VIDEO and PICS: Groups gather for annual Stockton Heath Walking Day

VIDEO and PICS: Groups gather for annual Stockton Heath Walking Day

St Thomas's rose queen Gabby Butler, five

Phoebe Logan, eight, Leia Mills, eight, Millie Haselden, seven, Amelia Smithers, eight

1st Stockton Heath Rainbows

4th Appleton Brownies Megan Rustage, eight, and Grace Graham, seven

St Mary Magdalene's rose queen Annabella Dean, 10, and retiring queen Isabelle Wilson, six

The Rev Michael Ridley of St Thomas

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THE sun shone as church, school and community groups gathered for Stockton Heath Walking Day on Saturday.

Families clapped and sang along as The Rev Michael Ridley, of St Thomas’s Church, held a lively service at Alexandra Park.

Church, school, Scout and Guide groups and their bands then paraded into the village centre which was packed with people lining the streets.

The aim of Walking Day is for Christian groups to celebrate their faith and their part in the community.

It was also a bumper day for the village’s pubs and restaurants as visitors made the most of the sunshine.

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