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2015 Newlife News

TWINS GET SPECIALIST TOYS JUST IN TIME FOR CHRISTMAS

Dec 2015

Twin brothers from Telford, Shropshire, can look forward to a fun filled Christmas thanks to the loan of an Interactive Play Therapy Pod from Newlife Foundation for Disabled Children. Nine-year-old Robbie and Fraser Ludlow-Smith...

HOME FROM HOSPITAL – JUST IN TIME FOR CHRISTMAS

Dec 2015

Three-month-old Alex Ellis is being discharged from hospital just in time for Christmas, thanks to provision of a specialist bed by locally-based national charity Newlife Foundation for Disabled Children. Newlife is the UK's...

HAZEL IS SANTA'S DASHING STAR TURN

Dec 2015

Little Hazel Stockill was the dashing star turn at a fundraising event in Cannock. Hazel, who is aged three and has a rare chromosome disorder, took part in the sixth Newlife Santa Dash in Cannock town centre earlier this month...

SAM'S SPECIAL GIFT – JUST IN TIME FOR CHRISTMAS

Dec 2015

A specialist bed of his own will see 15-year-old Sam McLean sleeping in safety this Christmas. Sam, from South Queensferry in Edinburgh, has autistic spectrum disorder with challenging behaviours. Mum Kathryn McLean said: "We...

MYSTERY DONOR STEPS FORWARD TO HELP AKIRA – THANKS TO THE BOURNEMOUTH ECHO

Dec 2015

In the true spirit of Christmas, a mystery donor has responded to the urgent appeal to help 16-year-old Akira Jackson, as featured in the December 3 edition of The Bournemouth Echo. Now Akira, from Broadstone, can look forward...

SCOUT GROUP RAISE £400 AT FESTIVE FAIR

Dec 2015

The Christmas Fair which the 1st Chilwell and Attenborough Scouts held on the 12th December had an amazing turnout with Christmas Festivities in full swing. The Scouts raised an amazing £400 which will go towards funding...

HELPING HARRY PLAY

Dec 2015

A life-limited Burton-on-Trent two-year-old will receive an extra special Christmas present after a national children's disability charity helped his parents discover exactly what he responds to - just in time to tell Santa....

SPECIAL SEATING FOR A SPECIAL FOUR-YEAR-OLD

Dec 2015

Four-year-old Zachary Thropp is getting the specialist equipment he needs to ensure he is sitting comfortably and safely, thanks to fabulous fundraisers at Central England Co-operative. Zachary, from Grassmoor in Chesterfield,...

'HOME SWEET HOME' FOR SAUL THIS CHRISTMAS

Dec 2015

Christmas has come early for Aberdeenshire four-year-old Saul Shoebridge who now has the special bed he desperately needs to keep him safe through the night - funded thanks to the generosity of local people. With no awareness...

SAM'S SEATING – JUST IN TIME FOR CHRISTMAS

Dec 2015

A specialist seating system will see 13-year-old Samuel Wright ‘sitting pretty' this Christmas. Sam, from Belper in Derbyshire, has Cerebral Palsy, Epilepsy and a learning disability. Sam relies on a wheelchair for...

DERBY STUDENTS GET CREATIVE FOR CHARITY

Dec 2015

A Sixth Form in Derby which helps disabled children develop their skills, is getting creative to help charity Newlife Foundation for Disabled Children fund essential equipment for disabled children in Derbyshire. Horizon sixth...

FABULOUS FUNDRAISING GRANNY RAISES MONEY FOR NEWLIFE

Dec 2015

A Barnsley Granny has successfully raised £812 for disabled children's charity, Newlife Foundation, the UK's largest charitable provider of essential equipment to meet the specialist needs of children with disabilities...

SPECIALIST SAFETY EQUIPMENT – JUST IN TIME FOR CHRISTMAS

Dec 2015

Specialist safety equipment - a harness - will mean four-year-old Ryan Hill and his twin brother will be able to make the most of Christmas. Ryan, from Wigan, has global developmental delay and ADHD. He has no awareness of danger,...

READERS RESPOND TO APPEAL FOR YOUNG GRACE

Dec 2015

Thanks to the generous readers of the Daily Record/Dumfries and Galloway Standard, eight-year-old Grace Anderson will soon be getting the specialist seating she needs so she can relax at home with the rest of her family. Following...

LITTLE ALAYA CAN FINALLY TRAVEL IN SAFETY

Dec 2015

A specialist car seat has changed the lives of Alaya Miller and her family as travelling by car had become quite stressful for both the 11-month-old and her mum Yasmin Vickers-Hughes. A simple piece of specialist equipment means...

CAN YOU HELP KEEP MAX SAFE?

Dec 2015

A County Durham boy who can't walk, talk or sit without help needs a special height adjustable bed to keep him safe. Max Austin, aged nine, lives with his mum Leeann Harker and ten-month-old brother, Flynn, in the market...

LARA IS WALKING TALL

Dec 2015

Fourteen-year-old Lara Evans is walking tall - thanks to a simple piece of specialist equipment. Lara, from Queensferry in Deeside, has Cerebral Palsy which affects her mobility. Although she uses a wheelchair, following extensive...

HARNESSING THE FUN FOR IEUAN

Dec 2015

Seven-year-old Ieuan Silcox can now enjoy more fun days out with his family, thanks to provision of a specialist car harness to keep him safe. Ieuan - from Llanbradach, Caerphilly - has autism spectrum disorder; he is constantly...

CAR SEAT SAFETY FOR APRIL

Dec 2015

A simple piece of specialist equipment will mean four-year-old April Benton can travel to hospital appointments in safety. April, from Malton in North Yorkshire, has a complex movement disorder which means she can only walk...

BUGGY BOOST FOR LITTLE FINLAY

Dec 2015

A simple piece of specialist equipment will open up a world of opportunities for one-year-old Finlay Montague. Finlay, from Fareham in Hampshire, has a complex neurological condition that affects his mobility and causes developmental...

NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE FAMILY RAISES AN AMAZING £1000

Dec 2015

Hazel Thompson from Newcastle-Upon-Tyne was determined that her Coffee Morning would be a success and she was able to raise £1000 with the help from family and friends. Hazel decided to raise funds for Newlife Foundation...

KIWANIS' SUPPORT IS TEE-RIFFIC FOR DISABLED MALAKAI, AGED TEN

Dec 2015

A successful charity golf event organised by Rockingham Forest Kiwanis is helping two local disabled children get the essential specialist equipment they need for everyday life. The Wellingborough-based group donated £4,283...

SPECIAL BED TO KEEP LITTLE LEXI SAFE AT NIGHT

Dec 2015

Six-year-old Lexi Tattall from Muswell Hill can now sleep in safety, thanks to a specialist bed donated by Newlife Foundation for Disabled Children and Marks and Spencer. The equipment - at a cost of £6,483 - will take...

SANTA SURPRISE . . .

Dec 2015

A group of disabled children have been treated to an early Santa Surprise at the luxury Carden Park Hotel in Cheshire. The hotel hosted the party on behalf of the Morgan Foundation which is currently working in partnership with...

CAN YOU HELP GRADY SIT IN COMFORT?

Dec 2015

A 12-year-old Northamptonshire boy who has no ability to sit, stand or walk needs a special chair to help him sit in safety and comfort when he visits his grandparent's house for respite care. Grady Stevenson has involuntary...

A CHANCE FOR GRACE TO RELAX IN COMFORT

Dec 2015

Eight-year-old Grace Anderson needs specialist seating so she can relax at home with the rest of her family, instead of having to go to bed. Grace, from Dumfries, has Rett Syndrome, a condition that means she is totally reliant...

DON'T FORGET TO TUNE IN . . .

Dec 2015

Don't forget to tune in to the BBC Radio 4 charity appeal on Sunday 13 December, when TV presenter Jon Bentley will be representing Cannock-based Newlife Foundation for Disabled Children. Newlife is the UK's largest...

LOCAL WAITROSE RAISES OVER £300 TO HELP CHILDREN IN NEED WITHIN SOUTH YORKSHIRE

Nov 2015

A big ‘thank you' goes to the local Waitrose in Ecclesall Road, Sheffield. They raised £330 as part of the Waitrose Community Matters Scheme, which will help ensure Rotherham girl Lily May gets the bed she urgently...

URGENT APPEAL FOR RAPHAEL

Nov 2015

A children's disability charity is appealing for local heroes to help fund an urgently needed specialist car seat for two-year-old Raphael so he can get to his hospital appointments and visit family and friends in safety,...

LITTLE ETHAN CAN NOW TRAVEL SAFELY, THANKS TO HIS NEW 'THRONE'

Nov 2015

A severely autistic Winchester four-year-old and his family can finally enjoy getting out and about safely in the family car after the urgent delivery of a special car seat from the UK's leading children's disability...

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR TOYS R US COLLECTION

Nov 2015

We're looking for volunteers to help with a collection and activity day at Toys R Us at Wyvern Retail Park in Derby on Saturday 19th December. There will also be a magician there from 11am to 1pm. If you would like to volunteer...

£2,600 DONATED FROM CHARITY QUIZ

Nov 2015

Quiz teams from local businesses in Derby, including Else Solicitors, Smith Cooper Accountants and Dains Accountants, took part in HSBC's annual Charity Quiz and raised £2,600 for Newlife Foundation for Disabled Children....

BEDTIME BLISS FOR DILLAN

Nov 2015

Ten-year-old Dillan Skinner from Bainsford in Falkirk, will soon be sleeping is safety, thanks to a specialist bed donated by Newlife Foundation for Disabled Children. A partnership between Newlife Foundation and Marks &...

TRAFFORD COLLEGE RAISE OVER £300 FOR NEWLIFE

Nov 2015

Students at Trafford College in Altrincham have raised over £300 to help children with disabilities or terminal illness in Greater Manchester. The students sold jewellery and handmade Christmas cards, as well as holding...

PERFORMING ARTS SCHOOL RAISE £500 FOR NEWLIFE

Nov 2015

Talented students at 13 Performing Arts School in Manchester donated £500 from fundraising as part of its annual presentation day. The students helped out on various stalls selling refreshments and jewellery, as well as...

POST YOUR CHRISTMAS CARDS AND SUPPORT NEWLIFE

Nov 2015

This year, Newlife Foundation for Disabled Children has been chosen as one of the supporting charities as part of The Wirral Scout & Guide Charity Post. Simply buy the special charity stamps for 30p from participating outlets...

CAN YOU HELP HARRY?

Nov 2015

A Wakefield teenager with Quadriplegic Cerebral Palsy and a ‘magnificent smile' only has his moulded wheelchair to sit in at home - and urgently needs a special seat to help him enjoy the simple pleasure of relaxing...

SUSSEX BOY FEATURED IN BBC RADIO 4 APPEAL

Nov 2015

Little Rhys Sullivan, from Heathfield in East Sussex, is being featured in a BBC Radio 4 charity appeal in December. Rhys, who is now 17 months old, spent the first nine months of his life in hospital due to the genetic disorder...

SUPERSTORE HOSTS SUPER FUNDRAISERS

Nov 2015

Tesco superstore in McConnell Drive, Wolverton, Milton Keynes, has helped raise £476 to support a disabled eight-year-old in Buckinghamshire. The store played host to a group of fabulous fundraisers this month (November)...

CUTTLESTONES STEPS IN TO HELP LITTLE MILLIE

Nov 2015

Little Millie Emery is the latest in a long list of local children with disabilities to get the specialist equipment they need with the help of auctioneers Cuttlestones. The Penkridge and Wolverhampton based auction house supports...

WORCESTERSHIRE FREEMASONS DONATE £2,000 TO NEWLIFE

Nov 2015

The Worcestershire Freemasons kindly donated £2,000 to Newlife Foundation for Disabled Children from its Masonic Ladies Night Dinner Dance, which also included a raffle and sparkle party. The £2,000 donation will...

CAN YOU HELP THEO GET THE BEST SEAT IN THE HOUSE

Nov 2015

Settling down to watch your favourite film is one of life's simple pleasures - little Theo Oakley loves nothing more. But rather than relaxing in a comfortable chair, the six-year-old from Southampton, has to sit in his...

HELP GIVE RILEY A PEACEFUL NIGHT'S SLEEP

Nov 2015

Like all teenagers, Riley Price needs his sleep. But a good night's rest is just a dream for the 14-year-old, who is currently having to sleep on a mattress on the floor. Riley Price from Kettering, Northamptonshire, has...

NOTTINGHAM UNIVERSITY STUDENTS LEND A HELPING HAND

Nov 2015

Nottingham students are mobilising across the city later this month, to help raise urgently needed funds to support local children with disabilities and terminal illness. The week commencing November 23 will see University of...

CHLOE NEEDS SAFE SEATING TO HELP RECOVER FROM SEIZURES

Nov 2015

Four-year-old Chloe Yip urgently needs specialist seating so she has somewhere safe and comfortable to sit at home, especially while she is recovering from one of her several daily seizures. Chloe, from the Sighthill area of...

HELP GIVE EVIE THE SPECIAL TRAVEL BED SHE NEEDS

Nov 2015

A Brighton six-year-old with Cerebral Palsy needs a special travel bed to help keep her safe at night when she is away from home, so she can enjoy important respite care, visit relatives and take breaks away with her family....

HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS SUPPORTS NEWLIFE

Nov 2015

Holiday Inn Express in Tamworth has raised £78 from a collection for Newlife Foundation. All money raised will help children with disabilities or terminal illness and their families in Staffordshire. If you're interested...

RAPHAEL CAN NOW TAKE HIS WHEELS ON THE BUS

Nov 2015

A stroll in the park, a trip to feed the ducks, a bus ride to the shops - all outings many children enjoy, and many of us take being able to do these simple things for granted. For nine year old Raphael and his family, these...

NEW BED KEEPS TENBURY TEEN SAFE

Nov 2015

Any parent wants to keep their child safe, but how do you protect your child from themselves?! When 17-year-old Andrew Dicken started self-harming he wasn't able to tell his parents why - so they made the difficult decision...

LOCAL HEROES NEEDED TO HELP SAMUEL SLEEP IN SAFETY WHILE AWAY FROM HOME

Nov 2015

A young Cwmbran boy is in urgent need of a specialist bed which will mean he can sleep in safety away from home, and enable him to visit his grandparents. Three-year-old Samuel Wilmot from Cwmbran, Torfaen, has a condition that...

WYEVALE GARDEN CENTRE SUPPORTS NEWLIFE

Nov 2015

We'd like to thank volunteers Diane Rochelle and Trist Meacham for holding a collection at Wyevale Garden Centre in Shenstone to help raise funds for children with disabilities or terminal illness and their families in Staffordshire....

BRIGHOUSE KNITTER DONATES CHRISTMAS COLLECTABLES

Nov 2015

Regular knitter, Julie Collins, from Brighouse, has donated some knitted festive collectables to be sold, along with other knitted items from our supporters, at various fundraising events and craft fairs throughout the year in...

FINLEY CAN GO OUT WITHOUT RISK - THANKS TO THE EMERGENCY LOAN OF A SPECIAL BUGGY

Nov 2015

A life-limited Hampshire one-year-old can now go out in safety, thanks to the ‘life changing' emergency loan of a special buggy which gives him all the support he needs to minimise pain, help him breathe properly and...

SCOUT GROUP HOLD FESTIVE FAIR TO SUPPORT NEWLIFE

Nov 2015

The 1st Chilwell and Attenborough Scouts are getting in the Christmas spirit to support Newlife Foundation by holding a Christmas Fair on Saturday 12th December. The Christmas fair, taking place from 12pm until 4pm at the Scout...

HELP NEWLIFE FOUNDATION WIN THE STARBUCKS RED CUP GRANT WITH THE #REDCUPCHEER CHALLENGE

Nov 2015

Newlife Foundation was chosen to take part in the Starbucks Red Cup Challenge running from the 16th November - 6th December. Supporters will need to make as much social noise as possible and join neighbourly.com to take part...

JOHN LEWIS DONATES £2580 TO NEWLIFE

Nov 2015

John Lewis stores in the Trafford Centre and in Handworth have donated a combined total of £2,580 through its Community Matters scheme to Newlife Foundation for Disabled Children. Every three months, the stores donate £3,000...

HOIST HELPS CONNOR ENJOY LIFE

Nov 2015

It's the simple things in life that make all the difference - for 14-year-old Connor Griffith the simple pleasure of having a carpet picnic with his family in his living room is the one thing that he has enjoyed the most...

