PEOPLE are being urged to sign up to a 11-mile sponsored walk and help raise money for a charity.

The Ribble Valley Pub Walk, on Saturday, June 24, is organised by the Rotary Club of Ribblesdale in aid of East Lancashire Hospice.

Last year saw around 250 people of all ages taking part and the event has raised almost £30,000 since it started in 2015.

The walk stops at many pubs along the way including The Aspinall Arms, The Three Fishes, Brady’s Wine Bar, The Dog Inn, The Swan and the De Lacey Arms.

Rotarian Barry Wood said: “The route is similar to last year, with a slight amendment so it takes in the beautiful Edisford Bridge and Bashall Barn.

“It’s a beautiful area and we’re urging people who like the countryside and enjoy a drink to sign up.

The route is planned and marshalled by the Rotary Club and half of the registration money goes to the hospice, and half to the Rotary Club charities.

Hospice fundraising manager Sharon Crymble said: “By getting sponsored for the walk, participants are helping to rise vital funds for the hospice which will go directly to caring for patients with life-limiting illnesses.”

Entry to the event costs £10 and every participant will receive a t-shirt. Registration starts from 10am at Whalley Village Hall, with the walk beginning at 11am.