Over 200 participants turned up for the walk in memory of Chiswick Librarian Nigel Piggott making it a resounding success. So far the event, which was organised by Nigel's wife Claudine, has raised over £4000 for the British Heart Foundation with much of the sponsorship money yet to be collected. To read about the background to this story - click here

The participants were from a wide range of organisations including many local companies: Gillette, Isleworth Recreation Centre, W H Smith, Tesco, Anderson, Carillion, JC Decaux etc. Walkers came from far and wide including Derbyshire, Bath, Hants, and Berkshire.

Richard Briers, who knew Nigel through Chiswick library, and Claudine Piggot

An auction was held with gift donations from Bill Wyman, Richard Briers, Marie Claire Magazine, LA Fitness. The event generated massive publicity for the charity with over 30 articles published and widespread coverage on TV and radio.

For more details contact the BHF Regional Office or - tel: 01763 242414.

To make a donation send a cheque payable to the British Heart Foundation to:

Nigel Piggott Memorial
British Heart Foundation
Eastern Regional Office
2 Kiln House Yard
Royston Herts

Claudine has asked donors to remember to write "Nigel Piggott Memorial" on the back of the cheque as it will be of comfort to her to know how much money has been raised in his memory.

Visit the British Heart Foundation Web Site

For a heart-health pack, call 0870 9090111. If your family has been affected by CHD, and you would like to take part in a new study, call 0800 052 7154.