Charity

‘My body was full of water’ The hidden disease which could lead to heart failure

November 2, 2020

When people think about heart failure, they usually think it is caused by a heart attack or high blood pressure. But another of the most common causes of heart failure is a relatively little-known condition called dilated cardiomyopathy, which is a disease of the heart muscle. Often affecting younger patients and even babies, it can […]

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They did it! Celebs and readers complete gruelling 26-mile hike for charity

September 19, 2020

They may have set off at 6.30am this morning, but our Metro.co.uk Lifeline trekkers were all smiles – and maybe a few blisters – as they crossed the finish line of their epic London ’10 Peaks’ challenge. All in aid of The Hygiene Bank charity, which helps those most affected by hygiene poverty, each trekker […]

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And they’re off! Celebs and Metro.co.uk readers take on London’s ’10 Peaks’ for charity

September 19, 2020

This morning 60-odd Metro.co.uk readers and celebrities embarked on a gruelling 26-mile trek to help raise vital funds for grassroots charity, The Hygiene Bank. Adhering to strict social distancing guidelines, after setting off at 6.30am, the intrepid fundraisers, which included Vicky Pattison, Meg Mathews and Charlie Webster, will spend around 10 hours conquering London’s ’10 […]

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How to win a £1.25 million home for less than a pint

August 18, 2020

Property draws give you the chance to win a luxury home for less than the price of a London pint. We take a look at two prize pads that could be yours if luck’s on your side. Win-a-home competitions took off after the 2008 credit crunch when exasperated owners were looking for novel ways of […]

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Call for more blood donations to save lives on World Blood Donor Day

June 13, 2020

A charity has called for more people to donate blood on World Blood Donor Day today. London’s Air Ambulance has joined medical organisations to raise awareness of the importance of blood donation, showing how donating blood can save a life both in the capital and across the country. New data released by the charity today […]

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