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Ross Fripp's Cycling...

Ross Fripp's Cycling Challenge
Ross was a fit and healthy 24 year old when he became sick in November 2014. Suspecting it was just something he'd eaten, he carried on life as normal, but the sickness continued and gradually he developed further symptoms. Following...

Spreading a Little Christmas...

Spreading a Little Christmas Cheer
We're starting to feel a little festive here in the Smile4Wessex Appeals Office with the arrival of our 2018 Christmas Cards and we are really excited to be able to share them with you.  This year we have chosen not just...

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  

Inside Stories

Natalie Burns

Natalie Burns 29.10.2018

Natalie Burns was married with two young children, worked as an IT Manager and was generally fit and healthy when she suffered a stroke in September 2017 at just 37 years of age.  Following her treatment at the Wessex... Read More
For Katy & Alex the honeymoon really was over!

For Katy & Alex the honeymoon really was over! 24.07.2014

Alex Croft has recently undertaken a personal cycling challenge to raise funds for Smile4Wessex. In his own words, his ‘Inside Story’ explains just why it was so important to him to do so. “As newlyweds... Read More
Linda's Life Turns Full (Epileptic) Circle!

Linda's Life Turns Full (Epileptic) Circle! 10.07.2014

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... Read More
Inside Story - David Allen

Inside Story - David Allen 24.04.2013

“I should not be here. I should be dead.” These are the words of David Allen, but David was the last person that his friends would have expected to suffer the sequence of life-threatening events that were to commence,... Read More
Inside Story - Rob Langman

Inside Story - Rob Langman 22.05.2012

Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro is quite an undertaking for anyone, never mind doing so just 10 months after brain surgery - and in borrowed clothing - but's that exactly what Rob Langman (and wife Gemma) did. In October 2009... Read More
Inside Story - L/Cpl Dan Mason

Inside Story - L/Cpl Dan Mason 22.05.2011

To be diagnosed as having a brain tumour must be devastating at any age, but at just 22 years of age, married for less than a year, and with your first child on the way, you could be forgiven for asking “why me?”.... Read More