Youngsters from the National Citizen Service raise £200 for charity with Wisbech-to-Downham Market walk

The National Citizen Service members who walked from Wisbech to Downham Market.

The National Citizen Service members who walked from Wisbech to Downham Market. - Credit: Archant

With charity buckets in hand, a group of youngsters from around Cambridgeshire walked for almost 15 miles to raise money for a local charity.

The National Citizen Service members who walked from Wisbech to Downham Market.

The National Citizen Service members who walked from Wisbech to Downham Market. - Credit: Archant

Members of the National Citizen Service (NCS) from Wisbech and Ely marched from Wisbech to Downham Market – a total of 13.5 miles – and raised £200 for local charity, Red Wellies.

The King’s Lynn-based charity helps fund research into brain cancer and tumours and the group of 16 youngsters set off from Wisbech College before meandering through the Fens and arriving in Norfolk just over three hours later.

The group hit their target of £200 but are still looking for more donations. If you wish to donate, visit https://www.gofundme.com/NCS-Group5.