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Join Age UK North Staffordshire for walk at Tittesworth Reservoir

By Leek Post and Times  |  Posted: August 05, 2014

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JOIN Age UK North Staffordshire's sponsored walk this September and go that extra mile for local older people.

The charity's inaugural 'Love later life' walk is at Tittesworth Water on Saturday September 20 from 10.30am – 3pm.

Registration for the event is open now.

Anyone can take part – have fun, keep fitter, meet new people.

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Choose the 1.5 mile short trail or the more energetic five-mile walk around the water.

Charity Chief Executive Peter Bullock said: "The money raised from this walk will help us keep providing vital support to thousands of vulnerable or isolated older people right across our region.

"Hopefully, this will be the first of many such fund-raising walks".

Last year more than 7,200 older people used the charity's Information & Advice service for help with problems and worries.

Four-hundred-and-fifty people enjoyed social activity groups and the charity's Ageing Well Team ran 29 regular exercise groups. Hospital discharge workers helped hundreds of people get back on their feet after periods of illness or trauma.

Call Julie Brown on 01782 286209 or email admin@ageuknorthstaffs.org.uk to get your free registration pack and sponsor form.

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