Students from Penwortham Girls’ High School raised £2,505 for St Catherine’s Hospice during a charity walk this summer.Advertisement
During the summer term, students and staff raised funds for the Lostock Hall hospice by joining the ‘Hike to Help’ charity initiative.
Each year group walked their own route: Year 7s walked from school to Walton Le Dale, returning via Avenham and Hurst Grange Park.
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Year 8 students walked a circular route from Abbey Village to Darwen Tower, and Year 9 students walked from Formby to Southport.
The Year 10 students walked over 10 miles from Lytham to Blackpool, with all students clocking up a combined total of 33 miles.
The students and staff raised £2,505 for St Catherine’s Hospice, with Norman Cutler this week collecting the cheque on behalf of the hospice.
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Penwortham Girls’ High School raises thousands of pounds each year for local, national and international charities. The next event takes place on 24 September, a bake sale in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support.
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