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50-mile charity walk launched in Gosport mums memory

Pictured: Helen Bulbeck from Brainstrust is pictured at Trinity Landing, Isle of Wight, with Jon Jones and his children, 14-year-old Adrienne and 12-year-old Isaac.

The family of a Gosport woman who died of a brain tumour in 2016 have helped the Isle of Wight-based charity she supported to launch a two-day, 50-mile fundraising walk around the island.

 

Jon Jones, his 14-year-old daughter Adrienne and 12-year-old son Isaac, from Lee-on-Solent, Gosport, joined Helen Bulbeck, co-founder and director of services at brainstrust, to launch the charitys third Follow the Seagulls two-day walk, which starts on 1 April and will cover a 50-mile route around the Isle of Wight.

 

Mum Jo Jones, who was diagnosed with a brain tumour in 2010, took part in the 2016 Follow the Seagulls walk. She died last summer.

 

Adrienne Jones said: "Mum really enjoyed the walk. It was a challenge for all of us, but it felt good afterwards. I w

Family launch walk in memory of mum

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THE events experienced by a mariner who has returned from a long sea voyage are depicted in the modern form of a play at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard tomorrow.

The famous tale – The Rime of the Ancient Mariner - will be performed throughout the day by Doorag Productions, on board HMS Victory.

It is renowned for being the longest major poem by English poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge and was written in 1797.

As well as watching the performance, you are encouraged to join in and dress up in something nostalgic from the dressing up box.

Performances last 20 minutes and take place at 11.30am, 12.30pm, 2pm and 3pm. See historicdockyard.co.uk

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