Tollesbury Primary School pupils raise money for diabetes charity

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Poppy and her classmates and little sister Martha Poppy and her classmates and little sister Martha

Children donned their jeans to raise money for Diabetes UK.

Poppy Walmsley, ten, organised the Denim for Diabetes day at Tollesbury Primary School, where she is a pupil, as her sister, Abigail, 12, and dad, Stuart, both have Type 1 diabetes.

The family, of The Street, Salcott, have raised thousands of pounds for the charity over the years.

Mum, Katie Walmsley, said: “It went really well. They raised just over £220, the children loved it and it was a great way to start the half term holidays.”


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