Sea creatures in fun walk with a serious message

Sea creatures were seen waddling along Worthing prom on Saturday.

Wednesday, 27th July 2016, 10:45 am
Updated Friday, 8th June 2018, 1:57 am
Family and friends gather for the Toddle Waddle along Worthing seafront on Saturday in aid of Meningitis Now. Pictures: Derek Martin DM16130358a

Children had dressed up for a charity walk to raise money for Meningitis Now.

Sophie Murray, of Dominion Road, Worthing, organised the Toddle Waddle with her elder sister Nicole Murray.

It was in memory of their baby sister, Luana, who died from meningitis aged ten months old in 2007.

DM16130386a Evie Cannon, two, dressed as Dory

Sophie said: “Our family and friends, babies, toddlers and children, dressed up as sea creatures for a walk along the seafront and through town.

“Our gorgeous little sister, Luana Murray, lost her life to this cruel and devastating disease, so we are raising money for the charity Meningitis Now. It’s such a great cause.

“Our aim is to raise as much money as we can and to also raise awareness about meningitis.”

They raised a total of £706.

DM16130366a Cali Howell, Alice Gledhill, Grace Morris and Grace Richardson-Clarke

Sophie and her family have been raising money for Meningitis Now since Luana died nine years ago and the total over the years is around £12,500.

Visit or text LUAN67 to 70070 with an amount to make a donation.

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