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Youngsters prepare to take big step forward in Windsor Great Park

Youngsters prepare to take big step forward in Windsor Great Park

Lucy Elder

Youngsters prepare to take big step forward in Windsor Great Park

Taking a big step forward this Sunday to raise money for speech and language camps is a group of children from East Berkshire Downs Syndrome Group (EBDSSG).

The youngsters are taking part in the Big Step Forward sponsored 5km walk in Windsor Great Park.

The walk is part of a national initiative by the Down's Syndrome Association and kicks off their Get Active week, which starts on World Down's Syndrome awareness day on Saturday.

The walkers so far are Becky Hennegan, Marcus Unger, Zac O’Hara, Alfie Liddell, Zoe Greasley, Alessandra Plewman, Theo Salter, Jessica Cook and Cian Nyland.

The children have already smashed their fundraising target of £1,000 by more than £700 according to their mydonate page.

The camps they are raising money for are set to run at Easter and over the summer. As well as focusing on speech and language therapy, they also include other activities designed to help children with Down’s Syndrome.

Visit https://mydonate.bt.com/events/bigstepforward to donate.

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