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Charity marks arrival of ambulances for cancer patients

A volunteer with a Daft as a Brush ambulance; the charity makes 10,000 journeys each year.

A charity is holding a ceremony later to celebrate the arrival of seven new ambulances it will use to take cancer patients to and from hospital.

Daft as a Brush already gives patients 10,000 free lifts every year. The new vehicles will mean that number could rise to 14,000 in 2015. Each of the new ambulances is sponsored by a school.

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Overnight mist and fog will clear slowly. Mainly dry with some bright or sunny intervals developing by the afternoon.

Light winds. Becoming cloudier again during evening with possible drizzle overnight. Maximum temperature 19 °C.

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