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Head shave raises funds for Peru charity trek

Clo Bell said goodbye to her hair in order to raise money for her friend Laura Burgess’ charity trek in Peru. Laura, who is from Wisbech, needed to raise £3,700 for the 26-mile Inca Trail trek. She is raising the money for MacMillan Cancer Support and doing the trek in memory of her mother.

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Taxi tractor is heading for Barcelona

An old Metro taxi disguised as a tractor may not be the usual choice for a 1,300-mile drive, but it is the choice of mechanic Jonathan Upchurch for the Barcelona Bangers competition. Jonathan will be joined by Alan Stimpson, Jherek Upchurch and Joshua Harlock for the event and they will drive through France, over the Alps, along the Riviera and on to Barcelona all to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support.

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Diabetes charity will benefit from cyclist’s 2,500km

A charitable cyclist is undertaking a 2,500km bike ride across Europe to raise money for a diabetic charity. Sarah Rixon will be travelling from Comberton in Cambridgeshire to Lisbon over 10 weeks. The 44 year old has a reputation as an adventurer and has already climbed to Everest Base Camp, crossed the Sahara twice in a Land Rover and canoed down the Zambezi River.

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