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Jake Hodgson approaches end of 200-mile walk

Photo credit: Jake's 200 Mile Walk (Facebook)

More than £14,000 raised for children's hospice so far

A local year nine student is almost at the finish of his 200-mile walk for charity.

Jake Hodgson has been tackling the coast-to-coast challenge in England, starting from St Bees in Cumbria, and finishing at Robin Hood's Bay in North Yorkshire.

The route has taken him through three national parks and to heights of 2,500 feet.

It's all in aid of Rebecca House Children's Hospice, and at the time of writing, Jake has raised £14,200 - just £800 short of his target.

A short time ago, he told Manx Radio the end was in sight:

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