Just over £9,000 has been raised for charity by The Herald's 2012 calendar, which comprised photographs taken by readers.

Says the paper today, the money raised is “for a Scottish charity that offers support and counselling to people with brain tumours and their relatives.”

It adds: “The final sum of £9025.80 has now been handed over to Brain Tumour Action, which will help fund research into how low-grade brain tumours develop in children.”