AN inspirational senior citizen in her nineties had a wheely good time as she whizzed around Port Glasgow on a trike to raise cash for a local charity.

Margaret Sneddon, who lives in Crosshill Gardens sheltered housing complex, fulfilled a lifelong dream as she flew down the Clune Brae on the back of a motorcycle trike.

Crowds gathered to watch the 91-year-old's exploits, part of a sponsored event for local charity Children in Poverty Inverclyde.

A group of local bikers gave up their afternoon to help make Margaret's dream come true.

Margaret was sponsored for every mile she travelled on the trike and hopes to present the funds to the charity later this week.

She said: “I wanted to support this charity by helping to raise funds for the amazing work they do and also tick something off my bucket list, so I thought why not combine the two?

“As a child, I would travel on a bus up and down Clune Brae.

"I always dreamt of how good it would feel to be doing this route on the back of a motorbike with the wind blowing in my hair.

“Children in Poverty Inverclyde is a brilliant charity, and I am very pleased to be able to support them and raise a bit of money to help them do their work.

“You’re never too old to tick things off your bucket list.”

Margaret previously worked as a home-help before retiring due to ill health.

But the pensioner didn't let old age slow her down, gaining her black belt in Taekwondo aged 66.

The trike ride is the latest in a series of events that Margaret has run to support CIPI and she has previously been presented with an award for her continued support of the organisation.

Myra Higgins, development manager at Crosshill Gardens, said everyone at the complex was in awe of Margaret.

She added: "Everyone here was cheering her on and it is amazing she is still crossing things off her bucket list at 91.

“Not many people were surprised at her doing this challenge, though as she is known for being a bit of a daredevil.”

“I think it’s fantastic that, even as Margaret is getting older, she is still thinking of ways she can help other people.”