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Inspire features share stories about local youth taking action to make a difference in our community.

100-mile challenge: Six nurses walk length of river for Nene Park Trust

100-mile challenge: Six nurses walk length of river for Nene Park Trust

Six nurses from Peterborough District Hospital have raised £600 for Nene Park Trust by walking 100 miles each in one month. 
How 9 young gymnasts are cutting off their lockdown locks for charity

How 9 young gymnasts are cutting off their lockdown locks for charity

Nine 'Spiral Princesses’ from Peterborough are donating their 'lockdown locks' for an incredible cause. 
Kate and Esther's £4.5k charity bid inspired by friend's child

Kate and Esther's £4.5k charity bid inspired by friend's child

Kate Peach, 40, and Esther Readshaw, 37, have raised more than £4,500 for Children's Brain Tumour Research Centre after their close friend's four-year-old was diagnosed with a Grade 3 brain tumour.
50 youngsters from Peterborough's mosque mark religious event - by completing chores for charity

50 youngsters from Peterborough's mosque mark religious event - by completing chores for charity

Dozens of children from the Burton Street Mosque in Peterborough marked an event of religious significance by organising charitable activities.  
Emily and Elishia's classes will bring performance art to people with disability

Emily and Elishia's classes will bring performance art to people with disability

A new Peterborough business will aim to provide accessible and affordable creative arts classes to people with autism, disabilities and learning difficulties.
Church to distribute 2,000 treat bags to inspirational teachers

Church to distribute 2,000 treat bags to inspirational teachers

KingsGate Community Church has distributed treat bags to 2,000 teachers across Peterborough – weeks after distributing bags for healthcare workers.
'Once in a lifetime opportunity': Bretton teenager to represent England at Futsal

'Once in a lifetime opportunity': Bretton teenager to represent England at Futsal

At just 15 Danny White has been given a ‘Once in a lifetime opportunity’ to represent England in a Futsal tournament in Barcelona in 2022.  
Music student Steph using sign language to make songs accessible

Music student Steph using sign language to make songs accessible

Steph Pullen, a 21 year old music student from Peterborough, stumbled into volunteering for Peterborough Reads, the city's literacy campaign.
Archie, 6, walks 100 miles for children's mental health charity to spread 'cheer'

Archie, 6, walks 100 miles for children's mental health charity to spread 'cheer'

Six-year-old Archie Schulze spent the last few weeks walking 100 miles with his mum Jemma Schulze to fundraise for mental health charity,  Young Minds. 
Inspirational Del and family make special delivery for needy families

Inspirational Del and family make special delivery for needy families

Del Singh, wife Jas and daughters, Lachami, Neelam and Karishma delivered Valentine's meals to 50 families across Peterborough last Sunday - and even kept going for a day or so afterwards. Here's what happened in his own words - and the "wake-up call" that the family received on their travels.