John’s marathon effort

John Freeman of Wellingborough
John Freeman of Wellingborough

A five-time London Marathon runner is preparing for this year’s event by fundraising for his chosen charity, the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.

John Freeman, of Wellingborough, is holding a series of charity events over the coming weeks to raise money for the charity.

On April 7 people can attend a live music gig at The Labour Club in Northampton from 8pm until late.

Admission is £3 on the door.

Mr Freeman is also hosting two events on April 14.

People are invited to join him for a cuppa at Bewiched Coffee House, Church Street, Wellingborough, from 11am until 4pm.

There will be live music and a raffle, with prizes including a meal for four and free wine at Overstone Manor.

A Caribbean evening will take place at Mill Road Baptist Church from 7.30pm later that day.

Admission is £6.

Tickets can be booked in advance by calling Mr Freeman on 01933 400448.