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Macmillan volunteers take a giant leap for charity

Two Macmillan volunteers based at Bishop Auckland Hospital are taking a giant leap for charity. Edna Chapman and Sheila Swainston who both admit to being on “the wrong side of 60”, have decided to take on a zip line challenge from the Tyne Bridge, Newcastle, on October 15th…

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Two Macmillan volunteers based at Bishop Auckland Hospital are taking a giant leap for charity. Edna Chapman and Sheila Swainston who both admit to being on “the wrong side of 60”, have decided to take on a zip line challenge from the Tyne Bridge, Newcastle, on October 15th...

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