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Domino’s come up with the dough

Big hearted staff at Domino’s in Garforth showed that they are more than just great pizza producers when they heard about a local little girl who has a rare liver disease. Three year-old Ada Butterfield from Allerton Bywater was born with biliary atresia. Her condition means a lifetime of medical care and maybe even a […]

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Tom prepares for Land’s End to John O’Groats cycle to help fight childhood liver disease

Tom Brading from Gosport is busy training for a 900 mile cycle ride. Next month (August 10), he will set off from Land’s End to John O’Groats in a bid to raise £3,000 for Children’s Liver Disease Foundation (CLDF). The charity is an important one to Tom, a 23 year old engineering apprentice with the […]

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Paula plans sky dive after shedding 11 stone

A mother of two from Cheltenham is planning a sky dive to raise funds for Children’s Liver Disease Foundation (CLDF) to celebrate losing an incredible 11 stone. Paula Lea has been a supporter of CLDF ever since her daughter, Katie, who is now 18, was diagnosed with Alagille syndrome, a rare and incurable condition which […]

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Amazing Grace inspires school to fight liver disease!

Going off to primary school is a major milestone for any child. When Grace Kelly started at Maralin Village Primary School, however, it was a particularly proud day for her parents, Ethel and Ivan. The five year-old from Dollingstown was diagnosed with liver cancer at the age of 16 weeks and underwent a liver transplant […]

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Angela smashes fundraising target to fight childhood liver disease

Angela Stewart from Westerwood is no stranger to running. She has completed several marathons over the years, benefitting numerous charities. She is particularly pleased though with her performance at the Alloa Half Marathon (June 3). Not only did she complete the course in an impressive one hour 55 minutes despite the heat and humidity, but […]

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Troy and William’s marathon triumph!

May was a marathon month for 12-year-old Troy Parfitt from Corsham. He and his best friend William completed an amazing 26.2 miles each with a combination of running, cycling and dog-walking to raise over £1000 for Children’s Liver Disease Foundation! CLDF is an important charity to Troy, who was born with a rare liver condition, […]

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Businesses invited to rooftop reception for city based national charity

Midlands businesses will have the opportunity to learn about the work of a national charity based in the city at a special summer reception hosted by Children’s Liver Disease Foundation on July 12th 2018. The charity, which is based in Birmingham city centre, is the only one in the UK dedicated to fighting all childhood […]

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Catherine to celebrate her 60th by taking her daughters to Paris – by bike!

A grandmother from Witney is planning to celebrate her 60th birthday by cycling from London to Paris with her two daughters. Catherine O’Driscoll is hoping that the five-day trip, which begins on June 26, will raise £1250 for a charity which means a lot to her family, Children’s Liver Disease Foundation (CLDF). “My nephew Mark, […]

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Running for Naomi – couple raise £3,600 to fight childhood liver disease

Carmelina Alongi and Daimon Wellington from Virginia Water did their first running event last month when they took on the Richmond 10k to raise funds for Children’s Liver Disease Foundation. They were incredibly proud, not only to finish the race but to raise an amazing £3,645! Children’s Liver Disease Foundation is a special charity for […]

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Why May is a marathon month for Sophie and Megan

Eight year-old twins, Sophie and Megan Tubman, are taking on an ambitious challenge this month – they plan to complete a marathon! During May, the sisters from Whitfield in Dover will walk, run, swim or cycle a marathon distance in order to raise funds for a charity which means a great deal to them, Children’s […]

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