The David Ashwell Foundation

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West Wood Farmhouse,Ingleby Greenhow Great Ayton
Middlesbrough,North Yorkshire

01642 778222

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Media interest in David's story

Since 2011 there has been media interest around The David Ashwell Foundation, Davids story and Simons one day Coast to Coast cycle.

In 2015 there has been interest in Simon. Gemma and Dariush's Edinburgh Marathon fundraising

There was media interest following our fantastic Rock, Frocks & Frolics event on 28th April 2012. 

Recent coverage in The Evening Gazette on David's story and what inspires Amelia & Simon.

The David Ashwell Foundation is very excited that acclaimed actor Aidan Gillen has offered a fantastic prize.  Dinner with him in Belfast to the highest bidder in a silent auction... Read more here.

On what would have been David's first birthday (4th March 2012) Amelia wrote a piece for the Sunday Sun.

Tyne Tees  and a UTV interview with Amelia & Simon.

The Newcastle Journal and The Sunday Sun have covered Davids story and our fundraising efforts twice, on 07/08/11 and on 14/08/11. There was further coverage after the cycle by The Newcastle Journal.

There has also been coverage on the BBC website, The Darlington and Stockton times  and the Northern Echo.  The story was also covered by the Gazette

Amelia and Simon were interviewed by Mike Parr on BBC Radio Teeside (about 2 hr 20 mins into the programme).  Amelia was interviewed on BBC Radio Newcastle (about 1 hour 57 into the programme).

Thank you for all your support and interest.

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