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Charity Golf Day at Remedy...

Charity Golf Day at Remedy Oak GC
We're delighted to announce that we are again returning to Remedy Oak Golf Club, a firm favourite among our golfing friends, for what will be our 5th charity golf day at this truly magnificent course. Our host, Bruce Woollard,...
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These Boots Were Made...

These Boots Were Made for Walking
For most people, completing a 60km charity walk would probably put them off the idea of doing anything similar for a while. But for Graham Hayes, who completed just that distance when he took on the longest of the ‘Just...
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Rob's Family Fundraiser

Rob's Family Fundraiser
Rob Langman is no stranger to taking on a challenge for Smile4Wessex and had no hesitation in also volunteering his brother-in-law Dave, and nephew DJ, to join him in this years FebBrainairy. They were ably assisted by his two children,...
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Kiri's Close Shave for Epilepsy

Kiri's Close Shave for Epilepsy
Having recently undergone surgery for Epilepsy, Kiri MacDonald-Jones bravely agreed to lose her locks for FebBrainairy 2018. Supporting Kiri was her husband Darryl, good friend Helen Webster, who is also a dedicated supporter...
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SPA / Daily Echo Property...

SPA / Daily Echo Property Ball
Huge thanks to all at the Daily Echo / Southampton Property Association for choosing Smile4Wessex to benefit from their annual Charity Ball. It was a great evening and, as the pic below shows, a tremendous amount was raised...
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Linda’s Life Turns Full...

Linda’s Life Turns Full (Epileptic) Circle!
When Linda Littlechild, then 38, was first diagnosed with Epilepsy it was not only a daunting time for her, but the whole Littlechild family. It was also the beginning of a difficult and sometimes frightening journey, but one which...
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'Wall of Smiles' Launched

'Wall of Smiles' Launched
We are delighted to announce details of the Smile4Wessex 'Wall of Smiles'. For the full story of this new initiative please click Wall of Smiles  
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Kain Dear's 26 hour, 65-mile Island Challenge

In one of the more extreme personal challenges that has been undertaken in aid of Smile4Wessex, Kain Dear had elected to take on the gruelling 65-mile Isle of Wight Challenge, a complete circumnavigation of the island - on foot. Worse still, Kain aggravated a back injury just a couple of weeks prior to the event, and there was real doubt as to whether he'd cross the start line, never mind the finish. But he did it, and here, in his own words, is just a little taste of what he faced.

"Well I'd been awake for 34 hours, walked for 26 hours, 12 of those in the rain, wind and fog at night, covering 106km cross country on the most exposed coast and cliffs and gaining a height of 1783 metres.

"It was a tough challenge and at times I wanted to give up, especially after the constant rain and wind but I did finish and came 284 out of 755 starters.

"I've managed to smash my target of £800 fund raising with the current amount including gift aid at £1780, a huge thanks to everyone who donated and supported me as well as action challenge for putting on such an event; and of course, Smile 4 Wessex for allowing me to raise funds for them."

Well Kain, the thanks are all ours, both for your magnificent effort and the tremendous support of all who sponsored you - truly outstanding!