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Could you live on £1 a day?

Sarah Croft from Peterborough lived for £1 a day to raise awareness about poverty with the Live Below The Line project. Sarah swapped a packed lunch for a slice of bread to try and understand what it is like to be in the shoes of 1.4 billion people a year have a daily food budget of less than £1.

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Award for worker

A charity volunteer has been recognised for her work with a national award. Member of the Stamford branch of Epilepsy Action, Pam Milne, will be presented with the award for Epilepsy Action Branch Member of the Year by Philip Lee the group’s chief executive.

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Rudolf Fund trip saved by Mayor’s charity support

The Rudolf Fund has been saved from closure for at least another year. The charity which runs trips to Disneyland Paris for children with disabilities has been chosen by new Mayor of Peterborough, City Councillor George Simons, as one of his charities for the year, along with Supporters of Combat Stress.

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Gig for Special Care Baby Unit care

A gig and raffle for the Peterborough City Hospital’s Special Care Baby Unit have been arranged by the family who wanted to thank the unit for nursing their baby to health. Staceman’s Charity Gig is taking place on the 21st of April at the Goodbarns Yard, in St Johns Street, Peterborough.

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Charitable Waitrose Customers

Popular supermarket Waitrose has raised £40,000 in donations from its charitable customers. The shop, which is located in Queensgate, Peterborough, has raised the money so that it can be donated to many worthy causes in Peterborough through the Community Matters scheme.

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