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Boby builder Clive Wright pictured at home with one of his many trophies

Boby builder Clive Wright pictured at home with one of his many trophies

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Clive Wright, aged 60, lives on Godfrey Drive, Kirk Hallam and works as a postman.

He was diagnosed with incurable melanoma in 2010. He has since undergone chemotherapy, radiotherapy and two stem cell transplants.

Where were you born and bred and where do you live now ?
I have always lived in Ilkeston.

What are your hobbies and interests?
I enjoy bodybuilding and going to Nottingham Forest games. 
Regular gym sessions help keep me feeling well and I work out four times a week for an hour and a half .

What is your favourite film and why?
One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest because it’s like being at work.

What is your biggest achievement in life?
My biggest achievement in life so far has been winning Mr Leicester and Mr Lincoln contests in 2008.

What are your hopes for the future of this area?
I would like to see buses back on Bath Street and a Primark in lkeston for my wife.

What is your favourite place to eat in Ilkeston ?
The Durham Ox on Durham Street.

Where is your favourite local place to go on a day trip?
The City Ground in Nottingham.

What is your idea of a perfect Saturday night?
I like to go out in Ilkeston with my better half. That’s my idea of a perfect Saturday night.

If you could change anything in Ilkeston what would it be ?
I would get the unemployed working instead of getting handouts.

What do you think your epitaph would say?
‘Now do you believe me?’

To read Clive’s story ‘Bodybuilder Clive in cancer pledge’ log onto www.ilkestonadvertiser.co.uk

He is pictured above with one of his many trophies.



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