Stan chart race launches in city

STANDARD Chartered Bank’s European boss Richard Holmes joined forces with Olympic gold medallist Jonathan Edwards (right), five-time paralympic gold medallist Noel Thatcher (left) and two-time paralympic silver medallist Libby Clegg yesterday to launch this year’s Great City Race, which takes place on 9 July. The team were on hand to highlight the work done by official race beneficiary Seeing is Believing, which aims to tackle avoidable blindness.