Scotland Newlife News

SOLDIER STEPHEN IS SHANNON’S ‘LOCAL HERO’

June 2014

Soldier Stephen Connor is a ‘local hero’ to 11-year-old Shannon Reiss from Broughton in Tweeddale; he has raised almost £3,000 to help fund a lightweight manual wheelchair to help her get around ...

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SOLDIER STEPHEN IS A ‘LOCAL HERO’

March 2014

Paisley soldier Stephen Connor is a ‘local hero’ to the children’s charity which is currently helping three-year-old Ellie Goodwin sleep in safety. Warrant Officer Class One Stephen, aged 37, is...

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ONE CALL – AND NOW LITTLE ELLIE HAS A SAFE BED TO SLEEP IN

March 2014

Provision of a specialist bed means three-year-old Ellie Goodwin doesn’t have to sleep in a car seat for her own safety. Ellie, from Linthouse in Glasgow, has a rare condition – Smith-Magenis Synd...

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BREAKTHROUGH IN SMA RESEARCH

March 2014

Newlife-funded research has discovered a plant chemical that could reduce the symptoms of a rare muscle disease that affects children. University of Edinburgh scientists have found that plant pigment ...

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BUGGY BID FOR LITTLE CALIB

October 2012

Two-year-old Calib Forsyth from Glenrothes in Fife is an independent little boy, despite his complex disabilities. He has a self-propelled wheelchair which he uses around his home and at the developme...

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DISABLED CHILDREN’S CHARITY WANTS TO GIVE FIFE BOY A DECENT NIGHTS SLEEP

March 2012

A disabled children’s charity has stepped in to help a three-year-old boy from Fife enjoy his first decent nights sleep. Ritchie Horrocks, from Fife, has a rare form of achondroplasia, or short-limb...

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