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Police cars sport 'Movember moustaches'

Northamptonshire Police's Movember car

Police cars in Northamptonshire are growing moustaches in support of Movember.

Throughout November, a number of Northamptonshire Police’s vehicles will sport moustaches to support the international Movember movement - which sees men sponsored to grow moustaches to raises money for cancer and mental health projects.

“It’s great that we can use our vehicles to raise awareness of Movember. “The whole Movember movement was created to highlight the issue of men’s health and encourage people to talk more openly about the issue. “Having moustaches on our cars will hopefully encourage men across Northamptonshire to take part by growing their own moustaches and raising money.”

– Insp Ian Wills

Since 2003, Movember has raised more than £340 million across the world and funded more than 800 programmes in 21 countries.

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MP highlights prostate cancer

The Prime Minister has praised the Mid Norfolk MP George Freeman for his work supporting the Movember campaign to raise awareness for prostate cancer. David Cameron also highlighted the MP's newly-grown moustache.

Mr Freeman told that Commons that more than 10,000 men died from prostate cancer in 2011. He said survival rates had increased from 20% to 70%.

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