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UTV’s Alison Fleming and kids step out for NI Cancer Fund for Children


UTV’s Alison Fleming and kids step out for NI Cancer Fund for Children

STEP out this winter at NI Cancer Fund for Children’s (NICFC) eighth annual Winter Woolly Walk.

Wrap up in your brightest, cosiest knit-wear and take a stand against childhood cancer by taking part in one of NICFC’s walks being held all over the province on March 2.

UTV’s Alison Fleming and her kids have lent their support to the Flagship walk at Stormont which promises to be a buzzing event with a fantastic, family atmosphere.

The broadcast journalist, who will be there to open the event, urged people to put their best foot forward and get involved.

She said: “What better way to shake off the cobwebs of winter than to enjoy a nice walk in some of our beautiful parks. Get the whole family involved, bring a picnic and make a day of it. There will no doubt be a fantastic buzz at these events and a great family atmosphere.  Anyone who takes part will also be helping a fantastic charity which offers practical and emotional support to young people with cancer and their families.”

The Stormont event will feature a huge marquee in the grounds – a warm haven with copious amounts of tea and coffee to warm cold hands after the walk.

Community fundraiser, Natasha Walsh, said:  “The walks are between two and four miles long and are suitable for everyone, even man’s best friend can join in! They will be followed by lots of warm refreshments to heat cold hands. Your support means the world to us and we couldn’t help the local families that need us without your kindness and generosity.”

This year, walks will also take place in Tollymore Forest Park, Newcastle, Gortin Glen, Omagh, Castle Archdale, Enniskillen, Roe Valley Country Park, Limavady, Gosford Park, Armagh and Lurgan Park, Lurgan.

To register for this event, which will take place rain or shine, log onto www.nicfc.com, Email natasha@nicfc.com or phone 028 9080 5599. Registration costs £5 and is free for those under the age of 16.

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