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Ben’s festive trim raises funds to fight childhood liver disease

Ben Fletcher from Twickenham has not had his hair cut for three years.  This Christmas, however, his long locks will be getting the chop in a bid to raise £1,000 for Children’s Liver Disease Foundation (CLDF). Twenty five year old Ben, who is currently setting up his own business, first became aware of the work […]

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Aunty Lizz gives Trinity’s fundraising campaign a real lift

A weightlifting competition with a difference is taking place in Alfreton this weekend (Saturday December 1). Organiser Lizz Walters has decided to turn her hobby into a fundraiser for a charity very close to her heart, Children’s Liver Disease Foundation (CLDF). “My niece Trinity was born with a rare liver disease and received a life-saving […]

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Boot campers swap sprinting for spray tans as they prepare for Full Monty

A group of boot camp regulars will be working up a sweat for very different reasons next Saturday (November 24) when they perform a Full Monty routine for Children’s Liver Disease Foundation (CLDF). The charity is a special one to Michael Butterfield from Allerton Bywater, who runs the Commando Fit boot camp at Temple Newsam, […]

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City charity seeks new trustees

A Birmingham charity is marking National Trustees Week by appealing for people from the local business community to join its Board of Trustees as it develops its work supporting families affected by childhood liver disease throughout the UK. For almost 40 years, Children’s Liver Disease Foundation (CLDF) has played a pivotal role in advancing understanding […]

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Charlotte says thank you to charity with a fundraising ball

A nurse from Stourport, who was born with a rare liver disease and received a life-saving transplant when she was 15, has raised over £3000 for Children’s Liver Disease Foundation by hosting a fundraising ball. Charlotte Worton organised the event for 170 guests at the Treetops Pavilion at West Midlands Safari Park on Saturday evening […]

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Clare’s Royal run raises funds to fight childhood liver disease

Clare Frenay from Elmdon has never let the fact that she was born with a rare liver disease hold her back. The 27-year-old is not only a proud intensive care nurse working at Guys and St Thomas hospital in London, but she has just completed her first half marathon, raising £1020 for Children’s Liver Disease […]

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Gary’s Royal run to fight childhood liver disease

Gary Hammond from Darlington made the trip down to London at the weekend (October14) to take part in the Royal Parks Half Marathon, which starts and finishes in Hyde Park, taking in many of London’s famous landmarks along the way. Forty-two year old Gary not only completed his first half marathon but also raised £600 […]

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Firefighters take on the ambulance service in charity rugby league clash

Emergency services in the north west will be coming together for a great cause on Sunday October 7 when the North West Ambulance Service takes on Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service in a rugby league match. Organisers are hoping that the event at Aspull Rugby Club in Wigan will make a difference to two […]

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Simon swaps the Boathouse for a boat in fundraising adventure

In his day job as a cook at the Boathouse Bistro at Gosport Marina, Simon Rowe hears plenty of sailors’ tales. This month he decided the time had come to embark on a trip of his own in a bid to raise £500 for a charity close to his heart, Children’s Liver Disease Foundation (CLDF). […]

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From morning radio to the Machu Picchu – Stephanie to take on the Inca Trail

Stephanie Cawthorne will be fulfilling a long-held ambition on November 1 when she heads to Peru to take on the Inca Trail. For the 25 year old from Rayleigh, who co-presents the breakfast show on community station, Funky SX, the trip is about more than an amazing experience. She is planning to raise £3,400 for […]

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