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Cambridge couple to hold black tie event to raise money for Diabetes UK

A Cambridge couple are planning an amazing evening of dancing, dinner andfundraisingto raise money for Diabetes UK.

Sam and Natalie Wilson (pictured above) from Willingham are holding the Casino and Black Tie evening on Saturday 19 August at Swavesey Windmill. 

The evening will consist of a selection of casino tables, where guests can play with pretend money. Singer Kyle Chater will be performing and there will be a buffet, DJ and also a raffle. 

Know Your Risk Roadshows in Leighton Buzzard raise awareness of Type 2

The people of Leighton Buzzard are being invited to find out for free their riskof getting Type 2 diabetes and how to reduce it.

Diabetes UK has organised the roadshows, kindly sponsored by the chairman of Central Bedfordshire Council, Councillor David Bowater (pictured above), which will take place on Monday, 1 May and Tuesday, 2 May. 

Man from Norwich running London Marathon for Diabetes UK

Chris'  21-year-old daughter, Ellie, a student at Newcastle University, was diagnosed withType 1 diabetesin 2016.

The London Marathon, run on Sunday 23 April 2017, sees dozens of#TeamDUKrunners take to the streets to run the 26.2 mile course. 

Chris Murphy, 58, who lives on Unthank Road, is running the marathon after seeing for himself the impact of the condition and also the invaluable work and support Diabetes UK has given to his daughter and their whole family.

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