the public for their “very overwhelming” generosity, as his fundraising tally tops £30m.
Britain is today celebrating the 100th birthday of the Second World War veteran, who made it his mission to walk 100 laps of his garden before the important milestone.
The former tank commander set his fundraising target at £1,000, but ended up capturing the hearts of the nation – prompting a stream of donations in a whirlwind few weeks.
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