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Colleagues of dead PCs walk in their memory

We are being joined by some of Nicola and Fiona's former colleagues who also want to be able to raise money in their name while doing something worthwhile.

– Sergeant Stuart Charlesworth, Tameside West Neighbourhood Policing Team

PC Fiona Bone who grew up in Castle Donington in Leicestershire and PC Nicola Hughes were shot dead as they responded to a 999 call in Greater Manchester on 18 September.

Walk for PCs Fiona Bone and Nicola Hughes

PCs Nicola Hughes and Fiona Bone were shot dead last year. Credit: Greater Manchester Police

Ten police officers are taking part in a 110 mile charity walk in memory of PC Fiona Bone from Castle Donington and her colleague Nicola Hughes, who were shot dead in Greater Manchester last year.

They have been walking all night and will arrive at their destination at Uppermill in Greater Manchester tomorrow morning after walking for more than 50 hours and covering over 110 miles.

Money raised from the walk will go to the Care of Police Survivors charity.


Funeral of PC Fiona Bone to take place today

PC Fiona Bone was shot dead while on duty in Greater Manchester Credit: ITV Central

The funeral of PC Fiona Bone who was shot dead in Greater Manchester while on duty will take place today.

PC Fiona Bone spent her early years in Castle Donington.

Her parents have previously paid tribute, saying they have lost a "wonderful daughter, sister, partner and parent."