memory walk

Big-hearted dad inspires Memory Walk challenge

The daughter of a community-minded Sidmouth resident is encouraging people to sign-up for a Memory Walk this Autumn after taking on a walking challenge for Alzheimer’s Society in support of her dad, David Baldock, who was diagnosed with vascular dementia in 2019.

Fiona Michael took on a Memory Walk along the Sidmouth coastline last year with her dad, who has raised over £30,000 for...

Walk your own way to beat dementia, urges TV presenter Ruth Langsford

TV presenter and Alzheimer’s Society supporter Ruth Langsford is urging people across the South West to step out in support of the charity.

The UK’s leading dementia charity is calling on 3,112 people across the region – a combined number that attended last year’s Memory Walks in Bristol, Cheltenham, Plymouth and Bournemouth – to take part in a very different version of its most...

Sign up with Mo for Plymouth Memory Walk!

Touch typist Mo White looked at her computer while working in Plymouth – and suddenly had no idea what was in front of her on the desk.

That moment was her first step to being diagnosed with Alzheimer’s at the age of 50. One year on she is urging people to unite with her against dementia.

Mo wants people to register now at for Plymouth Memory Walk, which takes...

1,300 walk for a world without dementia

Local broadcaster Judi Spiers joined more than 1,300 people who put on their walking shoes to join the fight against dementia at Alzheimer’s Society’s Plymouth Memory Walk today (Saturday 8 October).

People gathered in the sunshine on Plymouth Hoe where they took part in an energetic Zumba session before embarking on the fundraising walk launched by Judi who cut the ribbon and led...

Families urged to join Plymouth Memory Walk

Alzheimer’s Society is urging families to spend time together tackling the biggest health issue of our time, by joining the Plymouth Memory Walk on 8 October to raise money for a world without dementia.

The charity is encouraging residents to rally around family of all ages – from grandparents to grandchildren - and take part in the event, which is being held in association with HSBC...

Trust's R&D team enter Memory Walk

Research and Development at Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust has entered a team for the annual Alzheimer’s Society Memory Walk in Plymouth.

The 10k circular walk - from Plymouth Hoe to Royal William Yard and the Barbican - is due to take place on Sunday September 27th.

It aims to raise awareness of Alzheimer’s with money from the event going towards research. Jocelyn Elmes,...