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Text Santa: Marie Curie nurses care for terminally ill cancer patients and their families at home

Marie Curie Cancer Care is one of six charities to benefit from Text Santa - ITV's Christmas fundraiser. Marie Curie nurses help care for terminally ill patients in their homes, and offer emotional support to families. Catherine Le Roy is one such nurse.

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Swimmers in the west get set for swimathon

The world's biggest fundraising swim, Swimathon 2012, takes place from 27-29 April. It's been an annual event since 1986 with more than half a million swimmers raising over £36 million for charity.

Thousands of swimmers in the west are getting ready to take the plunge.. Find out which pools in the west are taking part. Entry closes on 25 April.

Swimathon has raised over £36 million for charity Credit: Swimathon