Focus on fundraisers

Nicky’s Skydive

Nicola Nobbs recently completed a Skydive for us. She says, “My son suffers from Epilepsy, and one Saturday we were all supposed to be going out together as a family but Edward had two seizures just before we were due to leave. I stayed behind with Ed and as we cuddled up on the sofa together a post popped up read more

Team BrainBox at The Mongol Rally 2014

This summer Dougie Clark, Fraser Macpherson and Alan Lipowski drove 10,000 miles from London to Ulan Bataar in Mongolia as Team BrainBox in the Mongol Rally 2014. Dougie has epilepsy, and undertook this massive challenge to raise awareness and funds and we’re delighted to have received over £6,000 from this amazing adventure! Dougie says “This summer was the 10th anniversary read more

116km Camino Walk

Sean Henry has recently returned from walking 116km from Sarria to Compestella raising £900 for Epilepsy Research UK. Sean says, “Walking from Sarria to Compestella over five days was definitely no walk in the park, it was much harder than I expected; my feet could confirm that statement! However, it was an amazing experience. I walked between 17 and 23 read more

‘Bowl-a-rama’ in Exeter for Epilepsy Research UK

A charity bowling night was held at Tenpin Bowling Exeter which raised a fantastic £518.13 for Epilepsy Research UK. The event was organised by Dave Rawlings from Cotleigh, East Devon. He is running both the Great West and Great South Runs in October, clocking up a total of 23 miles in just over a week. He’s also taking part in next year’s read more

Barry Kleinberg’s Triathlon!

Barry Kleinberg took on the HSBC Sprint Triathlon on 14 September, raising a fantastic £1,500 for Epilepsy Research UK. He says, ” Yesterday I climbed my Everest! Over 10 years ago I wanted to enter my first triathlon but decided I was too unfit and too over weight. At 41 years old I decided 7.5 weeks ago to enter my read more

Siobhan Killeen’s Parachute Jump

Our beautiful baby girl, Olivia Killeen, was born in July 2011. Our eldest daughter Phoebe; approaching her 2nd birthday the following month, was very excited to become a big sister and it was an amazing time to share together as a young family. But our happy life was turned upside down when at only 10 weeks old Olivia started to have read more

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