THE family and friends of a man who died after being allegedly attacked in the street have organised a fundraising walk in his memory.
Mold mum-of-three Sarah Jones will lead a group on the stroll from St Mary’s Church in the town to Moel Famau on Saturday afternoon.
The event is being held in memory of Sarah’s brother Peter Jones, 24, who died in May after allegedly being assaulted in Buckley town centre after a night out with his dad, Peter Snr, whom he lived with in Buckley.
The aim is to raise as much money as possible for Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridgeshire, where Peter – a former pupil of the Alun School Mold – underwent a liver transplant when he was three.
Sarah, 28, said: “We will be dressed as nurses and all the participants will be collecting sponsorship and donations on the day.
“We will be setting off from St Mary’s Church, where Peter’s funeral was held, at 12.30pm and walking to Mold Cross and up the A494 through Gwernymynydd, Cadole and Loggerheads to the bottom car park at Moel Famau, before returning to Mold on the same route.
“All the family were so grateful for the hospital’s work in saving Peter’s life that it was an easy choice to raise money for it.”
Peter and Sarah did the same walk with mum Christine and her three sisters in October 1989 after Peter had his lifesaving operation.
Sarah said her aunt Linda Buxton, who lives in Mold, came up with the idea of retracing their footsteps and Sarah took on the organising.
Her partner Geoff Harriman and oldest daughter Chelsea Jones, 10, will also take part in the walk.
Sarah is also holding a fun day at the Queen’s Head pub in Chester Road, Mold, on August 14, for the same cause.
Gafyn Thomas Denman, 21, an Airbus Broughton worker of Woodlands Close, Mold, is in custody charged with the manslaughter of Peter Jones and assaulting his father Peter Jones Snr.
Ross Taylor, 22, of Llys y Wern, Sychdyn, is also charged with assault on Peter Jones Snr.