Focus on fundraisers

Martin Bedford on the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race

Last year, Martin Bedford embarked on 2 legs of the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race, raising money for Epilepsy Research UK. He tells his story here: “Many people compare the feat of circumnavigation with the challenge of climbing Mt Everest. Although both represent a pinnacle in their respective disciplines, the fact remains that many more men and women climb read more

Mount Toubkal Trek

Malcolm Joy has recently returned from a Trek to Mount Toubkal, raising £3,920 for Epilepsy Research UK. Malcolm tells us about the trek and why he chose to support us here: “On the 23rd June 2013 my life got turned upside down through the sudden death of my partner Niki who suffered from nocturnal epilepsy. It was through a fit read more

2 plus 3 basketball – 12 July

Now in its 3rd year, the 2plus3 mixed basketball tournament will be taking place at The Score, London E10 5JY on 12 July from 10am – 5pm. Organised in memory of Brigitte Nibourette supporting Epilepsy Research UK this is a fantastic tournament, and makes a great day out for all those who are interested in basketball! Sign up by completing read more

Flints 50 Fundraisers – A reflection

This time last year my older sister Millie and I were just completing our final year university exams and beginning to face the reality of launching ourselves into the ‘real world’. Before we could do this though we still had one or more challenges to face! Our third year studies were, like most students would agree – a challenge in read more

Open Gardens in Fife

Two glorious gardens in Fife – Blair Adam House (Kelty KY4 0JF) and Greenhead Farm (Greenhead of Arnot KY6 3JQ) – are open to visitors this Sunday, 22nd June 2 – 5.30pm, to support Epilepsy Research UK and Scotland’s Gardens. For full details about the open gardens see: Scotland’s Gardens Greenhead Farm and Blair Adam House.         read more

London to Brighton 100KM Challenge

Clare Jennings took part in the epic London to Brighton 100KM Challenge as Clare’s youngest sister, Julie, has epilepsy.  Clare recounts her challenge here: ‘I wanted to thank all of my sponsors for helping me raise just over £500 for Epilepsy Research UK. My sister Julie has epilepsy.  Over the past two years her condition has become increasingly worse and read more

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