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David Curwen, centre, hugs his mother with whom he wa sreunited. Completing the group is his brother Keith

THIS WEEK IN 1975: Reunited after 30 years – but only thanks to a kind stranger

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H&T Pawnbrokers in Cosham, Portsmouth, set up an in-store cross trainer challenge to raise money for GetKidsGoing! a charity which provides sports equipment for disabled people.

After the The Surrey Arms’ previous manager Debbie Rose, 50, lost her battle with cancer, staff at the Portsmouth pubs decided to organise family fun weekends in aid of The Rowans Hospice, where Debbie was cared for.

A team of solicitors from Larcomes in North End took part in a Just Walk charity, walking event from Goodwood Racecourse to Arundel and back to raise money for the Hampshire Asbestos Support and Awareness Group.

Asda store at the Bridge Shopping Centre in Fratton, Portsmouth, threw a huge tea party for 60 Salvation Army volunteers at the charity’s Lighthouse Cafe in Albert Road, Southsea,

Jan Harding, of Fareham – pictured – set up a cupcake business called Granny Jan’s Cupcakes. All the profits go towards Macmillan Cancer Support because her niece, Louise Cowdery, 37, has been diagnosed with breast cancer.

Southern Electric employees took time out of their busy day to refurbish Whiteley Community Centre because they wanted to give it a new lease of life.