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United by You; pick your ultimate Man Utd team

With no Premier League matches to get behind, British club football fans are getting frustrated as they await the start of the season. But Manchester United and Virgin Money have come up with a way to get everyone through the lull. It’s called “United by You” and it’s your chance to re-unite the greats of the Premier League era into …

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Lifting 263 black cabs for Great Ormond Street Hospital

Stephen Snowling is fundraising for Great Ormond Street Hospital

Tomorrow, at Lingwood Village Hall, Fitness @ the Street crew will be attempting to lift 500,000kg in a deadlift challenge for Great Ormond Street Hospital. To help you visualise this, that’s 263 black cabs, 92 African elephants, or 3 Boeing 747s without any people in them! The team, lead by Stephen Snowling, will be taking this on to raise money for the charity …

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WINNERS ANNOUNCED: Celebrate our two millionth Lounge visit by winning your very own #lounging experience

Sheffield Lounge

Almost six years after the first Virgin Money Lounge opened its doors in Edinburgh, we are delighted to announce that we celebrated the two millionth visit to our Lounges yesterday. This exciting news comes alongside the announcement that we will be opening our eighth Lounge this year in beautiful Cardiff. Our Lounges are first and foremost a place for our …

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Charity challenges and borrowing bikes

Chris Astill is swimming the channel

Around 20 August 2017, Chris Astill-Smith will be jumping into the water in England and not getting out again until he reaches France as he takes on the mammoth challenge of swimming the English channel. Doing good goes global Chris isn’t your average fundraiser. Understanding the importance of “getting your fundraising out there”, he decided that going small just wasn’t his …

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Virgin Media and Scope show disability discrimination the red card

Virgin Media and Scope show disability discrimination the red card

Our friends over at Virgin Media and disability charity Scope are teaming up to highlight disability discrimination in football grounds. On Wednesday 17 May, Southampton FC – whose shirts are sponsored by Virgin Media – will wear a special Scope branded shirt to highlight issues faced by disabled football fans, which was brought to light in some new research on accessibility …

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Winners Announced: Win tickets to watch Man Utd v Celta Vigo

Winners Announced: Win tickets to watch Man Utd v Celta Vigo

This competition has now passed. Congratulations to our winners: Simon John Rees and Corey Evans-Rees Hasan Abedi and Sonia Dhanda Jonathan Draper and Madison Collins Jamie Kennedy and Matthew Smith Barry Cosgrave and Alexander Cosgrave We’ve got 5 pairs of tickets available for the Europa League semi-final between Manchester United and RC Celta de Vigo on Thursday 11 May and we’re giving them …

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The winners of the 2017 Virgin Money London Marathon

The winners of the 2017 Virgin Money London Marathon

The final Virgin Money London Marathon press conference today saw this years winners join Hugh Brasher (Race Director) on stage to talk about yesterdays event. Hugh started the conference by saying; This year’s Virgin Money London Marathon was the greatest marathon ever with nearly forty thousand participants. It’s not just the athletes that made the event but also the supporters, …

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Meet the elite wheelchair athletes

Before the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Price Harry press the starter button at 10am on Sunday 23 April, a great number of people will have already started their London Marathon. The World Para Athletics World Cup (T11/12, T13 and T45/46) set off at 9am but even earlier are the London Marathon Elite Wheelchair Races featuring some of the …

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