NEW BUGGY TO HELP GET MADDIE MOBILE

Nov 2015

A simple trip to the shops has been a real struggle for five-year-old Maddie Barrow and her mum. But a new special buggy means that Maddie and her mum can enjoy spending quality mother daughter time together. Maddie, from Cannock...

PLAY THERAPY POD SERVICE EXTENDED

Nov 2015

At Newlife we always seem to find an innovative new way to help - and from today (November 17) we are pleased to announce our Play Therapy Pods are now available to help children under the age of three. We are now able to loan...

SLEEP SAFETY FOR SEVEN-YEAR-OLD NAOMI

Nov 2015

Seven-year-old Naomi Mortimer, from Kirriemuir in Angus, needs specialist equipment so she can spend more time with her grandparents. Naomi has complex health issues which affect her mobility; she is also partially sighted...

OBSESSIONS SPARKLE FOR NEWLIFE

Nov 2015

Hair & Beauty salon Obsessions in Tamworth have raised £157 by holding a sparkle party to raise money for children with disabilities or terminal illness in Staffordshire. If you're interested in volunteering your...

ASH END HOUSE CHILDREN'S FARM SUPPORTS NEWLIFE

Nov 2015

Ash End House Children's Farm in Middleton, near Tamworth, has raised £168 from a collection for Newlife Foundation. All money raised will help children with disabilities or terminal illness and their families in Staffordshire....

AN EMERGENCY SPECIAL BED LOAN MEANS MORGAN IS SAFE THROUGH THE NIGHT

Nov 2015

The emergency loan of a special bed is keeping an 11-year-old Aberdeenshire girl safe through the night as she is unable to break the sides and damage essential equipment to help her breathe. Morgan Shewan from Inverurie has...

HELP STANLEY DISCOVER A WORLD OF POSSIBILITIES

Nov 2015

A profoundly deaf six-year-old from Littlehampton needs your help to receive special radio aids which would help keep him safe, improve his understanding of the world around him and allow him to join in games with his friends....

HELP NEEDED TO EASE JACOB'S PAIN

Nov 2015

For two-year-old Jacob Carter, a trip to London with his parents isn't a treat - it's a necessity. It isn't an enjoyable journey for the Hertfordshire toddler, whose rare condition means he must attend weekly appointments...

SUPERSTORE HOSTS SUPER FUNDRAISERS

Nov 2015

Tesco superstore in McConnell Drive, Wolverton, Milton Keynes, will be playing host to a group of fabulous fundraisers later this month who are helping provide specialist equipment for eight-year-old Sophie from Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire....

HOLLYBUSH GARDEN CENTRE SUPPORT NEWLIFE

Nov 2015

The Hollybush Garden Centre on Warstone Road in Shareshill is supporting Newlife over the festive period with bucket collections. All money raised will help children with disabilities or terminal illness and their families in...

A SAFE SPACE FOR SAMUEL

Nov 2015

Six-year-old Samuel will be able to sleep in safety - thanks to provision of a simple piece of specialist disability equipment funded by fabulous local fundraisers at Central England Co-operative. Samuel, from Stourbridge,...

SPINNINGFIELDS WAITROSE SUPPORTS NEWLIFE

Nov 2015

Throughout November you can help support Newlife Foundation at the Waitrose branch at Spinningfields, as the charity has been selected as part of the Waitrose Community Matters scheme. Every month the branch on Bridge Street...

BRAMHALL UNITED REFORM CHURCH GET CRAFTY FOR NEWLIFE

Nov 2015

Supporters at Bramhall United Reform Church raised £373 by holding an Autumn Craft fundraising event to help children with disabilities or terminal illness in Greater Manchester. The Knitter Natter group at the church have...

FANTASTIC FUNDRAISING AT KRISPY KREME

Nov 2015

We'd like to thank Jamie and his team at Krispy Kreme for holding a spooktacular Halloween fundraising event at their flagship Trafford Park restaurant in Manchester, to help raise money for Newlife Foundation. Customers...

SPECIAL SUPPORT FOR A SPECIAL LITTLE GIRL

Nov 2015

A simple piece of specialist equipment means nine-year-old Anya Bhatti has somewhere to sit at home where she can be safe and that helps reduce the risk of choking. Anya, from Stetchford, has a degenerative condition that affects...

HELP KEEP HARRISON SAFE

Nov 2015

Being able to take your child out in safety is something that many of us would consider our right, but for Harrison Brown's family this right is slipping further and further away. All they need is a simple piece of equipment...

NEW SEAT GIVES HOLLY COMFORT

Nov 2015

A leading disability charity has helped a Staffordshire toddler find comfort at home, by providing her with an innovative seat called a P-Pod. Two-year-old Holly Shaw has developmental delay, problems with her hearing and Epilepsy...

SAKI'S SCOOTER JOY

Nov 2015

A simple piece of specialist equipment means 15-year-old Dionysios Roussos can make the most of life at home in Barnsley. Dionysios - known to family and friends as Saki - has a congenital heart and lung condition; he has undergone...

COLLECTION CAN PLACED IN CALVERTON STORE

Nov 2015

We've placed a collection can at the Wheelers Convenience Store in Calverton in Nottinghamshire. Any money raised will help children with disabilities or terminal illness and their families in Nottinghamshire. If you're...

LOCAL CONCERT RAISES MONEY FOR DISABLED CHILDREN IN DERBYSHIRE

Nov 2015

The Musical Favourites concert at Derby Cathedral on Friday October 16 raised over £4,500 to help children with disabilities and terminal illness in Derbyshire. Every penny raised will be used by Newlife Foundation for...

FATHER AND DAUGHTER ENJOY QUALITY TIME IN COMFORT

Nov 2015

Eighteen-year-old Lottie Johnson has Cerebral Palsy and she has no functional use of her arms or legs. A new mobile hoist means she can finally be transferred in and out of her wheelchair in safety. Lottie, who lives in Sheffield,...

FABULOUS FUNDRAISERS HELP LITTLE ELISHA

Nov 2015

A simple piece of specialist equipment will soon be keeping little Elisha Mae Clarke safe and comfortable on car journeys - thanks to fabulous fundraisers in West Yorkshire. Two local people have come forward to donate to the...

WOLLATON WAITROSE DONATES £500 TO NEWLIFE

Nov 2015

Waitrose in Wollaton donated £300 through its Community Matters scheme to Newlife Foundation for Disabled Children. Every month the branch on Trowell Road donates £1,000 between three local good causes and recently...

CHOIR EVENING RAISES £700 FOR NEWLIFE

Oct 2015

The Close Harmony Choir have raised £700 by holding an evening of music and song at Trinity Methodist Church in Leicester. Every penny raised on the night will support Newlife Foundation for Disabled Children, and help...

OLIVER MOTIVATES BUCKINGHAMSHIRE TO HELP COUNTY'S DISABLED CHILDREN

Oct 2015

Buckinghamshire performance and motivational coach Oliver Mansfield is championing the needs of disabled and terminally ill children in the county, by becoming an ‘ambassador' for a leading charity. Oliver, aged 34...

JOIN THE NEWLIFE SUITCASE EXCHANGE 2015

Oct 2015

Jet setters whose suitcases have seen better days are being invited to trade them in for charity. Luggage retailer Antler has partnered with Newlife Foundation, the UK's leading charity provider of specialist equipment for...

ALASTAIR'S SANTA DASH CHALLENGE

Oct 2015

You may have dreamed of ‘beating The Banker' on TV game show Deal Or No Deal - but this is your opportunity to ‘Beat The Bank'. More specifically, to beat Bank Bar and Lounge owner Alastair Payne in this...

CHESTER BOY TO GET THE INDEPENDENCE HE CRAVES

Oct 2015

A nine-year-old boy from Chester will soon be able get around independently thanks to a new powered wheelchair. Finlay Woodcock-Daniels has Cerebral Palsy, which has resulted in him needing to use a wheelchair. Finlay is able...

PARRANDA SALSA GROUP SPARKLE FOR NEWLIFE

Oct 2015

Salsa group Parranda, who meet regularly at different venues across the country, are holding jewellery sales to help raise money for Newlife Foundation for Disabled Children. The group recently held a jewellery sale at Niagara...

WHEELCHAIR WISH FOR 'LAUGHTER AND JOY'

Oct 2015

A Sheffield family are looking forward to the ‘laughter and joy' that a hi-tech wheelchair would bring to four-year-old Zoe Robinson. Zoe, from the Crookes area of the city, has Cerebral Palsy. She currently uses a...

BUGGY BOOST FOR ROSIE

Oct 2015

Little Rosie Chapple will be three in December - and a specialist buggy to get her out and about would make her birthday complete. Rosie, from the Fishers Green area of Stevenage, has a genetic condition affecting the nervous...

FRANCESCA'S SITTING PRETTY

Oct 2015

Being able to take our children out and about in safety is something many of us take completely for granted. However, for three-year-old Francesca's parents, it isn't that simple. But thanks to a special car seat provided...

FANGTASTIC FUNDRAISING WITH KRISPY KREME

Oct 2015

Devilishly delicious donut company, Krispy Kreme, will be holding a spooktacular Halloween fundraising event at their flagship Trafford Park restaurant in Manchester on Thursday, October 29th. The event will be raising money...

MARATHON EFFORT TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE

Oct 2015

Two dedicated members of staff at Newlife Foundation for Disabled Children decided to go that extra mile when they took part in the Morrison's Great Birmingham Run at the weekend. Chris Fielding, the Deputy Community Fundraising...

MARATHON EFFORT TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE

Oct 2015

Two dedicated members of staff at Newlife Foundation for Disabled Children decided to go that extra mile when they took part in the Morrison's Great Birmingham Run at the weekend. Chris Fielding, the Deputy Community Fundraising...

A WALKER MEANS FREEDOM FOR SOPHIE

Oct 2015

A ‘feisty and determined' teenager with cerebral palsy has received a new walker to give her as much freedom as possible and improve her mobility - which will mean less time in hospital and away from her family. Sophie...

NEWLIFE FASHION STORE TO OPEN IN HEANOR

Oct 2015

Fashion bargain hunters will have a new destination to flock to with the opening of a low cost fashion store in Heanor, which will provide all the latest looks for the whole family. The Newlife store will be located at 8 Market...

NEWLIFE CELEBRATES SENDING OUT 2000 PLAY THERAPY PODS ACROSS THE UK

Oct 2015

Newlife's Play Therapy Pod service provides specialist toys that can be therapeutic, developmental and enjoyed by the whole family, on a short-term loan basis. We operate this as a free service, because we believe that early...

HELP CHLOE SLEEP SAFELY

Oct 2015

Local heroes are needed to ensure a Chepstow teenager can have the special bed she needs to sleep safely at night. Chloe Jenkins, aged 16, has Epilepsy as well as difficulty understanding danger and has some challenging behaviours...

EOIN AND JOSEPH ARE STARR FUNDRAISERS

Oct 2015

Fabulous fundraisers Eoin and Joseph Murray got to clown around with Circus Starr's resident funnyman Chico Rico when the Big Top rolled into town last week (October 11). Brothers Eoin and Joseph joined family and friends...

LEICESTERSHIRE AND RUTLAND FREEMASONS DONATE £1,500 TO NEWLIFE

Oct 2015

The Leicestershire and Rutland Freemasons kindly donated £1,500 to Newlife Foundation for Disabled Children during its grant award ceremony at Freemasons' Hall, Leicestershire, where 24 local charities were gifted...

JON BENTLEY ANNOUNCED FOR BBC RADIO 4 APPEAL

Oct 2015

Newlife Foundation for Disabled Children is delighted to reveal that it has been selected for a prestigious Radio 4 charity appeal. Newlife Foundation - based in Hemlock Way, Cannock - is the UK's largest charity provider...

THINKING OF VOLUNTEERING?

Oct 2015

The University of Derby, on Kedleston Road, is holding a Volunteering Fair on Wednesday 4 and Thursday 5 November from 10am - 3pm. Students, staff and public are all invited to visit the Newlife stand on the Wednesday to find...

EVIE-ANNE JOINS THE CIRCUS STARS

Oct 2015

Five-year-old Evie-Anne Peel from Meriden joined her family and hundreds of other guests under the Big Top at Circus Starr in Nuneaton last week (October 9). Mum Michelle Peel said: "Evie-Anne was a little poorly, but...

EVIE-ANNE JOINS THE CIRCUS STARS

Oct 2015

Five-year-old Evie-Anne Peel from Meriden joined her family and hundreds of other guests under the Big Top at Circus Starr in Nuneaton last week (October 9). Mum Michelle Peel said: "Evie-Anne was a little poorly, but...

CAR SEAT COMFORT FOR LITTLE HAWWA

Oct 2015

A specialist car seat is all little Hawwa Choudhary needs so she can travel in safety and comfort. But because of her complex health needs, this equipment is costing £2,223 - and there is no local statutory funding available...

GROBY CO-OP'S HALLOWEEN FUNDRAISING

Oct 2015

As part of The Co-operative Food in Groby's ongoing fundraising efforts for Newlife Foundation for Disabled Children, staff are holding a ‘Guess the Name of the Lizard' competition in the run up to Halloween....

BUCKINGHAMSHIRE VOLUNTEERS RAISE NEARLY £400 FOR NEWLIFE

Oct 2015

Volunteers Elly Hance and Rosemary Skinner, from Holy Trinity Church in Deanshanger, have raised £380 as part of their ongoing fundraising efforts for children with disabilities or terminal illness in Buckinghamshire. The...

WHEELCHAIR INDEPENDENCE FOR LITTLE LEON

Oct 2015

Three-year-old Leon Hart from Greater Manchester can look forward to more independence and being able to play in the garden with his brother and sisters, thanks to a hi-tech wheelchair donated by Newlife Foundation for Disabled...

A STRETCH IN TIME FOR HAYDON

Oct 2015

At the end of the school day and after many hours in his wheelchair, 13-year-old Haydon Lloyd can now looking forward to stretching out in comfort at home - thanks to provision of a specialist chair. Haydon, from Silverdale in...

BUGGY BOOSTS FAMILY TIME TOGETHER

Oct 2015

A simple piece of equipment - a specialist buggy - means that little Alexander Atkinson, from Sheffield, can enjoy valuable moments with his family. Alexander - who was one earlier this month (October) - has a complex and life-limiting...

FOREST HOLIDAYS RAISE OVER £1,000 FROM 24 HOUR TRIATHLON CHALLENGE

Oct 2015

Well done to colleagues at Forest Holidays, based in Derbyshire, for raising over £1,000 after completing a Triathlon in just under 24 hours, covering 721 miles. Support Centre staff took part in the Triathlon, combining...

NEWLIFE NEEDS YOU!

Oct 2015

Do you want to give something back to your local community? Then we are looking for you! Newlife Foundation, the UK's largest charity funder of specialist equipment for children with disabilities and terminal illness, is...

LOCAL SUPPORT FOR TEN-YEAR-OLD GRACE

Oct 2015

A large donation is one of several that is helping a leading children's disability charity provide specialist equipment for disabled ten-year-old Grace Hitchens from Bingley. Grace, from the Gilstead area of the town, has...

FUNDRAISING MUM SAYS £800 'THANK YOU' TO CHARITY THAT IS HELPING HER SON

Oct 2015

Fabulous fundraiser Rachel Stead from Humberston in Lincolnshire has said an £800 ‘thank you' to the leading children's disability charity which has helped her son George. Rachel joined a group of friends...

LITTLE RILEY MEETS THE CIRCUS STARS

Oct 2015

Young Riley Pugh enjoyed all the fun of the circus in Wolverhampton last night (Wednesday) - with his face painted as Spiderman! Riley, who is almost seven and lives in Coseley, was invited along to Circus Starr with his mum...

CIRCUS STARRS

Oct 2015

The Thomas family from Morda near Oswestry enjoyed a great night out at the circus earlier this week, thanks to Newlife working in partnership with Circus Starr. The show, which was in Shrewsbury on Monday, showcases world-class...

JOIN NEWLIFE FOR FESTIVE FUNDRAISING FUN

Oct 2015

A trio of fabulous fundraisers will be raising money for Newlife and getting into the festive spirit in the process at the Cannock Christmas light switch on, held on Friday, November 13. Kathryn Davis, Debbie Woodcock and Sue...

