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Compiled by Terry Kilburn

Dire Straits Merchandise

Check out the first release of new official Dire Straits merchandise items available to order now from direstraits.com. Choose from high quality t-shirts, tote bags and beanies featuring the ‘Alchemy’ arrows, red Strat logo, and ‘On Every Street’ designs.

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MK autographed tie auction

Mark has signed a red tie for the Cahonas Scotland fundraising auction.

Cahonas are Scotland’s Testicular Cancer charity educating, creating awareness, eradicating embarrassment & stigma and installing a new healthy habit that could one day save a life. They’re on a mission to stamp out late detection of Testicular cancer. Giving men the lowdown and educating them on the signs and symptoms of Testicular cancer and empowering them to have the confidence to see a doctor if they notice any changes. Early detection means more effective treatment.

For more info on Cahonas, including a self-check guide: https://www.cahonasscotland.org/

Click here to bid on Mark’s red tie

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Celebrity Shoe Auction

Mark has donated a pair of autographed shoes to the Small Steps Project Celebrity Shoe Auction which will run from November 13th to the 22nd. Among a host of celebrities who have donated autographed shoes are Rod Stewart, Ronnie Wood and Sir Tom Jones.

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The Small Steps Project is a UK charity. 100% of profits raised will go to help support barefoot children living on landfill, providing them with shoes, education, food, play and dignity.

Visit the Small Steps Website here 

UPDATE: Sold for £3400/$4550 (approx)

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Goodwood Speed Week

Mark will be performing ‘Going Home’ on Saturday 17th October at Goodwood Road & Racing SpeedWeek in honour of the late Formula One racing driver, Sir Stirling Moss. Tune into the livestream from 4:30pm BST on Saturday to watch the performance:

 https://speedweek.goodwood.com 

For more information about the racing events and online activities across the week, go to: https://www.goodwood.com/motorsport/goodwood-speedweek/

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BIA at number 2

Dire Straits top selling album Brothers in Arms has been voted No2 album of the 1980s in a BBC Radio 2 listeners poll.

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