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Cancer sufferer plans 1,000-mile cycle ride

Date: Friday 28th August 2015
Sean on the ascent of the Col du Glandon in the French Alps earlier this month.

A PENRITH man aims to cycle the 1,000-mile Ride Across Britain, just weeks before having part of his lung removed to try to slow the progress of cancer.

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Mark’s journey home begins — with £23,000 helping hand from the public

Date: Friday 28th August 2015
Mark Harrington and nephew Charlie at the site of his new home

FORMER special constable Mark Harrington and his family have taken a giant step forward in their quest to bring him home to Eden following spinal surgery which left him paralysed.

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Hair today, gone tomorrow as Laura prepares for charity chop

Date: Monday 24th August 2015
Laura Wharton and her current hairstyle

IT is set to be a case of hair today, gone tomorrow for a kind-hearted Penrith fund-raiser.

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