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100km walk - Joshua Papachristidis for Parkinsons UK

Sarah Miles writes
Joshua is doing the London to Brighton 100km walk over Pentecost weekend, leaving Richmond Park at 8am on the Saturday and apparently arriving in Brighton in time for lunch on Sunday.  The group he is in are raising funds for Parkinson's specialist nurses and Joshua has joined as a tribute to my father who died from Parkinson's last November.

Joshua writes: In March 2013 my Grandfather, Bob Miles, was diagnosed with Parkinson's.  He had no doubt been suffering prior to this.  In March 2014 he moved in to a nursing home and over the next 8 months he became less and less able to look after himself and finally the illness debilitated him so much that he died on Monday 10th November 2014.

When I was told about the walk and asked if I would like to join them, I immediately said yes as this is something I can do to help others and obviously the provision of Parkinson's nurses is important to helping those who suffer with the illness.


Here's Joshua's Just Giving page if you would like to support him: https://www.justgiving.com/Joshua-Papachristidis