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Fundraising walk for Lizzy Adams from Conyer from Teynham to Rainham helps appeal

By Poppy Jeffery

Almost 30 people turned out to walk from Teynham to Rainham to help raise money for a 13-year-old with inoperable brain cancer.

The group were raising money for Lizzy Adams to allow the Conyer teenager to receive experimental treatment which is not available on the NHS.

Walking from The Swan in London Road to Rainham Railway Station, the nine-mile route was completed in four hours, despite the rain.

Kath Adams, centre in grey sweatshirt, surrounded by family, friends and supporters at the start of their 9-10 mile sponsored walk from Teynham to Rainham Railway Station to raise money for Lizzy Adams, who has a brain tumour.

Hayley Swinyard, one of the fundraising team, said: “It went great and everybody enjoyed it.

“Even though it did rain, everybody carried on and finished.”

The total raised has not yet been calculated but Lizzy’s family must raise £120,000 to afford the treatment.

From left, Gypsy Adams, 10 with Mum, Kath and brother Rylie, 15

The appeal currently stands at more than £13,500.

There will be a quiz next month at Teynham community hall in Station Road, from 7pm on Saturday, August 5. Teams of between four and six are required. It costs £5 per person and participants should bring their own snacks and drinks.

To book a table, contact ‘X Elizabeth’s Fundraising And Event Page x’ on Facebook.

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