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Olympic taxi volunteer raising funds for charity

Jeff Hume from Suffolk is a volunteer drive at the Olympic Games Photo: ITV Anglia

Olympic organisers might be lacking security guards but they're not short of volunteers. They include one man from Suffolk, who will be a taxi driver. Jeff Hume has lived and worked in Suffolk for 27 years, so is used to driving around its peaceful countryside roads. But soon, he'll be taking on the busy streets of London.

Mr Hume is swapping marketing for taxi-driving, as one of the Olympic Games Makers. Like many of the tens of thousands of volunteers helping to make the Games happen, Jeff is fundraising for charity through donations.

His fundraising money will go to the Hollesley Bay branch of Riding for the Disabled, where he's a volunteer instructor. The centre provides therapeutic riding and carriage driving for people with physical and learning disabilities.

Jeff begins his first shift on 21/22 July and expects to clock up around 750 miles over three weeks

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