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Youngster loses long locks in aid of children’s charity

A nine-year-old girl from Alcester had 15 inches lopped off her hair to help children with life-threatening illnesses in the UK. Sophia Esler was nervous about doing it, but she wants to help children who have lost their hair through illnesses like cancer. She has so far raised more than £1,000 for the Warwick-based charity, […]

Former Warwick man passes through home town as part of ultra challenge

Molly Ollys, Grand Union Canal Race, Hamish Hanson

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 […]

Friends climb back in the pedalo for canal fundraiser for Molly Ollys

Molly Ollys, Grand Union Canal, pedalo

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 […]

Rotarians on course for 37th Pro-Am Golf fundraiser

Rotary Club of Knowle and Dorridge, golf, Molly Ollys, Solihull Age UK

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 […]