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3rd July 2016

BBC News: Guidelines urge improved care for terminally-ill children

Ollie was five years old when he was diagnosed with an incurable brain tumour Sarah Young remembers being told the devastating news that nothing more could be done for her five-year-old son, Ollie. Days earlier, he had been diagnosed with an incurable brain tumour and now he had been given just weeks to live. His … Continued

10th September 2015

Get Reading: Harry Dunn comes to Wokingham Library this September

The author will be giving a talk and signing copies of his new book, Forever Evil. Author Harry Dunn will be visiting Wokingham Library this September to talk about his new novel. On Thursday, September 24, Harry will be giving a talk about his new book, Forever Evil, which is the second in the Jack Barclay crime series. … Continued

16th August 2015

Get Reading: Dog show raises cash for charity

HUNDREDS of dogs of all shapes and sizes came together for a charity dog show. Basingstoke and District Dog Training Club held a companion dog show at Basingstoke War Memorial Park on August 2 to raise funds for the Ollie Young Foundation and Southern Lurcher Rescue. Over 500 dogs entered the popular contest and battled against each … Continued

26th June 2015

Newbury Today: Newbury family run the rainbow for children’s hospice

Family part of the 750 strong fun runners A Newbury family ran the rainbow in Reading to help fund a children’s hospice. Dr Emily Harrop, her husband Adrian Clark and their two children, nine-year-old Maisie and six-year-old Leo, ran the Reading Rainbow Run as team ‘Cross Country Clarks’ on June 21. The family were among more … Continued

16th May 2015

Get Reading: In pictures: Dubs at the Park 2015

More than 2,500 VW cars and campers were on show at Dubs at the Park in Bracknell on Sunday. Thousands of car lovers flocked to Dubs at the Park on Sunday, May 17. This year’s show at Easthampstead Park Conference Centre in Bracknell was the biggest yet with more than 2,500 cars and camper vans on show. … Continued

29th April 2015

Get Reading: Rainbow Run: hospice charity looking for colourful volunteers

Reading community groups are being asked to put some colour in their lives by volunteering to shower people with powder paint in June. They are needed by the children’s hospice Helen & Douglas House for its Rainbow Run in Prospect Park in Tilehurst on Sunday, June 21. The charity which looks after children and young adults wants … Continued