Thousands Descend On Windsor Great Park For

Over 4,500 participants convened on the grounds of Windsor Great Park on Sunday April 29th to show their support for the annual Charity Walk for Peace. The walk, now in its 28th year, and held this year in association with Runnymede Borough Council and the Mayor of Runnymede, witnessed incredible scenes from the start, with over 160 charities represented, Mayors, community groups, schools, civic leaders and members of the public all convening at the start line on a chilly but pleasant morning. Alongside the wonderful scenic route, stalls selling hot and cold food and snacks, charity stalls, exhibitions and fun activities were available for all to enjoy with free entry on the day. In the official opening session of the walk, several dignitaries addressed the thousands gathered, including:

  • Dr. Ijaz ur Rehman, President AMEA UK
  • Cllr. Iftikhar Chaudhri, the Mayor of Runnymede
  • Mr. Paul Turrell, CEO Runnymede Borough Council
  • The Right Honourable Sir Ed Davey, MP
  • Mr. Nick Wood Dow, Deputy Lord Lieutenant for Surrey
  • Mr. Surinder Arora, Arora Group
  • Mr. Nick Prescott, Leader of Runnymede Borough Council
  • Mr. Graham Barker, High Sheriff for the Royal County of Berkshire
  • Mr. Rafiq Hayat, National President of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community


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  • Over 4,500 Participants
  • 160 Charities Represented on the Walk
  • Over 200 charities registered online
  • 4 Borough Mayors
  • The Mayor of Runnymede
  • The Mayor of Epsom & Ewell
  • The Mayor of the Royal Borough of Kingston
  • The Mayor of Waverly
  • High Sheriffs
  • Deputy Lord Lieutenant
  • Uniformed Soldiers from the Welsh Guards and
  • 400 Cubs and Scouts
  • Councillors
  1. 121 northwest surrey
  2. 1st / 4Th Addlestone(St Paul’s) Cubs Scouts
  3. 1st Cherstey Scout Group
  4. 1st Engelfield Green Scout Group
  5. 1st Englefield Green Rainbows
  6. 1st Ottershaw Scout Group
  7. 1st Virginia Water Scout Group
  8. 2nd Englefield Green Brownies
  9. 2nd Englefield Green Guides
  10. 2nd New Haw Scout Group
  11. Thorpe Nursery Preschool Ltd
  12. 398 Staines & Egham Air Cadets
  13. ABF The Soldiers Charity Surrey
  14. Action For Children
  15. Action For Kids
  16. Addlestone Canoe Club
  17. Adoption Focus
  18. Adoption Focus Family Society
  19. Age Concern Epsom
  20. Age Concern Epsom & Ewell
  21. age uk croydon
  22. Age Uk Waltham Forest
  23. Age Uk Wandsworth
  24. Anna Kennedy Online
  25. Ashford & St. Peter’s Hospitals Charitable Fund
  26. Asian healthcare association
  27. Bakersfield & Neighbourhood Community Association
  28. Battersea Dogs & Cats Home
  29. Birmingham Christmas Shelter
  30. Breath Of Life Seventh Day Adventist Church
  31. Brotherhood of the Cross and Star
  32. Canterbury Care Centre
  33. Canterbury Care Centre (SW Surrey association for mental health Ltd)
  34. Caritas Anchor House
  35. CFAB (and Spirit UK)
  36. Children And Families Across Borders (CFAB)
  37. Children of Peace
  38. CHRIST Church New Malden Primary School PTA
  39. Community First
  40. Concern For Mental Health
  41. Coombe Hill Junior School PTA
  42. Croydon & Sutton Samaritans
  43. Dementia Carers Support
  44. Dementia Carers Support Runnymede
  45. Dementia Friendly
  46. Derbyshire Children’s Holiday Centre
  47. EAWA
  48. Eikon
  49. ELHAP
  50. Elmbridge Community Link
  51. EmployabilityUK
  52. Endeavour Explorers
  53. Enfield Asian Welfare Association
  54. Englefield Green Beavers
  55. Englefield Green Brownies
  56. Englefield Green Cubs
  57. Epsom & Ewell Mayor’s Charity Fund
  58. Family Society – Adoption Focus
  59. First Chertsey Scouts
  60. Girlguiding
  61. hearts young homeless
  62. Helen and Douglas House
  63. Help The Heroes
  64. Hestia
  65. Hestia Housing And Support
  66. Homestart
  67. Home-Start Richmond Kingston and Hounslow
  68. Hopetowns
  69. Housing Justice
  71. KAG
  72. KCAH
  73. Kings Norton Girls’ School
  74. Kingston Advocacy Group (KAG)
  75. Kingston Carers’ Network
  76. Kingston Churches Action on Homelessness
  77. Kingston Mencap
  78. Kingston Samaritans
  79. Langar Aid / Khalsa Aid
  80. Learn English At Home
  81. LinkAble
  82. Love Kingston (Kingston Voluntary Action)
  83. lukiema uk
  84. Luncbowl Network
  85. Mayors Charity Runnymede Borough Council
  86. Meadow High School (Special School)
  87. Millies Foundation
  88. National Institute for African Studies (NIAS)
  89. National Trust Runnymede
  90. NCBI Nottingham
  91. Noah’s Ark Children’s Hospice
  92. OCD Action
  93. One to One North West Surrey
  94. Paul’s Cancer Support Centre
  95. Railway Trust
  96. Rainbow Trust Children’s Charity
  97. Redbridge Samaritans
  98. RHLT (Richmond Homes & Lifestyle Trust)
  100. RIVER CHURCH (Forest Estate Community Hub)
  101. Roald Dahl’s Marvellous Children’s Charity
  102. RSBC
  103. Runnymede Food Bank
  104. RUNNYMEDE Disabled Swimmers
  105. Runnymede District Scout Council
  106. Runnymede Explorers
  107. Runnymede Rentstart
  108. Runnymede and Spelthorne Citizens Advice
  109. Samaritans
  111. Samaritans (Kingston)
  112. Samaritans Of Croydon & Sutton
  113. Save the children
  114. South Staffordshire
  115. SPEAR Homeless Charity
  116. Staffordshire Wildlife Trust
  117. SW Surrey Association for Mental Health (Canterbury Care Centre)
  118. The Ashford And St Peter’s Hospitals Charitable Fund
  119. The Brothers Trust
  120. The Fircroft Trust
  121. The Lunchbowl Network
  122. The Orchard Dementia Centre
  123. The Orchard Dementia Centre, Chertsey
  124. The Passage – Home for Good (HFG) social club
  125. The Passage – Sunday Social Club
  126. The Renewal Programme ( Newham Community Renewal Programme)
  127. The Sunny Bank Trust
  128. Thorpe nursery
  129. Tolworth Girls School
  130. Tolworth Girls School Parent Teacher Association
  131. Turn2us
  132. Voluntary Support North Surrey
  133. WAVE Trust
  134. Welldon Activity Group
  136. Wickwood Campsite – Girlguiding
  137. Women’s Aid Integrated Services
  138. Wycombe Homeless Connection


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