Wednesday, 9 April 2008

spooky gaol visit is all in a good cause

Sorry it's been a while since our last post.

After the relative quietness of Christmas, the fund raising is picking up again with our good friends organising her 40th birthday party as a night at Derby Gaol - read more by clicking here.

Also, Ian (the boys father) is making preperations for the Derby Fun Run.

Visit the website for full updates.

Thursday, 3 January 2008

Twins make the Newspapers

Sam and Alex were recently in the Derby Evening Telegraph newspaper showing off their new outdoor play equipment provided by the generous fund raising donations from past events. Sure to make a big difference to the boys lives.

Click here to read the full story

Wednesday, 2 January 2008

Skydiving Duo raise £3000 for Twins

Sisters Charlotte Hunter and Zoe Crosby raised £3000 from their sponsored skydive in November. Many thanks go to both Charlotte and Zoe as well as all the kind people who sponsored them and the anonymous benefactor who donated £500 to pay for the event. - Click here to see the pictures

St Andrews Playgroup raised over £180 from their Round the Crib in December. Many thanks go to Mrs Elston and her staff, the children and parents at St Andrews and Paul the vicar.

Dimensions Workwear, Castle Donington (where Dad Ian works) held a raffle before Christmas raising over £200. In addition, the Customer Service Department raised £42 in lieu of sending Christmas cards to colleagues.

On Thursday 27th December a charity football match was held between "Shaun Bestwick Select 11" and "Wayne Hall Select 11" resulting in a 1-0 win to Shaun's team. Many thanks go to both teams, the spectators who braved the cold, Barry Elmore who refereed the game, Gemma for organising the raffle and Mel & Paul at The Park who welcomed everyone for a drink and a buffet. The total raised from the match and raffle was just under £300.

On Friday 28th December Sam and Alex went to Butterley Station in Ripley to visit and have a trip on Thomas the Tank Engine. This trip was kindly donated by "Me and Dee" ( The boys enjoyed the trip and met and received gifts from The Fat Controller. Many thanks to Maria at Me and Dee.