Photo of members of the Marie Curie Five Stokes Fundraising Group.

Collectors needed for Marie Curie appeal

Terminal illness charity Marie Curie is seeking the help of volunteers from across the Stokes to give two hours of their time to hand out the charity’s iconic daffodil pins, in return for donations. The charity’s annual fundraiser, the Great Daffodil Appeal, takes place in February and March, and Marie Curie are hoping to get more people than ever wearing

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Jez Allinson, 'The Running Stormtrooper', taking part in the 2018 London Marathon.

‘The Running Stormtrooper’ completes final run

Jez Allinson, a.k.a. ‘The Running Stormtrooper’ completed his final run on 17th May. But what a run it was – 100 kilometres! For the past three years, Jez, who hails from Stoke Gifford, has been raising money for his favourite charity, the Make-a-Wish Foundation. Last year, by running three half marathons during a Star Wars convention in Orlando, Florida and then

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