JOIN NEWLIFE FOR FESTIVE FUNDRAISING FUN

Oct 2015

A trio of fabulous fundraisers will be raising money for Newlife and getting into the festive spirit in the process at the Cannock Christmas light switch on, held on Friday, November 13. Kathryn Davis, Debbie Woodcock and Sue...

WAITROSE FOUR OAKS SUPPORTS NEWLIFE

Oct 2015

Waitrose Four Oaks in Sutton Coldfield donated £293 through its Community Matters scheme to Newlife Foundation for Disabled Children. Every month the branch at Highgate Centre donates £1,000 between three local good...

BBC Radio 4 Appeal

Oct 2015

We are delighted to reveal that Newlife Foundation has been selected for a prestigious Radio 4 charity appeal, which will be broadcast at 7.55am and 9.26pm on Sunday 13 December. Newlife National Head of Fundraising, Michael...

NEWLIFE SUPPORTS HOSPICE CARE WEEK

Oct 2015

Monday, October 5 marked the start of Hospice Care Week. At Newlife, we are committed to working in close collaboration with hospices around the country to ensure terminally ill children have the right equipment at the right...

COLLECTION HELD AT WYEVALE GARDEN CENTRE

Oct 2015

Newlife Fundraiser Keleigh Tomlinson visited Wyevale Garden Centre in Stratford-upon-Avon to hold a collection and increase awareness of Newlife. The garden centre on Black Hill are working alongside Keleigh to make more people...

WORCESTERSHIRE SUPPORTER GETS KNITTING TO SUPPORT NEWLIFE

Oct 2015

Christine Billington, from Worcestershire, has been busy knitting a range of collectables which will be sold, along with other knitted items from our supporters, at various fundraising events and craft fairs throughout the year...

CAR SEAT IS CRUCIAL TO HELP KEEP REILLY SAFE

Oct 2015

A £750 piece of specialist disability equipment is all that stands between two-year-old Reilly McCarthy and being able to travel in safety. Reilly, from Torrisholme in Lancaster, has Cerebral Palsy which has left him with...

CAN YOU HELP THREE-YEAR-OLD SAUL STAY SAFE THROUGH THE NIGHT?

Oct 2015

Aberdeen three-year-old Saul Shoebridge is awake for most of the night, but as he has no awareness of danger and a high pain threshold, it means his mum must also stay awake to watch over him. The six month loan of a special...

FABULOUS FUNDRAISERS RUSH TO HELP LITTLE RAYA

Oct 2015

Thanks to coverage in the Yorkshire Evening Post (September 18 and 19), one-year-old Raya Grimes from Armley in Leeds will soon be getting the specialist seating she so desperately needs. Raya experiences around 200 seizures...

CAN YOU HELP THREE-YEAR-OLD SAUL STAY SAFE THROUGH THE NIGHT?

Oct 2015

Aberdeen three-year-old Saul Shoebridge is awake for most of the night, but as he has no awareness of danger and a high pain threshold, it means his mum must also stay awake to watch over him. The six month loan of a special...

WALTON LE DALE WAITROSE SUPPORTS NEWLIFE

Oct 2015

Waitrose in Walton-le-Dale donated £500 through its Community Matters scheme to Newlife Foundation for Disabled Children. Every month the branch at Capitol Centre donates £1,000 between three local good causes and...

FOREST HOLIDAYS TAKE ON 24 HOUR TRIATHLON CHALLENGE

Oct 2015

Colleagues at Forest Holidays, based in Derbyshire, will be undertaking a triathlon in 24 hours, covering 721 miles, in aid of Newlife Foundation. There will be 33 people taking part in the Triathlon, combining the mileage from...

DERBY STUDENT SPARKLES FOR NEWLIFE

Sep 2015

Georgina Day, a student at Landau Forte College in Derby, has been holding numerous sparkle parties to raise money for Newlife Foundation. Georgina has been raising money to help children with disabilities or terminal illness...

STARBUCKS HAVE 'BEAN' BUSY SUPPORTING NEWLIFE

Sep 2015

Massive thank you to Starbucks across the Midlands for placing collection cans in 17 of their stores in aid of Newlife. They are also planning on holding other fun events to raise money, such as guess the name of the teddy. All...

ROLL UP, ROLL UP . . . AND HELP LOCAL DISABLED CHILDREN

Sep 2015

Circus Starr rolls into Milton Keynes on Sunday 11 October to give local disabled children the chance to see its world-class acts in a relaxed Big Top atmosphere. Among the audiences will be volunteers from Newlife Foundation...

ROLL UP, ROLL UP . . . AND HELP LOCAL DISABLED CHILDREN

Sep 2015

Circus Starr rolls into Milton Keynes on Sunday 11 October to give local disabled children the chance to see its world-class acts in a relaxed Big Top atmosphere. Among the audiences will be volunteers from Newlife Foundation...

HOTEL HOLDS CLOTHES SALE FOR NEWLIFE

Sep 2015

The Castle Hotel in Tamworth is celebrating choosing Newlife as their Charity of the Year by holding a clothes sale to raise money for children with disabilities or terminal illness in the West Midlands. You can grab some fantastic...

HELP BETHANY SIT IN COMFORT AND SAFETY WITH HER FAMILY

Sep 2015

A seven-year-old Erdington girl needs your help so she can enjoy sitting in comfort and safety with the rest of her family. A rare brain disorder has left Bethany Danbury with no means to communicate apart from her family understanding...

LICHFIELD WAITROSE SUPPORTS NEWLIFE

Sep 2015

Waitrose in Lichfield donated £470 through its Community Matters scheme to Newlife Foundation for Disabled Children. Every month the branch at Darwin Park donates £1,000 between three local good causes and in June...

HORIZONS STUDENTS CREATE JEWELLERY GIFTS BAG

Sep 2015

Students in the second year of the Horizons 6th Form in Derby, based at The Guildhall, have been working together to create and sell gift bags from boxes of jewellery supplied by Newlife. Each month the group will spend three...

LITTLE EVIE-ANNE MEETS THE CIRCUS STARS

Sep 2015

When Circus Starr rolls into Nuneaton on Friday October 9, little Evie-Anne Peel will be at the head of the queue with her family to meet some of the acts. Five-year-old Evie-Anne, from Meriden, is just one of thousands of disabled...

RILEY MEETS THE CIRCUS STARS

Sep 2015

When Circus Starr rolls into Wolverhampton on Wednesday October 7, young Riley Pugh will be at the head of the queue with his family to meet some of the acts. Riley, who is almost seven and lives in Coseley, is just one of thousands...

NEWLIFE CAMPAIGNING FOR CHANGE: THE RIGHT EQUIPMENT AT THE RIGHT TIME FOR DISABLED CHILDREN

Sep 2015

We are leading the way to highlight the plight of disabled and terminally ill children who, through a lack of equipment, are left in pain, at risk and unsupported. This important issue has now been highlighted by Fiona Smith,...

LITTLE WILLIAM MEETS THE CIRCUS STARS

Sep 2015

When Circus Starr rolls into Shrewsbury on Monday October 5, little William Thomas will be at the head of the queue with his family to meet some of the acts. Four-year-old William, from Morda near Oswestry, is just one of thousands...

DERBYSHIRE DAREDEVILS JUMP TO IT TO HELP DISABLED CHILDREN

Sep 2015

Five daredevil fundraisers from Derbyshire raised over £1,000 for Newlife after jumping 10,000 feet out of a plane at Langer Airfield in Nottinghamshire. Wanda, Kayleigh, Matt and Ledean from Barclays and Javen from Else...

ROTARY CLUB STEPS IN TO HELP YOUNG JONATHAN

Sep 2015

Fabulous fundraisers at Bury St Edmunds' Abbey Rotary Club have come to the aid of local boy Jonathan Phipps, who urgently needs a specialist lightweight all-terrain buggy so he can get out and about in the Suffolk countryside....

“CHARLIE IS NO LONGER A PRISONER IN HIS OWN HOME”

Sep 2015

A six-year-old Cannock boy is now able to get to vital appointments as well as being able to go to school and attend fun family activities away from home, all thanks to a new specialist buggy. On average Charlie Squire has 13...

WHAT A DIFFERENCE A YEAR MAKES . . .

Sep 2015

A year since the launch of a specialist fund to support children with disabilities and terminal illness in Devon - and Sam's Legacy has raised more than £9,000 and helped fund vital equipment for a dozen children in...

ROLL UP, ROLL UP . . . AND HELP LOCAL DISABLED CHILDREN

Sep 2015

Great Yarmouth duo David Bersconi and Ian Cade have raised £1,000 to help local children with disabilities and terminal illness. Earlier this month (September), David, 53, and Ian, 48, took part in the trans-Europe Motoscape...

TRIO SKYDIVE FOR DISABLED CHILDREN

Sep 2015

THREE LADIES used to the more tranquil setting of Frank Innes Property Sales and Lettings in Uttoxeter decided to spice up their weekend by jumping out of a plane at 10,000 feet speeding through the air at up to 120 mph. The...

TRIO SKYDIVE FOR DISABLED CHILDREN

Sep 2015

THREE LADIES used to the more tranquil setting of Frank Innes Property Sales and Lettings in Uttoxeter decided to spice up their weekend by jumping out of a plane at 10,000 feet speeding through the air at up to 120 mph. The...

'LOCAL HEROES' NEEDED TO GET BEHIND FUNDRAISING APPEAL FOR EIGHT-YEAR-OLD JACK

Sep 2015

Specialist seating is urgently needed for eight-year-old Jack Weir from Corstorphine in Edinburgh. Jack already has Cerebral Palsy, which affects his mobility, and Epilepsy. In addition, he has recently been diagnosed with Scoliosis,...

BRIGHOUSE KNITTER DONATES HALLOWEEN COLLECTABLES

Sep 2015

Julie Collins, from Brighouse, has donated some knitted collectables, including two spooky witches for Halloween. These collectables, along with other knitted items from our supporters, will be sold at various fundraising events...

BURY ABBEY ROTARY CLUB FUND BUGGY FOR DENHAM BOY

Sep 2015

Bury St Edmunds Abbey Rotary Club have kindly donated £1,273 to fund the outstanding cost of a buggy for Jonathan Phipps, a young boy in need from Denham. The Rotary Club contacted Newlife to find out how they can support...

PERFECT SETTING FOR THE REGIONS FINEST VOICES

Sep 2015

Enjoy some of the regions finest voices in a perfect setting and help disabled and terminally ill children in Derbyshire. On Friday October 16 at 7:15pm, Derby Cathedral glistening after a £750,000 refurbishment, will host...

IS A CHAIR TOO MUCH TO ASK?

Sep 2015

One-year-old Raya Grimes experiences around 200 seizures each day and her parents urgently need specialist seating for their home so their little girl can sit in safety - rather than having to spend hours lying on cushions on...

CIRCUS PROVIDES 'TOP' SUPPORT FOR NEWLIFE

Sep 2015

Circus Starr, the circus with a purpose, have supported Newlife during its Autumn Tour and have given free tickets to local families helped by Newlife. Families that have received help from Newlife were invited to performances...

COMMUNITY HOOKS AND NEEDLES GET KNITTING FOR NEWLIFE

Sep 2015

Knitting group, Community Hooks and Needles, from Stifford Clays, near Grays, have been busy knitting a range of toys which will be sold, along with other knitted items from our supporters, at various fundraising events and craft...

FUNDRAISERS RAISE AWARENESS AT RAG CONFERENCE

Sep 2015

Newlife Regional Fundraising and Awareness Managers, David Reeves and Caroline Artschan, attended the RAG Conference 2015 at the University of Leeds campus. David and Caroline were running a stand to raise awareness of Newlife...

KEEP MATILDA SAFE

Sep 2015

Your help is needed so a seven-year-old Corsham girl can get the special car seat that is needed to keep her safe and comfortable on car journeys. Matilda Carter has a number of conditions that affect her each and every day....

LIBBI IS WALKING TALL WITH HELP FROM FABULOUS FUNDRAISERS

Sep 2015

Five-year-old Libbi-Faith Dudley from Birmingham now has an opportunity for more independence, thanks to the fabulous fundraisers at local Central England Co-operative stores. Libbi, who lives with her parents and 11-year-old...

SEAT SUPPORT FOR RIA

Sep 2015

Fabulous fundraising at the Central England Co-operative store in Groby is helping local girl Ria Thomas get the specialist seat she needs for her powered wheelchair. Ria, aged 12 and from nearby Thorpe Astley, has Quadriplegic...

'LOCAL HEROES' GET BEHIND FUNDRAISING APPEAL FOR FOUR-YEAR-OLD HOLLY

Sep 2015

Specialist seating is the difference between being in pain and relaxing in peace for four-year-old Holly Clarke from Thornhill in Dumfries and Galloway. Holly, one of twins, has Spastic Quadriplegic Cerebral Palsy (due to Hypoxia...

NEWLIFE MARKET DRAYTON STORE CROWNED BEST MEDIEVAL WINDOW

Sep 2015

Congratulations to the staff at the Newlife store in Market Drayton for winning the best dressed window competition as part of the town's Medieval (Damson) Fayre on Saturday 5th September. The Market Drayton store, which...

LITTLE MARY MEETS THE CIRCUS STARS

Sep 2015

When Circus Starr rolls into Macclesfield on Wednesday (September 9), little Mary Allen will be at the head of the queue with her family to meet some of the acts. Twenty-month-old Mary, from Nantwich, is just one of thousands...

DERBY COLLEGE NCS TEAM RAISE OVER £900 FOR NEWLIFE

Sep 2015

The National Citizen Service team called ‘Ignite' from Derby College have raised over £900 for children with disabilities or terminal illness in Derbyshire. The team completed various fundraising activities to...

ROTHERHAM FUN DAY RAISES OVER £500

Sep 2015

Newlife supporters in South Yorkshire raised over £500 for Newlife at Lily-May's Big Fun Day at the Ruddles Centre in Braithwell, Rotherham. There were cake and jewellery sales, games, a bouncy castle and South Yorkshire...

DERBY VOLUNTEERS SUPPORT NEWLIFE AT TOYS R US

Sep 2015

Volunteers Iwona and Zaneta raised over £120 through a collection at Toys R Us in Derby to raise money for Newlife Foundation. They've also planned a fun day at the store on Wyvern Way on 19th December with a magician...

WOLLATON WAITROSE SUPPORTS NEWLIFE

Sep 2015

Throughout September you can help support Newlife Foundation at the Waitrose branch in Wollaton, as the charity has been selected as part of the Waitrose Community Matters scheme. Every month the branch in Trowell Road donates...

HELP CONNOR GET AROUND

Sep 2015

A teenager from Farnborough needs a manual wheelchair so he can attend important medical appointments and find the independence he needs at home. A leading charity for under-19s with disabilities is appealing to the people of...

WANTED: LOCAL HERO TO HELP DISABLED EIGHT-YEAR-OLD

Sep 2015

A leading children's disability charity is looking for a local hero who can help eight-year-old Millie Froggett make the most of her limited mobility, boosting her confidence and supporting her health needs. Millie, from...

HERO NEEDED TO HELP FOUR-YEAR-OLD RUBY

Sep 2015

A leading children's disability charity is looking for a local hero who can help four-year-old Ruby Joslin-Smith sleep in safety. After mum Rachael Todd from Bromley Common found her young daughter hanging by her neck...

HERO NEEDED TO HELP TEN-YEAR-OLD GRACE

Sep 2015

A leading children's disability charity is looking for a local hero who can help ten-year-old Grace Hitchens maintain her health and give her new opportunities to join in activities with her twin sister. Grace, from the...

WILLIAM NEEDS YOUR HELP

Sep 2015

Your help is needed to give a seven-year-old Stoke boy the opportunity to sit independently in comfort and safety in his own home. William Mardling has a number of disorders that have caused development delays. He struggles to...

VISIT THE FARNWORTH FAMILY FUN DAY TO SUPPORT NEWLIFE

Sep 2015

Join the community and visit the Farnworth Family Fun Day taking place at Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Farnworth, on Sunday 13th September to support Newlife Foundation. The fun day, organised by Maureen Hampson, is taking place...

SUMMER FUN FOR MAISIE, THANKS TO SIMPLE PIECE OF SPECIALIST EQUIPMENT

Sep 2015

Four-year-old Maisie Holmes will be able to indulge her fascination for fish - thanks to provision of a simple piece of specialist disability equipment funded by fabulous local fundraisers at Central England Co-operative. Maisie,...

