Jason Manford to headline Teenage Cancer Trust show

Plus Example, Pulp, Jessie J, Florence and the Machine, Jamie Pugh, Triple H, James and Ola Jordan, Jane McDonald, Colin Charvis, and the Prince of Wales

Jason Manford
Jason Manford

- The comedian Jason Manford will join the musicians Example, Pulp, Jessie J and Florence and the Machine to headline five shows in aid of Teenage Cancer Trust. The shows from 30 March to 3 April are at the Royal Albert Hall in London.

- The Britain's Got Talent 2009 semi-finalist Jamie Pugh has become the first Welsh patron of Brain Tumour UK after losing his wife Tracey to a tumour in 1999, when she was 27. The singer wants to raise awareness of the problems faced by patients, their families and carers in Wales. "Brain Tumour UK has the know-how and experience to provide the support I so desperately needed but didn't have," he said.

- The wrestling star Triple H and 15-year-old Laura Bizzey helped to launch the Muscular Dystrophy Campaign's search for eight regional community champions. The scheme rewards young people who are exceptionally committed to fundraising or volunteering or who have supported someone affected by the condition. Bizzey, who has muscular dystrophy, was last year's national community champion.

James and Ola Jordan- Two stars of the TV series Strictly Come Dancing will perform at a dance event in aid of Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice in Farnham, Surrey. James and Ola Jordan will show off their ballroom dancing skills on 27 April.

- The singer Jane McDonald, star of the TV docusoap The Cruise, is performing a concert in aid of the Wakefield Hospice. The concert is on 22 February at the Theatre Royal, Wakefield, West Yorkshire.

- The former Wales rugby union captain Colin Charvis launched an energy industry event to raise money for the medical charity Sparks and international development charity Care International. The BG Energy Challenge, a series of mental and physical activities, takes place from 5 to 7 July in Dartmoor National Park.

- The Prince of Wales launched 100 new jobs for young people with his youth charity, the Prince's Trust on 15 February. The job ambassadors - young people who got work, education or training through the trust - will give talks or support to 10,000 young jobseekers.

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