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Red Nose Day appeal: Help to save a comedian’s career

Comic Relief founder Richard Curtis has spoken out about the many comedians who rely on the aid of Red Nose Day to sustain their careers and offset their tax liabilities.

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Posted: Mar 14th, 2013
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OAPs wield nudity weapon in fight against cutbacks

A group of elderly ladies from Buxton has promised not to issue a nude calendar this Christmas – provided the public pledge sufficient funds to keep their day care centre open.

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Posted: Dec 13th, 2012
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Matt Lucas to replace Thames Flood Barrier for charity

‘On 3rd September Matt will be lowered into the river using hydraulic lifting gear at a point just north of New Charlton and will straddle the Thames for the next ten days.’

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Posted: Aug 31st, 2011
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Man regrets ‘charity begins at home’ remark after visit from Lenny Henry

entirely preventableA Droitwich man has publicly retracted his belief that ‘charity begins at home – namely 47 Blamire Gardens’ after a film crew, headed by Comic Relief front man Lenny Henry, arrived on his doorstep to help raise awareness of the conditions within the semi-detached maisonette.

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Posted: Mar 18th, 2011
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Charity worker Keith bin Laden to appear on Who Do You Think You Are?

keen to explore details of exotic foreign relativesKeith desperate to discover identity of parents he has never met.

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Posted: Oct 24th, 2010
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