Manchester Magna Carta Legal Walk – Thursday 1st October 2015

  • 03/08/2015

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The North West Legal Support Trust (NWLST) invites you to join us 

for the sponsored Manchester Magna Carta Legal Walk
on Thursday 1st October at 5:30pm

A 10km after work walk around the sights of Manchester to raise funds to enable local legal advice charities to help vulnerable people in desperate need of advice.

The event presents a fantastic opportunity to celebrate the anniversary of the sealing of the Magna Carta which includes one of the most important clauses in legal historyto no one will we sell, to no one deny or delay right or justice” and will highlight the continuing relevance of the Great Charter in accessing justice today.

We would be delighted for a team from North West Legal Support Trust to join us in raising money for and awareness of this vitally important cause.

Why we walk

The need for free legal advice centres has grown in the past few years. The recession has increased poverty and reduced support services. Meanwhile funding for the advice centres themselves has reduced.

We simply can’t overcome the effects of the huge reduction in government and local authority funding over the past few years.  What we can do is to ensure that many of the people most in need get the help they would otherwise have been denied.

The organisations we support:

– Prevent families being made homeless
– Prevent destitution
– Help older people gain the support to which they are entitled
– Help women and children who have ben trafficked for domestic servitude or prostitution.

Get involved

All we need is the name of someone in your organisation

Teams can be any size. There is no registration fee.

1.    Register a team here

2.    We will send you some additional information (found on our website here) and create a fundraising webpage for you.

3.    Get fundraising! See our fundraising hints and tips here

4.    Dust off your walking shoes (see the route here)

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