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Get set, go, for NNDC Chief Exec

Written by  Jules Moule
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Get set, go, for NNDC Chief Exec

The Chief Executive of North Norfolk District Council will be putting her best foot forward for charity at this year’s London Marathon.

Sheila Oxtoby is spending every moment of her spare time in between her busy schedule training for the London Marathon next month to raise money for Sense; the UK's largest organisation offering support to deafblind people and their families.

Sheila will be sharing where she enjoys running the most and offering tips of the best places to run in North Norfolk @NorthNorfolkDC #SOLM (Hashtag stands for: Sheila Oxtoby London Marathon)

Chief Executive of NNDC, Sheila Oxtoby, said: “This is my first and most probably my last marathon! I wanted to push myself and do something special to help raise money for such a good cause.

“Supporting Sense means supporting a vision for a world in which all deafblind children and adults can lead full and active lives in our society. The work they do is amazing and I would welcome anyone who wishes to support me and in turn help me to help a deafblind child tell his mummy "I love you" for the first time.”

Richard Kramer, Sense Deputy CEO added: “The very best of luck to Ms Oxtoby with her first marathon effort! The London Marathon is no mean feat and we can’t thank the Chief Exec enough for all her hard work to raise awareness of the work Sense does in Norfolk and vital funds for deafblind people to enjoy the things that most of us take for granted.”

To make a donation please visit the Just Giving website - www.justgiving.com/Sheila-Oxtoby1 and to follow Sheila’s experiences follow @NorthNorfolkDC #SOLM

 

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