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Grateful couple cycle from London to Paris to give ...

Grateful couple cycle from London to Paris to give back to our Charity

22 January 2015

When Gavin Steeper told his partner Clare that he’d take her to Paris one day, she didn’t think she would have to cycle over 300 miles to get there. But when Gavin signed them up to cycle from London to Paris in aid of The Children’s Hospital Charity, she was more than willing to take on the challenge to support their five-year-old niece, Ebony, who was diagnosed with a...
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Trained cyclist offers top tips for long distance c...

Trained cyclist offers top tips for long distance challenges

22 January 2015

Clara Sandelind, 27, has been a member of Sheffield cycling club, Sheffrec, for three years and has cycled two Tour de France routes in aid of The Children’s Hospital Charity. In support of our Charity, Clara has provided her top tips on conquering a long distance cycle. “Consistency is key,” she said, “try to get out on at least one long ride every week, so f...
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Artists salvage 1970s toys for hearing department...

Artists salvage 1970s toys for hearing department

21 January 2015

When our hospital’s set of 1970s toys, used for decades to test hearing in children, became damaged and unfit for purpose – staff thought they could easily replace them with a new set. But after discovering the maker, Escor Toys, had gone out of business in 2012 – Cat Powell set about restoring the mini figures to bring them back into use. Cat, manager of Artfelt &n...
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Electrical firm first to strike monthly charity don...

Electrical firm first to strike monthly charity donation

14 January 2015

A growing electrical solutions firm is paving the way for businesses to make charitable giving a regular part of their outgoings. Guardian Electrical Solutions Ltd, in Chapeltown, Sheffield, have signed up for monthly direct debit payments to The Children’s Hospital Charity – the first company to make such a commitment as part of their corporate social responsibility drive. ...
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We are now partners with Europe's biggest youth foo...

We are now partners with Europe's biggest youth football league

9 January 2015

It is the biggest youth football league in Europe – with almost 12,000 boys and girls from within a 20 mile radius playing every Sunday – and counts England’s Gary Cahill, cricketing legend Michael Vaughan and Jamie Cook of the Artic Monkeys amongst its former members. Since its inception in 1969, the Sheffield & District Junior Sunday League has proved itself as a ...
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Man gets into the groove to help our Charity...

Man gets into the groove to help our Charity

7 January 2015

Retired steel works engineer, Ron Stanley, stepped up to the decks to help Make it Better for our Charity, with a Motown and Soul night at Wickersley Working Men’s Social Club. Over 400 people joined Ron to ‘get on up’ at the Rotherham social club, where he spent an evening playing records from his selection of over 7000 Motown and soul anthems across the 60s, 70s and 8...
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