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Search for the Easter Bunny

Published: 19/04/2011

Search for the Easter Bunny at Southampton Common

19 April 2011

Solent NHS Trust has teamed up with Sustrans for an Easter Egg Trail walk around Southampton Common. Aimed at getting families active, the walk is taking place on Thursday 21 April 2011 from 10.15am.

In addition to the leisurely family walk in search of the Easter Bunny, registered participants will be treated to free refreshments, Easter eggsand a raffle at Hawthorns Café. A colouring competition for children is also on offer.

Solent NHS Trust and Sustrans administrator, Kelli Stephens, organiser of the walk said: “We have had an overwhelming 250 plus people confirmed to take part in the walk already but everyone is welcome to just join in on the day. It is a great way to get families together and get active - children and adults alike. We are hoping for some English sunshine but the walk will take place come rain or shine!”

There are two different types of walk to suit everyone, including push chair and wheelchair users.The longer walk will take approximately one hour (2.2 miles). Shorter walks are available taking approximately 35 minutes (1.2 miles).

Notes for Editors:

Solent NHS Trust was created on 1 April 2011. We provide a range of community and specialist mental health services to over a million people in Southampton, Portsmouth and parts of Hampshire.

Sustrans makes smarter travel choices possible, desirable and inevitable. We're a leading UK charity enabling people to travel by foot, bike or public transport for more of the journeys we make every day. We work with families, communities, policy-makers and partner organisations so that people are able to choose healthier, cleaner and cheaper journeys, with better places and spaces to move through and live in.

It will be a lots of photograph opportunities, if you would like to come along to take photos please contact Kirstie Henry on 023 8060 8937. You will need to arrive at 10.15am.

For more information please contact Kirstie Henry, Communications Assistant, Solent NHS Trust on 023 8060 8937.

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