walkers set to join fundraising Memory Walk at Brean today
170 people will be taking part in a fundraising walk at Brean
annual Memory Walk in aid of Alzheimers Society will be
started by children's TV star Sooty on Sunday (7th September).
walkers will gather at 2pm outside the entrance to The Tavern
at Brean Leisure Park before striding to Brean Down and back.
Registration is from 1pm.
Mike Barsby told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "172 people have already
signed up and to make this Memory Walk even more memorable and
the star of CITV and kids favourite Sooty will be starting us
off! Kids - and adults - will love it!"
12km route will take the walkers along a short, sandy footpath
from Brean Leisure Park over the sand dunes to the beach and then
along the sands to Brean Cove, up Brean Down and back. A shorter
half mile route is also available. On their return, everyone will
enjoy well-deserved refreshments.
the local walkers is Burnham-On-Sea Police Community Support Officer
Tracey Grobbeler, who recently lost her father to Alzheimers.
Her fundraising page is online here.
Alzheimers Societys Memory Walk, in partnership with
Bupa Care Homes, sees a series of fundraising walking events taking
place across England, Wales and Northern Ireland, raising money
to provide vital support to people living with dementia and help
research to find a cure. More information is available here.