MACCLESFIELD CIRCUS COLLECTION – WEDNESDAY 9TH SEPTEMBER

Sep 2015

Keep a look out for Newlife volunteers with their collecting cans at the Circus Starr show, South Park, Macclesfield on Wednesday 9th September. Our volunteers will be manning the collection to help raise money to continue our...

SUPPORT STOCKPORT FUNDRAISERS IN ZIPWIRE CHALLENGE

Sep 2015

Fundraiser Emily Lewis, as well as her colleagues from Fairhurst Estates & Red Rock Facilities team, have been busy fundraising towards their Snowdon Zipwire challenge for Newlife Foundation. So far, the team have already...

WIGAN SANTANDER FUNDRAISING DAY – FRIDAY 4TH SEPTEMBER

Sep 2015

Fundraiser Paul Hudson, Branch Manager of Santander Leigh, will be holding a fundraising day on Friday 4th September between 10am and 4pm to raise awareness and funds for Newlife Foundation. The event, including a raffle, bucket...

FLEETWOOD ASDA SUPPORTS NEWLIFE

Sep 2015

Asda in Fleetwood donated £200 through its Green Token Panel scheme to Newlife Foundation for Disabled Children. Every two months, the store on Cop Lane chooses three local good causes to support and customers are given...

THORNTON VOLUNTEERS ADD A LITTLE SPARKLE TO HELP CHILDREN IN LANCASHIRE

Sep 2015

Volunteers Audrey Minshull and her 11-year-old granddaughter Katie Taylor sold jewellery, knitted and craft items to raise money for Newlife Foundation as part of the 1st Community Fun Day in Thornton. All money raised will go...

GIVE SAMUEL A “LIFE CHANGING OPPORTUNITY”

Sep 2015

Your help is needed to give a young Cwmbran boy the opportunity to sleep away from home in safety. Samuel Wilmot has a condition that requires constant supervision to ensure his safety, he has no sense of danger and cannot communicate....

NEWLIFE LAUNCHES THE SUMMER 2015 MAGAZINE

Aug 2015

Cannock based charity Newlife Foundation for Disabled Children has launched its Summer Edition of the Newlife Magazine. Key highlights of the new edition include stories about the growing number of children we've helped,...

HELP LUCY DO WHAT WE TAKE FOR GRANTED

Aug 2015

A teenage Portsmouth girl needs your help to do what most of us take for granted - sit comfortably with her family. Lucy Gudgeon, has a condition that impacts on her physical and learning ability and also has epilepsy. Due to...

FOREST HOLIDAYS DRIVES UP £7,500 FOR NEWLIFE

Aug 2015

Forest Holidays have raised over £7,500 for children with disabilities or terminal illness in Derbyshire. Forest holidays have been holding various fundraising events throughout the year, including a Golf Day and car boot...

CHOIR EVENING AIMS TO RAISE FUNDS FOR NEWLIFE

Aug 2015

The Close Harmony Choir are holding an evening of music and song at Trinity Methodist Church, Narborough Road, Leicester on 19th September. Every penny raised on the night will support Newlife Foundation for Disabled Children,...

DERBY COLLEGE NCS TEAM 'IGNITE' FUNDS FOR NEWLIFE

Aug 2015

The National Citizen Service team called ‘Ignite' from Derby College are completing various fundraising activities to raise money for children with disabilities or terminal illness in Derbyshire. Their fundraising...

RISLEY PUB HOLDS FUN DAY TO SUPPORT NEWLIFE

Aug 2015

The Risley Park pub held a fun day to raise nearly £300 for Newlife Foundation. The fun day included cake sales, clothing & jewellery stalls, a bouncy castle, BBQ, magician, Elsa and Jack Sparrow look-a-likes, a DJ...

RISLEY PUB HOLDS FUN DAY TO SUPPORT NEWLIFE

Aug 2015

The Risley Park pub held a fun day to raise nearly £300 for Newlife Foundation. The fun day included cake sales, clothing & jewellery stalls, a bouncy castle, BBQ, magician, Elsa and Jack Sparrow look-a-likes, a DJ...

GIVE FAITH THE SLEEP SHE DESPERATELY NEEDS

Aug 2015

Your help is needed to enable a young Harlington girl to sleep properly and prevent postural deformities and hip dislocation. Three-year-old Faith Reid-Mitchell has cerebral palsy affecting all four limbs and is unable to sit...

HAPPY MAYA NOW TRAVELS SAFELY

Aug 2015

Morecambe girl Maya Polak has got the specialist car seat she needed and is now able to get out and about in the community and attend hospital appointments in safety. Her previous car seat was unsafe for her and fellow passengers...

DERBY CATHEDRAL CONCERT AIMS TO RAISE FUNDS FOR NEWLIFE

Aug 2015

Join Sonara singers and the Eastwood Collieries male voice choir and guests for an evening of music in the beautifully refurbished Derby cathedral. The Musical Favourites concert is taking place at 7.15pm on Friday 16th October....

CHARLIE-MARIE NEEDS YOUR HELP

Aug 2015

Charlie-Marie needs your help to enable her to use essential medical splints while also being able to integrate with her family and get around out of the house in safety. Eighteen-year-old Charlie-Marie French from Droitwich,...

HELP RILEY SIT COMFORTABLY AND SAFELY

Aug 2015

Five-year-old Riley Smithers from Newcastle has complex needs. To ensure he is not in constant pain when he sits or eats, Riley needs a special seat that will support him properly. Leading charity Newlife Foundation for Disabled...

COLLECTION CAN PLACED AT BP GAILEY

Aug 2015

We've placed a collection can at the BP Station in Gailey to help raise money for children with disabilities or terminal illness and their families in Staffordshire. If you're interested in volunteering your time to...

HELP PRESTON GET OUT AND ABOUT

Aug 2015

Your help is needed to enable a young Sheffield boy to get out and about in safety. Nine-year-old Preston Sims has a genetic condition which will get worse over time. He experiences acute paralysis, loss of reflexes, is unable...

BRIGHOUSE SUPPORTER GETS KNITTING TO SUPPORT NEWLIFE

Aug 2015

Julie Collins, from Brighouse, has been busy knitting a range of toys which will be sold, along with other knitted items from our supporters, at various fundraising events and craft fairs throughout the year in aid of Newlife....

TORPOINT SUPPORTER GETS CRAFTY TO SUPPORT NEWLIFE

Aug 2015

Newlife supporter Michala Newman, from Torpoint, has been busy making decorative hair comb slides and rings to be sold in aid of Newlife Foundation. These pretty accessories, along with other handmade items from our supporters,...

HELP COURTNEY HEAR AT SCHOOL

Aug 2015

Seven-year-old Courtney Ward from North Manchester struggles to hear speech above any other noises in the background and her condition makes it difficult to listen to her teacher in the classroom. A leading charity for children...

TOM'S NOW ABLE TO EXPERIENCE THE GREAT OUTDOORS

Aug 2015

A ten-year-old Holywell boy can now experience the outdoors safely and easily thanks to a specialised all-terrain buggy. Tom Hughes has learning difficulties, he can crawl and cruise along furniture, but has no awareness of danger...

STIFFORD CLAYS KNITTING GROUP SUPPORT NEWLIFE

Aug 2015

Knitting group, Community Hooks and Needles, from Stifford Clays, near Grays, have been busy knitting to help raise money for Newlife Foundation. Community Hooks and Needles, started by community builder Teresa O'Keefe,...

WILMSLOW KNITTING GROUP SUPPORT NEWLIFE

Aug 2015

A group of Newlife supporters in Wilmslow have been busy knitting Newlife nurses to help raise money for children with disabilities or terminal illness in Greater Manchester. The Knitter Natter group meet on a weekly basis at...

FAMILIES LIVES TRANSFORMED

Aug 2015

Loui Legend Heath now has the specialised buggy he needs to carry all of his essential medical equipment when he goes outside. His mum Karly says it has "transformed" their lives. Now his family are asking the people...

MALTBY ADD A LITTLE SPARKLE TO HELP CHILDREN IN SOUTH YORKSHIRE

Aug 2015

Newlife Fundraiser for South Yorkshire, Caroline Artschan, attended a craft and jewellery sale at the Bevan Crescent Community Centre in Maltby to raise money for children with disabilities or terminal illness in South Yorkshire....

CAR SAFETY PLEA FOR LITTLE ELISHA

Aug 2015

A simple piece of specialist equipment is all that is needed to keep little Elisha Mae Clarke safe and comfortable on car journeys - and Newlife Foundation for Disabled Children is appealing to local people in West Yorkshire...

HI-TECH BOOST FOR HARRY'S INDEPENDENCE

Aug 2015

Essex teenager Harry Luxton is getting the chance to be more independent, thanks to a hi-tech wheelchair donated by a leading children's disability charity with support from Marks and Spencer. The 15-year-old, who lives...

SAFETY SEATING FOR TWO-YEAR-OLD JAMES

Aug 2015

South Yorkshire youngster James Gibbins is now able to sit in comfort and safety, thanks to specialist seating donated by a leading children's disability charity with support from Marks and Spencer. The two-year-old, who...

ABIGAIL, 14, INDEPENDENT FOR THE FIRST TIME

Aug 2015

A 14-year-old Liverpool girl can now get around independently and has the freedom to play with friends thanks to specialist equipment motorising her manual wheelchair. Abigail Ward, who no longer walks, has a condition that affects...

'ACHEEVA' WILL HELP LITTLE HARRY ACHIEVE MORE AT SCHOOL

Aug 2015

Little Harry Durbin from Barwick in Elmet near Leeds will be enjoying school life a lot more when he returns for the new term, thanks to a specialist piece of equipment. Six-year-old Harry, a pupil at Penny Field School in Leeds,...

HEMYOCK MAN RUNS, CYCLES AND KAYAKS 105 MILES FOR DEVON CHILDREN

Aug 2015

A Hemyock man will run, cycle and kayak a gruelling 105 miles in a Scottish coast to coast race from Nairn to Glencoe for children with disabilities. Private airline steward Chris Kenny, 34, will swap his polished shoes, suit,...

CAR BOOT STALL RAISES £69 FOR NEWLIFE

Aug 2015

Fundraiser Elly Hance from Holy Trinity Church in Deanshanger raised £69 for Newlife Foundation from her stall at a car boot sale. This is part of the ongoing fundraising efforts of members of Holy Trinity Church, as they...

CAR SAFETY PLEA FOR LITTLE CHLOE

Aug 2015

A simple piece of specialist equipment is all that is needed to keep little Chloe Body safe and comfortable on car journeys - and Newlife Foundation for Disabled Children is appealing to local people in Kent to help. Chloe, aged...

JUMP TO IT AND HELP DISABLED CHILDREN

Aug 2015

Would you take the plunge to raise money to help local children with disabilities and terminal illness? Newlife Foundation - the UK's leading charity funder of specialist equipment for children with disabilities and terminal...

JUMP TO IT AND HELP DISABLED CHILDREN

Aug 2015

Would you take the plunge to raise money to help local children with disabilities and terminal illness? Newlife Foundation - the UK's leading charity funder of specialist equipment for children with disabilities and terminal...

JUMP TO IT AND HELP DISABLED CHILDREN

Aug 2015

Would you take the plunge to raise money to help local children with disabilities and terminal illness? Newlife Foundation - the UK's leading charity funder of specialist equipment for children with disabilities and terminal...

SUPPORT NEWLIFE AT JOHN LEWIS IN THE TRAFFORD CENTRE

Aug 2015

From the 1st August 2015, you can help support Newlife Foundation at the John Lewis store in the Trafford Centre, as the charity has been selected as part of the Community Matters scheme. Every three months, the shop donates...

SUPPORT NEWLIFE AT JOHN LEWIS IN CHEADLE

Aug 2015

From the 1st August 2015, you can help support Newlife Foundation at the John Lewis store in Cheadle, as the charity has been selected as part of the Community Matters scheme. Every three months, the shop donates £3,000...

WHEELCHAIR FREEDOM FOR YOUNG WILLIAM

Jul 2015

Twelve-year-old William Edkins is getting the essential specialist equipment he needs, with help from fabulous local fundraisers who have supported the Newlife Local Wiltshire Fund. William, from Mere, is getting a lightweight...

CALLING ALL POLITICIANS TO 'COUNT ME IN'

Jul 2015

Thirteen year old Chris is leading the way on behalf of disabled children across the UK, calling on national and local government to ‘Count me in' when it comes to providing vital services such as equipment. Newlife...

GABRIEL WILL SOON BE SITTING COMFORTABLY – THANKS TO FABULOUS LOCAL FUNDRAISERS

Jul 2015

Fabulous local fundraisers are helping six-year-old Gabriel McBryan get the specialist equipment he needs so he can sit in comfort - and safety - at home in Kirkintilloch. Newlife Foundation for Disabled Children - the largest...

HELP FOR HENRY – AT A STROKE . . .

Jul 2015

Firefighter Steve Vincent took the plunge at Castle Vale swimming pool at the weekend (Saturday 25 July) to raise money to help a Birmingham boy get the specialist bed he needs so he can sleep in safety. Steve, an Area Commander...

COLLECTION CAN PLACED IN LONG EATON PUB

Jul 2015

We've placed a collection can at the Blue Bell Bass House, Long Eaton, in Nottinghamshire. Any money raised will help UK children with disabilities or terminal illness and their families in Nottinghamshire. If you're...

WALKDEN ROTARY CLUB DONATE £400 TO NEWLIFE

Jul 2015

Walkden Rotary Club have kindly donated a cheque for £400 to Newlife to be spent on a Play Therapy Pod in Greater Manchester. President of Walkden Rotary Club, Emma Turnbull, presented the cheque to Regional Fundraising...

SIMPLE PIECE OF SPECIALIST EQUIPMENT OPENS UP NEW OPPORTUNITIES FOR LITTLE PHOEBE

Jul 2015

Overnight stays with grandparents are a regular treat for many young children, but little Phoebe Matthews has been denied this simple pleasure - until now. The three-year-old from Ely is getting a specialist travel bed, thanks...

HULL PARENTS ASK FOR HELP

Jul 2015

Layton got the specialised car seat he needed to enable his family to take him to important hospital appointments safely. Now his family are asking the people of the East Riding of Yorkshire to help local children with disabilities...

PRECIOUS MEMORIES FOR MERSEYSIDE FAMILY

Jul 2015

A surprise dinner with Cinderella was the highlight of a special trip to Disneyland Paris for life-limited teenager Holly Smallman, creating memories her Merseyside family will treasure forever. Like many girls, 13-year-old Holly...

FYLDE COAST CO-OP RAISES NEARLY £300 FOR NEWLIFE

Jul 2015

Fylde Coast Co-op Funeralcare raised £291 as part of the Tram Sunday event in Fleetwood. The volunteers sold jewellery, knitted and craft items, as well as holding a guess the length of the Buddhist Hearse competition All...

BUXTON WAITROSE SUPPORTS NEWLIFE

Jul 2015

Waitrose in Buxton donated £525 through its Community Matters scheme to Newlife Foundation for Disabled Children - its biggest donation of the year! Every month the branch at Spring Garden Centre donates £1,000 between...

SPECIALIST BUGGY IS A CONFIDENCE BOOSTER

Jul 2015

A simple piece of specialist equipment - provided with support from fabulous local fundraisers - means three-year-old Frankie Harkness is making more of life's opportunities. Frankie, from Westerhope in Newcastle, has autism...

LUKE NOW TRAVELS IN COMFORT AND SAFETY

Jul 2015

A five-year-old boy from Kingswinford is now able to travel safely and attend important hospital appointments thanks to a new specialist car seat. Weighing just 2lb 5oz Luke Powers was born extremely prematurely at 26 weeks....

GADGET STAR WANTS TO BE COVERED IN GUNGE

Jul 2015

Gadget Show presenter Jon Bentley is so impressed with Cannock based charity Newlife Foundation for Disabled Children that he is prepared to be covered in gunge or pelted with custard pies for a very good cause. The midlands...

CHARITY 'LIFELINE' FOR HULL FAMILY

Jul 2015

Mum Claire Shillito, from Analby in Hull, says: "Newlife Foundation for Disabled Children threw me a lifeline when they provided my son Declan with a specialist buggy so I could finally get him out and about." Declan,...

EURO BANGER CHALLENGE TO HELP LOCAL CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES

Jul 2015

Great Yarmouth duo David Bersconi and Ian Cade are taking on a banger challenge, driving from England to Italy in five days, to raise money to help local children with disabilities and terminal illness. David, 52, and Ian, 46,...

