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Our Superheroes 

Heroes among us, loving parents and amazing people

Below are some of the amazing people that have changed lives by doing amazing things themselves

Dylan’s Cancer Fighting Fund

Dylan’s Cancer Fighting Fund

facebooktwitterinstagram Eight-year-old Pokémon Master needs £150k for cancer treatment. Dylan Mitchell may seem like a normal eight-year-old boy; he enjoys school, swimming and gymnastics, and he loves to play Pokémon Go with fellow level 40 Pokémon masters, mum Jess...

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Nicky Needs a Hand

Nicky Needs a Hand

Amputeefacebookinstagramtwitter Nicky needs a hand: the fight to end two decades of phantom limb pain Paratriathlete Nicola Wilding has fought chronic pain for the last two decades, after a life-changing car crash at the age of 22, where her quick thinking meant she...

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James

James

DadfacebooktwitterJames, 37, is a welder and lives just outside of Gloucester with his wife Kate, who’s a nurse, and two children. His three year old daughter Charlotte has cerebral palsy and has been wheelchair-bound for her entire life. There was an operation...

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Anna McNuff

Anna McNuff

AdventurerfacebooktwitterOn Monday 12th January 2015, 30 year old adventurer Anna McNuff, from Kingston, Surrey left Bluff on the South Island of New Zealand to run the entire length of the country, finishing at Cape Reinga in the North Island after 6 months of solid...

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Emma

Emma

MumfacebookSingle mother Emma from Evesham, Worcestershire, walked day and night in a non-stop feat to fund life-changing treatment for her eight year old daughter, giving her the opportunity to walk unaided. Emma Haynes left her job as a legal secretary to care for...

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Beth

Beth

MumOn July 25th, Beth Fletcher from Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire, attempted to cycle 200 miles in 24 hours in a bid to raise £17,500 to pay for her autistic son to receive life changing treatment. Unfortunately after 79 miles and 11 hours of cycling non-stop, Beth...

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Wayne Russel

Wayne Russel

AdventurerfacebooktwitterWayne Russell, 34, was born and raised in Gloucester. He moved to London in his late teens, and has lived and worked there since. His sister, Podsmead community hero Carmel Webb, died at the age of 35 on New Year’s Eve 2013, after a 10 year...

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Charlotte

Charlotte

MumCharlotte Thornhill, an accountant assistant 29, lives in Gloucester with her partner Luke, daughter Jasmine and son, Archie. Their three year old son Archie has cerebral palsy, he cannot walk well and is often in pain. His dream is to dance unaided. Archie...

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Kev Brady

Kev Brady

AdventurerfacebooktwitterCharity champion Kev Brady has given little Archie Thornhill an incredible early Christmas present – £18,000 towards a life-changing operation. Kev raised the total – all of which he has donated to the families campaign, Archie’s Chance To...

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Captain Armless

Captain Armless

Dad facebookOne life-changing moment for this Gloucester-man could lead to a momentous break-through At the age of 17, and in a split second, Alex Paterson’s life changed forever. One moment, Alex was riding his motorbike. The next, he was careering face-first towards...

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Jess Hope

Jess Hope

MumfacebookPontypool Mum in Kilimanjaro challenge won’t lose Hope of raising money for son’s life changing operation Jess Hope, 38, is a full-time mum and lives in Garndiffaith, South Wales with her husband Rich, a civil servant, and their two children. Their eldest...

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Ben Walton

Ben Walton

DadfacebookBen Walton, lives in Cheltenham with his wife Tanya, and their two daughter’s Amelia-Rose and Chloe.5-year-old Amelia-Rose has been diagnosed with Spastic Paraplegia (HSP) – a degenerative disease that means her limited use of her legs will only get more...

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Jamie McDonald

Jamie McDonald

AdventurerfacebooktwitterlinkedininstagramyoutubePride of Britain winner announces new and enormous trans-US solo run! Three years after the end of a 5,000 mile solo run across Canada, during which real-life superhero Jamie McDonald raised more than £250,000 for...

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