Carlo makes great strides for charity

A CHARITY walker has taken less than ten days to complete a 166-mile trek. It is the third year that Carlo Zambonini of Old North Road, Royston, has taken part in the Hertfordshire Way long-distance footpath walk, which starts and finishes in the town. Mr

A CHARITY walker has taken less than ten days to complete a 166-mile trek.

It is the third year that Carlo Zambonini of Old North Road, Royston, has taken part in the Hertfordshire Way long-distance footpath walk, which starts and finishes in the town.

Mr Zambonini, 53, said: "I did enjoy it because the weather was good.

"I was the only one doing it this year, though, so it did get lonely."


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The walk, which took Mr Zambonini through Tring, Potters Bar, and Bishop's Stortford, has raised more than £3,000 in the past three years for Cancer Research.

Staying overnight with a friend, or catching public transport back to his home in Royston, Mr Zambonini said: "There are times when it does get a bit tiring."

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Next year he plans to take part in the three peaks of England, Scotland, and Wales challenge, from Royston.

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