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April 17, 2018 4:00 AM Teenage cancer patients will get specialist nurse at The Royal Alex

The Teenage Cancer Trust charity refurbished a room at the Royal Alexandra Children’s Hospital in Brighton last summer and is now looking for a nurse who specialises in cancer in teenagers and young adults to join the team. The new nurse will mean young people in the area can receive the specialist care they need, including in their own homes 50

April 16, 2018 10:30 AM Mabiera from Brighton Bier wins at beer competitions

A BEER launched to help raise cash to restore Brighton’s Madeira Terrace has been recognised on the world stage. Brewers Brighton Bier won two gold medals for specially commissioned Mabiera at two international beer competitions. The beer, whose name is based on a play of words between on Madeira and Bier, was launched to raise funds for the city’s Save Madeira 29

April 6, 2018 1:38 PM Running the Brighton Marathon dressed as a badger

A RUNNER from Eastbourne is running Sunday’s Brighton Marathon to raise money for the Sussex Wildlife Trust. Russell Gardham will be out and about this week finalising his training regime while dressed as the Trust badger mascot. Russell expects to complete the 26.2 mile course, wearing the full suit, within five hours. The Brighton Marathon starts at Preston 29

March 31, 2018 5:46 AM Miami Marathon: Marlins top Cubs 2-1 in 17 innings

MIAMI (AP) - Derek Jeter waited a long time for his first win as CEO of the Miami Marlins. Miguel Rojas' sharp single to center brought home Brian Anderson with two out in the 17th inning, giving the Marlins a 2-1 win over the Chicago Cubs in a 5-hour, 18-minute marathon that left Jeter beaming and high-fiving anyone he could reach when it was finally 30

March 25, 2018 9:33 AM Shadow Health Secretary to run London marathon for children of alcoholics

SHADOW Health Secretary Jonathan Ashworth is to run the London Marathon to raise money for the children of alcoholics - after last year vowing never to attempt the 26-mile course again. The 39-year-old fatherof-two hopes to smash his previous time of four hours and 19 minutes, and hopes Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt will "dig deep" to sponsor him. Mr Ashworth 31

March 19, 2018 3:44 PM Village primary pupils under starters orders

YOUNGSTERS at a York village primary school took part in a sponsored triathlon event today. About 25 pupils at Long Marston CE School tried to cover as much distance as they could by running laps of the school field and playground, cycling on static bikes in the school hall, and swimming in their weekly swimming lessons. The end goal was to raise money 33

March 12, 2018 10:49 AM Close friend of Ken Dodd from Horwich remembers late comic as 'kindest gentleman you could wish to meet’

A KEN Dodd super-fan from Horwich who supplied the late comic with one-liners during his stand-up sets has remembered ‘one of the warmest, kindest gentleman you could wish to meet’. 63-year-old Veronica Yorke met Ken as a teenager and would go on to become a close friend, who was regularly among his audience of loyal followers. Veronica remembered: “My mum was from West Derby 52

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 30

February 24, 2018 5:07 AM It’s like my dead brother is running along the road with me

WHEN Liz Gold pulls on her trainers for the Brighton Half Marathon tomorrow she will be thinking about her brother. As she pounds the 13-mile course she knows he will be running along side her even though he died from a heroin overdose in June. Argus sales rep Liz, 40, said: “I have never done anything like this before. I couldn’t even run around the block 38

February 13, 2018 11:32 AM Marathon man raising money for children with cancer

CRAIG Moreton is taking on a marathon challenge to raise money for Children with Cancer UK. The 41-year-old from Royal Wootton Bassett is aiming to beat his personal best time at the London Marathon in April then enjoy seeing the sights of New York during that city’s 26-mile event in November. Speaking of why he was taking on the marathons, he said: “I always 14