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Getting on the water for charity (Wokingham Today)

Paddle boarder Nick Judd will set off on the river Thames from Abingdon. Leaving at dawn, he hopes to reach the Eyot Centre in Henley at dusk. A Wokingham resident, he’s a paddle board instructor, and founder of Wargrave paddle board centre, Go With The Flo. The event is not a race, it’s more of an endurance test because the plan is to be on the water for 18.8 hours...

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Hairdressers in style for children’s charity (The Telegraph and Argus)

A team of hairdressers is swapping brushes for boots in a 100km (62 miles) charity challenge to raise funds for a Skipton children’s charity. Over three days, staff from the Westrow Hairdressing Group will cross West and North Yorkshire, clocking up visits to all nine of its salons in support of The Principle Trust Children’s Charity...

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Hawarden Park CC smashes 48-hour fundraiser (The Leader)

People walked a total of 450 miles around a historic Flintshire cricket club in a fundraising effort for a new pavilion. Hawarden Park CC held its 'Big Challenge' over the weekend - which saw people walking or running continuously around the boundary between 6pm on Friday and 6pm on Sunday. The club moved from its base of more than 140 years in 2016...

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Llandrindod Wells hosts first Powys Pride (National Wales)

The first ever Powys Pride Festival is taking place on Saturday, July 16, in Llandrindod Wells. The event will be packed with entertainment, from comedy to music, drag queens, sketch performances with audience participation and cake, book and poetry readings, a history talk, bouncy castle, face painting, stalls, dance workshops, a meditation workshop and more...

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Skydive raises more than £10,800 for Cancer Support (Lyme Online)

On sunny Saturday, 10 people completed a 15,000ft skydive at Dunkeswell Airfield, near Honiton, to raise money for local charity Axminster and Lyme Cancer Support. Those who jumped out of the plane included headteacher of The Woodroffe School in Lyme Regis, a septuagenarian, students, mums and those jumping in memory of loved ones...

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Romsey Con Club supports local youth (Hampshire Chronicle)

Youth in Romsey provide vital work supporting young people in Romsey and the Conservative Club were proud to raise funds for this essential service for young people. Following a Jubilee Hog Roast Dave Maslen, chairman of Romsey Conservative Club, presented a cheque for £1,000 to staff and a trustees of Youth in Romsey at their premises in Southampton Road...

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