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Brenda will be on top of the world!

Amazing Brenda Veitch will be standing on top of the world on 27th May.  Well not quite - but she is going to be pretty high up! 

Plucky Pepper supporter Brenda has taken on a hair-raising challenge to celebrate her forthcoming 70th birthday - abseiling down the Emirates Spinnaker Tower in Portsmouth!  She will be joining a group of other intrepid people on 27th May to take on the 170-metre landmark observation tower and is inviting people to sponsor her.  Brenda is very kindly raising funds for Pepper during her challenge.

Bad weather cannot deter determined Maxwell!

Young Maxwell Power and his dad had registered to complete the 5 mile Fun Run on Sunday 4th March as part of Berkhamsted Half Marathon and were very sad to learn that the snow and stormy winds caused it to be cancelled, especially when they woke up on Sunday and all the snow appeared to have cleared. It was to be Maxwells first proper run and he had trained hard and was very excited at the prospect of taking part.

Is your child eligible for a grant from Family Fund?

If you are caring for a seriously ill child you may not be aware that grants are available from Family Fund if you meet the conditions set out in their disability criteria.

Family Fund is the UK’s largest charity providing grants for families with disabled or seriously ill children and young people.These grants help break down many of the barriers families face, improving their quality of life and easing the additional daily pressures.