Christine, aged 70, to walk 100 miles for kid’s charity

Norman Cavalry scouts arrived at Battle Abbey today after their two day ride from Pevensey Castle ahead of English Heritage's Battle of Hastings re-enactment, which returns to Battle Abbey on the 11th and 12th October. The riders will be travelling approximately 17 miles over two days, from the area where the invading Norman army landed at the end of September 1066, to the battle site.  They will be wearing authentic armour and weapons, including riveted maille hauberks, swords, shields and lances, and mounted on 11th Century style saddles.Picture by Jim Holden 07590 683036Contact Isobel Udden from English Heritage for more info 07789 926960 SUS-140910-114154001
Norman Cavalry scouts arrived at Battle Abbey today after their two day ride from Pevensey Castle ahead of English Heritage's Battle of Hastings re-enactment, which returns to Battle Abbey on the 11th and 12th October. The riders will be travelling approximately 17 miles over two days, from the area where the invading Norman army landed at the end of September 1066, to the battle site. They will be wearing authentic armour and weapons, including riveted maille hauberks, swords, shields and lances, and mounted on 11th Century style saddles.Picture by Jim Holden 07590 683036Contact Isobel Udden from English Heritage for more info 07789 926960 SUS-140910-114154001
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Christine Nuthall wanted to do something special in her 70th year, so accompanied by Paddington Bear, she is walking the 100 miles from Westminster Abbey to Battle Abbey following the route Harold took to what became known as The Battle of Hastings.

The purpose of the walk is to raise funds for ‘Action Medical Research’, a charity (whose mascot is Paddington Bear) which gives grants to a variety of medical research projects, for example a vaccine against polio.

Christine started her walk on Sunday April 18th and hopes to complete it in about 19 days.

And to save hotel expenses her husband Norman, a qualified vet, will meet her at the end of each day in his motorhome, at caravan sites along the way.

Anyone who would like to contribute can do so by using the outline facility <justgiving/christine-nuthall.com>

For more than 60 years we’ve been saving and changing children’s lives through medical research and have spent over £110m funding some amazing breakthroughs.

The charity has more than £11m currently invested in the work of more than 230 top researchers, working on over 75 projects across the UK.

Find out more at www.action.org.uk.