Volunteer, 62, runs 10 marathons in 10 days to help refugees fleeing war

Celestine Agbo, from Streatham, who took part in the London Marathon 20 times until 2008, did the first one, on September 4, with only one training run. The father-of-two grown-up children thought his running days were behind him, but decided to pick up his trainers again and run 10 marathons on consecutive days in Dulwich Park, raising £15,000 to support the South London Refugee Association in Lambeth.

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West Dulwich eight-year-old climbed Snowdon in memory of late father to raise money for cure for the disease which killed his beloved dad

West Dulwich eight-year-old climbed Snowdon in memory of late father to raise money for cure for the disease which killed his beloved dad. Oscar Moth from West Dulwich, lost his dad, Piers in March this year, 10 days before his eighth birthday. Piers had been diagnosed with a brain tumour 10 years ago, after suffering a seizure at a party.

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Thrill-seeking Greenwich daughter to abseil St Thomas’ Hospital in thanks to staff

The daughter of a hairdresser who was in intensive care is making a fundraising leap of love and in tribute to the medics who helped her. “Daredevil” Natasha Barreto (pictured left), 34, and three of her family will launch themselves from the top of St Thomas’s Hospital building and descend 160 feet with views of The Thames, Parliament and the South Bank

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Bexley to award people nationwide who kept us safe in lockdown

A new National Safeguarding Adults Excellence Award has been launched this week by Bexley’s Safeguarding Adults Board (BSAB).  The Board is inviting nominations for professionals and teams across England who have gone above and beyond throughout the pandemic and who continue to demonstrate an outstanding commitment to safeguarding adults and their families.

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