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Matt climbs mountains

Inspired by the treatment and care his father-in-law received at The National, Matt Line braved snow and extreme weather to take part in the South Wales Three Peaks Challenge. He’s since thawed out his fingers and written a piece sharing his experience.

My name is Matt Line and I’m a Specialist Biomedical Scientist in Haematology and Blood Transfusion at Gloucester Royal Hospital. My wife, Grace and I have a beautiful five month old daughter called Rose and we live in a small town called Monmouth, located just over the Welsh border between the Wye valley and the Black mountains. Read more

A Marathon effort

Last week was one of the biggest events in our calendar – the Virgin London Marathon – and what a day it was! Here are our highlights …

The day began at 5.30am when Tallulah, our Fundraising Co-ordinator, was at the bus stop on her way to the start line. She was joined by one competitor in his trainers and several revellers still enjoying their Saturday night out. We met at 6.45am on Embankment at the 25-mile mark so we could find the best spot where our banner would be most visible to our runners. Then it was time for a wake-up coffee and a bacon roll so we could be in top form for our runners… Read more

Competing in a crowded marketplace

These days, it feels as if there are so many worthwhile causes to support. Everyone has a specific story to tell and, in this economic climate when people have less disposable income, it can be hard to make your voice heard. Theresa Dauncey, our chief executive, talks about how small charities can stand out in a crowded marketplace.

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Tick all the right boxes

The admin team are hard at work processing all donations before the close of the tax year in just a few days time. Leigh and Alex are closing off all transactions and making sure that everything is complete with donations, grants and fundraising amounts.

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Six Ways in Six Days

Last week we joined with organisations from around the world to take part in Brain Awareness Week, a global initiative that raises the awareness of progress in brain research.

Every March, Brain Awareness Week connects neuroscience labs and libraries with classrooms and community centres so everyone can learn more about the most important muscle in our bodies.

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Posted on March 10, 2013 11:00 am
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