PARADE your pooch along the promenade and help make much needed funds for a charity.

The 12th annual Headway dogathon takes to Clacton seafront on Sunday***19***.

The canines and their owners will be on a 2.5mile sponsored coastal stroll raising funds for Headway Essex which is the local brain injury charity The walk starts on Clacton seafront on the greenward opposite the Eastcliff playing fields at 10.30am.

At the end of the walk to Clacton Pier and back the doggies get a free treat and a personalised colour certificate of thanks from Headway Essex through the post.

The dogs that raise the most sponsorship money will receive prizes and rosettes.

A fun dog show with classes including prettiest bitch and most handsome boy, the most colourful character and dog and owner look-alike.

Full details in Clacton Gazette