Stuart Watson

A Derby local has been awarded runner up at a national awards ceremony for his outstanding campaigning work for The Prostate Cancer Charity. Stuart Watson, 67, from Oakwood was nominated for The Take Action Award, part of The Sheila McKechnie Foundation's prestigious annual campaigning awards, which recognises the efforts of people lobbying for positive change in their community.

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One man dies every hour from prostate cancer in the UK, and yet financial pressures on the NHS and Government are making it increasingly difficult to tackle this complex disease. Improvements in research into the disease are essential to achieve the levels of diagnosis and care men affected by prostate cancer deserve.

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Blackrock

City workers Paul Meyers, 43, from Loughton, David Shaw, 43, from Bexleyheath, Justine Smeal, 35, from London, and Lee Woodyard, 24 from Dartford, can usually be found at global asset management firm BlackRock, in Throgmorton Avenue in the heart of the city. But they will be switching calculators for carbon fibre and their suits will be replaced by full Lycra, when they jet off to the US later this week. The quad will cycle 3,200 miles from the firm's San Francisco office to their New York base in just 13 days, to raise money for The Prostate Cancer Charity.

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