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Memory Moon Walk to support people with dementia and their families

PUBLISHED: 09:58 11 March 2019 | UPDATED: 10:31 11 March 2019

Last year's Sheringham Dementia Friendly Community Moon Memory Walk. The group is hosting the event again on May 24 to raise cash for future projects and the Alzheimer's Society. 
Photo: KAREN BETHELL

Last year's Sheringham Dementia Friendly Community Moon Memory Walk. The group is hosting the event again on May 24 to raise cash for future projects and the Alzheimer's Society. Photo: KAREN BETHELL

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Sheringham Dementia Friendly Community (DFC) group members are appealing to local folk to sign up for a sponsored stroll along the prom, and support their efforts in making the town more accessible to people with memory problems.

Last year's Sheringham Dementia Friendly Community Moon Memory Walk. The group is hosting the event again on May 24 to raise cash for future projects and the Alzheimer's Society. 
Photo: KAREN BETHELLLast year's Sheringham Dementia Friendly Community Moon Memory Walk. The group is hosting the event again on May 24 to raise cash for future projects and the Alzheimer's Society. Photo: KAREN BETHELL

The group, whose latest project has seen Sheringham churches and public buildings add dementia-friendly signage to their premises, relies on fundraising and donations, with recent gifts including a £300 grant from Sheringham Masonic Centre and £100 given by local couple Jimmy and Pauline Wegg in lieu of diamond wedding anniversary presents.

Sheringham DFC Moon Memory Walk, which is sponsored by Sheringham Carnival Association, runs on May 24 at 7.30pm, with a quiz taking place at the Two Lifeboats pub on May 22 at 7.30pm. Proceeds will be shared between SDFC and the Alzheimer’s Society.

All are welcome at the group’s annual meeting, which takes place at the Salvation Army Hall, Cremer Street, on April 10 at 7pm

For more information, visit the Sheringham Dementia Friendly Community Facebook page.

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