Four Misterton women out to beat dementia

by | 22 July 2023 | Gainsborough, Notice

Four women from Misterton are tackling a 26-mile hike across the North York Moors in aid of the Alzheimer’s Society.

Nikki Jaggard-Smith, Gill Smith, Emma Goodall, and Nicky Taylor have laced up their walking boots for their training programme – completing a 17-mile walk at the end of May in preparation for the sponsored walk on Saturday 22nd July.

Nikki said: “My Mum was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s in Autumn 2021 and it has had a major effect on her life and Dad’s. We lose more and more of her as the weeks pass by, and caring for her becomes increasingly difficult. Raising funds for Alzheimer’s Society means less families of the future will have to go through the same.”

Together, the team has so far raised over £1,800 in sponsorship. To support them and help beat dementia, go to