Focus on fundraisers

Catherine’s decade of support for ERUK

Today Catherine Booth and colleagues from A2 Dominion housing association set off on their sponsored walk around Virginia Water Lake in aid of Epilepsy Research UK. This is just Catherine’s most recent activity in a long history of generous support for research into epilepsy. “My son Nathan was diagnosed with epilepsy at three months old. Nathan is now 10 and continues read more

Felicity’s 6500km South American cycling adventure

In January next year, Felicity and her friend Tessa are taking on one of the longest cycling challenges we’ve ever seen at ERUK – 6500km along the west of South America from Chile to Peru. In this interview, Felicity tells us why she’s doing it in support of epilepsy research. Cycling 6,500km over 4000m of ascent is quite an incredible goal (Ride read more

Fiona’s Great North Run for Thomas and ERUK

Fiona Ewart is taking on the Great North Run 2019 in aid of ERUK in a quest to improve lives, raise awareness and challenge herself. I decided to do the Great North Run for two reasons. I’ve been working hard on my own personal target to lose weight and get healthy so after losing six stone I decided to up read more

Great North Runners remember father, brother and friend Chris

“Chris was a doting father, superb sportsman, and great bloke and friend. He represented Yorkshire and England in Cricket at various levels and played as a professional for many League Cricket Clubs. He also played squash at a very high standard and local league darts. He was immensely popular and is sadly missed.” This year’s Great North Run – the read more

Tea in the Marquee 2019 – Carly Cargill interview

“Morgan was the most amazing girl. She had style no one else had, she had the most contagious laugh and she was always so full of love. We want to make sure no one ever forgets her and we all want to continue to celebrate her in a way she would want to be!”             read more

Mark and Nick’s epic skydive for ERUK

“Oh my word, this is terrifying.” Mark and Nick Shattock were in a plane, thousands of feet up in the sky, being edged towards the open door by their skydiving instructors. Understandably, they were terrified, but they couldn’t back out now… This was the pairs’ first skydive and their first big charity fundraiser. Mark and Nick felt they needed to read more

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