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Since 1993 the event has raised well over PS1 million towards the charity which runs a number of residential and care homes in Dorking, Surrey, for journalists and their dependants who have fallen upon hard times.
The natural progression of Tim Fisher's reasoning means that the fans that have now fallen upon hard times (Carbodies workers, and anybody else made redundant) will pay less for their season tickets.
The oil tanker remained able to operate under its own power after the collision while as evaluation of the damages fallen upon the navy vessel is still ongoing, the statement added.
That mantle has fallen upon the shoulders of a hard-working, but relatively unknown, biologist based in Dundee.