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Poignant sculpture of Captain Sir Tom Moore to support Cornwall Hospice Care

A bust of the late Captain Sir Tom Moore by West Cornwall sculptor Penny Lally, will be at the centre of an online auction being held by Cornwall Hospice Care in March.

A number of artists have donated 100 items to the Cornish healthcare charity, including Ken Howard OBE RA who’s given a stunning oil on canvas of St Michael’s Mount.

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Captain Sir Tom wins Amplifon Brave Britons Coronavirus Hero title

Captain Sir Tom wins Amplifon Brave Britons Coronavirus Hero title

Captain Sir Tom Moore, who raised almost £40million for the NHS Charities Together, is the Amplifon Awards for Brave Britons 2020 Coronavirus Champion.

Captain Sir Tom received the award during a virtual ceremony hosted by BBC 1 TV Breakfast presenter Rachel Burden.

Speaking on his behalf his daughter Hannah Ingram Moore said:

“We are both so proud that he has been chosen as the Coronavirus Hero.”

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Captain Sir Tom Moore presented with first Veterans Railcard

Military veterans of every generation will soon benefit from cut-price rail travel, Transport Secretary Grant Shapps announced today (14 October 2020), as he presented Captain Sir Tom Moore with the very first Veterans Railcard.

Aimed at supporting veterans post-service, the unveiled railcard will provide up to a third off all peak and off-peak fares, as well as discounted travel for adult companions and children.

The government said that it forms part of its commitment to make this country the best place to be a veteran, helping repay the debt we all owe to those who have served.

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Captain Tom walks into the Amplifon Brave Britons finals

Captain Sir Thomas Moore, who won the hearts of the nation as he raised more than £35million for the NHS at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, has been named a finalist in the Amplifon Awards For Brave Britons 2020.

He reached the last four of the Coronavirus Hero category in global-hearing specialist Amplifon’s search for ‘The Best of British’.

The Amplifon Awards For Brave Britons are in their fifth year and celebrate remarkable people and pets. The winners will be judged by a panel including Falklands War Hero Simon Weston.

The finals awards luncheon, hosted by BBC One Breakfast TV presenter Rachel Burden, will be a virtual ceremony on Tuesday, 13 October 2020.

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