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Walk this way for Calverley fundraiser to support Ukraine appeal

Calverley residents will be taking part in an eight-mile walk along the outskirts of the village to raise money for the Ukraine appeal.

The Calverley Millennium Walk will take place on Saturday, 7 May at 11am, starting and finishing at The Calverley Arms. Raising money for the Ukraine appeal.

Attendees can do the walk at their own pace. It’s been organised by a group of volunteers from Calverley and sponsored by the Calverley Rotary Club.

To get a sponsorship form, call the organisers on 0113 257 4794.

Meanwhile, volunteers driving a van full of items donated by Bradford residents has delivered its goods to a Ukrainian mother and baby refugee camp on the Romanian/Ukraine border.

The Rotary Club of Calverley donated £500 to cover the fuel costs. Adam Thirsk, director of operations at the Bradford City Community Foundation, and Stephen Gilroy, of Farsley-based firm House of Wine, delivered the goods. The two are now back in the UK.

Bradford City Football Club, alongside its charity, the Community Foundation and Human Relief Foundation, launched an emergency appeal amid the ongoing crisis in Ukraine.

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