Sponsored walkers raise funds for care home activities

STRIDE WITH PRIDE: Catchpole Court Care Home staff and family members were joined by Sudbury's mayor and deputy mayor as they walked to Long Melford and back.
STRIDE WITH PRIDE: Catchpole Court Care Home staff and family members were joined by Sudbury's mayor and deputy mayor as they walked to Long Melford and back.

A group of 14 Catchpole Court care home staff, residents’ family members and Sudbury town councillors walked seven miles on Monday to raise money for trips and events for residents.

Jack Owen, Sudbury mayor, and Adrian Osborne, deputy mayor, joined the group as they walked from the home to Long Melford, where they enjoyed a lunch at The Hare pub before heading back to the home.

Anne Roche, activities co-ordinator at Catchpole Court, said: “We are hoping to have raised more than £700. I would like to thank everybody who participated and sponsored us, as well as the staff at The Hare as they were fantastic.”

The money will help to pay to for planned boat trips, seaside visits and days out at Kentwell Hall and the Abbey Gardens in Bury St Edmunds.