MALTBY ACADEMY SPARKLE FOR NEWLIFE

Jul 2015

Students at Maltby Academy in Rotherham held a jewellery sale and arranged a sponsored walk to raise money for Newlife Foundation, which has been chosen as its Charity of the Year. The year 10 students, from Bede House, painted...

FYLDE COAST CO-OP HOLD CRAFT SALE FOR NEWLIFE – 19TH JULY

Jul 2015

Visit the Fylde Coast Co-op Funeralcare craft sale outside St Mary's Church in Fleetwood on Sunday 19th July to help raise money for Newlife Foundation. They will be selling jewellery, knitted and craft items as part of...

BED BOOST FOR TEENAGER BEN

Jul 2015

Fourteen-year-old Benjamin Lloyd has Cerebral Palsy, a neurological condition that affects his movement and co-ordination. He is now able to sleep more comfortably and help his parents care for him, thanks to a specialist bed....

FAMILY HAPPY NOW ABBIE IS OUT AND ABOUT

Jul 2015

A young girl from Bootle is now able to get out into the community and attend important hospital appointments thanks to a new specialist car seat. Six-year-old Abbie Hughes has four limb dystonic Cerebral Palsy with limited head...

CHASE ROCKS SPARKLES

Jul 2015

A week of fun was had by all at the Cannock Chase High School CHASEFEST culminating in Chase Rocks out on the school field on a day where staff and pupils raised £401 for specialist equipment for children with disabilities...

BROWNIES' SINGATHON HITS ALL THE RIGHT NOTES FOR VILLAGE FUNDRAISING INITIATIVE

Jul 2015

The 1st Old Stratford Brownie Pack in Deanshanger has joined a village fundraising initiative, donating £203 to help local disabled twins get the specialist seating they urgently need. Brown Owl Julie Atkinson said: "We...

BROWNIES' SINGATHON HITS ALL THE RIGHT NOTES FOR VILLAGE FUNDRAISING INITIATIVE

Jul 2015

The 1st Old Stratford Brownie Pack in Deanshanger has joined a village fundraising initiative, donating £203 to help local disabled twins get the specialist seating they urgently need. Brown Owl Julie Atkinson said: "We...

YORKSHIRE'S DEDICATED NEWLIFE FUNDRAISER

Jul 2015

A dedicated fundraiser and campaigner with many years of experience has become the Yorkshire Regional Fundraising Awareness Manager with national charity Newlife Foundation for Disabled Children. Caroline Artschan, from Rotherham,...

YORKSHIRE'S DEDICATED NEWLIFE FUNDRAISER

Jul 2015

A dedicated fundraiser and campaigner with many years of experience has become the Yorkshire Regional Fundraising Awareness Manager with national charity Newlife Foundation for Disabled Children. Caroline Artschan, from Rotherham,...

YORKSHIRE'S DEDICATED NEWLIFE FUNDRAISER

Jul 2015

A dedicated fundraiser and campaigner with many years of experience has become the Yorkshire Regional Fundraising Awareness Manager with national charity Newlife Foundation for Disabled Children. Caroline Artschan, from Rotherham,...

YORKSHIRE'S DEDICATED NEWLIFE FUNDRAISER

Jul 2015

A dedicated fundraiser and campaigner with many years of experience has become the Yorkshire Regional Fundraising Awareness Manager with national charity Newlife Foundation for Disabled Children. Caroline Artschan, from Rotherham,...

SAFETY FIRST FOR FEARLESS RYAN

Jul 2015

Two simple items of specialist equipment are helping to keep eight-year-old Ryan Weidum safe from harm - and giving his family peace of mind. A video monitor and magnetic car harness, costing a combined £634, mean he can...

UNIVERSITY COLLEGE LONDON RAG SOCIETY DONATE £3,120 TO NEWLIFE

Jul 2015

University College London RAG Society have kindly donated £3,120 to Newlife to be spent on specialist equipment for children with disabilities or terminal illness and their families in Greater London. The £3,120 comes...

ARM SUPPORTS MEAN TEENAGER SAM CAN HOLD ON TO HIS INDEPENDENCE

Jul 2015

Fifteen-year-old Sam Ardley is getting specialist equipment so he can do the sort of everyday things that most teenagers take for granted, thanks to help from fabulous fundraisers at Central England Co-operative stores in Leicestershire....

HELP LEROY SIT PAIN FREE

Jul 2015

A Newcastle-upon-Tyne mum has been battling to get special equipment for her 11-year-old son who has cerebral palsy and needs supportive seating to keep him safe and help stop his curvature of the spine worsening. Leroy Gibb...

KEEPING ALEXANDER SAFE AND SOUND AT NIGHT

Jul 2015

A desperate Highlands couple whose eldest son has a rare developmental disorder were forced to create their own homemade safe tent for their son to sleep in as their local statutory services were unable to provide a specialist...

NIGHT-TIME IS NO LONGER A NIGHTMARE FOR LITTLE ALFIE AND HIS FAMILY

Jul 2015

A Walsall mum who had to keep watch over her five-year-old son so he would be safe at night is finally able to go back to her own bedroom after Newlife Foundation for Disabled Children provided the special equipment her son so...

CAR SEAT COMFORT AT LAST FOR LITTLE OLIVIA

Jul 2015

Car journeys are no longer a painful experience for seven-year-old Olivia Sherwin, thanks to provision of a specialist safety seat. Olivia, from Ashtead in Surrey, has a degenerative condition which affects her body and limbs....

WHEELCHAIR HAS GIVEN JONATHON HIS LIFE BACK

Jul 2015

A teenage boy in Cornwall, who was virtually housebound for two years, has ‘got his life back' thanks to a new hi-tech wheelchair provided by Newlife Foundation for Disabled Children. Jonathon Inkin, aged 16, lives...

SUPPORT NEWLIFE AT ASDA

Jul 2015

Newlife Foundation has been selected as one of three charities to go on the Asda Green Token Panel scheme at the Fleetwood store from the 1st July until 31st August 2015. How does it work? Customers are given tokens at the till...

FREE DESKS AVAILABLE FOR STAFFORDSHIRE ORGANISATIONS

Jun 2015

Free desks are being offered to schools, charities, churches and other groups in Staffordshire who may need them - but anyone interested will have to snap them up quickly. Up to 20 modern desks in good condition are being offered...

EDGWARE AND STANMORE ROTARY CLUB DONATE £2,000 TO NEWLIFE

Jun 2015

Edgware and Stanmore Rotary Club have kindly donated a cheque for £2,000 to Newlife to be spent on specialist equipment for children with disabilities or terminal illness and their families in Greater London. Head of Community...

TAMWORTH TOYS R US SUPPORT NEWLIFE

Jun 2015

Toys R Us in Tamworth have raised £183 so far through collection cans to help children with disabilities or terminal illness in Staffordshire. Toys R Us Store manager, Julie Nwosu said: "We would like to take this...

WE'RE LOOKING FOR SOCIAL MEDIA VOLUNTEERS #INSTANTHERO

Jun 2015

Do you live on Facebook? Can't go 10 minutes without a Tweet? Would you be lost without your smartphone or laptop? Then we need you… Newlife is the UK’s largest charity funder of children’s specialist...

TORPOINT SUPPORTER CONTINUES TO GET CRAFTY TO SUPPORT NEWLIFE

Jun 2015

Newlife supporter Michala Newman, from Torpoint, has sent in more of her hand made jewellery to be sold in aid of Newlife Foundation. These fabulous earrings and bracelets, along with other handmade items from our supporters,...

“UPLIFTING AND ENTERTAINING” CONCERT RAISES FUNDS FOR CHILDREN

Jun 2015

A wealth of musical talent in concert performing at St John's Church, Newhall was both "uplifting and entertaining" with the added bonus of raising £280 for children with disabilities in Derbyshire. Musical...

ETWALL AND HILTON ROTARY CLUB DONATE £2,500 TO NEWLIFE

Jun 2015

Etwall and Hilton Rotary Club have kindly given Newlife a cheque for £2,500 to be spent on specialist equipment for children with disabilities or terminal illness and their families in Derbyshire. The £2,500 cheque...

BRIGHOUSE SUPPORTER CONTINUES TO GET CRAFTY TO SUPPORT NEWLIFE

Jun 2015

Regular donator Julie Collins, from Brighouse, has knitted a range of toys, including a rapper, ballerina, super boy & girl and Pod the Tooth Pixie who comes with his own little note stating he will protect and look after...

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR CANNOCK CRAFT SALE – SATURDAY 11TH JULY

Jun 2015

We are looking for friendly and enthusiastic volunteers to help man our stall and sell our beautiful jewellery and crafts on Saturday 11th July from 9am-3pm in Cannock. The craft sale will be taking place at Cannock Shopping...

HARRY WILL SOON BE ABLE TO SLEEP SAFELY

Jun 2015

A young boy from Telford will soon be comfortable at night and able to sleep safely thanks to a new specialist bed system. Harry Evans has severe autism, ADHD, Epilepsy and hypertonia. He has a limited attention span of a few...

BARCLAYS IN NOTTINGHAM SPARKLE FOR NEWLIFE

Jun 2015

Barclays held a Sparkle Party Sale at its Nottingham City Centre branch to raise money for Newlife Foundation. Any money raised will go towards helping children with disabilities or terminal illness in Nottinghamshire. Newlife...

TAMWORTH SANTANDER SPARKLE FOR NEWLIFE

Jun 2015

Tamworth Santander held a Sparkle Party Sale at the Castle Hotel to raise money for Newlife Foundation. This sparkle party is part of the ongoing fundraising efforts from Tamworth Santander. So far, it's raised a total of...

SPINNINGFIELDS WAITROSE SUPPORTS NEWLIFE

Jun 2015

Waitrose at Spinningsfields donated £190 through its Community Matters scheme to Newlife Foundation for disabled children. Every month the branch at Spinningfields donates £1000 between three local good causes and...

HELP CHILDREN LIKE MACY

Jun 2015

Ten-year-old Huddersfield girl Macy Robinson will soon be able to travel safely and attend vital hospital appointments thanks to the imminent arrival of a specialist car seat from Newlife foundation for children with disabilities....

NEWLIFE LAUNCHES COUNTY APPEAL TO CHANGE CHILDREN'S LIVES – JUST LIKE AMBER

Jun 2015

The family of Cardross girl Amber Heath are backing the launch of an appeal to provide specialist equipment for children with disabilities in Argyll and Bute. Amber's mum is so pleased with the specialist bed that Newlife...

WORKERS CELEBRATE COMPANY MILESTONE CYCLING TO RAISE MONEY FOR CHILDREN

Jun 2015

Six cyclists from a Gailey garden centre successfully completed a 105-mile ride to Milton Keynes celebrating a significant company anniversary and raising money for children with disabilities. Dobbies who serve 18 million people...

BEST FOOT FORWARD TO HELP DISABLED CHILDREN

Jun 2015

Central England Co-operative's Bakewell supermarket manager Wayne Ingham joined 19 colleagues, friends and family on a seven-mile sponsored walk in the Peak District to raise £450 to help disabled children in Derbyshire....

BUGGY BOOST FOR JONATHAN

Jun 2015

The Phipps family love getting out into the local Suffolk countryside, but it's getting harder and harder to access the great outdoors as wheelchair-reliant son Jonathan gets bigger. Jonathan, from Denham near Bury St Edmunds,...

A MILLION STEPS TOWARDS A MILLION POUNDS

Jun 2015

Colleagues at 17 Central England Co-operative stores across Birmingham have been ‘taking steps' to help raise £1million to support children with disabilities and terminal illness. Central England Co-operative...

HELP LUCY SEE THE OUTSIDE WORLD

Jun 2015

The family of Northampton girl Lucy Tinant are asking for your help with Lucy and other children with disabilities or terminal illness in Northampton. Newlife Foundation for Disabled Children has already helped 160 children in...

SHOPPERS INCENTIVE CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE TO LOCAL CHILDREN

Jun 2015

A local charity for children with disabilities has been chosen by Waitrose in Lichfield as one of three charities to receive donations from the store as part of the supermarkets Community Matters scheme. Every month the branch...

DURHAM TEENAGER IS A CHAMPION

Jun 2015

A Durham teenager is the youngest person to be awarded the title of Charity Champion by a national charity for children with disabilities. Newlife Foundation granted 14-year-old Nicola Clarke the award due to her hard work and...

MAGNIFICENT SEVEN RUN FOR CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES

Jun 2015

The team of seven from Derby's Else Solicitors who completed the 21km Ramathon have reached a verdict - it was hard work pounding the streets of Derby, but rewarding knowing the money raised will help local children with...

DEANSHANGER CHURCH RAISES £135 FOR NEWLIFE

Jun 2015

Fundraisers at Holy Trinity Church in Deanshanger donated £135 following a Brownies Promise Auction held at the church. This Promise Auction is part of the ongoing fundraising efforts of members of Holy Trinity Church,...

ARE YOU INTERESTED IN BECOMING A VOLUNTEER IN WEST YORKSHIRE?

Jun 2015

West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service is supporting Newlife Foundation for Disabled Children by offering community rooms for the charity's use to recruit volunteers. The sessions take place as follows and will run between...

"DESPERATELY NEEDED" BUGGY SUPPLIED - THANKS TO HELP FROM CO-OPERATIVE

Jun 2015

Parents of a five-year-old Stowmarket boy who has no sense of danger and runs off if he hears strange noises were at a loss trying to get a desperately needed specialist buggy. Statutory funding was not available, so the family...

KEEPING SAMUEL SAFE

Jun 2015

A vital specialist car seat means little Samuel Macdonald can travel safely and comfortably - and give his parents peace of mind that if he has a seizure, he'll be safe. Four-year-old Samuel, from Hoddesdon in Hertfordshire,...

CROYDON TEEN NEEDS A PORTABLE HOIST

Jun 2015

"Battling for equipment and support is something many families of children with disabilities or terminal illness knows all too well" - Stephen Morgan, Newlife Foundation Main Head of Operations. Families with children...

STRATFORD-UPON-AVON BOY NEEDS A SPECIAL BUGGY

Jun 2015

"Battling for equipment and support is something many families of children with disabilities or terminal illness know all too well" - Stephen Morgan, Newlife Foundation Main Head of Operations. Families with children...

VOLUNTEER DONATES 2,000 HOURS TO HELPING CHILDREN THROUGH NEWLIFE FOUNDATION

Jun 2015

An amazing Newlife Foundation volunteer has given more than 2,000 hours of her own time to help children with disabilities and terminal illness across the UK. Joan Caldicott from Burntwood has been a volunteer at Newlife since...

HELEN TO RUN THROUGH MURKY WATERS AND CLIMBS VERTICAL MUD SLOPES TO RAISE MONEY FOR CHILDREN

Jun 2015

A Peterborough worker and a colleague from Corby are preparing to run and swim 10km through woods, obstacles, lakes and fields in a bid to help fellow workers hit a target of £1million for children with disabilities. Central...

JASON TO RUN THROUGH MURKY WATERS AND CLIMBS VERTICAL MUD SLOPES TO RAISE MONEY FOR CHILDREN

Jun 2015

A Corby worker and a colleague from Peterborough are preparing to run and swim 10km through woods, obstacles, lakes and fields in a bid to help fellow workers hit a target of £1million for children with disabilities. Central...

CHURCH GROUP TAKE FUNDRAISING UP A GEAR

Jun 2015

A group of teenagers from Holy Trinity Church in Deanshanger have organised a car wash in aid of Newlife. The group, called Youth Go and Make a Difference, raised £40 which will go towards helping fund the equipment for...

HELP LOCAL CHILDREN LIKE GABRIEL

Jun 2015

The family of Kirkintilloch boy Gabriel McBryan are asking for your help with Gabriel and other children with disabilities and terminal illness in East Dunbartonshire. Newlife Foundation for Disabled Children has already helped...

RUN THE NORTHAMPTON HALF MARATHON AND RAISE MONEY FOR LOCAL CHILDREN

Jun 2015

Test yourself running through the streets, out into the countryside and finishing the Northampton half marathon in the shadow of Delapre Abbey whilst raising money for children with disabilities. The race starts at the Guildhall...

