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An Epic Adventure for Alex’s Wish

January 19, 2021 6:55 pm

Two intrepid Leicestershire-based adventurers will travel 5,700 miles on motorbikes in 2021 for Alex’s Wish. Travelling across England, Holland, Germany, Sweden, Denmark, Norway and Finland, their trip will take them up to the North Cape in Norway – Europe’s most northerly point accessible by car (or, in this case, motorbikes) – where they will visit the poignant Children of the World monument....

Un-Masquerade Celebration

December 14, 2020 3:00 pm

THANK YOU to everyone that supported our #unmasquerade celebration, because of this year we are all ‘screened out’ and so we were not sure how it would be received, but you didn’t let us down....

ActionCOACH Ed Cooper Launches Book Club… With a Heart

December 10, 2020 12:28 pm

Local business coach, Ed Cooper, has launched a BookCLUB with a difference! Says Ed, “One of the commitments I made to myself for 2020 is to help business owners in my local community gain the skills, confidence and beliefs that they need to get their already GOOD businesses to GREAT!  This will not only transform their lives for the better but also impact on their community and the people they employ....

Miss Great Britain raises £14,277.32

April 3, 2020 9:23 am

In February we were honoured to be one of the causes that the 75th Miss Great Britain competition supported alongside Cancer Research UK....

Fundraiser Brings in £3,000 for Alex’s Wish

March 20, 2020 1:41 pm

The latest in a series of events led by local supporter Dhiru Shah alongside Leicester’s Fashion UK, award-winning licensee, has raised over £3,000 for Alex’s Wish....

Thank You Very Much, Says Alex’s Wish

March 11, 2020 8:44 am

Last week saw the annual Supporters Lunch for Leicestershire-based charity Alex’s Wish take place at the newly opened Novotel in Leicester.  With over 150 guests attending including trustees, business club supporters, private individuals, businesses including those who’ve chosen Alex’s Wish as their Charity of the Year, and the newly crowned Miss and Ms GB.  The event served not only as a heartfelt thank you to supporters but also an opportunity to update everyone on the activity undertaken throughout the year and plans for the next 12 months....

Fireworks in aid of Alex’s Wish

November 22, 2019 5:25 pm

Thank you so much to Leicester Cricket Club for holding a Fireworks Display in aid of Alex’s Wish and sponsored by Next....

First meeting of the Matrix Professional Network

November 22, 2019 9:28 am

A great turn out of over 100 guests attended a new networking group for members of Leicestershire’s professional services – Lawyers, Tax Specialists and Accountants....

Alex’s Wish 8th Golf Day

September 27, 2018 11:54 am

Last Friday we had our 8th Annual Golf day at Rothley Park Golf Club. We would like to thank our main sponsors WK Construction and Next, our refreshment sponsors Synergy Recruitment Leicester, Longest Drive sponsor KRS Estate Planning, our hole sponsors Alex Benyon Photography, Juice Apps, Sturgess Hutchinson, Spirit Healthcare, Janine Edwards Wealth Management, PB Ross Electrical Contractors, D F Building Services, Caveney Associates and Charnwood Brewery....

Charnwood Forest Cycle Ride is a success

May 26, 2018 1:50 pm

We were so lucky again with the weather this year at our Charnwood Forest Cycle Ride and thank you to everyone who came along and supported our event....

Furnley House Plan Breath-taking Summer Ball

May 24, 2018 7:59 am

Local financial planners and wealth managers, Furnley House, are putting the finishing touches to their inaugural Summer Ball – and all in aid of Alex’s Wish. ...

Play raises £1,000 for Alex’s Wish

December 15, 2017 9:38 am

One of our fabulous supporters, Dhiru Shah recently organised a comedy play in Gujarati called – Lagan Ni Vyaadhi and Divorce Ni Upaadhi  ( literally meaning Stress about marriage but even greater stress about getting a divorce)  on 11 Nov at Sue Townsend Theatre....

The Great Gatsby Affair

November 22, 2017 10:36 am

Our Great Gatsby Ball took place on 11th November at the Radisson Blu Hotel. The night was a huge success and we are incredibly pleased to say we have raised an outstanding £24,573.00 towards research and projects to help bring new treatments for all children living with Duchenne....

Raising £10,000 for Alex’s Wish

October 4, 2017 12:17 pm

Two of our fabulous supporters Donna Brenchley & Jacky Ekins have raised £10,000 for Alex’s Wish.  Donna and Jacky have known each other from school and decided to celebrate a BIG birthday by cycling from London to Paris.  ...

Alex’s Wish Golf Day

September 28, 2017 10:46 am

The 7th Annual Golf Day took place on Friday 22nd September at Rothley Park Golf Course with this year’s main sponsor being Stephen George + Partners.  ...

U-Fit Studio First Birthday Funday

August 15, 2017 5:03 pm

On Sunday it was U-Fit Studio’s 1st Birthday and to celebrate they decided to hold a fun day and raise money for Alex’s Wish too.  ...

Charnwood Forest Cycle Ride 2017

May 23, 2017 12:36 pm

We were so lucky again this year with an amazing sunny day for our Charnwood Forest Cycle Ride. We would like to thank all our Sponsors – Flowers Associates, The Woodman’s Stroke, Parkhill Builders and Bradleys....

Swimathon raises over £4,250!!

March 8, 2017 11:30 am

Our swimathon took place on 25th February and we had nearly 30 swimmers taking part to achieve the 21 miles that we needed to ‘Swim the Channel’.  ...