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Design chief takes to road to beat breast cancer

A former deputy editor now head of design for a series of regional magazines is set to tackle a 100-mile cycle challenge in the fight against breast cancer.

Dominic Castle, head of editorial design for Archant Life, RideLondon 100 event on August 4.

The 49-year-old, pictured below, is a former deputy editor of the East Anglian Daily Times and assistant editor of The Journal,. Newcastle.

He was inspired by the work of the Suffolk Breakthrough Breast Cancer team, who have raise £700,000, and by the late Rhona Damant, who wrote an inspirational column for the EADT.

Said Dominic:  “The work of the Suffolk Breakthrough girls has been amazing.  There can’t have been a single reader of Rhona’s column who wasn’t deeply moved by what she and her family went through.

“Breakthrough are doing brilliant work in tackling this terrible disease and I’m proud to be able to do a little bit to support their work.

“I’m hoping to finish in about six hours, but I’ll need to get a bit fitter in the next month!” he said.

Dominic will be accompanied on his 100-mile ride, which runs through London and the Surrey hills and ends on The Mall, by son Tom, 21, and supported by wife Rosie.

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