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February 24, 2018 5:05 PM Sarah Church to be keynote speaker at International Women's Day Swindon event

To celebrate International Women’s Day 2018, an event called AMPLIFY Your Voice will take place on Thursday, March 8 at 6.30pm at Swindon’s Central Library. The global event will see six women take part in the Swindon event talking about current local issues facing women. They will share their personal experience of pushing for change and how they #PressforProgress 8

February 24, 2018 2:59 PM Former Adver reporters prepare for Brighton Marathon

TWO former Adver reporters are pulling on their running shoes in preparation for the Brighton Marathon in aid of Breast Cancer Care. Scott D’Arcy and Emma Dunn will take on the 26 miles and 385 yards on Sunday, April 15. They are running in aid of the only specialist UK-wide charity providing support for anyone affected by breast cancer. More than 300 charities 7

February 23, 2018 10:16 AM Alan Bennett to debut new play about NHS hospital

Alan Bennett has created a new play about an NHS hospital threatened with closure as part of an efficiency drive. The world premiere of Allejujah! will open in London, at the Bridge Theatre, in July. It is billed as being “as sharp as The History Boys and as funny as The Lady In The Van”, two of the 83-year-old’s other famous works. It centres around 5

February 20, 2018 10:26 AM Women Who Think They're Gluten Intolerant Could Have Ovarian Cancer, Charity Warns

Persistent bloating is a common symptom of the disease. Two thirds of women are diagnosed with ovarian cancer once the cancer has already spread, making it harder to treat. The research also showed that women over 55 – who are most likely to develop ovarian cancer – are least likely to google their symptoms. The charity said this could be leaving them at risk of a delayed 14

February 20, 2018 4:01 AM Tributes to paid to late CEO of football club

TRIBUTES have been paid to the retired CEO of a football club remembered as a “wonderful and tireless” administrator. Mike Spooner, former CEO of Langney Sports and Eastbourne Borough Football Club, died on Sunday evening after several months of ill health and being diagnosed with cancer last week aged 71. He had been involved with the football club for 26 years 13

February 18, 2018 3:00 PM Gruelling challenge for Sheppey runner Michael Rotherham

Charity marathons and triathlons are one thing but now Michael Rotherham is about to take on his biggest challenge – to run the length of Great Britain from John O’ Groats to Land’s End. The 31-year-old has set himself the task of running 860 miles from north east Scotland to the tip of Cornwall in just 17 days which works out an average of 50 miles 12

February 18, 2018 1:36 PM UK earthquake: Video captures moment Swansea quake strikes in cancer patient's room

EXTRAORDINARY footage has captured the moment a 4.4 magnitude shook a cancer survivor’s living room. The quake, the biggest to hit the UK for 10 years, struck at a depth of six miles shortly after 2.30pm yesterday. People across the west of England and Wales said they feeling tremors in the aftermath, with reports also coming from as far east as London 33

February 18, 2018 12:01 AM Herne Bay pensioner Tony Lane to do first skydive aged 84

An 84-year-old daredevil will take on his first ever skydive to raise money for the hospice that cared for his wife. Tony Lane lost his beloved Patricia on March 29, 2017 - their 59th wedding anniversary – following a lengthy battle with lung cancer. After witnessing her struggle with the disease and the support provided by staff at the Pilgrim's Hospice 3

February 15, 2018 5:01 PM Stem Cells Are Able To Vaccinate Mice Against Multiple Cancers

Your own immune system could protect you against cancer. The scientists were able to take the iPS cells and then genetically make them appear identical to tumour cells. The body then reacts as though it is being attacked by actual cancer cells and is able to build up a strong defence. Of course the key differentiator here is that the body is simply being 11

February 15, 2018 11:36 AM Breast Cancer Survivors Showcase Their Surgical Scars At New York Fashion Week Lingerie Show

The show everyone is talking about. Dana Donofree, founder of AnaOno was diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 27 and had to undergo a double masectomy as part of her treatment. Activist, model, sex educator and cover girl of the latest issue of Riposte Magazine, Ericka Hart took part in the charity fashion showcase to bring attention to the cause 7