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Judith and Jeremy's Race...

Judith and Jeremy's Race to the King
We had the pleasure of meeting Judith Murray and Jeremy King this week and were thrilled to be able to show them round the unit, so they could see the projects we have funded from our past appeals and hear about our current...

Ella's Chop for Charity...

Ella's Chop for Charity
12 year old Ella Ashford is preparing to have her gorgeous blonde locks cut off in her fundraising efforts to support Smile4Wessex. This is her own way of thanking the brilliant team here at the Wessex Neurological Centre,...

Waitrose Community Matters

Waitrose Community Matters
If you shop at Waitrose you can nominate Smile4Wessex as your chosen local charity by completing the nomination form found at the Customer Services desk in store. Three good causes receive a share of £1,000...

Smile4Wessex Neuro Open...

Smile4Wessex Neuro Open Day
Our long-awaited Neuro Open Day gave those attending a unique opportunity to see and learn about many of the amazing projects that Smile4Wessex has funded. Following a brief welcome and introduction, visitors were divided...

'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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Anca's Pedal to Paris

When Anca and husband, Chris, set off to ride from Chichester to Chartres (near Paris), they did so knowing that it would be tough, but that they'd be raising funds for two charities very close to their hearts, Smile4Wessex and Brain Tumour Research. Riding a road bike was a new challenge for Anca, but she was absolutely determined to complete the 200-mile route - and here, in her own words, is a taste of why it meant so much to Anca.

"Back in 2002 I suffered a subdural haematoma. Following that I was diagnosed with a benign vascular brain tumour and underwent brain surgery at Wessex Neurological Centre under the care of the most amazing surgeon and staff! My battle with this tumour continues, but I'm determined to fight it and raise awareness and funds to join the fight against neurological conditions including brain tumours."

With 11 hours in the saddle on Saturday, then another early start Sunday, at times cycling into 35mph headwinds and freezing rain it was every bit as hard as they thought it would be, but we're delighted they and their fellow riders made it to their destination. Thank you both for your tremendous support.