Simon Le Bon - Motorbike enthusiasts including Duran Duran front-man SIMON LE BON, TV presenter RICHARD HAMMOND and former England Rugby Captain MIKE TINDALL MBE have joined forces to support the Bike4Life Festival. The annual motorbike festival helps raise money for the Midlands Air Ambulance Charity and the trio are urging riders across the region to sign up for the event on Sunday 26 April. BIKE 4 LIFE FESTIVAL 2015 will take place at the RAF Museum at Cosford and is preceded by a 23 mile Bike4Life 2015 Ride Out which will be led by seven times World Superbike Champion Carl Fogarty and Richard Hammond. The ride out will start out at 11.30am on Sunday 26th April from Meole Brace in Shrewsbury with 3,500 bikers expected to take to the roads in convoy before arriving at RAF Cosford where the festival will be under way. The event is organised to raise funds for the Midlands Air Ambulance Charity, while promoting road safety. LeBon, Hammond & Tindall, have pledged their support to help raise awareness of the event and the work of the Midlands Air Ambulance Charity. Simon Le Bon, lead singer of the iconic British rock band Duran Duran, who are currently completing work on their 14th studio album, has been a keen biker for many years. He didn't think twice about supporting the event and the Midlands Air Ambulance Charity. Le Bon who currently rides a 1968 Triumph Bonneville T120r, a 1997 Yamaha XT500 and a 1991 Ducati 888 SPS said; "Two of my biggest passions in life, next to music, have long been sailing and motorbikes, so I am thrilled to be able to support this year's Bike4Life event, alongside "Foggy", Richard Hammond and Mike Tindall and help raise valuable funds for the Midlands Air Ambulance Charity. The life-saving work that all of the UK's air ambulance services do, alongside the RAF/Royal Navy SAR helicopters teams, is vital - and like so many bike enthusiasts, I know the value of emergency medical care only too well. I am honoured to have been invited to get - United Kingdom - Wednesday 22nd April 2015
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The musician died on Thursday while away in Egypt.
Tributes are pouring in from fans and admirers following the death of Visage frontman Steve Strange, who died suddenly on Thursday (February 12th 2015) at the age of 55 while overseas in Egypt.
Steve Strange dies aged 55
The 80s icon suffered a heart attack while away in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, and though he was quickly rushed to a nearby hospital, it was confirmed that he had regretfully passed away later on in the day. It wasn't the first time he had experienced health issues recently though, having previously been hospitalised in Wales following breathing difficulties back in December 2014.
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