Pigeon racing: Cheshire grandfather blighted by bird disease

Pigeon 1Pigeon racing has provided thousands of people with a pastime for more than a century. But an insidious lung disease is now threatening this shrinking British hobby.

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Leicester father vows to never give up on son

Ellis and Richard (2)A passionate dad has promised never to stop fundraising until a cure is found for his seven-year-old son’s incredibly rare chromosome disorder. Continue reading

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Retirement is just the start for former Nottingham professor

David James at Dunnet HeadA retired QMC professor has raised more than £4,000 for human rights charity ActionAid – after cycling from end to end of mainland Britain.
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Hucknall mum takes on Great Notts Bike ride for charity

Mandy-Sims-and-Abbies-uncle-Dave-Sims-GNBRA Nottinghamshire mum, who has raised more than £14,000 for charity after her daughter was diagnosed with a severe brain tumour, will swap her running shoes for wheels to help another. Continue reading

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From dark to light

Nathan EdgePartially blind by the age of six; completely blind by the age of 19. Now, with the help of his guide dog Hudson, a Nottinghamshire man has turned his life around. Jonathan Ashby takes a look at his inspirational journey.

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Team MND: 2014 in 2014 journey will be a legacy

Land's EndIt’s been one hell of a year for John Collins and his brother Pete who are together celebrating the completion of their gruelling charity challenge. Continue reading

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ADHD: A sporting ability?

adhdADHD is a neurological disorder which causes behavioural difficulties such as fidgeting and loss of concentration. However, for many sufferers, taking part in sport is a huge help to them. Continue reading

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Leveson Inquiry: New press regulators cause controversy amongst the industry.

The Leveson Report is PublishedTwo new press standard bodies created after The Leveson Inquiry cause controversy amongst the press, as debate over statutory underpinning splits the industry.
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Derby City Churches offering a helping hand for the homeless this festive period

christmasp 083Derby Churches Night Shelter is offering protection from the recent sub-zero temperatures and providing a fresh start in the New Year for the homeless living around Derby city centre. Continue reading

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Is the United Kingdom facing a homelessness crisis?

Homeless The United Kingdom is facing a deep homeless crisis amidst deep cuts to local government spending and a severe lack of social housing. Continue reading

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Feminism: It’s not a dirty word

not-a-dirty-word-wordpress2Women across Nottingham are reclaiming the ‘F-word’ by taking their campaign to the streets. Hollaback! is an anti street harassment campaign encouraging men and women to support feminism.

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