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June 8, 2018 7:30 PM Police cycle bid raises £900 for Wiltshire Mind

A BIPOLAR police worker has raised hundreds for mental health charities. Emily Clark, 26, a personal assistant at Wiltshire Police, pedalled 879 miles on an exercise bike set up outside the force’s headquarters. The week-long ride saw her pedal the equivalent distance between Lands End and John O’Groats. Emily and the cyclists who joined her marathon 30

June 5, 2018 11:01 PM Family of Jason Mills raise money for charity after his death

The heartbroken family of a devoted dad who died on his mother’s birthday are raising thousands of pounds to keep his memory alive. Father-of-three Jason Mills, of Repton Manor Road, Ashford, was diagnosed with mouth cancer in 2015. The 49-year-old was given the all-clear following treatment but his cancer returned last year. He died in December on his mother 38

June 4, 2018 4:15 PM Tom Longboat: Google Doodle Celebrates Canadian WW1 long-distance runner

Google Doodle are celebrating “one of the greatest marathoners of all time” today on what would have been his 131st birthday. He also worked as a dispatch runner during World War I for the Canadian Army. Today is not only the legend’s birthday, but it is also officially Tom Longboat Day in Ontario. In the Google Doodle, which includes the Canadian maple 119

May 27, 2018 10:15 AM University of Sussex star member is supporting Martlets hospice in Hove

A UNIVERSITY of Sussex staff member has set himself the challenge of completing three marathons in six weeks to raise funds for the Martlets hospice. Mark Raven, head of research finance, completed his first marathon in 2011. He has since run several other marathons both in the UK and overseas, including a 30-mile ultra-marathon in December 2017. Mark said: “It’s a real challenge 26

April 29, 2018 8:15 PM Masterchef contestants complete the final four miles which fellow TV chef Matt Campbell couldn't when he collapsed and died in the London marathon as his charity total nears £300,000

Runners gathered alongside TV chefs today to complete the 3.7 miles Masterchef's Matt Campbell could not when he died at the London Marathon. Mr Campbell, 29, was attempting to raise money for charity when he collapsed at the 22.5 mile mark, close to Shadwell. Hundreds of friends and supporters arrived in the capital today for the 'Finish for Matt' campaign 39

April 28, 2018 3:00 PM Appeal for cyclists to help the Wilberforce Trust

KEEN cyclists are invited to take part in the annual Prudential Ride London event to support people living with sight and hearing problems. The Wilberforce Trust, which helps residents with vision loss and other disabilities is appealing for two adventurous riders looking for a new challenge. The 100 mile route runs from the capital and into Surrey and the event 29

April 25, 2018 3:31 PM London Marathon: 71-year-old Swindon man finishes 15th run for charity

SEVENTY-ONE-YEAR-OLD Mike Affleck has proved age is no barrier by running his 15th London Marathon. The runner from Greenmeadow in Swindon raised over £400 for Parkinson’s UK as he completed the course in 4 hours and 36 minutes on Sunday. Unlike other competitors Mike was able to bear the sweltering 25-degree heat. He said: “It was a bit of a toughie 50

April 24, 2018 4:14 PM #FinishForMatt: Marathon runners take on final 3.7 miles in memory of the late Matt Campbell

Runners are pledging to complete Matt Campbell’s last 3.7 London marathon miles, after the 29-year-old MasterChef star died in Sunday’s race. A public Facebook group called Finish For Matt has been set up to unite marathon participants and members of the running community under the cause. It comes after Campbell, a semi-finalist in MasterChef: The Professionals 63

April 18, 2018 4:15 PM OUCH! Katie Price’s husband Kieran Hayler left blood stained after ‘brutal’ injury

It looks like Katie Price‘s husband Kieran Hayler has been in the wars after he unveiled a seriously nasty-looking injury on Tuesday. The 31-year-old took to Instagram to show off his blood-stained face to his followers while explaining the unlikely way in which he managed to get hurt. In the snap, Kieran can be seen looking glum while blood trickles 109

April 17, 2018 10:57 AM York triathlete completes Paris marathon

A TRIATHLETE from York has completed the Paris Marathon in four hours and 11 minutes as he prepares for the Hamburg Ironman in July. Stephen Phillips, 55, from the Walmgate area, who works at City of York Council’s recycling department at Hazel Court, ran in the French capital in memory of his father Brian, 82, of Osbaldwick, who recently died. He said: "The weather 47