Thousands raised for hospice following walk

Bucks Free Press: Warming up. Photo by Derek Pelling Photography Warming up. Photo by Derek Pelling Photography

AS the clock struck midnight, the heavens opened, and more than 600 ladies and specially nominated male walkers took part in a charity walk.

They set off from Aylesbury College for the fifth Gemstone Midnight Walk in aid of the Florence Nightingale Hospice Charity on Saturday.

Early indications show £45,000 being pledged on the night with money still to come in.

Wet-eared walkers walked the six or 13 mile challenge across Aylesbury. For more information visit or


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