HELP CHESHIRE CHILDREN LIKE THOMAS

Jun 2015

A new motorised wheelchair will give Knutsford boy Thomas Gate the independence he craves and help continue a steep rise in progress which has seen him take on Ben Nevis. Thomas has spastic quadriplegia cerebral palsy and dystonia,...

NEWHALL CONCERT AIMS TO RAISE FUNDS FOR NEWLIFE

Jun 2015

Musical director Cathryn Haywood will be holding a ‘Love Songs' concert on the 20th June at St John's Church in Newhall, in aid of Newlife Foundation. Cathryn, who has composed a song for Newlife, will be performing...

FOREST HOLIDAYS GET IN THE SWING OF FUNDRAISING

Jun 2015

Forest Holidays held a Golf Day with their clients, suppliers and friends to help raise money for Newlife. The Golf Day is just one of many fundraising events Forest Holidays are holding throughout the year as part of their aim...

FRANK INNES TAKE THE PLUNGE TO SUPPORT NEWLIFE

Jun 2015

A group of employees at Frank Innes Estate Agents in Uttoxeter are holding various fundraising events, including cake sales, to help raise money for their tandem skydive in aid of Newlife. The team of daredevils; Emma Watkinson,...

HELP MAKE A BIG DIFFERENCE TO ZAC AND HIS FAMILY

May 2015

A special travel bed from a national children's disability charity will make a big difference to the lives of five-year-old Zac Morrison and his family, allowing them to take a much needed break together and enjoy some stress-free...

SUPPORTER COMPLETES COAST TO COAST CHALLENGE IN AID OF NEWLIFE

May 2015

Well done to John Hunter from Randalstown who finished 6th overall in the Ireland Coast to Coast Challenge 2015. John ran, cycled and canoed in the challenge and did it non-stop in 21 hours covering 312.5 miles. The money raised...

BREAKTHROUGH IN UNDERSTANDING HOW FATTY ACIDS CAN HELP BRAIN GROWTH AND FUNCTION

May 2015

Thanks to a new research project part-funded by Newlife Foundation for Disabled Children, we now have a greater understanding of the crucial role that a special type of fatty acid plays in human brain growth, which could lead...

TAMWORTH LIONS SUPPORT NEWLIFE

May 2015

Tamworth Lions have kindly given Newlife a cheque for £75 to be spent on specialist equipment for children with disabilities or terminal illness and their families in Staffordshire. Midlands Regional Fundraising and Awareness...

BRIDGEWATER FUNERAL CARE SUPPORT NEWLIFE

May 2015

Newlife Fundraiser Claire Kelly met with Emma Turnbull, the proprietor/ director of Bridgewater Funeral Services in Worsley to increase awareness of Newlife. Bridgewater Funeral Services will be providing leaflets about Newlife...

WOLVERHAMPTON FUNDRAISER FINDS CHEEKY WAY TO RAISE FUNDS

May 2015

As part of his fundraising for the London Marathon, Jonathan Green from Fallings Park, Wolverhampton, sold a space on his buttock to be tattooed. The winning bidder Dave Anson, who inspired Jon to run, bought the space for £200...

TORPOINT SUPPORTER GETS CRAFTY TO SUPPORT NEWLIFE

May 2015

Newlife supporter Michala Newman, from Torpoint has made some bracelets which will be sold in aid of Newlife Foundation. These bracelets, along with other handmade items from our supporters, will be sold at various fundraising...

ANDOVER SUPPORTER GETS CRAFTY TO SUPPORT NEWLIFE

May 2015

Newlife supporter Claudia Limburn, from Andover is selling handmade birthday cards in aid of Newlife Foundation. These cards, along with other handmade items from our supporters, will be sold at various fundraising events and...

ADAM CAN SOON TRAVEL SAFELY

May 2015

A young boy from Telford is now able to travel in safety thanks to a specialist car seat. Adam Cheshire survived a life-threatening Group B Strep Meningitis infection at birth, but has been left hearing and visually impaired,...

HELP ESSEX CHILDREN LIKE ISAAC

May 2015

A specialist hoist will help Billericay boy Isaac Ogilvie-Jones to move easier in simple everyday tasks and experience some fun by going camping and enjoying the great outdoors. The 11-year-old is dependent on his carers and...

COLLECTION HELD AT GAILEY GARDEN CENTRE

May 2015

Newlife Fundraiser Keleigh Tomlinson visited Dobbies Garden Centre in Gailey to hold a collection and increase awareness of Newlife. The garden centre on Watling Street is working alongside Keleigh to make more people aware of...

CHATTERIS SUPPORTER GETS CRAFTY TO SUPPORT NEWLIFE

May 2015

Newlife supporter Joan Brown, from Chatteris has knitted matching outfits to be sold in aid of Newlife Foundation. These knitted outfits, along with other knitted items from our supporters, will be sold at various fundraising...

BEN CAN NOW TRAVEL SAFELY

May 2015

A Southport boy will be able to travel safely in the car without endangering the lives of himself and his family thanks to a new specialist car seat. Benjamin Pitchford-Emmett has autism as well as learning difficulties and is...

HELP US TO HELP HENRY

May 2015

Taking a family holiday is the highlight of the year for many - but for Helen and David Hogan from Birmingham it hasn't been possible, as their middle child, Henry, has severe autism and needs a specialist travel bed to...

CO-OP FUNERAL CARE SUPPORT NEWLIFE

May 2015

Newlife Fundraiser Christine Anderson delivered a presentation to Nigel Gilliat and funeral directors from local branches of Co-op Funeral Care at their team meeting last week. Staff generously made donations with gift aid and...

BRIGHOUSE SUPPORTER GETS CRAFTY TO SUPPORT NEWLIFE

May 2015

Newlife supporter Julie, from Brighouse, has handmade knitted toys to be sold in aid of Newlife Foundation. These knitted toys, along with other knitted items from our supporters, will be sold at various fundraising events and...

EVA CAN NOW PLAY SAFELY

May 2015

A two-year-old girl from St Helens is now able to play comfortably and safely at nursery thanks to specialist seating. Eva Ebbrell, who has recently undergone hip surgery, has complex care needs and is dependent on carers for...

RUNNER FROM MOLD RAISES OVER £300 FOR NEWLIFE

May 2015

Well done to Peter Guy, from Mold, who raised over £300 for Newlife after taking part in the Chester Half Marathon. Peter completed the race in 2 hours 12 minutes and had the support from his family cheering him on. The...

VOLUNTEERS OFFER FANTASTIC SUPPORT AT BIRMINGHAM 10K

May 2015

We'd like to thank Newlife volunteers who helped organisers of the Morrisons Great Birmingham 10k. They volunteered their time to ensure runners and spectators got to the start and viewing points safely. If you are interested...

SUPPORT NEWLIFE AT WAITROSE IN BUXTON

May 2015

Throughout May you can help support Newlife Foundation at the Waitrose branch in Buxton, as the charity has been selected as part of the Waitrose Community Matters scheme. Every month the branch at Spring Garden Centre will donate...

NEW CAR SEAT WILL KEEP ORLA SAFE

May 2015

The family of Lisburn girl Orla Adamson are encouraging local people to support a newly launched fund to provide specialist equipment for children with disabilities and terminal illness in County Antrim. Newlife Foundation for...

SIX WEARY WOMEN HELP LOCAL CHILDREN

May 2015

Six weary women who spent last Saturday on their feet partying and fundraising are now walking with a spring in their step thanks to the knowledge they have raised over £1,600 for children with disabilities in Fife. The...

SIMPLE PIECE OF SPECIALIST EQUIPMENT WILL HELP EASE EFFIE'S PAIN

May 2015

Everyone enjoys relaxing at home in a favourite chair, and little Effie Hadman is no different. But - until now - the four-year-old has been denied this pleasure because of her complex medical condition. Effie, from Whittlesey...

LAURA'S CHARITY WORK REWARDED

May 2015

Dedicated fundraiser 11-year-old Laura Holland has received an unexpected reward for making and selling sweet treats and pretty accessories to a Deanshanger church congregation to raise money for local disabled twins who need...

LIGHTING UP A CHILD'S LIFE

May 2015

Collingwood Lighting Ltd donated £3,000 to Newlife Foundation for Disabled Children. Such a generous donation to help children with disabilities or terminal illness. If you're interested in volunteering your time to...

EXCITING FUNDRAISING PLANS FOR NEWLIFE

May 2015

Claire Ankers from Special Creations Emporium in Leigh is planning some exciting projects and initiatives to fundraise for Newlife. Claire has previously worked with children with disabilities and autism and spends a considerable...

GREATER MANCHESTER'S NEWLIFE CAMPAIGNER

May 2015

A committed volunteer and campaigner with more than 20 years experience has become the Greater Manchester Regional Fundraising Awareness Manager with national charity Newlife Foundation for Disabled Children. Claire Kelly,...

LADIES SPARKLE FOR NEWLIFE

May 2015

Christine Anderson, Newlife's Fundraising and Awareness Manager for Lancashire, met with Pat Bonnar and The Bereavement and Carers Chat group at Thornton Health Centre on Friday afternoon. She popped in to say hello and...

CHARITY OF THE YEAR NOMINATION MEANS MORE HELP FOR LOCAL CHILDREN

May 2015

Claire Kelly, Newlife's Greater Manchester Fundraising and Awareness Manager, (pictured on the left) had a brilliant meeting today with Jill Clough, Branch Manager at Escapes Travel/ Manchester Cruise Centre, who has agreed...

CAN YOU HELP HANNAH?

May 2015

A special portable bed will mean Chorley girl Hannah and her family can go on holiday and visit friends. They will no longer be prisoners in their own home. Hannah Marshall-Smith has been diagnosed with CDKL5 Variant Rett syndrome,...

JONATHAN'S DONE REAR-LY WELL

May 2015

A WOLVERHAMPTON man who ran the London Marathon to raise money for children with disabilities revealed he has sold the space on his buttocks for a permanent tattoo to boost charity funds. Jonathan Green was 21 stone and decided...

COVENTRY SUPPORTER GETS CRAFTY TO SUPPORT NEWLIFE

Apr 2015

Newlife supporter Rachel, from Coventry, has handmade some knitted animals to be sold in aid of Newlife Foundation. These knitted animals, along with other knitted items from our supporters, will be sold at various fundraising...

CAROLINE EXHASUTED AFTER MARATHON BUT IT WAS WORTH IT

Apr 2015

A Ladbroke Grove woman could hardly walk after the London Marathon, "but it was all worth it" as she exceeded her target for raising money for children in Greater London with disabilities. "I am really happy to...

BROWNIE FUNDRAISERS HITTING THE RIGHT NOTE

Apr 2015

A Brownie group which meets at Holy Trinity Church in the village of Deanshanger is raising money with a sponsored singathon to provide specialist comfortable seating for 11-year-old Great Missenden twins Emerson and Marcia Lee....

SUPPORT NEWLIFE AT THE MID-SUMMER MADNESS DISCO

Apr 2015

Newlife volunteers are holding a beach-themed Mid-Summer Madness disco, in aid of Newlife Foundation. All are welcome to attend and beachwear fancy dress, such as grass skirts and Hawaiian shirts, is optional. Venue: Burntwood...

HELPING SYLWIA TO STAND TALL

Apr 2015

A Northamptonshire teenager with Cerebral Palsy, who recently had surgery to stabilise her hips, is to receive a standing frame from the UK's leading children's disability charity to aid her recovery. Fourteen-year-old...

TRY A “ONCE IN A LIFETIME EXPERIENCE” AND HELP CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES

Apr 2015

Have you ever dreamed of taking a bird's eye view from almost two miles in the air before watching the landscape unfold from a viewpoint previously unavailable? The Newlife Skydive at Tilstock Airfield, near Whitchurch takes...

TRY A “ONCE IN A LIFETIME EXPERIENCE” AND HELP CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES

Apr 2015

Have you ever dreamed of taking a bird's eye view of Shropshire from almost two miles in the air before watching the landscape unfold from a viewpoint previously unavailable? The Newlife Skydive at Tilstock Airfield, near...

KATHERINE RAN AND RAN AND SMILED AND SMILED... NEVER STOPPED SMILING FOR 26 MILES

Apr 2015

MOST RUNNERS tackling the gruelling 26-mile London Marathon course were grimacing as they paced the capital's streets. Others screamed out when they met their personal pain barrier, but a 25-year-old from Pinner smiled for...

TAUNTON MAN "ELATED" BY MARATHON RUN AND CHARITY HAUL

Apr 2015

A TAUNTON man said he felt "elated" on completing the London Marathon and has smashed his fundraising target to help Somerset children with disabilities. Thirty-four-year-old Roger Neale took up running three years...

COLLECTION CAN PLACED IN TELFORD TOBY CARVERY

Apr 2015

We've placed a collection can at Toby Carvery, Shawbirch Cross Roads, Telford, TF1 3QA. Any money raised will help UK children with disabilities or terminal illness and their families in Shropshire. If you're interested...

CHARITY CYCLISTS GET IN A SPIN FOR NEWLIFE

Apr 2015

A Spin Cycle Challenge was held by Etwall and Hilton Rotary Club at St George's Park, near Burton upon Trent, to raise money for Newlife Foundation. Thirteen teams, from companies across East Staffordshire and South Derbyshire,...

DEANSHANGER CHURCH GETS CRAFTY TO SUPPORT NEWLIFE

Apr 2015

Newlife supporters Elly Hance & Rosemary Skinner, who raise money with children from Holy Trinity Church in Deanshanger, are selling handmade cards in aid of Newlife Foundation. Any money raised will help UK children with...

STUDENTS DISPLAY ARTWORK AT BILSTON CRAFT GALLERY

Apr 2015

Entry one students at the City of Wolverhampton College will be exhibiting their work at Bilston Craft Gallery from the 25th April until the 23rd May 2015, in aid of Newlife Foundation. Their art work involves abstract images...

VITAL BED SUPPORT FOR LAURA, THANKS TO CENTRAL ENGLAND CO-OPERATIVE

Apr 2015

When Birmingham mum Denise Egerton desperately needed a specialist bed to keep her young daughter safe at night, Cannock-based UK children's disability charity Newlife Foundation stepped in to help. Laura, aged eight and...

SPECIALIST BED IS 'GODSEND' FOR FAMILY

Apr 2015

Four-year-old Codi Wild, from Newcastle-under-Lyme, has a complex condition that includes Hydrocephalus, with a shunt in situ, visual impairment and learning disabilities. Combined with the fact that he is already four feet tall...

LEICESTERSHIRE'S LORD LIEUTENANT BACKS COUNTY APPEAL TO SUPPORT LOCAL DISABLED CHILDREN

Apr 2015

The Lord Lieutenant of Leicestershire - Jennifer, Lady Gretton - has thrown her support behind a recently launched appeal to provide specialist equipment for children with disabilities in the county. Newlife Foundation for Disabled...

RUN THE WIGAN 10K AND RAISE MONEY FOR LOCAL CHILDREN

Apr 2015

A carnival atmosphere will again be in place for Wigan's third 10k run on September 6. If you want to join the party and pound the streets there is an opportunity to raise funds for local disabled children like three-year-old...

LET THE PARTY BEGIN

Apr 2015

Whether it rains or shines on Saturday May 9 you will be able to step into one Dunfermline shop any time of the day for merriment and partying that will put a smile on your face. Eight staff from The Den Hair and Beauty in Cross...

NEWLIFE LAUNCHES APPEAL TO CHANGE LOCAL CHILDREN'S LIVES

Apr 2015

The family of an Ashton-under-Lyme boy are backing the launch of an appeal to provide specialist equipment for children with disabilities in Greater Manchester. Seweryn Halas' dad is so pleased with the specialist bed for...

RUBY-MO'S SPECIAL CHAIR WILL MAKE A HUGE DIFFERENCE TO HER LIFE

Apr 2015

Special seating will make a huge difference to Essex four-year-old Ruby-Mo Collier, who will be comfy and supported in an upright position so she can play more easily and be more involved with family activities. Ruby-Mo, from...

BUGGY BOOST FOR FOUR-YEAR-OLD ZANDER

Apr 2015

Four-year-old Zander Symms enjoys getting out and about with his family, which is made easier thanks to the intervention of a children's charity that has provided specialist disability equipment. Zander, from Rotherham,...

COLLECTION CAN PLACED IN CO-OP FOOD STORE

Apr 2015

We've placed a collection can at the Co-op Food Store, 303 Fleetwood Road North, Thornton-Cleveleys in Lancashire. Any money raised will help UK children with disabilities or terminal illness and their families in Lancashire....

