starts fundraising Memory Walk for Alzheimer's Society at Brean
of people pulled on their walking boots to take part in a fundraising
walk at Brean on Sunday.
annual Memory Walk was held in aid of Alzheimers Society
and was started by children's TV star Sooty at Brean Leisure Park.
walkers then set off on a route which took them over the sand
dunes onto the beach and then to the top of Brean Down and back.
shorter half mile wheelchair route around Brean Leisure Park was
also available. On return to Brean Leisure Park, everyone enjoyed
well-deserved free refreshments at the Brean Tavern.
Societys Memory Walk, in partnership with Bupa Care Homes,
is a series of fundraising walking events that take place across
England, Wales and Northern Ireland every September, raising money
to provide vital support to people living with dementia and help
research to find a cure.
Mike Barsby told Burnham-On-Sea.com that the event had been another
success with the final amount raised being calculated.
The walkers taking part in Sunday's event (pics Mike Lang)