Join us for a Lyke walk?Stockton-based developer George Wimpey North East is seeking volunteers to join them on a charity walk.
The team hopes to complete the Lyke Wake Walk The Lyke Wake Walk was started by a local farmer, Bill Cowley, in the North Riding of Yorkshire, England, in 1955. He claimed that one could walk 40 miles over the North York Moors from east to west (or vice-versa) on heather all the way except for crossing one or two roads and he in June next year to help raise money for Climb and Breast Cancer Care, the company's designated charities.
Climb - Children Living with Inherited Metabolic Diseases - is the only organisation within the UK dedicated to providing advice, information and support on all metabolic diseases to the 16,000 plus families affected by metabolic diseases in the UK.
Breast Cancer Care provides information, practical assistance and emotional support, reaching more than one million people affected by breast cancer or breast health concerns every year - and all for free.
The Lyke Wake walk crosses the North Yorkshire North Yorkshire, county (1991 pop. 698,800), 3,209 sq mi (8,313 sq km), N England. The county comprises the districts of Craven, Hambleton, Harrogate, Richmondshire, Ryedale, Scarborough, Selby, and York. Moors Moors, nomadic people of the northern shores of Africa, originally the inhabitants of Mauretania. They were chiefly of Berber and Arab stock. In the 8th cent. the Moors were converted to Islam and became fanatic Muslims. and covers 42 miles.
The George Wimpey Lyke Wake Club hopes to complete the challenge on the weekend of either June 17 or 24.
For more details contact Neil Davies on 01429 836199 or send an email: