Bell Fundraising News

Archive: April - 2016

Davina's Big Sussex Bike Ride

Posted On: 25/04/16

The wonderful Davina McCall hosts this ever popular bike ride through the Sussex countryside.


Ride for a reason on this female-friendly ride and join our celebrity ambassador and TV presenter Davina McCall on this bike ride raising funds for sick babies and children. Davina, aka 'Superwoman', will be there in person to set every rider off on their way, and then she will ride the 68-mile route to try to catch you up! This ride is predominantly female but men are welcome if they can keep...

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Living In Hope

Posted On: 18/04/16

Ann Coxon was diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer in 2014. Eighteen months on, she describes her hope for the future.

A strange thing happened to me on Mother's Day this year. I got my period. Not normally something to write home about, but after a year-long chemotherapy-related pause, and at the age of nearly 43, it took me by surprise. I don't yet know if it will be a one-off, or whether my ovaries will manage to resume their normal function, or if my hormones will rise from...

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Brain imaging study for Duchenne muscular dystrophy now recruiting

Posted On: 11/04/16

We are pleased to announce that a Muscular Dystrophy UK funded study examining the effect of Duchenne muscular dystrophy on the brain is now open for recruitment.


In this study, Professor Volker Straub and his team at the John Walton Muscular Dystrophy Research Centre, Newcastle University, are investigating how a lack of dystrophin protein affects brain structure and function in people with Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Psychological problems such as attention deficit and learning...

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Looking for something fun to get the kids moving this half term?

Posted On: 04/04/16

Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation have launched four brand new swimming badges, backed by Olympic legend Sharon Davies, to encourage families to get active, keep their lungs healthy and raise funds for the charity. 


Participants can choose to take part in either the one mile, five miles, ten miles or marathon swimming badge, which can be completed in one go or throughout a month, The challenge is flexible so that individuals can decide what month they would like to complete their swim and...

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