Two colleagues from The Firs care home in Felixstowe have completed a 20 mile sponsored walk.

Becky Evans and Anna Przepiora walked from The Firs care home in Felixstowe to the Sainsbury's store at Warren Heath in Ipswich and back to raise cash for the older people where they work.

The pair said it was hard, but they had fantastic support and were determined not to give up.

Anna said: "It was very tough - much harder than we expected.

"I consider myself to be very fit but this really did take it out of me. We both had a few aches and pains afterwards.

"The support we had was fantastic. Becky is from Felixstowe and I am from Ipswich and we had friends stopping us on our way to give us money. We had lots of donations from family and friends and work colleagues."

Money is still being collected but Anna and Becky hope to have raised around £500 from this walk. They are still considering how the money could be spent to benefit the residents at the home but one idea is paying for one of the lounges to be redecorated, perhaps in a 1950s retro style.

Both Anna and Becky said they would consider doing another sponsored walk but a different and slightly shorter route.

Well done Anna and Becky!

Find out more about The Firs care home here.

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