Fundraising is walk in the park for nursery children

Fundraising was a walk in the park for children from Emmy Jayne’s Nursery School in Northallerton.

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Forty youngsters of all ages from the nursery’s little stars, Harrys, squirrels, little acorns and oaks put their best feet forward raising £744.50 for the magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanner appeal at the Friarage Hospital.

They walked from the nursery on Valley Road to Northallerton’s Applegarth Park and back – around a mile and a half – accompanied by their families and nursery staff .

A fun day was had by all and the toddlers enjoyed the fresh air, excitement and helped a good cause at the same time. They also remembered a special little boy who attended the nursery during the walk.

Amy Garnett who owns the nursery along with, Emma Carr, said: “We are delighted to help such a worthy cause which will benefit local families. The children all did really well completing the walk and we all had a wonderful day.”

Suzi Campbell from South Tees Hospitals Charity, said: “We are very grateful for this generous donation and would like to thank the children and their families, the nursery staff and everyone who generously sponsored them for their support.“