LITTLE Francesca Ferdinando-Bright has been declared a top charity fundraiser.

Francesca, who is ten and lives in Brightlingsea, took part in the dogathon in the town organised by the charity Headway.

She raised more than £350 by taking part in the sponsored dog walk.

Headway Essex, which helps brain injury survivors and their families, is holding its next sponsored dog walk in Highwoods Country Park in Colchester on June 22.

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