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When Tigers came for tea at Rainbows

Leicester Tigers forwards sprang into action in support of youngsters with life-limiting conditions and their families during a visit to Rainbows Hospice for Children and Young People.

This particular fixture involved a tour of the centre’s specialist facilities – the only one of its kind across the East Midlands - and an invitation for tea extended by the charity’s Young Adults Group, where players chatted to families, staff members and signed autographs.

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Rainbows in Easter plea for gifts sweeter than chocolate

Rainbows Hospice for Children and Young People has urged people thinking of donating chocolate Easter eggs to consider alternative gifts.

The charity says most of the youngsters with life-limiting conditions it supports across the East Midlands are unable to eat chocolate.

Take for example, Olivia Butler, three in May, who has a rare epilepsy syndrome, pictured with her mother, Stacey.

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Simon’s chilling start to epic endurance challenge

The East Midlands businessman running 450 miles across three continents to raise cash for youngsters with life-limiting conditions has completed the first stage of his epic challenge.

Marketing professional Simon Davies, 41, from Market Harborough, ran 150 miles across the Arctic Circle in sub-zero temperatures approaching 40 degrees below, completing the gruelling distance over five days. 

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Kate's a natural in support of hospice youngsters

Popular broadcaster and writer Kate Humble was in Leicester to support Rainbows Hospice for Children and Young People at a charity lunch in the city.

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WSP continue to support Rainbows

WSP, a global Engineering Services company, have been supporting Rainbows from their Derby office since the summer of 2016. In that time the team have been busy fundraising, including a group who abseiled the Cathedral tower in Derby, the second highest in the country! The office also nominated a project at Rainbows to receive a grant from the company foundation for some new multi-sensory equipment. Although we didn’t win, the application was highly commended and did receive some partial funding which has moved us closer to buying the equipment.

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Lottery Draw Results – 2 March 2018

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England cricketers bowl into Rainbows with donation

The England Women's Cricket Team braved arctic conditions to bowl into Rainbows Hospice for Children and Young People – and present a four-figure donation.

The team first visited the Loughborough-based centre, which offers support to youngsters with life-limiting conditions, before setting off for their successful 2017 World Cup campaign. 

And squad members subsequently decided to raise cash for the charity by running 100km on Christmas Day.

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Football legends fulfill Leicester lad Shivam’s dream

A dream came true for a young Leicestershire man with a life-limiting condition when he met two of his all-time sporting heroes - thanks to Rainbows hospice and Superstar Speakers.

Shivam Nathwani, (19) of Birstall, is pictured with former Manchester United footballing legends Andy Cole and Dwight Yorke at an event at Leicester’s King Power Stadium.

The evening, part of the 'Treble Winners Tour', featured Yorke and Cole, who were with the Manchester United team which won the Premier League title, FA Cup and UEFA Champions League during the 1998/99 season.

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Lottery Draw Results – 23 February 2018

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