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Monthly Archives: January 2012

Wheelchair thefts spur sports club to set up donation website

A sports club for disabled people has set up a donation website after dozens of people wanted to help them when they had £10,000 worth of custom-built wheelchairs stolen. Wellingborough Phoenix Wheelchair Basketball Club set up a Paypal account after thieves stole 15 wheelchairs, basketballs and fluorescent bibs from a trailer at the Weavers Sports Centre between 9pm on Sunday, December 18th and 5.20pm on Monday, December 19th.

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£1.55m fundraising total in sight

The fundraising appeal to help fund a new blood cancer treatment at Northampton General Hospital is over halfway to its target. The appeal, which was started by the Chronicle & Echo and Macmillan Cancer Support, is hoping to raise £1.55 million for the unit, which is scheduled in February.

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