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Warwick father-of-three gets on bike for charity that saved his twins' lives

Leamington Editorial 31st Jul, 2015 Updated: 28th Oct, 2016

A FATHER-OF-THREE is cycling to raise money for a charity that saved his childrens’ lives.

Tom Rastall from Warwick is preparing to take part in the RideLondon 100 for Bliss after the support he received when his twins were born three months early.

Edwin and Orla came along prematurely when doctors discovered a problem with Edwin’s umbilical cord.

They were very ill – weighing less than five pounds combined – and spent four months in intensive care.

Tom will be one of 24,000 cyclists taking part in the 100 mile route which will take riders across the capital on August 2.

Chief Executive of Bliss, Caroline Davey, said: “I wish Tom the best of luck taking on this incredible challenge. The vital funds he raises will help us improve the lives of babies throughout the UK.”

Bliss is dedicated to ensuring that premature and sick babies have the best possible chance of survival, and provide practical and emotional support to parents during a very difficult time.

Visit justgiving.com/TomRastall-Bliss to donate.

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