Little fighter Lucas inspires dad to take on Great North Run

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Baby Lucas – born 16 weeks early and weighing just 1lb 6oz – has inspired his dad to run the Great North Run to raise money for the neonatal unit where he is being cared for. Allan Simpson and his partner Laura Mount were shocked to discover Laura was pregnant at 22 weeks. Just weeks later, Laura went into early …

Neonatal doctor to tackle world’s toughest mountain race for charity

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Consultant Sam Wallis is preparing to take on the world’s toughest mountain race to raise money for families whose babies are being cared for in Bradford’s Neonatal Unit. Sam, a neonatologist at the Neonatal Unit, is taking part in the Dragon’s Back Race from 6 to 11 September to raise money for the BIG Neonatal Appeal. The appeal is being …

Cousins have hair-raising plans to raise money

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Three young cousins are preparing to donate their long locks to charity while they fundraise to buy toys for children in hospital. Inaaya, eight, Faseeha, nine, and Fiza, 10, chose the kind-hearted gesture because they want to help other young people. They also chose to raise money for Bradford Hospitals’ Charity – the NHS charity partner of Bradford Teaching Hospitals …

NHS team to take on epic relay race

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An intrepid team of runners from around the NHS are preparing to take on the gruelling Endure24 relay race to raise money for Bradford Hospitals’ Charity. Endure24, to be held at Bramham Park, Leeds, from 2 to 4 July, is widely known as the Glastonbury of running. It’s billed as epic, brutal and relentless, with each member taking turns to …

Bradford City to raise a cuppa to our NHS heroes

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Bradford City staff will be joining a national outpouring of love for our NHS on 5 July to help raise money for our NHS heroes. The NHS Big Tea – billed as the nation’s biggest tea break – will be held by NHS charities across the UK on the NHS’s birthday. People and organisations across the country will be hosting …

Twin mum takes on walking challenge for Bradford Hospitals’ Charity

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Shipley mum Kia Farrell is walking 5k a day for 92 days to raise money for Bradford Hospitals’ Charity’s BIG Neonatal Appeal. Kia came up with the idea after her premature twin girls spent 92 days in Bradford Royal Infirmary’s Neonatal Unit. Eden and Daisy were born at 28 weeks, five days on 29 December 2020. Each weighed just 1.1kg. …

Your funds have helped us Rays a Smile in Radiology

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Bradford Hospitals’ Charity has unveiled a film showcasing the huge difference its Rays a Smile Appeal has made for children having scans. The Rays a Smile Appeal was launched in 2019 with the aim to make radiology services more child-friendly at Bradford Royal Infirmary and St Luke’s Hospital. More than £150,000 was raised by individuals, schools and organisations across the …

Join a national outpouring of love to raise money for your NHS heroes

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Bradford Hospitals’ Charity is urging people across the districtto join the nation’s biggest tea break on 5 July and help raise money for our NHS heroes who’ve done so much to help everyone throughout the pandemic. Following a year like no other,Bradford Hospitals’ Charitywants as many people as possible to get involved in a national outpouring of love and thanks …