Focus on fundraisers

Himalayan Trek in memory of Dafydd Jones

Angie Jones recently undertook this mammoth adventure with her brother Gerallt to raise money in memory of their brother Dafydd. She recounts the experience here: “In September 2014 my brother Gerallt and I went up Snowdon for the first time (even though it’s been on our doorstep our whole lives!) and we loved it. So much that we decided we’d read more

Sam’s Snowdonia Zip Slide!

ERUK supporter Samantha Stevens braved the heights of Snowdon with this Zip Slide. Here she tells us all about it. “On Saturday 2nd April 2016, I attempted to conquer my fear of heights as I ‘flew’ through the Penryn Slate Quarry of Mount Snowdon on a 500ft high Zip line. I decided to undertake the mile long challenge because my read more

Book sales in support of ERUK

Terry Martin, who himself has epilepsy has recently published a book that has a protagonist with  the condition and in it gives an account from the mind of a secondary generalized seizure. He is donating half the proceeds from his personal copies to Epilepsy Research UK and all copies sold will be signed and personalised. You can find the book on Amazon read more

Handbags and Scarves Extravaganza, Blackheath, 16 April

ERUK supporter Nancy Bettelley is collecting donations for a sale of designer handbags at Age Exchange, Blackheath in south-east London on Saturday 16 April 2016. Could you donate an unwanted designer or top quality handbag – in good condition only – to support research funding? Collection of donated handbags can be arranged in the Beckenham, Bromley, Dulwich, Deptford, Greenwich and read more

Andrew Ross Graham Ne’er Day Dip

The Annual Lochgoilhead Ne’er Day Dip run by the Go Active team at Argyll Holidays, Drimsynie Estate, Lochgoilhead has been renamed this year in honour of Andrew Ross Graham. Lesleyanne Smith, a long-standing supporter of her nephew Andrew’s memorial fund, tells us about their 2016 Ne’er Day Dip. “This Year we took part in the 7th Annual Lochgoilhead Ne’er Day read more

Purple Day raffle for Kirsty Walker

ERUK supporter Lianne Crerand is organising a raffle for research, in memory of Kirsty Walker and her unborn twin girls Soraya and Regan, taking place at Tadley Rugby Club, Red Lane, Aldermaston RG7 4PA, on Purple Day – Saturday 26 March 2016. Prizes to be drawn on the day include: £50 Experience Days gift voucher www.experiencedays.co.uk Beauty vouchers Helicopter ride read more

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