Channel victim's donations rise

The amount of money donated to a charity supported by swimmer Susan Taylor has reached nearly £80,000. She died trying to cross the English Channel in July. On Thursday 1st August hundreds attended her funeral in Leicestershire.

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Susan Taylor funeral attended by hundreds

Hundreds of people have attended the funeral of a woman who died while trying to swim the English Channel. Last month Susan Taylor collapsed just a mile from the French coast.

She was raising money for charities including a Children's Hospice in Leicestershire. The total raised has so far reached nearly £80k.

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