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“She was a force of nature”: the Thirsk man fundraising for Yorkshire Cancer Research in memory of friend ...

12th August, 2023.

A Thirsk man has been completing a series of physical challenges to fundraise for Yorkshire Cancer Research, after losing friend to cancer.

Lee Hammond, 46, has taken on the Yorkshire Three Peaks, an ultramarathon, and the ‘Yorkshire Warrior’ assault course, and plans to continue his fundraising in memory of Kellie Simmons, who passed away from cancer in 2021...

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