COUNTY CAMPAIGNER CHRISTINE

Apr 2015

A leading county campaigner on disability issues has become the Lancashire Fundraising and Awareness Manager with national charity Newlife Foundation for Disabled Children. Christine Anderson, aged 40, from Thornton Cleveleys,...

HAPPY BUNNIES HELP CHILDREN

Apr 2015

Some people just love dressing up. But for staff at the busy BP service station at Norton Canes services who donned tutus and bunny ears - it was all in a good cause. The team collected a total of £329 from generous customers...

NEWLIFE LAUNCHES LOCAL APPEAL TO CHANGE THE LIVES OF CHILDREN - JUST LIKE RUBY

Apr 2015

The family of Oldham girl Ruby Baker are backing the launch of an appeal to provide specialist equipment for children with disabilities in Greater Manchester. Ruby's mum is so pleased with the specialist car seat that now...

PLAYTIME BOOST FOR THREE-YEAR-OLD NOAH

Apr 2015

Three-year-old Noah Tilson is able to make the most of his days at nursery thanks to the intervention of a children's charity that has provided specialist disability equipment to help him stand and walk. Noah, from Green...

MILLIE DREAMS OF WALKING TALL . . .

Apr 2015

A simple piece of specialist disability equipment will mean eight-year-old Millie Froggett can make the most of her limited mobility, boosting her confidence and supporting her health needs. Millie, from Didsbury, has Central...

NOTTINGHAMSHIRE CHURCH RAISES OVER £1,000 FOR NEWLIFE

Apr 2015

Fundraisers at St Paul's Church in West Bridgford donated £1,367.35 following a Promise Auction held at the church on Boundary Road. Their donation will help children with disabilities or terminal illness in Nottinghamshire....

NEWLIFE LAUNCHES COUNTY DERRY APPEAL TO CHANGE CHILDREN'S LIVES - JUST LIKE ANALIE

Apr 2015

The family of local County Derry girl Analie McCaffery are backing the launch of an appeal to provide specialist equipment for children with disabilities in the county. Analie's mum is so grateful for the specialist cot...

A SPECIAL BUGGY MEANS COMFORT AND CALM FOR A DEVON FOUR-YEAR-OLD WITH AUTISM

Apr 2015

An autistic four-year-old from Devon is much happier now he has a special buggy of his own to get into for comfort whenever he finds the world around him too overwhelming and distressing. The Blight family from Plymouth were...

NEWLIFE LAUNCHES ABERDEENSHIRE APPEAL TO CHANGE CHILDREN'S LIVES - JUST LIKE LUCAS

Apr 2015

The family of Bieldside boy Lucas Jeffrey are backing the launch of an appeal to provide specialist equipment for children with disabilities in Aberdeenshire. Lucas' mum is so pleased with the specialist car seat that allows...

NEWLIFE LAUNCHES COUNTY TYRONE APPEAL TO CHANGE CHILDREN'S LIVES - JUST LIKE MATTHEW

Apr 2015

The family of Strabane boy Matthew Gallagher are backing the launch of an appeal to provide specialist equipment for children with disabilities in County Tyrone. His mum Claire is so pleased with the specialist car seat that...

STAFFORDSHIRE CHILDREN BENEFIT FROM STORE'S KINDNESS

Apr 2015

Children with disabilities or terminal illness in Staffordshire will benefit from the generosity of colleagues at Tamworth's John Lewis store. Newlife Foundation for Disabled Children, based in Cannock, was one of three...

NEWLIFE LAUNCHES WEST LOTHIAN APPEAL TO CHANGE CHILDREN'S LIVES - JUST LIKE CHLOE

Apr 2015

The family of Bathgate girl Chloe Dyet are backing the launch of an appeal to provide specialist equipment for children with disabilities in West Lothian. Chloe's mum Margaret is so pleased that her daughter is getting the...

NEWLIFE LANCASHIRE FUND HELPS LITTLE KEIRA GET TO MEDICAL APPOINTMENTS IN SAFETY

Apr 2015

When Preston mum Stephanie Lowe needed a new specialist car seat so her two-year-old could continue getting to her many medical appointments in safety, she knew exactly what to do. She called Newlife Foundation for Disabled Children's...

NEWLIFE LAUNCHES EAST SUSSEX FUND TO CHANGE CHILDREN'S LIVES – JUST LIKE RHYS'S

Apr 2015

The family of local East Sussex boy Rhys Sullivan are backing the launch of an appeal to provide specialist equipment for children with disabilities in the county. Rhys's parents are so pleased with the specialist buggy...

DERBY STUDENT'S' UNION MEGASALE – 14TH APRIL

Apr 2015

Derby Students' Union RAG society is holding another Newlife Megasale, back by popular demand! The Megasale will take place from 5pm to 7pm on Tuesday 14th April in The Atrium, University of Derby, Kedleston Road, DE22 1GB....

NEWLIFE ON BBC RADIO SOMERSET - 02/04/2015

Apr 2015

The family of local Somerset boy Rowan Ireland are backing the launch of an appeal to provide specialist equipment for children with disabilities in the county. Rowan's parents are so grateful for the specialist bed to keep...

VITAL CAR SEAT SUPPLIED - THANKS TO HELP FROM CENTRAL ENGLAND CO-OPERATIVE

Apr 2015

Parents of a three-year-old Rugeley girl with Autism, Anxiety, Sensory Processing Disorder and behavioural issues were at a loss trying to get a desperately needed specialist car seat. Statutory funding was not available, so...

KENTS MOAT CO-OP ADD A LITTLE SPARKLE

Mar 2015

Fundraiser Ellie Deffley raised £450 in aid of Newlife Foundation by holding a sparkle party for Mothers Day at the Kents Moat Co-operative in Birmingham. The event was held at the Birmingham store to raise money to continue...

YOU DESERVE A GOOD NIGHT OUT - UP TO 100 WOMEN WILL WOO CHESTERFIELD AUDIENCE

Mar 2015

Imagine this scenario . . . leave the house one night in May and return dancing back up the path after an unforgettable evening close to home. Up to a hundred voices from the Aurora Women's A Capella Chorus will be filling...

COTHAM TEENAGER DETERMINED TO CONQUER KILIMANJARO AND HELP NEEDY CHILDREN

Mar 2015

A Cotham teenager will fly 4,490 miles to climb Mt Kilimanjaro, the highest free-standing mountain in the world and raise funds for a charity that helped one of her best friends. It will be rainy season when Anna Sutton, 19,...

GET READY TO RUN - WITH ALISON AND ELLEN

Mar 2015

Two managers who work together at an East Dulwich store are both getting married this year and will run the BUPA London 10,000 - with their husbands to be. Alison Sullivan and Ellen Fahy who work together at White Stuff in Lordship...

CHANGE THE LIVES OF CHILDREN - LIKE WILLIAM

Mar 2015

The family of Newcastle-under-Lyme boy William Kirk-Bradshaw are backing the launch of an appeal to provide specialist equipment for children with disabilities in Staffordshire. William's mum is so pleased with the car seat...

LIFE HAS CHANGED FOR THE BETTER FOR MALYN'S FAMILY - THANKS TO EQUIPMENT FROM LOCAL FUNDS

Mar 2015

The family of Brecon boy Malyn Wilkinson-Lawday are backing the launch of an appeal to provide specialist equipment for children with disabilities in Powys. Malyn's mum is so pleased with the specialist buggy that gets him...

NEWLIFE LAUNCHES COUNTY APPEAL TO CHANGE CHILDREN'S LIVES - JUST LIKE OLLIE

Mar 2015

The family of Penybryn boy Ollie Warr-Townley are backing the launch of an appeal to provide specialist equipment for children with disabilities in the county. Ollie's mum is so pleased with the specialist buggy that helps...

ANDY THANKS BIG HEARTED AUCTIONEERS

Mar 2015

It is not always a case of going, going, gone at Cuttlestones - the big hearted auctioneers just cannot stop giving to local children with disabilities and terminal illness. Since April 1, 2014, Cuttlestones' Penkridge and...

NEWLIFE LAUNCHES FLINTSHIRE APPEAL TO CHANGE CHILDREN'S LIVES - JUST LIKE TOMAS, EVIE AND BENJAMIN

Mar 2015

The families of three local children are backing the launch of an appeal to provide specialist equipment for children with disabilities in the county. Parents of eight-year-old Tomas Owen from Cilcain, Evie Davies, four, from...

KERENZA, AGED NINE, PUTS HER BEST FOOT FORWARD TO HELP LOCAL DISABLED TWINS

Mar 2015

Fabulous fundraiser nine-year-old Kerenza Willis from Deanshanger has tackled a sponsored ten-mile walk to help local disabled twins get the specialist equipment they need so they can sit in comfort. Kerenza is a member of...

YOUR SMALL CHANGE CAN HELP MAKE A BIG CHANGE TO A DISABLED CHILD'S LIFE

Mar 2015

Here's a great way to combine your children's artistic talents with fundraising to help local youngsters with disabilities or terminal illness. Newlife Foundation for Disabled Children - the UK's largest charity...

HAYDN APPEAL IS JUST £92 SHORT OF ITS TOTAL

Mar 2015

An appeal to help 11-year-old Haydn Weymes, from Crawcrook, get the specialist mobility equipment he needs is just £92 short of the total. Newlife Foundation for Disabled Children - the UK's largest charity funder...

EXTENDED CHARITY PARTNERSHIP COULD HIT LANDMARK £1MILLION

Mar 2015

Central England Co-operative has extended its successful partnership with Newlife Foundation for Disabled Children - a move that could take the retailer's fundraising total for the charity to over £1million. Central...

DORSET'S LORD-LIEUTENANT BACKS COUNTY APPEAL TO SUPPORT LOCAL DISABLED CHILDREN

Mar 2015

HM Lord-Lieutenant of Dorset, Mr Angus Campbell, has thrown his support behind a recently launched appeal to provide specialist equipment for children with disabilities in the county. Newlife Foundation for Disabled Children...

HELP GIVE LIZZIE THE SPECIALIST WHEELCHAIR SHE NEEDS TO GET OUT AND ABOUT IN COMFORT

Mar 2015

The family of Hampshire teenager Lizzie Baty are encouraging local people to support a newly launched fund to provide specialist equipment for children with disabilities and terminal illness in Hampshire. Newlife Foundation for...

HELP NEWLIFE GIVE LITTLE ZOFIA THE FREEDOM SHE NEEDS

Mar 2015

The family of Winchester girl Zofia Bichler are encouraging local people to support a newly launched fund to provide specialist equipment for children with disabilities and terminal illness in Hampshire. Newlife Foundation for...

MOBILE HOIST GIVES BIRMINGHAM FAMILY A REAL LIFT

Mar 2015

The family of Birmingham teen Jack Byrne are encouraging local people to support a newly launched fund to provide specialist equipment for children with disabilities and terminal illness in the West Midlands. Newlife Foundation...

FAMILY FUN SUPPORTS CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES IN DEVON

Mar 2015

Family fun at The Beehive community arts centre in Honiton raised £485 to help children with disabilities and terminal illness in Devon. The money was collected by Honiton Pantomime Society at its February performances...

NEWLIFE LAUNCHES GLASGOW APPEAL TO CHANGE CHILDREN'S LIVES – JUST LIKE PAIGE'S

Mar 2015

The family of local Glasgow girl Paige Meighan are backing the launch of an appeal to provide specialist equipment for children with disabilities in the city. Paige's parents are so glad to be getting a specialist car seat...

NEWLIFE LAUNCHES EDINBURGH APPEAL TO CHANGE CHILDREN'S LIVES – JUST LIKE GRETA'S

Mar 2015

The family of local Edinburgh girl Greta McMillan are backing the launch of an appeal to provide specialist equipment for children with disabilities in the city. Greta's parents are so grateful for the specialist seating...

DERBYSHIRE'S LORD LIEUTENANT BACKS COUNTY APPEAL TO SUPPORT LOCAL DISABLED CHILDREN

Mar 2015

The Lord Lieutenant of Derbyshire, Mr William Tucker, has thrown his support behind a recently launched appeal to provide specialist equipment for children with disabilities in the county. Newlife Foundation for Disabled Children...

NEWLIFE LAUNCHES ANGUS APPEAL TO CHANGE CHILDREN'S LIVES – JUST LIKE JOHN'S

Mar 2015

The family of local Angus boy John Leith-McGaw are backing the launch of an appeal to provide specialist equipment for children with disabilities in the county. John's parents are so pleased with the specialist bed they...

HELP NEWLIFE KEEP LILY-MAY SAFE THROUGH THE NIGHT

Mar 2015

The family of Rotherham girl Lily-May Earp are encouraging local people to support a newly launched fund to provide specialist equipment for children with disabilities and terminal illness in South Yorkshire. Newlife Foundation...

TAMWORTH STREET COLLECTION – SATURDAY 21ST MARCH

Mar 2015

Keep a look out for our Newlife volunteers with their collection cans at Tamworth FC during the local derby with Hednesford FC on Saturday 21st March. Our volunteers will be manning the collection during the afternoon to help...

HELP NEWLIFE GIVE RYAN A GOOD NIGHT'S SLEEP WITH A SPECIALIST BED

Mar 2015

Ryan Anstey from Bristol has a progressive muscle wasting disease which can leave him in such discomfort he can wake every hour through the night, needing his family to help him find a pain-free position. The 11-year-old has...

POWERED WHEELCHAIR MEANS MORE FAMILY FUN FOR HELENA

Mar 2015

Teenager Helena Archer is enjoying more family fun with her parents and younger brother Jack, thanks to a new hi-tech powered wheelchair. Helena, aged 16 and from Bromborough on The Wirral, has physical and developmental difficulties....

HOW YOU CAN HELP DISABLED AND TERMINALLY ILL CHILDREN IN WILTSHIRE

Mar 2015

Wiltshire's Lord Lieutenant Sarah Troughton is supporting a local initiative to fund more specialist equipment for disabled and terminally ill children in the county. Newlife Foundation for Disabled Children helps dozens...

HOW YOU CAN HELP DISABLED AND TERMINALLY ILL CHILDREN IN NORTH YORKSHIRE

Mar 2015

North Yorkshire's Lord Lieutenant Barry Dodd, CBE, is supporting a local initiative to fund more specialist equipment for disabled and terminally ill children in the county. Newlife Foundation for Disabled Children helps...

NEWLIFE LAUNCHES LANCASHIRE APPEAL TO CHANGE CHILDREN'S LIVES – JUST LIKE RORY'S

Mar 2015

Lord Shuttleworth, Lord Lieutenant of Lancashire, is supporting a local initiative to fund more specialist equipment for children with disabilities or terminal illness in the county. Newlife Foundation for Disabled Children helps...

NEWLIFE LAUNCHES EAST RIDING OF YORKSHIRE APPEAL TO CHANGE CHILDREN'S LIVES – JUST LIKE EUAN'S

Mar 2015

The Hon Susan Cunliffe-Lister, Lord Lieutenant of the East Riding of Yorkshire, is supporting a local initiative to fund more specialist equipment for children with disabilities or terminal illness in the county. Newlife Foundation...

NEWLIFE LAUNCHES CHESHIRE APPEAL TO CHANGE CHILDREN'S LIVES – JUST LIKE JENNY'S

Mar 2015

Cheshire's Lord Lieutenant David Briggs, MBE, is supporting a local initiative to fund more specialist equipment for children with disabilities or terminal illness in the county. Newlife Foundation for Disabled Children...

NEWLIFE LAUNCHES BEDFORDSHIRE APPEAL TO CHANGE CHILDREN'S LIVES – JUST LIKE COLE'S

Mar 2015

Bedfordshire Lord Lieutenant Helen Nellis is supporting a local initiative to fund more specialist equipment for disabled and terminally ill children in the county. Newlife Foundation for Disabled Children helps dozens of families...

NEWLIFE LAUNCHES NOTTINGHAMSHIRE APPEAL TO CHANGE CHILDREN'S LIVES – JUST LIKE KYLE'S

Mar 2015

Nottinghamshire's Lord Lieutenant Sir John Peace is supporting a local initiative to fund more specialist equipment for children with disabilities or terminal illness in the county. Newlife Foundation for Disabled Children...

