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Caroline Kendal helps foster designers of the future

By Candice Krieger, April 7, 2011

Watch out Giorgio Armani. Aspiring young fashionistas are playing stylist thanks to a novel charity initiative launched by clothing entrepreneur Caroline Kendal.

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Andrea Fraquelli is getting ready to run the marathon again - and again and again and again

By Candice Krieger, April 7, 2011

One marathon is clearly not quite enough for Andrea Fraquelli. The 26-year-old is preparing to run four in eight months.

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Sam Gaus has some helpful advice for protestors

By Candice Krieger, April 7, 2011

Following the recent riots in London, protesters can now do their best to stay safe during demonstrations courtesy of a new set of online applications created by Sam Gaus and chums.

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Janina Hochland publishes her debut book - at the age of 88

By Candice Krieger, April 7, 2011

Grandmother-of-five Janina Hochland has been researching her family tree for more than 20 years.

Now, aged 88, she has decided to share her findings in her debut book. Titled The Kemblinski Saga, it traces six generations of her family, spread across three continents.

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Juliet Landau-Pope will help you declutter your home - and life

By Candice Krieger, April 7, 2011

A warning to all hoarders. Living in a cluttered space could be stopping you from achieving what you really want to in life. This is the message from life coach - and professional declutterer - Juliet Landau-Pope.

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Dan Magnus is up for Britain's doctor of the year

By Candice Krieger, March 31, 2011

Pediatrician Dan Magnus has been named a finalist in the British Medical Journal (BMJ) Junior Doctor of the Year awards.

He is one of just three doctors to have been shortlisted. The BMJ awards, which will be announced in May, recognise doctors who have done most to improve the world or inspire others.

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Rosie Norman proves she has a good head for business

By Candice Krieger, March 31, 2011

Hats off to Rosie Norman. The Liverpool-based designer has launched her own millinery company.

Established a few months ago, the firm is already making quite a name for itself among the community. The business, Millinery by Rosie Olivia, provides unique and contemporary hats for a range of occassions.

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Chloe and Olivia Brookman rock up with a novel chair

By Candice Krieger, March 31, 2011

Sisters Chloe and Olivia Brookman have come up with a new range of rocking chairs for modern mums.

Their company, OlliElla, sells contemporary colourful nursing chairs, hand-made in the UK. Starting in a pop-up shop in Islington, north London, the chairs are now stocked in Harrods and several baby boutiques in London and Manchester.

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Richard Goodman races to pole position as ambassador of charity Action Duchenne

By Candice Krieger, March 31, 2011

Top athlete Richard Goodman is known for racing long distances - quickly. Now he is running for a more charitable cause.

The 17-year-old has been made an ambassador for charity Action Duchenne, which supports and promotes research into a cure for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. The disease causes progressive muscle weakness among boys.

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William Galinsky brings the art world to Norwich

By Candice Krieger, March 31, 2011

Lovers of the arts should head to Norwich next month for the Norfolk and Norwich Festival (NNF). That is the message from William Galinsky, the newly- appointed artistic director and chief executive of the festival.

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