Toy Man walks the Isle of Wight for Brainstrust

Published on: 7th March 2013

Toy Man Clive Wooster is setting out to walk the Isle of Wight coastal path for charity, starting on Friday 22nd March.Brainstrust300

The Brainstrust is the Isle of Wight-based charity for sufferers of brain cancer ( and works with adults, children, and families who need help, advice and support.

Clive said: “I’ve done this once before and after three days of blisters and no toenails, I vowed never to do it again. The memory of that pain has dimmed though, so my pal Simon and I will tackle it again for Brainstrust; a fantastic support for anyone suffering with this condition.”

On Friday 22nd March, Clive and Simon will set off from Ryde pier hoping to arrive back there on Sunday 24th March more or less still mobile and having raised a substantial amount for the charity.

You can donate online by visiting You can also get in touch with Clive by phone on 07831 886997, or by email at

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