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Newman Gauge Charity Golf Day raises £3,724.00

November 26, 2015 5:24 pm

Newman Gauge Design, a company who specialises in commercial interior design for the hospitality, leisure and retail sectors joined forces with The Little Britain Pub Company to hold a charity golf day to raise vital funds for Alex’s Wish....

Our Leicester Marathon Wish Warriors

October 26, 2015 3:59 pm

Yesterday, 25th October 2015, Gavin Dilkes, Angela Darar & Craig Neale ran the Leicester Half Marathon for Alex’s Wish.  All three did amazingly well, not only completing it, but in good times too.  ...

Duchenne Charities Announce £120,000 funding.

October 12, 2015 9:43 am

Duchenne Charities Announce £120,000 funding for new research project to investigate cancer therapeutics as a treatment for Duchenne. We are pleased to announce that Alex’s Wish along with Action Duchenne, Duchenne Now and Harrison’s Fund are co-funding a new research project....

Niche Business Awards

October 6, 2015 4:20 pm

On Friday 25th September it was the inaugural Niche Business Awards and Alex’s Wish had been nominated for the Courage Award sponsored by RDZ PR.  ...

Golf Day 2015

October 5, 2015 2:00 pm

This year’s Golf Day took place on the 18th October 2015 on a beautifully sunny day.  It was a brilliant day with 86 golfers taking part and we raised £10,363.28 – which is an absolutely fantastic amount....

Yorkshire Three Peaks

September 10, 2015 2:26 pm

On August 21st some fabulous Wish Warriors – Melissa Jarman, Joanne Whomsley, Rose Stanford, Emma Hallam, Jo Enyon, Laura Storrs, Rachel Barbrook, Sam Hayman, Allison Ambrose, Catherine Jagger and Caroline Worby walked 25 miles on tracks and over hills to raise £3,000 for research and clinical trials to bring about new treatments for boys living with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy....

Prudential Ride London 2015

August 11, 2015 2:58 pm

This year we had an amazing 30 people in Team Alex’s Wish for the Prudential Ride London.  It was an amazing day, the sun was shining, the streets were full of cyclists, many raising money for fantastic charities.  ...

Alison’s Pamper Night

August 6, 2015 2:14 pm

Alison Devlin is one of our Prudential Ride London team and as part of her fundraising efforts she held a pamper night at Eversheds with her work colleagues....

Verona and Team Tortoise take on the London 10K

July 14, 2015 9:56 am

The Vitality London 10K took place this weekend on the closed roads of central London.  Alex’s Wish was represented by Verona Frankish and Team Tortoise who consisted of Lyndsey Wright, Bill South and Cyril Bekoe....

Race Night at The Rothley Court Hotel

July 2, 2015 11:03 am

Thank you to The Rothley Court Hotel for hosting a race night for Alex’s Wish.  The evening managed to raise £331.60 for our cause.  ...

Stuart and Keelan’s Cycling Challenge

June 30, 2015 3:42 pm

Stuart and Keelan have decided to do an extreme cycling challenge – they are going to cover 450 miles in 4 ½ days climbing some of the classic tour de france hill climbs such a Alp D’huez, Mont Vontoux & Col de Madelaine.  ...

Fantastic Fundraisers

June 25, 2015 11:54 am

We are so lucky to have the Apps and the Devlins riding as part of our team at the Prudential ride London and they have started their fundraising already raising over £800....

Meet Wendy & George Fielding

June 25, 2015 11:36 am

We would like to introduce you to our latest Wish Warriors Wendy Fielding and her 12 year old son George.  Wendy and George spent 5 days walking the West Highland way from Glasgow to Fort William averaging 19 miles a day to achieve this 96 mile walk.  ...

Thank you Bradley’s

May 19, 2015 10:15 am

Again this year Bradley’s have sponsored our Charnwood Forest Cycle Ride, which helps cover the costs of putting on the event.  ...

Thank you to Melton Mowbray Building Society

May 14, 2015 3:54 pm

We have just received a fantastic donation of £200.00 from the Melton Mowbray Building Society Charitable Foundation which have received via our Trustee Richard Amphlett .  ...

Donation from Leicester Grammar School

May 14, 2015 2:06 pm

We are delighted to receive a £500 donation from Leicester Grammar School.  One of their pupils nominated us to their Charities Committee, who voted to donate this money to us.  ...

£500 donation from Dolphin Brewin

May 14, 2015 1:50 pm

Fabulous News! The Dolphin Brewin Foundation has very kindly donated £500 to Alex’s Wish. We would like to thank Robert Branham for putting us forward and to the management committee for choosing us as one of their charities to support this year....

Bradgate Rotary raises £1,200

April 28, 2015 11:43 am

Absolutely wonderful news, the newly formed Bradgate Rotary Club has donated £1,200.00 to our cause, the most they have ever donated to date!...

First genetic cure for rare diseases!

April 28, 2015 11:41 am

New era of medicine begins as first children cured of genetic disorder The pioneering therapy offers hope to the hundreds thousands of people suffering from inherited conditions This story gives hope to boys living with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy....