Locking Castle couple to trek 62 miles for Alzheimer’s Society

PUBLISHED: 16:00 10 June 2017

Jack Swift and Emma Woods will trek the Great Wall of China for the Alzheimer's Society.

Jack Swift and Emma Woods will trek the Great Wall of China for the Alzheimer's Society.

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A couple from Locking Castle have decided to spend a year raising money for the Alzheimer’s Society, including a trek along the Great Wall of China.

Emma Woods, aged 20, and Jack Swift, aged 21, decided to hold as many events as possible in 2017. They chose to support the Alzheimer’s Society as Emma works at St Georges Surgery, which holds a walk-in dementia café every month.

She said: “I have become very close with the people who attend and we wanted to give something back.”

The pair have so far raised £1,081, with a target of £3,200. They will take on 62-mile journey around the Great Wall in October, and are preparing for the trek by going on regular hikes and walks.

To donate, visit www.justgiving.com/fundraising/E-J-Chinatrekfundraising


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