CONSERVATIVE Parliamentary candidate for Crewe and Nantwich Edward Timpson will be running the London marathon on Sunday in support of Save the Family.

Mr Timpson is hoping to raise more than £1,500 for the local charity that works to keep homeless families together.

He said: "The birth of our third child last month has meant that my training has been less intense than it should have been, but once again I'm looking forward to the challenge.

"I'm running for Save the Family because families should be supported whatever their circumstances, especially those who are most vulnerable."