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Martha, 9, has her long locks cut off for cancer charity

A mother and daughter have been left looking more similar than ever after a charity chop to help cancer sufferers.

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Freemasons, former Mayor of Havant Cllr Faith Ponsonby and charity representatives

Joy for charities who benefit from £50,000 in Freemason funding

Charities have expressed their joy at being chosen to benefit from £50,000 raised by Freemasons.

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Employees from Pfizer with Sue Webber, left, from Butser Ancient Farm

Pfizer workers spend time volunteering at popular attraction

A group of 10 willing volunteers took time out of their working days to help out Butser Ancient Farm.

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Teresa Standen had her hair shaved off for Macmillan Cancer Support and The Little Princess Trust

Fareham employee braves a complete head shave for two good causes

In a bid to help not just one charity, but two, a woman from Fareham braved the shave for the good of others in front of her colleagues.

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From left: Malcolm Archibald (Business Builders), Charlie Gray (Towergate Insurance), Claire Levy (Diabetes Research and Wellness Foundation)

Businesses get in the swing for charity at a fun golf tournament

Businesses have taken a big swing for charity at a golf fundraising day.

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Staff from Taylor Made Computer Solutions prepare to take on the Three Peaks Challenge

IT company scales new heights in mountain mission for charity

Ateam of IT experts have set themselves a mountain of a mission to scale new heights for charity.

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Dan and Lucy Dorey-Robinson 
are running 12 races for Cancer Research UK in their wedding gear. Picture: Sarah Standing (170589-1266) PPP-171005-133758001

Bride to complete 12 races in wedding dress for charity

If you see Lucy Dorey-Robinson out on her mission to raise £1,000 for Cancer Research UK, you might think she’s a runaway bride.

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Cake-baking and beard-shaving Covers staff raise funds for Comic Relief

Cake-baking and beard-shaving Covers staff raise funds for Comic Relief

A group of staff at three Covers depots have raised a total of £564 for Comic Relief.

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David Williamson, from Portsmouth

Double amputee to complete marathon for girl with brain abnormalities

He’s not shy of helping others and raising funds for different causes – and that’s why The News’ We Can Do It Personal Achievement Award winner David Williamson is back to do even more.

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(L-r) Neil Blight, Vincent Coleman and Chris Ayling

Colas staff spruce up front of homeless shelter

A homeless shelter received a bright new look thanks to Colas, the highways maintenance contractor for Portsmouth City Council.

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Martin Rae will complete a 2000-mile bike ride from Land's End to John O'Groats, and back, for The Rachel Foundation. 
Picture: Ian Hargreaves.

Southsea man to tackle famous cycle route for charity – with a twist

A keen cyclist is set to take on a 2,000-mile round trip for a fertility charity.

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Victoria Wilson, from Gosport, will run the London Marathon for daughter Shyloe and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation

Gosport mum organises Fun Run for diabetes charity

She’ll be embarking on her biggest challenge yet to raise money for a diabetes charity, but first Gosport mum Victoria Wilson wanted to make sure children in her area had fun.

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HCFRs group co-ordinator Peter Halkyayd gave Selsmore Road Co-Op manager Adam Casey a thank-you plaque

Co-Op customers help Hayling Community First Responders continue work

Members of a volunteer group have praised staff at the Co-Operative for enabling them to continue helping people in need.

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The head of Don’t Hate, Donate calls for help as new projects begin

The head of Don’t Hate, Donate calls for help as new projects begin

She set up her own charity after being inspired to help by the Syrian refugee crisis – and now Chantelle Burton is calling on volunteers for help.

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Havant firm’s employees give their time to help revamp bedroom for charity

Havant firm’s employees give their time to help revamp bedroom for charity

Employees at a local business donated their time and effort to revamp a room owned by a charity.

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Steve Holder in the New York Marathon

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.

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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.

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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.

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