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Paraplegic fundraiser Claire Lomas welcomes baby girl

Claire and daughter Chloe

Fundraiser Claire Lomas has given birth to a baby girl. She tweeted the news earlier this evening welcoming her daughter Chloe and thanked staff at the Queen's Medical Centre for their support.

Claire, from Leicestershire, was left paralysed after a riding accident in 2007, since she has raised hundreds of thousands for spinal research charities and has been awarded an MBE.

She famously walked the London Marathon marathon in 2012 wearing a "bionic suit" and completed the Great North Run in Newcastle last year.


Claire Lomas finishes 400 mile charity bike ride

You would think that after spending two weeks walking the London marathon in a robotic suit Claire Lomas would have taken a break, but you would be wrong.

Claire who is paralysed from the chest down has just finished a 400 mile charity bike ride from Nottingham to London.

Along the way she has raised tens of thousands of pounds for spinal research. Phil Brewster was there to see her cross the finishing line.


Claire Lomas says challenge was 'tough' but worth it

A woman paralysed from the chest down after a horse riding accident seven years ago has finished a 400 mile charity bike ride from Nottingham to London.

Claire Lomas from Leicestershire, used a special handbike to complete her challenge. A short while ago she arrived at the London Eye to cheers from friends and supporters.

So far Claire's raised almost £80,000 for spinal research. Along the way she also visited schools and colleges to talk about her experiences.

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