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North-east man sets sights on Machu Picchu cycle for children’s charity

A north-east man will undertake a gruelling 11-day, 235-mile cycle charity challenge through the mountains of Peru to raise funds for Scotland’s largest children’s charity. Gideon Harmsworth will join other cyclists from around the world at what must be one of the world’s most picturesque start lines – the 15th …

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Tackling 1000km endurance ride across Mongolia for charity

AN intrepid young horse enthusiast from Central Queensland is about to embark on the experience of a lifetime, competing in this year’s 1000km Mongolia Derby endurance horse ride. Twenty-one year old Sally Conway from Spring Creek and Caenby, between Taroom and Wandoan, will next month tackle what is regarded as …

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Tackling 1000km endurance ride across Mongolia for charity

AN intrepid young horse enthusiast from Central Queensland is about to embark on the experience of a lifetime, competing in this year’s 1000km Mongolia Derby endurance horse ride. Twenty-one year old Sally Conway from Spring Creek and Caenby, between Taroom and Wandoan, will next month tackle what is regarded as the longest …

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Charity events in the San Fernando Valley, LA area, July 15-22

  Adopt a cat or kitten from Best Friends Lifesaving Center on Brand Boulevard in Mission Hills. (Google Street View)   Here is this week’s sampling of charities in the San Fernando Valley area that need your support through donations or volunteer work.   EVENTS   American Red Cross blood …

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Married Premier League referees cavorted with party girls during boozy charity trip to Indonesia

MARRIED Premier League referees on a charity trip behaved like “randy young footballers” as they posed with party girls on a boozy night out in Indonesia. Father of one Andre Marriner, 48, was filmed in a disco sitting a woman on his knee with both arms tightly wrapped around her …

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The African ‘poverty safari’ on wheels

An immersive experience intended to show UK citizens “the sights, sounds and smells of a developing country” has come in for criticism, with one politician labelling the charity initiative a “poverty safari“. As an African who grew up in Europe, the kind of poverty I am aware of is mainly …

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Durham resident to hike in Iceland; seeks pledges for charity

Tina Fazio Hurlbert of Durham will venture to Iceland Aug. 7 for five days of challenging and spectacular hiking. Tina Fazio Hurlbert of Durham will venture to Iceland Aug. 7 for five days of challenging and spectacular hiking. Photo: Contributed Photo Caption Close Tina Fazio Hurlbert of Durham will venture …

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Here is how you can take a trek across Machu Picchu next year for Galloway’s Society for the Blind

Sight loss charity Galloway’s is asking supporters to sign up to a trip of a lifetime to raise funds for local blind and partially sighted people. Galloway’s has launched its first overseas trek to Machu Picchu in Peru, which they hope will raise more than £50,000 for the charity. An …

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