A town crier who won ITV Meridian's "Crier Idol" after we launched a competition in the region a few years ago, is fighting a new battle.
John Melody from Southampton has been diagnosed with cancer. He is supporting this year's 'Race for Life' as a way of thanking the doctors who have been helping him with his condition. Andrew Pate reports.
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