Aldingbourne Trust's first sponsored walk raises more than £2,000

A sponsored walk at Arundel Park was the latest event to help Aldingbourne Trust towards hitting its £4m target for a new centre.

Picture: Kate Shemilt. Walkers David and Clare Ayling and their children Grace, four and Thomas, two looking at the route. ks16000653-3
Picture: Kate Shemilt. Walkers David and Clare Ayling and their children Grace, four and Thomas, two looking at the route. ks16000653-3

On Saturday, May 21, 60 people turned out to take on a choice of three routes - three, eight or 18 miles.

The trust’s Abigail Rowe deemed the turn out ‘great’ for the first one and revealed ‘we hope to build on that for the future’.

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She said: “So far we know we have raised more than £2,000 and we still have some to come in.”

Picture: Kate Shemilt. Walkers signing in. ks16000653-1

There was little time to rest achey legs however, as the trust quickly swung into action to stage a golf event on Wednesday, May 25, at Cowdray Park Golf Club.

If that wasn’t enough, preparations are also well underway for AldingBOOM which will take place on July 2 this year.

More information on events, getting involved and the work of the Aldingbourne Trust can be found by visiting www.aldingbournetrust.co.uk.

Picture: Kate Shemilt. The voluntary Rapid Relief Team. ks16000653-2
Picture: Kate Shemilt. The walkers. ks16000653-4
Picture: Kate Shemilt. Organiser Abigail Rowe, right, and assistant Anne Sprules. 16000653-5
Picture: Kate Shemilt. The walkers setting off. ks16000653-5
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