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WATCH: Fundraiser for Penrith teen with rare genetic condition

A teenager born with a rare genetic condition will finally meet others with the same condition thanks to the kindness of strangers in her home town of Penrith.

Natasha Todd has Russell Silver Syndrome which affects her growth. A local estate agents has made in their mission to raise the one and a half thousand pounds needed to send Natasha and her family to the annual gathering of the Child Growth Foundation. They’ve done it by baking cakes as Samantha Parker reports.


Borders Barmy Army charity run

Members of the Barmy Army fundraising Credit: ITV News Border

Kilt wearing fundraisers from the Borders Barmy Army are running to raise money for Borders General Hospital.

They are pounding a treadmill from 8am until 5pm.

Last year, they abseiled down the front of the hospital to raise cash.

The group, which was set up four years ago, has raised over £50,000 for various local and national charities.