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Bending over backwards to tackle breast cancer

Bending over backwards to tackle breast cancer

Fancy toning up your thighs by kicking breast cancer out of the UAE? Thousands will be doing just that on the 26th of October by taking part in a special Pilates class at the Park Rotana Hotel for Breast Cancer …

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Obscure event set to thrill city star-gazers

Obscure event set to thrill city star-gazers

Sun-worshippers in the capital should brace themselves for partial disappointment on Sunday 3rd November, but astronomy fans will be rejoicing as a solar eclipse is due to cast its shadow across the city. Star-gazers can expect to see this solar …

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Transplant girl back in Abu Dhabi

Transplant girl back in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi resident and cancer survivor Sarah Jean Masinas returned to the capital earlier this month after a successful bone marrow transplant operation abroad. After community wide fundraising efforts, the Filipino family managed to raise a whopping AED 900,000 to …

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Catastrophe looming for Sandy Paws centre

Catastrophe looming for Sandy Paws centre

Animal rescue organisation Sandy Paws is facing closure unless the Abu Dhabi community step in to offer support. Sandy Paws rescues, rehabilitates and rehomes stray and abandoned cats in the capital, but after a particularly frenetic summer, organisers have had …

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Hotel launches appeal to aid suffering Syrians

The Hilton Abu Dhabi is looking to support relief efforts in Syria with the launch of its “Like 4 Good” campaign. The hotel has pledged to donate AED 1 to Doctors Without Borders for every new ‘like’ they get on …

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Charity boat ready to book into capital

Charity boat ready to book into capital

A charity ship is set to sail into the capital next month, the latest port of call on its ongoing mission to bring ‘knowledge, help and hope’ to the world. The Logos Hope, a former car passenger ferry built in …

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Rugby rascals give it a try

A new rugby programme for two to seven-year-olds has been set up by Saracen’s Rugby Club here in the capital. Known as the Little Ruckers, the hour-long class held at Raha International School on Monday evening is an opportunity for …

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Ferrari World ‘roller’ out new school scheme

Abu Dhabi schools have been invited to participate in a new interactive science-based extra-curricular scheme, launched by Ferrari World Abu Dhabi. The progamme – called Coaster Lab – was developed in partnership with the UAE Ministry of Education and Abu …

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Your chance to get involved with ADFF

Film fanatics in the capital have the chance to get a sneak peek behind the scenes of an internationally renowned film event by volunteering for the Abu Dhabi Film Festival. Currently recruiting for volunteers for roles in such departments as …

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Etihad Airways and Red Crescent team up to aid suffering Syrians

A humanitarian team made up of Etihad Airways volunteers and representatives from the UAE Red Crescent Authority, visited Syrian refugees in Jordan this week. The volunteers provided hands-on support and distributed aid packages containing more than 50,000 blankets and other …

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