Launch of charity Santa Stroll in the south

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HELP to improve the lives of people living with Parkinson’s disease by taking part in a charity walk.

Support and research charity Parkinson’s UK is launching this year’s Santa Stroll.

People from the Portsmouth area are invited to take part in the seven-and-a-half mile walk, which takes place around the Cowdray Estate, near Midhurst, West Sussex.

The sponsored walk will raise money for the charity.

Parkinson’s disease is a degenerative neurological condition and there is currently no cure.

Nick Posford, regional fundraiser at Parkinson’s UK, said: ‘I’m really excited about our event.

‘We hope as many people as possible join us for the sponsored walk for a morning to remember and get them feeling festive for Christmas.

‘This year we have also introduced a short buggy walk, so no one needs to feel left out.’

Registration is £15 for adults and will include a Santa outfit.

Children can join in the fun for £5 and are encouraged to come in their fancy dress outfits.

All proceeds will help fund Parkinson’s UK, which uses funding to help find a cure.

Money is also used to improve the lives of anyone affected by the condition.

The Santa Stroll takes place on Sunday, November 25.

To register contact Jennifer Pullan on 020 7963 9367 or email jpullan@parkinsons.org.uk.

Or for more information visit the charity’s webiste parkinsons.org.uk/santastroll.