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2 JAN

Putting their best feet forward for charity

By timesecholife on in All News, Community News

A team from a Moorlands pub have raised £600 for charity after completing an energetic challenge. Danni Molloy, who runs the Blacksmiths Arms in Kingsley, was joined by Laura and Debbie, and two pooch pals, in a self-set challenge to walk more than 100 miles each during the recent second national lockdown.

A team from a Moorlands pub have raised £600 for charity after completing an energetic challenge.

Danni Molloy, who runs the Blacksmiths Arms in Kingsley, was joined by Laura and Debbie, and two pooch pals, in a self-set challenge to walk more than 100 miles each during the recent second national lockdown.

Danni said: “Last year our beloved little local pub went viral for our tribute to our fallen heroes for Remembrance Day.

This year we changed our tribute, and have been in the local news, but the current situation is overshadowing this, and put a stopper to us being able to fundraise for an armed forces charity due to restrictions we face, and then being told my pub had to close for four weeks. So we decided upon a walking challenge instead.”

The cash raised is set to go to the Lee Rigby Foundation which provides a support network for bereaved military families, veterans families and serving military families.

Danni said: “Our grand total was £600 raised for The Lee Rigby Foundation.

Overall between the three of us, we walked over 300 miles over 27 days.

It was cold, but we had fun.

We set a little challenge to see who could donate the most, and they would get to choose what fancy dress we wore for the last day.

That was a generous £60, and they chose us to wear army gear.

We borrowed some authentic things, and away we went.”

Danni added: “It was a pleasure to raise the amount we did.

Thank you to everyone who followed us via Facebook, the peeps and waves on our walks, the donations and supporting us always.”

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