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2018 Smile4Wessex Gala...

2018 Smile4Wessex Gala Dinner Date
We're pleased to announce that the 2018 Smile4Wessex Gala Dinner will take place at the Hilton Ageas Bowl on Saturday 13th October. 'Early Bird' ticket deals are available until 30th June. Please click HERE for full details.
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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...
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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,...
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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...
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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...
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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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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 appeal and where the donations from their recent fundraising would be going.

Judith and Jeremy took part in the ultra marathon "Race to the King" in June, in support of a dear family friend, Ben Watson and the tireless care he received at the Wessex Neurological Centre.

Ben was an active 26 year old young man when he collapsed in 2015 following a normal bout of flu and was transferred to the Wessex Neurological Centre, where he spent two weeks in a semi-coma. Following five weeks in hospital and a further three weeks in a Specialist Rehabilitation Unit, this has been, and continues to be, a long and emotional road for Ben and all his family.

They completed the epic 52.4 mile course across the South Downs over two days, raising in excess of £6000. A further £5000 was generously donated by Jeremy's company Capsicum, bringing the total to £11,057!

Thank you both so much for your tremendous support and congratulations on completing such a mammoth challenge!