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Sisters are doing it for themselves

Sisters are doing it for themselves

Barretstown offers free, specially designed camps for families affected by illness – including siblings. Here Megan Deakin, big sister of Eliza who was diagnosed with Rb as a baby, gives us the lowdown on what makes this holiday camp so great…  My name is Megan and I...
‘We want to help other families too’

‘We want to help other families too’

Despite coping with two cancer diagnoses, one family have raised more than £17,000 for charity, to make sure that families in the future are supported as well as they have been. We caught up with the Edgars – here is their story… Last Christmas the Edgars were busy...
Mission of a lifetime

Mission of a lifetime

Karen Stuart was diagnosed with retinoblastoma when she was three years old. Now, 30 years later, she and her ex-army dad Ray share their own memories from that time and reveal why their personal health challenges have inspired them to take on the mission of a...
Team Harry take on the three peaks

Team Harry take on the three peaks

After his two-year-old grandson Harry was diagnosed with retinoblastoma, Paul Stokes decided he wanted to raise funds for the Childhood Eye Cancer Trust by taking on not one, not two, but three peaks in under 12 hours. He tells his story… “My grandson Harry was...
Discount for family holidays

Discount for family holidays

Holiday park operator Haven are offering discounted holidays to Childhood Eye Cancer Trust members. Haven, which has 36 parks dotted along the UK coast, will give families 5% off their holiday or short break during the school holidays or 10% on any other dates. Choose...