Horndean’s the venue for Rebecca and Merlin’s big day

Rebecca and Merlin Tchangue

Rebecca and Merlin Tchangue

gosport 50-mile charity walk

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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Bride Rebecca Fox knew she wanted to get married in the church where she’d been christened.

Her wish came true when she walked down the aisle to meet groom Merlin Tchangue at the altar.

Rebecca, 31, and Merlin, 34, tied the knot at Holy Trinity Church in Blendworth, Horndean.

After the ceremony, the wedding party travelled to New Place at Shirrell Heath for their reception.

The couple now live in Eastleigh but Rebecca grew up in Waterlooville and still has family in the area.

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