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Molly Ollys, Grand Union Canal, pedalo
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Friends climb back in the pedalo for canal fundraiser for Molly Ollys

PEDAL power will once again be driving two Warwickshire fundraisers who are preparing to travel ten miles along The Grand Union Canal – in a pedalo! Friends Alex Pearson from Stratford and Emma Brayne from Warwick are preparing to navigate tunnels and locks as part of their intrepid challenge, in aid of local children’s charity… Keep Reading

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‘Sock it to me’ – Rotarians’ appeal for support to help homeless

A COVENTRY podiatrist has joined forces with local Rotarians and a Birmingham charity to help the homeless get back on their feet again – quite literally. Gary Dancer, who runs a private chiropody clinic in the city, is working with The Rotary Club of Erdington and Have A Hart, Help The Homeless to provide much-needed… Keep Reading

Rotary Club of Knowle and Dorridge, golf, Molly Ollys, Solihull Age UK
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Rotarians on course for 37th Pro-Am Golf fundraiser

AMATEUR golfers are being invited to help drive the fundraising for two local charities at an annual event organised by The Rotary Club of Knowle & Dorridge. The Club’s 37th Charity Pro-Am Golf Competition will take place at Copt Heath Golf Club in Knowle on June 13th in aid of Molly Ollys and Age UK… Keep Reading

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Amateur sailor prepares for Atlantic adventure after two-year delay

A Leamington woman is preparing for the adventure of a lifetime as a crew member on the Clipper 2019-20 Round the World Yacht Race – two years after she was originally due to set sail. Marie O’Riley will join a 20-strong crew for the final ‘Atlantic Homecoming’ leg from Bermuda on June 19th, via New… Keep Reading

Revive Cafe Bar, new menu, executive chef, games, Warwick
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New executive chef heralds growth of popular café bar

A popular café bar has welcomed a new executive chef as part of plans to expand its offering just six months after opening its doors to customers in Warwick. Revive Café and Bar in Smith Street unveils its new menu under Filipino Catalino Bernal, formerly head chef at the nearby Pickled Crab. Diners are now… Keep Reading

Bwengu Projects Malawi, Rotary Club of Rugby, Africa
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“Before we were in darkness, you now have brought the light.” Local Rotarians support African projects

A RUGBY-based charity has completed the latest project in its continuing work to improve education in the poorest parts of Africa, thanks to local Rotarians. A refurbished toilet block at Isyalikila Junior School in Malawi marks the latest collaboration between Rugby Rotary Club and The Bwengu Project, a charity that funds and undertakes education and… Keep Reading

Molly Olly's Wishes, Coventry Memorial Park, anniversary
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Widower, 72, overcomes heart bypass for mammoth fundraising effort

A 72-year-old great-grandad who underwent a quadruple heart bypass is pledging to walk ten miles a day throughout 2022 to raise funds for a Warwick children’s charity in its milestone anniversary year. Tony Cunningham, from Coventry, is hoping to run up a huge total for Molly Olly’s Wishes by completing laps around the city’s Memorial… Keep Reading

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