Sudbury walkers raise money for Friends of Barham Library

Kind hearted residents took part in 5km fun run at Fryent Country Park

Four walkers from Sudbury raised vital cash for their axed local library after taking part in a sponsored walk.

The walkers, Janet, Aza, Judy and Vi, walked between around 5km at Fryent Country Park as part of an effort to raise money to help the Friends of Barham Library (FOBL) get back into their former home, the currently closed library in Barham Park, Harrow Road.

FOBL need �25,000 to be able to put a bid to the council in order to return to their former home, which was axed by Brent Council alongside five other libraries last year.

The friends have now raised �1,500 of their overall target.

Currently the group run a volunteer library 3 days per week at a shop in Wembley High Road and have also previously operated out of Barham Park Primary School in Danethorpe Road.

The pop-up library is open on Saturdays from 11 to 4pm, and Mondays & Wednesdays 12 to 5pm.

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During the sponsored walk, held last month the intrepid trekkers raised around �350.

To make a donation to FOBL email barhamlibrary@hotmaiul.co.uk.