Andy marches in to Filey’s Salvation Army on UK tour

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Filey’s Salvation Army Corps is to host a 70-year-old man as part of his 18 month sponsored walk across the UK.

Andy Peddle is aiming to raise £100,000 for the Salvation Army’s work with homeless people and victims of human trafficking.

And for his arrival in North Yorkshire he will be donning a top hat and tails as he walks through Whitby, Pickering, Thirsk, York, Driffield and Filey.

The Filey leg of his tour will see Mr Peddle arrive at the Filey Corps in Mitford Street at around 2pm.

Having started his epic journey on May 16 in the Shetland Islands, Mr Peddle is walking to 130 Salvation Army Churches, known as Corps, Lifehouses, charity shops and every league football club throughout the UK.

When he arrives at each Salvation Army base, he will give a talk about the issues of human trafficking and homelessness.

Mr Peddle, who is from High Wycombe in Buckinghamshire, has just turned 70 during his walkathon and hopes to raise awareness and funds to help others.

He is keen to see people support him by doing their own ‘mini’ sponsored walks of one mile or more.