Search

Tommy Walsh kicks off penguin dash at Spitalfields Market for kids’ hospice

12:00 04 December 2012

TV’s DIY star Tommy Walsh is ringing the starting bell for a ‘penguin dash’ in aid of an east London children’s hospice.

The BBC Groundforce presenter waves the green flag for the Christmas Dash at Spitalfields Market on Thursday evening in aid of Richard House hospice in Beckton.

Tommy, who is patron of the hospice, kicks off the fundraiser at 6pm with 200 volunteers running around the market dressed as penguins.

All money raised goes towards keeping services going for the 300 youngsters with life-threatening illnesses and their families from all over London and the Home Counties who use Richard House.

Volunteers who can run, walk or jog the 2k route can enter online at www.richardhouse.org.uk or email BenA@richardhouse.org.uk. Entry is £15 and minimum sponsorship is £100.

0 comments

Latest News Stories

14:48
Mantas Ziedavicius was stabbed to death in a greenway in East Ham

Two men accused of murdering 29-year-old Mantas Ziedavicius appeared in court this morning.

Teachers gathered at an anti-academy protest at Rokeby School

This week, we ask whether or not a multi-academy trust should take over three Newham schools.

Lister Community School
Callum is reunited with his mother for his sixth birthday after being rescued from the roof

A boy perched precariously on the roof of a four-storey building was rescued by Forest Gate police officers on Wednesday.

Forest Gate police
07:00
Mantas Ziedavicius was stabbed to death in a greenway in East Ham

A cousin of a man who was killed in an East Ham greenway last week has said his entire family have been left “heartbroken” by the death.

Most read news

A man who was dubbed a ‘hot criminal’ has won a modelling contract.

Andrew Mitchell’s wallet is £80,000 lighter today, and his political reputation is in tatters.

His girlfriend has been charged with intending to pervert the course of justice.

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Newham Recorder e-edition today E-edition
Family Notices 24
Our trusted business finder