Ben steps out to help raise money for hospital
A youngster put his best foot forward to help brighten up a hospital environment.
Ben Nixon, of Cramlington, walked the length of Hadrian’s Wall with his grandfather Robert Nixon, completing the 84-mile walk over a 10-day period.
And the 12-year-old managed to raise £750, which he has donated to The Northumbria hospital at Cramlington to help create a community art space to show local work.
Robert is a member of Cramlington Rotary Club, which is helping Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust to create a garden.
Ben said: “The walk was great fun and the scenery was lovely, but it was... read more
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