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Firefighter Steve runs 20 marathons in a year and raises £10,000

A firefighter has completed 20 marathons in one year as an emotional tribute to his late wife – and raised more than £10,000 for charity.

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Glenn Nicholls, 53, from Cosham, abseiled down the Spinnaker Tower in August, raising money for Wave 105's Cash For Kids 1,000 Faces campaign 

Picture: Sarah Standing (170044-683)

Abseil down tower raises cash for local kids in need

He only committed to raising £100, but a father from Cosham managed to raise £500 as he drew in sponsors before abseiling down the Spinnaker Tower for charity.

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Laurie Brokenshire and family after their sponsored sea swim

Fareham grandad swims along coast after cancer diagnosis

A devastating diagnosis of terminal cancer did not deter family man Laurie Brokenshire from completing a sponsored swim.

Dave Williamson

Determined David, from Portsmouth, completes first marathon in wheelchair

Hard-working and determined David Williamson is always pushing his limits to raise money for charity.

Deborah Herridge

Lee-on-the-Solent swimmer to take on English Channel for charity

Swimmer Deborah Herridge is taking on another massive challenge to raise cash for charity.

Ben Dawson and Fran Carabott

Teens from Portsmouth churches help decorate school in Ghana

Hard-working teenagers volunteered to help at a school in Ghana.

Sam Male (second right) and other volunteers who abseiled down the Spinnaker Tower for Ickle Pickles

Team abseil down Spinnaker Tower for Ickle Pickles

A group of dedicated volunteers raised nearly £12,000 as they hit the heights for a charity.

Steve Bonnick with son Charlie

Caring Fareham parents fundraising to help son

A caring family have launched a fundraising campaign to build a £10,000 multi-sensory room to care for their four-year-old child, who has severe cerebral palsy.

Staff from Eaton Ltd completed the Three Peaks Challenge to raise cash for QA Hospital

Staff raise cash for hospital by taking on physical challenges

Staff climbed mountains and took part in a tough race to raise money for Queen Alexandra Hospital.

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Paul Whitaker  Picture: LPhot Kyle Heller

Paul prepares to join 25,000 other cyclists in charity ride

Loving husband Paul Whitaker is cycling 100 miles to raise money for charity.

Andrew Pearce from Creatiques in Southsea

Co-owner delighted as Southsea bridal store is nominated for awards

A bridal store has been nominated for three awards for its great customer service and range of dresses.

Air Engineering Technicians Joe Davies and Kieran Wilson working at Brockhurst Infant School

HMS Sultan sailors help complete projects at schools

Young technicians have been doing their bit for the community by completing a number of projects.

Dennis Meadus

Rotarian’s project to help teaches is a success

A trip to help teachers in the Philippines has been deemed a success.

Heidi Rehman, the Wessex Havens Community Fundraiser and Chrissie Bainbridge, First Hampshires Business Performance Director with one of First Buss Solent Rangers vehicles that stop right outside the charitys centre in Titchfield

Bus service raises cash for cancer support service in Titchfield

Hundreds of pounds has been donated to a centre which helps women diagnosed with breast cancer.


Waterlooville mum and son are cycling 200 miles for charity

A mother and son are cycling more than 200 miles to raise money for an armed forces charity.


Neil completes fifth marathon to raise cash for Fareham centre

Keen marathon runner Neil Hawkins raised hundreds of pounds for charity by completing the London Marathon.

Left to right:  Sarah Blake,  Luke Hilliard,  Moon Wai Tai and James Auger

Staff from Gosport company to climb three mountains for charity

A team of 10 employees will be climbing three mountains in 24 hours to raise money for charity.

Malcom Dent and Ken Eckersley from Gosport Rotary Club

Gosport Rotary Club volunteers time to take children to zoo

Caring members of Gosport Rotary Club gave up their time to take schoolchildren to the zoo.

Mark West

Fareham dad wants to set up own charity after cycle fundraiser

A dad has raised thousands of pounds for the victims of the Paris terror attacks with a charity cycle ride.

(L-r) Bobbie Letts (bulk rubbish team leader), Philip Trussler (yard foreman), Sam Hunter, (area surveyor) Georgi Robinson-Welch (corporate partnerships manager at Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice), Heather Chalkley (community development officer at First Wessex and volunteer co-ordinator at Parents Action Group), Don Vicary (mobile caretaker cleaner)

Employees at housing association raise £15,000 for charity

Employees at a housing association have been recycling scrap metal to raise money for charity.

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