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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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Nottingham Open

09 June - 17 June 2018

11:00 - 17:00

Nottingham Tennis Centre, Nottingham

Enjoy world class tennis, this June, at the Nottingham Open

Enjoy world class tennis, this June, at the Nottingham Open

Location

Nottingham Tennis Centre, University Boulevard, Nottingham, NG7 2QH

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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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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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Open Day

Saturday 15 September 2018

10:30 - 15:00

Rainbows Hospice for Children and Young People, Loughborough

Come and experience Rainbows through the eyes of our children, young people and their families.

Come and experience Rainbows through the eyes of our children, young people and their families.

Location

Rainbows Hospice for Children and Young People, Lark Rise, Loughborough, LE11 2HS

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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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Holland & Barrett donates £100,000 to Rainbows children’s hospice

Holland & Barrett Chief Executive Peter Aldis paid an emotional visit to Rainbows Hospice for Children and Young People in Leicestershire to donate £100,000 and meet with a family who receive vital support for their poorly baby.

It is the 10th year that the Nuneaton-based health and wellbeing retailer has donated to the hospice, contributing a grand total of £871,000 over the last decade. The money has helped to fund critical care for the children and families who use its facilities and the fresh donation will help this work continue.

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‘Queen of cakes’ shares recipe for Rainbows smiles

The queen of cakes, Fiona Cairns brought a touch of baking magic to Rainbows Hospice youngsters. And it was a recipe for winning smiles!

Famous for creating The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s wedding cake, Fiona came to the Loughborough-based charity, which supports children and young adults with life-limiting conditions, to share tips and help them whip up their very own majestic creations.

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Take up the Great North Run for Rainbows with athlete Jess Judd

Runners across the East Midlands are being invited to take up the challenge of the Great North Run to raise money for youngsters with life-limiting conditions – and benefit from top coaching advice.

The ballot for sought-after places for the world’s biggest half marathon may have just closed, but Rainbows Hospice for Children and Young People – based in Loughborough – has its own allocation for those willing to run for the charity.

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