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Molly Ollys, Grand Union Canal Race, Hamish Hanson
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Former Warwick man passes through home town as part of ultra challenge

A FORMER Warwick man is really stepping up for a local charity when he takes on one of the country’s toughest races – from Birmingham to London. Hamish Hanson is among around 100 ultra endurance runners in the 145-mile Grand Union Canal Race starting on Friday (June 3rd). The towpath route, which starts at Birmingham’s… Keep Reading

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

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

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

Molly Olly's Wishes, Morrisons, fundraising
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‘Fun-draising’ boosts children’s charity coffers

PEDAL power, pumpkins and bananas were among the wide range of fundraising themes resulting in donations of more than £2,600 to a Warwick children’s charity. Leamington Morrisons community champion Alex Pearson and her friend Emma Brayne from Warwick were joined by Alex’s two canine companions as they travelled almost 12km – and negotiated 27 locks… Keep Reading

Molly Olly's Wishes, Charity golf day, Oakland International
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Warwickshire children’s charity receives £26k boost from golf day

A golf day organised in aid of Warwickshire children’s charity Molly Olly’s Wishes, which supports children with terminal or life-threatening illnesses, has raised an incredible £26,252. Jointly organised and sponsored by Nottingham companies, Oakland International (which also has a site in Redditch) and Avanti Print and Packaging, 17-teams from across England, Scotland and Wales took… Keep Reading

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Claire’s marathon effort for causes close to her heart

A Warwick mum is hoping to run up big totals for two local causes close to her heart in a marathon fundraising effort this weekend. Claire Hammond is gearing up for her first London Marathon on Sunday (October 3rd) – in aid of charities Molly Olly’s Wishes and Northleigh House School. It marks the culmination… Keep Reading

Comedy at Work
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Comedian Awaiting Heart Transplant Headlines Charity Gig in Warwick

JUSTIFIED TEXT Comedian awaiting heart transplant headlines at local comedy gig An award-winning comedian who is still active on the comedy circuit despite waiting for a heart transplant, heads a line up of laughter makers at a charity stand-up gig in Warwick next month. Mel Moon, from Burnley, will oversee the laughs, which are being… Keep Reading

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