When Martin Leigh started to get pains in his arms and chest he put it down to the stress he was feeling after losing both his Mum and Dad.
Blog Category: Charity highlights
Alzheimer’s Disease is one of the most distressing illnesses families have to cope with as they see their loved one’s mental faculties slowly deteriorate to the point where they cannot even recognise their own children.
The Oasis Church in Warrington describes itself as one of the new breed of churches in tune with the 21st century all about ‘making a difference in this town’.
Gemma Edwards had been feeling ill for almost a year with slurred speech and extreme tiredness before she was finally diagnosed with motor neurone disease.
It’s hard to believe that in 21st Century Britain there are families so strapped for cash that they can’t even afford to put food on the table. Or that they have to rely on the generosity of others just to keep going.
Latest figures show one in two of us will get cancer at some time in our lives and we have all felt its effects over the years.
Gladstone Brookes has rounded off its year of giving with the now traditional contribution to the Christmas Toy Appeal for underprivileged children in the North West.
When Carl Woods lost his grandma to cancer five weeks ago she was just the latest of a series of victims in his family of that most dreaded of diseases – cancer.
This month Gladstone Brookes has chosen to support Claire House children’s hospice, nominated by Amy Roberts.
We hope and pray that none of us ever needs the services that Claire House provides, but it’s a cause that Amy feels passionate about because Claire was the younger sister of her friend, Jennifer, and she has been fund raising for the hospice for a number of years.
Big hearted staff at Gladstone Brookes have today joined in this year’s Warrington Christmas Toy Appeal aimed at putting a smile on the faces of underprivileged children this festive season.
Collection boxes are being set up at each of the company’s three buildings in Warrington so staff can donate toys and games right up until the firm break up for Christmas on December 31st. Toys can be for any age group, gender or size.
That will still leave Santa plenty of time to make sure there’s some special Christmas cheer for some deserving children.Read More