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Marathon runners wanted in Brighton

Cooling off after the Brighton Marathon Credit: Press Association

Runners are being urged to sign up for this year’s Brighton Marathon in aid of Kent, Surrey & Sussex Air Ambulance to help fund the charity’s plans for night flying.

It costs £5million a year to keep both helicopters flying during daylight hours but this figure will rise to £6 million when a 24-hour service is launched next year.

The Air Ambulance currently has 23 charity places available for runners who can commit to raising a minimum of £500.

All Air Ambulance entrants will be given an opportunity to visit the helicopter base and meet the pilot, doctor and paramedic, subject to emergency call-outs

For more information visit the air ambulance's website.

Footballers help fundraise for air ambulance

John Terry's football boots have his daughters' names 'Georgie' and 'Summer' on them

Two pairs of football boots signed by the footballers John Terry and Frank Lampard will go up for auction in Sussex later this month in aid of the Kent, Surrey and Sussex Air Ambulance.

Frank Lampard wrote 'Luna 8', 'Isla 8' and 'Mum' on his football boots

The Chelsea and England stars' footwear will be part of a charity night being held in Worthing at The Thomas Beecham Club on April 21st.


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