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My story

[vmgvideo class="ql-video" allowfullscreen="true" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/lQNgsI3u4Lg?showinfo=0&rel=0&iv_load_policy=3" frameborder="0"][/vmgvideo][p]Two years ago my grandson Josh was admitted to hospital with an asthma attack which turned out to be due to a large tumour in his chest. He was only four years old and the news was devastating for Josh, his parents and the family. Since then he has had daily intensive chemotherapy with a cocktail of nine different drugs by mouth, into muscles, veins and even into his spinal cord. He has been admitted with life-threatening infections and suffered muscle weakness in his legs, sometimes requiring a wheelchair, and yet still has 18 months treatment to go.[/p][p]Cancer is cruel, but especially unfair in children. Thirty years ago, by a sad coincidence, my nephew had exactly the same treatment for leukaemia when he, too, was four and survived. In all that time no new treatment has been developed for children and nothing to reduce the terrible side-effects they suffer.[/p][p]On November 3rd I shall be running the New York Marathon in aid of [u]Children with Cancer UK[/u]. I would really welcome your sponsorship. My training has included the Great North Run, the Plymouth 10K, the recent Great West Run as well as several other runs. [u]All[/u] proceeds go to the charity. Through Virgin Money Giving, you can sponsor me and all donations go straight to Children with Cancer UK. Please be as generous as you can.[/p][p][u]Children with Cancer UK[/u] is the biggest funder of research into childhood cancers and also supports the families of the children. They fund over 60 research projects across the UK to help improve childhood cancer survival rates and find kinder, more effective treatments to reduce long-term side effects. They also help fund patient family accommodation near hospitals so families can stay together during their children's treatment and organise special days out for children and their families to create unforgettable memories.[/p][p]Every child with cancer who completes treatment rings an end of treatment bell. With your support, CwC is helping more children with cancer ring their end of treatment bell. I'm sure you'll agree, a single child dying from cancer is one too many.[/p][p]Thank you, in advance, for sponsoring me and helping to save the lives of children with cancer and keep families together. I really appreciate all your support and thank you for any donations.[/p][vmgvideo class="ql-video" allowfullscreen="true" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/I9R9S6E6If0?showinfo=0&rel=0&iv_load_policy=3" frameborder="0"][/vmgvideo][p][br][/p][vmgvideo class="ql-video" allowfullscreen="true" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/Pn4PyxOk4FM?showinfo=0&rel=0&iv_load_policy=3" frameborder="0"][/vmgvideo][p][br][/p][p][br][/p]
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Dec 13, 2019


Pumpkins, concerts and toy sale at school so far.


Nov 11, 2019

The Yates Family

from Peter Yates at school. Congratulations

£5.00 plus £1.25 Gift Aid

Nov 4, 2019


£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Nov 1, 2019


Good luck with your fundraisng efforts!

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Oct 29, 2019


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Oct 28, 2019



Oct 23, 2019


Oct 21, 2019

Lisa Singleton

From James and Fraser Singleton at school. You have touched their hearts with your Grandson’s story. Good luck with the run Dr Ibbs from all of us.

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Oct 20, 2019


Good luck..... try and take in the sights too 😉

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Oct 18, 2019

Marcus and Dom Johns

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid