Midnight walkers wanted

A LOCAL hospice is once again hosting its popular late-night fundraising event next month.

This year sees the Hartlepool & District Hospice celebrate five years of Midnight Walks on Saturday, September 3.

The walk will take its usual 5.5 mile route from Hartlepool’s Maritime Experience to Seaton Carew Golf Club, and back.

This years pre-midnight celebrations include live entertainment from international Freddie Mercury tribute act Billy West and former X Factor contestant Tessa Dollin.

There will also be an aerobic warm-up, a hot breakfast bun, commemorative t-shirts, medals for all the participants and prizes for the top fundraisers.

All money raised will go towards the specialist care services that the Hartlepool & District Hospice provides to the people of Hartlepool and east Durham.

The entry fee is £12.50 and those wanting to join in must register at www.hartlepoolhospice.co.uk.