THREE dads are walking through Bolton and Bury tomorrow to highlight mental health struggles.

Mike Palmer, Tim Owen, and Andy Airey all met each other after losing their daughters, Beth, Sophie and Emily to suicide.

Through their unimaginable pain and grief, they came up with the idea of walking 300 miles in 15 days, between their homes, in Cumbria, Greater Manchester and Norfolk.

They willl start at Doeford Bridge, in Ribble Valley, journeying through Darwen, Entwistle, Edgworth, Affetside, Elton, Radcliffe and Prestwich, before going on to Media City, arriving at Poynton on Thursday.

They initially had a target of £9,000, and have now surpassed this, raising a staggering £244, 985, with Gift Aid still to be added onto this.

The money raised will help raise awareness of suicide prevention and funds for the charity Papyrus.

Research has shown that suicide is the biggest killer of young people under 35 in the UK.

Papyrus wants to encourage more people to talk about suicide and ensure that there are enough resources available to respond in the best way.

You can find out more on the three father's journeys online at

Donations can also be made via