CHANGE TO LAW GIVES HOPE TO 70,000 DISABLED CHILDREN LIKE CHRISTOPHER

Mar 2015

Minister of State for Transport Baroness Kramer has today (Monday 9 March) marked a milestone change to the law - that will potentially help 70,000 children with disabilities in the UK - by presenting a life-changing hi-tech...

CAN YOU HELP GRACE, AGED TEN, STAND UP TO HER CONDITION?

Mar 2015

A simple piece of specialist equipment to use at home will help maintain ten-year-old Grace Hitchens' health and give her new opportunities to join in activities with her twin sister. Grace, from the Gilstead area of Bingley,...

NEWLIFE ON BBC RADIO GLOUCESTERSHIRE - 05/03/2015

Mar 2015

The family of local Gloucestershire girl India Smith are backing the launch of an appeal to provide specialist equipment for children with disabilities in the county. India's mum is so grateful for the specialist buggy she...

NEWLIFE ON BBC RADIO BERKSHIRE - 04/03/2015

Mar 2015

The family of local Berkshire boy Sebastian Mawbey are backing the launch of an appeal to provide specialist equipment for children with disabilities in the county. Sebastian's mum is so grateful for the high tech powered...

NEWLIFE ON BBC RADIO WM - 18/02/2015

Mar 2015

Newlife Services Manager Carrick Brown took part in a debate about waiting times for condition diagnoses on the BBC Radio WM breakfast show on Wednesday 18 February. The programme highlighted a recent report by Dr Karen Horridge,...

TAKE THE CHASE CHALLENGE . . . AND HELP LOCAL CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES

Mar 2015

Newlife Foundation for Disabled Children has been chosen as the official charity partner for the 2015 Chase Challenge in June. The 10k event - on Saturday 6 June - is organised by Mash Running and more information is available...

NEW BUS LINK TO STORES OFFERS GENUINE RETAIL THERAPY

Mar 2015

All roads lead to Newlife stores! An extension to the 33 bus route in Cannock will mean easier access for shoppers and employees alike. From March 14, the Arriva bus service from Cannock to Walsall via the Tesco superstore at...

FAMILY FUN DAY RAISES £300 TO SAY 'THANK YOU' TO CHILDREN'S DISABILITY CHARITY

Mar 2015

A family fun day at Sheffield's Hillsborough Arena earlier this month raised £300 to help fund specialist disability equipment for local children. The event - on Saturday 21 February - was organised by Victoria Miller...

MEMORY MONTH TO SUPPORT LOCAL CHILDREN

Mar 2015

March is Memory Month at Burton-on-Trent based solicitors Else. The firm is offering reduced-priced will-making services and asking clients to make a donation to Newlife Foundation for Disabled Children. During Memory Month,...

FABULOUS FUNDRAISERS HELP TWO LOCAL DISABLED CHILDREN

Feb 2015

Two Nottingham children are getting the specialist disability equipment they desperately need, thanks to fabulous fundraisers at Central England Co-operative. Six-year-old Sophie Foreman from Stapleford is receiving a £2,093...

MEMORY MONTH TO SUPPORT LOCAL CHILDREN

Feb 2015

March is Memory Month at Burton-on-Trent based solicitors Else. The firm is offering reduced-priced will-making services and asking clients to make a donation to Newlife Foundation for Disabled Children. During Memory Month,...

WANTED Care Services Department - Professional Volunteers

Feb 2015

Newlife is the UK’s largest charity supplier of specialist equipment to disabled and terminally ill children. Together, we will make life better. Can you help realise the potential of disabled children, help resolve family...

PANTO FUN HELPS MAKE LOCAL FAMILY'S WISH COME TRUE

Feb 2015

A panto performance of Puss In Boots at the Old Rep Theatre in Birmingham is bringing extra joy to the family of a four-year-old girl in Sutton Coldfield. Fabulous fundraisers at Central England Co-operative's Repertory...

NEW EQUIPMENT MEANS AN INDEPENDENT FUTURE FOR GEORGE

Feb 2015

A Warwickshire teenager has the independence he needs for his future, thanks to a specialist piece of equipment from a leading UK children's disability charity. George Bastow, aged 17, from Atherstone, has been given a riser...

HELP MAKE A DIFFERENCE TO TERMINALLY ILL CHILDREN AND THEIR FAMILIES

Feb 2015

Carrick Brown, services manager for Newlife's equipment loan services, is showing his commitment to the cause by running the London Marathon on Sunday, April 26, to raise money for the charity which helps disabled, terminally...

HELP NEWLIFE GIVE TESSA THE SPECIAL BED SHE NEEDS TO KEEP HER SAFE AT NIGHT

Feb 2015

A specialist cot bed means a four-year-old girl from County Down with a rare form of Epilepsy can be kept safe while allowing her parents to help her quickly in the night should she need them. Tessa Martin is sleeping in a standard...

ROGER'S BACK ON TRACK . . . AND HELPING DISABLED CHILDREN IN SOMERSET

Feb 2015

Thirty-three-year-old Roger Neale took up running three years ago to get his own health back on track - and now he's in training for this year's London Marathon to help improve the lives of disabled and terminally ill...

FIFTEEN-YEAR-OLD RHYS IS FINALLY FINDING HIS VOICE

Feb 2015

A 15-year-old boy from Kearsley in Bolton is finding his ‘voice' - using a specialist communication aid that will help him ‘talk' to school friends and teachers as well as his family at home. Rhys Campanelle...

SCARED OF HEIGHTS, BUT SARAH'S JUMPING OUT OF A PLANE TO HELP DISABLED CHILDREN

Feb 2015

Thirty-year-old Sarah Brookes is taking a leap of faith - to raise vital funds to help disabled and terminally ill children. Sarah's own son Harley - aged ten, and one of twins - has heart and lung conditions so she knows...

LORCAN'S LEGACY HELPS KEEP DISABLED THREE-YEAR-OLD SAFE AT NIGHT

Feb 2015

An appeal launched by a grieving Newry family to help provide specialist equipment for disabled and terminally ill children in Northern Ireland has seen its first success. Grandmother Lorraine McMahon has spearheaded a fundraising...

NOTTINGHAMSHIRE AUCTION OF PROMISES – 8th MARCH

Feb 2015

There will be an Auction of Promises at St Pauls Church in West Bridgford at 1pm on 8th March. As well as the auction, the church on Boundary Road will be taking donations and selling jewellery to help raise money to support...

SIMPLE PIECE OF SPECIALIST EQUIPMENT GETS LAUREN OFF THE FLOOR . . .

Feb 2015

A specialist chair - from a leading children's disability charity - means 13-year-old Lauren Baird from Dunstable no longer has to lie on the floor to be comfortable. Lauren has a condition which means she is unable to walk...

STUDENT FASHION SHOW RAISES £2,350 TO HELP LOCAL DISABLED CHILDREN

Feb 2015

A student fashion show and sale at Derby University last month (January) raised an amazing £2,351 - enough to fund specialist seating for a local seven-year-old boy, with money left over to support other disabled children...

WIGAN BAG PACK – SUNDAY 8TH MARCH

Feb 2015

Our Newlife Volunteers will be doing a bag pack in the Asda store in Wigan on Sunday 8th March. This will be taking place from 10am until 4pm at the Asda supermarket on Soho Street, Wigan, WN5 0XA. Our volunteers will be raising...

WIGAN STREET COLLECTION – SATURDAY 28TH FEBRUARY

Feb 2015

Keep a look out for our Newlife volunteers with their collection cans in Wigan Town Centre on Saturday 28th February, taking place from 10am until 4pm. Our volunteers will be raising money to help disabled and terminally ill...

CAROLINE SWAPS BUSINESS SUIT FOR NEWLIFE RUNNING VEST

Feb 2015

Caroline Esmilaire, from Pimlico, will be pushing her body to the limits on Sunday 26 April so she can help life-limited children get the specialist equipment they need, when they really need it. Caroline, Director of Revenue...

'OPEN HOUSE' TO HELP DISABLED TWINS

Feb 2015

Fabulous fundraisers in the village of Deanshanger are holding an ‘open house' during the February half-term holidays to help provide specialist equipment for a local family with disabled twins. Elly Hance and Rosemary...

'PRICELESS' HELP MADE HAMPSHIRE TEEN'S LAST MONTHS MORE COMFORTABLE

Feb 2015

When Hampshire teen Dylan Miles was terminally ill with chronic kidney failure the help his family received from the UK's leading disabled children's charity was ‘priceless'. The 17-year-old from Aldershot...

FAMILY FUN DAYS OUT ARE JUST A DREAM – FOR NOW

Feb 2015

A simple piece of specialist equipment is all that stands between the Jackson family and fun days out together. Fifteen-year-old Akira has quadriplegic cerebral palsy, hip dislocation and curvature of the spine. He needs to be...

CHEEKY WAY TO RAISE VITAL FUNDS

Feb 2015

Cheeky fundraiser Jonathan Green is selling permanent advertising space on his buttock to the highest bidder - all to help disabled and terminally ill children. Jonathan, aged 35 and from Fallings Park in Wolverhampton, is in...

HELP MAKE FAMILY TIME COMFORTABLE FOR EMERSON AND MARCIA

Feb 2015

Fabulous fundraisers from a Buckinghamshire church are coming to the aid of a Great Missenden family to help them raise money for specialist seats so their 11-year-old twins with Cerebral Palsy can relax in comfort. Emerson and...

KEEP ON RUNNING . . . AND HELP CHANGE THE LIFE OF A LOCAL DISABLED CHIL

Feb 2015

Could you help change the life of a local disabled child? Leading UK children's disability charity Newlife Foundation is calling on enthusiastic runners to take part in the Adidas Silverstone Half Marathon in March to raise...

SIMPLE PIECE OF SPECIALIST EQUIPMENT WILL MEAN MORE FAMILY FUN FOR HAYDN, AGED 11

Jan 2015

Eleven-year-old Haydn Weymes from Crawcrook has profound learning and physical disabilities and his mobility restrictions mean he often misses out on family fun. However, a simple piece of specialist equipment could put an end...

FAMILY FUN DAY AS PARENTS SAY 'THANK YOU' TO CHILDREN'S DISABILITY CHARITY

Jan 2015

A Barnsley family are organising a fun day at Sheffield's Hillsborough Arena next month (February) to raise money for the charity which gave them a specialist buggy so they can get their two disabled children out and about...

SUPER SUPPORT FOR JOSHUA

Jan 2015

No more being bumped in the head by handbags! That's the good news for 11-year-old Joshua Yates from Wittering near Peterborough, now that he's getting a specialist walker to get out and about with his family. Joshua,...

WALKING BOOST FOR THOMAS

Jan 2015

An extra special Christmas delivery means nine-year-old Thomas Hughes from the village of Lloc in Flintshire is able to play in his back garden in safety. Thomas has epilepsy and has failed to meet many of his developmental milestones....

SPECIALIST EQUIPMENT HELPS WITH HOSPITAL DISCHARGE PLAN FOR BABY NOAH

Jan 2015

As parents Emily Lewis and Nathan Fitzpatrick prepare for their fragile young son's discharge from Stepping Hill Hospital in Stockport, they realised that not all of the specialist equipment they will need to help care for...

WHEELCHAIR INDEPENDENCE FOR WENDY

Jan 2015

Eleven-year-old Wendy Luli is looking forward to getting a hi-tech powered wheelchair so she can make the most of school life and days out with her family. Wendy, from the Little Chester area of Derby, has Cerebral Palsy which...

BUGGY BOOST TO MAKE HENRY HAPPY

Jan 2015

A specialist buggy will mean more fun days out for three-year-old twins Henry and Jasper Campbell from Sandy in Bedfordshire. The boys were born nine weeks early. Although Jasper has a heart and lung condition, it is Henry's...

EMERGENCY EQUIPMENT TO KEEP LITTLE RUBY SAFE

Jan 2015

After mum Rachael Todd from Bromley Common found her young daughter hanging by her neck and gasping for air, she put out a call for help on a special needs page on Facebook. Just a few days later she had the specialist bed she...

BUGGY BOOST FOR LITTLE OLIVIA

Jan 2015

A simple piece of specialist equipment means Bedfordshire two-year-old Olivia McMurdy is able to get out and about in comfort at last. Olivia, who lives with parents Amy and Simon McMurdy and her big brother Kian in the village...

URGENT APPEAL FOR HELPING HANDS

Jan 2015

Local people are being asked to give two hours of their time and use their hands to help a Cannock-based charity meet the growing needs of disabled and terminally ill children. Newlife Foundation for Disabled Children creates...

COMFORT CAPSULES LAUNCHED TO HELP FAMILIES WITH TERMINALLY ILL CHILDREN BUILD AND TREASURE MEMORIES

Jan 2015

Comfort Capsules is the latest free pilot service from Newlife which has been launched to help families with terminally ill children build and treasure memories. Created in partnership with palliative care professionals, each...

WALKIES IN THE WOODS

Jan 2015

Take the lead in a sponsored dog walk to raise vital funds for disabled and terminally ill children in Staffordshire. Cannock-based national children's disability charity Newlife Foundation is organising Walkies In The Woods...

WORKING TOGETHER TO CHANGE LIVES

Jan 2015

Fabulous local fundraisers and a national children's disability charity have worked together to help Renton teenager Rebekkah McCormick get the specialist bed she needs so she can sleep in safety. Local organisation Caring...

UNIVERSITY OF DERBY STUDENTS' UNION SUPPORTS NEWLIFE FOUNDATION

Jan 2015

University of Derby Students' Union RAG President, Amy Horner, explains why they've decided to support Newlife Foundation. Why you are supporting Newlife Foundation? Newlife Foundation are a crucial charity for those...

FASHION SHOW IS JUST THE TICKET TO HELP DISABLED CHILDREN

Jan 2015

Fans of fashion with an eye for a bargain are snapping up tickets for a quality clothing sale to raise money to help disabled and terminally ill children in Derbyshire. University of Derby Students' Union is organising the...

SPECIALIST BUGGY HELPS WITH HOSPITAL DISCHARGE PLAN FOR BABY NOAH

Jan 2015

As parents Amanda Kane and Robert Francey prepare for their fragile young son's discharge from hospital, they realised that not all of the specialist equipment they will need to help care for Noah is available through local...

RECYCLED SHOES HELP DISABLED CHILDREN

Jan 2015

Unwanted shoes and bags worth nearly £5,000 have been donated by schuh stores to help disabled children in the UK. Newlife Foundation for Disabled Children's partnership with schuh stores around the country has seen...

'POUNDS FOR PONYTAILS' TO SUPPORT DISABLED CHILDREN IN THE WEST MIDLANDS

Jan 2015

A hair-raising ‘Pounds for Ponytails' event at the Central England Co-operative convenience store in Marsh Hill, Erdington, on Saturday (December 13) has raised more than £300 to help disabled children in the...

CHURCH CHILDREN HELP CHLOE SLEEP IN SAFETY

Jan 2015

An eight-year old girl from the Delapre area of Northampton received (December 16) an extra special Christmas delivery - thanks to the fabulous fundraising efforts of a county church group. A series of community sales has seen...

LEGAL EAGLES FLYING HIGH TO HELP DISABLED CHILDREN IN 2015

Jan 2015

New Year, new challenge for award-winning law firm Else Solicitors which will be supporting disabled and terminally ill children in the Midlands throughout 2015. The Birmingham and Burton-on-Trent based firm - which was crowned...

DEVON VILLAGE PRAISED FOR SUPPORT TO HELP LOCAL DISABLED CHILDREN

Jan 2015

A leading UK children's disability charity is saying a huge New Year ‘thank you' to the villagers of Hemyock and the surrounding area who have raised thousands of pounds to help disabled and terminally ill children...

SIMPLE PIECE OF SPECIALIST EQUIPMENT KEEPS LITTLE MIA SAFE

Jan 2015

A simple piece of specialist equipment is keeping three-year-old Mia Brown from Denholme near Bradford safe while travelling - thanks to fabulous fundraisers at a local golf club. A variety of fundraising activities at East Bierley...



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What Families & Children Say...

Thank you, Thank you, Thank you. Brandon's eyes lit up as soon as he saw it. We believe that Brandon having this powered chair will improve his confidence and quality of life.

The world has opened up for Thomas, it's a whole new world
for him,he can shop, reach up to high shelves, School says
his attitude has changed and he is more confident.
Thomas has suddenly developed, he is more outward, an
extrovert and enjoying life.

Thank you so much for providing the stair climber for Mara - it makes it so much easier to get Mara up and downstairs safely and with dignity!


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