Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 3°C

min temp: -1°C

Search

Playford student to host sponsored walk and run in aid of the British Red Cross

PUBLISHED: 17:33 29 January 2018 | UPDATED: 17:33 29 January 2018

Abigail Roberts (second from right) is donating all proceeds from the sponsored event to the British Red Cross. Picture: BRITISH RED CROSS

Abigail Roberts (second from right) is donating all proceeds from the sponsored event to the British Red Cross. Picture: BRITISH RED CROSS

Archant

A student from Playford is holding a charity walk and run to raise money for refugees in crisis.

Abigail Roberts, who is donating proceeds to the British Red Cross, said: “Like lots of people, I have been deeply affected by the refugee crisis overseas and wanted to do something about it.”

“I am hoping as many people as possible will join me on either a sponsored walk or sponsored run to help raise money.”

The event will take place on March 3 at Playford Village Hall, and a choice of three different distances means all abilities are catered for.

Paul Fleet, Senior Community Fundraiser for British Red Cross in Norfolk and Suffolk, said: “I would like to thank Abigail and her family for putting on this event. We are currently delivering food, medicine and blankets to people in desperate need and this event will go a long way to helping that work.

“Without the support of people like Abigail, we would really struggle to provide our services. I really hope the people of Playford and the surrounding area would like to support this fantastic event.”

For registration details, e-mail abigailmeganroberts@sky.com.

A Suffolk sheep owner says she was horrified to learn three of her animals had been found slaughtered and mutilated - and fears those responsible may come back.

The final phase of equipping every police officer in Suffolk with body cameras will begin this April bringing the total cost of the roll-out to £2.8 million.

Plans to create a new gallery dedicated to the works of Thomas Gainsborough reached a new milestone this week as a formal planning application was submitted.

Police have arrested a 36-year-old man after a runner in woods near Foxhall Stadium reported being attacked at the weekend.

A pair of shoplifters have blown their chance at getting clean and staying out of jail.

If you are unsure on what to do with your mum on Mother’s Day this guide has you covered no matter what your price range is.

Police have been combing woodland and fields in Kesgrave today as part of work to find missing 43-year-old Paul Moore.

A specialist service has been launched to help new mums with postnatal depression and other mental health issues.

A young dancer at Stradbroke High School has been cast in a production of the English Youth Ballet Company’s Cinderella in Hollywood.

Rusty trains and forgotten buildings are showing that age can bring a new and interesting aspect to everyday objects.

Most read

Show Job Lists

Topic pages

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter
MyDate24 MyPhotos24