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One New Star customer got a handsome cheque in the post last week when promised a dividend from her Isa. The Brayne & Co client from Hove got a cheque for half a penny. SimplyBiz managing director Ian Thorneycroft has finally completed his much-trained-for 10-day hike of the Great Wall of China and has raised over £12,000 for Macmillan Cancer Support.

Ian is still recovering from his experience and would like to thank everyone who sponsored him to raise the impressive amount of money.

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