Girl, 10, to take part in Berkhamsted Walk to help needy children

A GIRL aged 10 plans to walk six miles through the countryside for charity.

Amy-Rose Entwistle has registered to take part in the Berkhamsted Walk on Sunday, May 13.

The Leighton Buzzard girl will be supported by grandad Arthur Wray, of Castle Hill, Berkhamsted.

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Walkers have to raise a minimum of £30 for The Children’s Society.

Amy’s hike will begin and end at Ashridge House – but there are also 12 and 18-mile circular routes from The Court House in the town’s Church Lane.

Amy said: “It is really important that I get quite a bit of money, because it’s for children in need.”

But she will have to do well to out-fundraise brother Jonathan, 12. He raised £1,000 by taking part in the walk every year from 2008 to 2011, and even won a tent for his efforts – but will not be walking this year.

Sign up for the walk by clicking here.