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Keep on running for mental health

The manager of Leeds Building Society’s Halifax branch recently raised £1,000 by running the Edinburgh Marathon.

Damien Briscoe raised the funds for mental health charity Mind, a cause close to his heart, as his wife Laura is a mental health nurse, and some of his friends and family have been affected by mental illness.

He said: “I am planning to enter another marathon by the end of the year, and have applied for the 2016 London Marathon to raise further funds for Mind.

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“I’d like to thank our Halifax branch customers for their donations over the past three months, and my team for organising various fundraising days and raffles building up to my marathon this weekend.”