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Carolynne shares her story in exclusive video diary

Date Posted
15 May, 2023

Streaming across our channels, every day from Monday 15 May: Carolynne and Freya's 'week in the life'. Freya has severe cerebral palsy, needs oxygen for chronic breathing problems, and is blind. She also has a huge personality – and enjoys...

Reaching more families through our new Community Outreach Project

Date Posted
2 May, 2023

There are 99,000 children in the UK living with a life-limiting or life-threatening illness and this number is rising, with those from non-white British backgrounds who live in areas of the country with less opportunities being proportionately affected. We know...

An extraordinary life well lived: a tribute to Lucy Watts

Date Posted
28 April, 2023
Andy Fletcher

Yesterday, we heard the very sad news that Lucy Watts has died. Our thoughts are with her Mum Kate, sister Victoria and all her family and friends. Lucy touched the lives of thousands and has been a huge inspiration and...


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