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Every day is Father’s Day for Lily

15 June 2018
Dad Simon Harriss, whose daughter has the devastating, disabling rare disease BPAN, explains that despite the progressive nature of Lily...

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Ultra endurance athlete Mark Beaumont gears up for an evening in Dorset

14 June 2018
Mark Beaumont likes to cycle. A lot. The 35-year-old athlete, broadcaster and ambassador has become something of a household name...

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Midsummer Ball
Final rehearsals for @AllisonFerns1 @BBCSussex & Steven this week! The duo are looking to impress the judges with a…
Midsummer Ball - 20 June 2018 13:48pm
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Cardens Accountants - 20 June 2018 12:40pm
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Thurs 21 June: Come & hear @MrMarkBeaumont talk about his global #cycling adventures @ExchageDorset. Proceeds from…
Action Events - 20 June 2018 12:12pm
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