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Posted On: 14th November 2017

Double boost for little Angell who just wants to walk

A fundraising drive to help a four-year-old Newton Abbot to find his feet for the first time has received a major double boost. Little Elliott Angell needs life-changing surgery to allow him to walk and play football with his friends at Canada Hill Primary School. His family set up a fundraising page to help raise […]

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Posted On: 08th November 2017

Teenage girl who hasn’t eaten for three years because of rare medical condition shares her dream menu

Ylena Green can enjoy the taste of her favourite dishes, like her mum’s cheesecake, lasagne, and macaroni and cheese, by tasting but then needs to spit it out in to a napkin. Ylena Green could not tuck in to her Chinese takeaway, which she had ordered to celebrate her 18th birthday with friends, as she […]

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Posted On: 02nd November 2017

Fundraiser for teenager Ylena Lucy Green’s life-changing surgery

A Family is desperately trying to raise £90,000 to pay for their daughter’s neurosurgery abroad to treat her severe connective tissue disorder. For the past three years, Ylena Lucy Green, 18, has been struggling with Ehlers Danlos Syndrome (EDS), causing her to suffer painful dislocations in all her joints and affecting her digestive system. The […]

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Posted On: 02nd November 2017

Wasps Legends donate £2,500 to Just4Children

Wasps Legends Charitable Foundation, the past players network of Wasps, men and women, amateur and professional announced today that they have issued a small grant award of £2,500 to Just4Children. The £2,500 funding will be used to purchase specialist equipment, including a specialist bespoke fitted bath, for Owen Murphy. Owen has low core tone alongside […]

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Posted On: 28th October 2017

Girl who just wants to play with her twin sister needs £75,000 operation in America

Little Daisy Roberts is desperate for the life-changing op but her parents need to raise a huge amount of money because it is not provided on the NHS. A little girl who desperately wants to walk so she can play with her twin sister needs to travel to America for a life-changing operation. Little Daisy […]

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Posted On: 26th October 2017

Top John Frieda stylist Darren and his wife Benna refused to give up on their daughter Amber though she’d been starved of oxygen in the womb. They tell their incredible story…

When it comes to high-end hairdressing, few names are more instantly recognisable than John Frieda. He hasn’t cut hair in almost 25 years, but 13 bottles of his famous Frizz-Ease serum are sold every minute, and the clients listed on his website are the glamour-defining faces of their generation. Ergo, if you want to be […]

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Posted On: 23rd October 2017

Op will make life better for Elliott

Elliott Angell heads to Bristol next month for surgeons to assess whether he is suitable for life-changing surgery to reduce the symptoms of cerebral palsy. The youngster, who has just started school, suffers from spastic diplegic cerebral palsy after his brain was starved of oxygen at birth. It has left him unable to walk, but […]

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Posted On: 19th October 2017

Family looking to raise £60,000 for operation to help seven-year-old Sunni walk

An Ilford family is facing the daunting task of raising £60,000 in two years to fund an operation for a seven-year-old with cerebral palsy. The operation, called selective dorsal rhizotomy (SDR) is used to improve spasticity (or muscle stiffness) and will improve Sunni’s movement and walking. It is not funded by the NHS. Sunni’s aunt, […]

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Posted On: 15th October 2017

Mum fears brain-damaged twins will be ‘wheelchair-bound’ without op

Surgery is ‘the only real hope’ to stop Luke and Jack, four, being deformed for life, says their mother A mum fears her twins could be left deformed and wheelchair-bound for life without vital surgery not available on the NHS. Andrea Hickey, 44, from Stoneycroft, said her four-year-old sons, Luke and Jack suffered brain damage after […]

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Posted On: 01st October 2017

Super boy battling cerebral palsy steals hearts

Little Jackson Waddell won the Great Scottish Run before the starting gun was even fired on today’s big races. The six-year-old stole the hearts of crowds at the toddler dash event as he smiled through the mile-long course despite needing the help of a frame to walk. Jackson, who has cerebral palsy, was raising money to go to […]

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Posted On: 30th September 2017

Raising the bar for campaign to help Henry’s bid to walk

A Stafford family trying to raise cash to help their son fulfil his dream of walking unaided will hold a fund-raiser in the town on Saturday. Kerrie and Jacob Gibbs are trying to pull in £50,000 to fund life-changing surgery for their son Henry. He was diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy at the age of two […]

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Posted On: 29th September 2017

Elliott just wants to walk alongside his twin sister – Can you help?

Nationwide children’s charity has launched an online appeal to raise £75,000 to help a four-year-old boy from Newton Abbot to walk. Elliott Angell has just started at Canada Hill Primary school in Ogwell, and needs life-changing surgery. The charity Just4Children is trying to raise the money for the surgery including rehabilitation, therapies and equipment he may need […]

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