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£20,000 appeal to improve the lives of twin boys with cerebral palsy

A major fundraising appeal has been launched for twins that were diagnosed with cerebral palsy; Charlie and Freddie Holmes, to try and improve their lives.

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First disabled child passes ballet exams

Chloe Henderson, 10, suffers from cerebral palsy and has previously been told she would never be able to walk again. Doctors also told her she would definitely not be able to pursue her dream of being a ballet dancer.

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How chickenpox could lead to a child stroke if not vaccinated

Chickenpox or Varicella Zoster Virus (VZV) is notorious for covering the body in red itchy bumps and being highly contagious, most commonly in children. Although this is rare today as the virus can be prevented by children receiving a vaccination.

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Fundraisers to climb highest peak in South Wales for boy with muscular dystrophy

Friends, family-members and fundraisers hope to raise money for a young boy with muscular dystrophy by climbing the highest peak in South Wales this spring. Mikey Griffiths, Newport, was diagnosed with the muscle-wasting condition when he was just six-weeks-old. The

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Welsh rock stars play pub gig in support of youngster’s physiotherapy

They have sold millions of records worldwide and played to crowds at some of Britain’s biggest festivals, including Glastonbury, V and the Isle of Wight. But last month Stereophonics performed a rather more intimate gig to help a boy with

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£200k raised for muscular dystrophy charity through child’s independent campaign

A young boy with Duchenne muscular dystrophy and his family have raised tens of thousands of pounds for Muscular Dystrophy UK, after launching their own fundraising campaign. Parents Tom and Sue Barnley first set up the Help4Harry fund in August

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Girl edges closer to her dancing dream following pioneering operation

A five-year-old living with a movement disorder has come a step closer to realising her dream of being able to dance. Charlotte Bottger, from Gloucestershire, has undergone ground-breaking surgery in the United States, which has given her greater mobility. The

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