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Havering Mayesbrook's Faye Fullerton in action at the National Cross-Country Championships (pic: Ryan Goad)

Fullerton shows fine form

Havering Mayesbrook athlete impresses on big stage

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Brentwood School's Nicole McKechnie competed at the British Indoor athletics championships last weekend

School Sport: Big moment for McKechnie

Brentwood pupil invited to compete at British Indoors

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Lauren Deadman with her gold medal

Haverin Mayesbrook’s Lauren Deadman confident for future success

The immediate future of cross country in Great Britain may look rosy, but there is someone looking to make sure it remains that way over the years to come.

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Lauren Deadman

Havering and Mayesbrook’s Lauren Deadman can start 2014 with a bang

Havering Mayesbrook long distance runner Lauren Deadman will start the new year in style, after being selected to run for Great Britain at the Edinburgh Cross Country International against Team Europe and the USA on January 11.

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Lauren Deadman

Gold medallist Deadman does country proud

Lauren Deadman did her country proud when she was a member of the gold medal-winning Great Britain team at the European Cross Country Championships held in Belgrade on Sunday.

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Havering Mayesbrook's Debbie Appleton won silver at the Essex Cross Country Championships (pic: Kevin White)

Debbie Appleton claims silver for Havering and Mayesbrook vets

Debbie Appleton’s individual silver led Havering and Mayesbrook veteran women to third place in the Essex Championships in Claybury.

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Lauren Deadman

Deadman Slovenia-bound for European Cross Country Championships

Lauren Deadman is heading to Slovenia next month after securing a place in the Great Britain team to compete in the European Cross Country Championships.

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Christine Ohuruogu launched the world’s first ever Compact Athletics Facility

Christine Ohuruogu lauches Compact Athletics Facility at Stoke Newington School

400m world champion Christine Ohuruogu today launched the world’s first ever Compact Athletics Facility.

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Brentwood School's Nicole McKechnie won 300m gold in a record time at the Essex Schools Championships

Brentwood’s McKechnie sprints to record gold

Pupils shine at Essex Schools Championships

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Senior athletes will take on members of the public in a Grand Challenge (Pic: Alex Rotas Photography)

Exhibition’s Grand Challenge

Senior athletes throw down gauntlet

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Romford Pictures See all

Kayleigh Harrington, Garry Way, Romford. Picture: Amanda Jenner

Romford pictures: Collier Row woman paints baby bumps making expecting mothers feel good

After two redundancies, Amanda Jenner picked up a brush and started a new career which has helped various women feel good about their appearance along the way.

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Club News See all

Adults with learning disabilities enjoy a dance session at the Tree Top centre

Club News: Tree Tops day project

Project manager Tracey Lurton talks about her work with people who have learning disabilities.

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Competitions See all

You could win a bottle of Chivas whisky and tickets to the Chivas and Savile Row Open Row event.

Win a bottle of Chivas whisky and tickets to the Chivas and Savile Row Open Row event

On Thursday 24th April 2014, Chivas deluxe blended Scotch whisky and the Tailors of the Savile Row Bespoke Association are opening up London’s most sartorial street for the very first time.

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Celebrity / Showbiz See all

The track is a remix of Kanye West's Bound 2 (Picture: Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images)

London duo Sigma top singles chart

London-based dance duo Sigma have gone straight in at number one in the singles chart with a remix of a Kanye West song.

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