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Minster to Queenborough sunset stroll along the seashore helps people with cancer to the tune of more than £1,000

By Emma Grove

Almost 100 people took part in a five-mile walk to raise money for charity.

The Sunset Seaside Stroll took place on Saturday and 96 fundraisers walked from Minster Leas to Queenborough.

This year they were joined by the Mayor and Mayoress of Swale Cllr George and Brenda Bobbin.

The Sunset Stroll, in aid of Cancer Research UK, leaves from The Leas, Minster

Altogether it raised £1,249.53 for Cancer Research UK and there’s still more money to come in.

Chairman Lee Ewart said: “I am really happy with this.

“Again we have had such good feedback – so many people returned from last year and those who joined for the first time have all said they are looking forward to doing it again next year.

"Everything went smoothly and I can’t believe how lucky we were with the weather. I am grateful to so many people who helped make this happen.”

Organiser Lee Ewart with the Mayor and Mayoress of Swale, Cllr George and Brenda Bobbin

The committee is inviting all walkers to the Co-op Club, St George’s Avenue, Sheerness, on Sunday, August 24, to bank outstanding sponsorship from noon to 3pm.

The Old House at Home pub in Queenborough is the venue for a presentation evening from 7.30pm on on Friday, September 5.

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