Sponsored canal walk in aid of Hope House

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Staff reporter (Border Counties)

RAISE money for the Advertizer Hope House fundraising challenge by taking part in a 10-mile sponsored walk along the Llangollen Canal.
 
Shake off those Winter blues and step into Spring by taking part in the canal walk from Trevor Basin to Chirk and back.
 
Enjoy the spectacular views of the Dee Valley as you cross the world famous Pontcysyllte Aqueduct rising 126 feet above the River Dee.
 
The walk takes place on Sunday, March 8 and entry is free – all Hope House organisers ask is that each participant raise as much sponsorship as possible. 
Children must be accompanied by a responsible adult and dogs are welcome but must be kept on a lead at all times.
 
n To register and for more information contact the Hope House fundraising office on 01691 671671.
 
Sponsor all walkers by texting BCAC84 followed by £3, £5, or £10 to 70070.
Meanwhile, Oswestry Rugby Club has named Hope House Children’s Hospice as its charity of choice.
 
The partnership was celebrated by officials from both the sporting organisation and the charity last week.
 
Lynsey Kilvert, area fundraiser for Hope House said: “We are thrilled that Oswestry Rugby Club has chosen Hope House Children’s Hospice as their charity partner. It is fantastic for us to be teamed up with such a well-known and established sporting club in the local area.”
 
Don Howell, chairman of Oswestry RFC, added: “The partnership with Hope House underpins the charitable and community approach of Oswestry RFC; we’re proud to promote the great work Hope House does with both the local community and families in need of support, we’re looking forward to assisting Hope House raise awareness and funds to aid their invaluable service.”

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