Trio raise £130,000

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FRIENDS have teamed up to organise a charity walk which, since 1968, has raised more than £130,000.

Peter Clayton of Ilkeston and Keith Brown of Stapleford, were the driving force behind the latest nine-mile walk expected to raise £3,000 for leukaemia and lymphoma research.

More than 40 walkers took part in the walk which started followed a circular route taking in Ilkeston, Cossall and Trowell.

Mr Brown, a painting contractor, took on the role of walk co-ordinator following the retirement of stalwart Phil Harvey whose involvement began in the 1970s when the charity walk covered 20 miles.

Call Mr Clayton on 0115 877 9492 to add your donations.