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Complaint for a dead infant

Poet Gordon Hutchins has put together a small volume of poems he has written over the past 50 years. It's called The vanished hour, and one of the poems included was written after hearing of the death.....

New legs boost Charlotte’s confidence

New legs boost Charlotte’s confidence

Young Charlotte Nott, who has appeared on the cover of News, our supporter magazine, and our Impact Report, contracted meningitis and septicaemia in December 2010, aged two. She spent weeks battling t.....

Overland to Oz Congratulations

Overland to Oz Congratulations

We’re delighted that long-term Meningitis Now supporters Rayelle and Richard Smith finished their 19,157-mile Overland to Oz 4X4 drive from their home near Stroud to Australia. The duo, who hav.....

Support our cyclists

Support our cyclists

Two dedicated cyclists are taking on the Herculean task of riding from Land’s End to John O’Groats in aid of us and LAM Action. What’s more, the fearless pair are planning to do it i.....

Keeping in touch with our volunteers

Keeping in touch with our volunteers

At Meningitis Now we have lots of wonderful volunteers  – volunteers who help us raise awareness by giving talks, running stands and distributing literature; volunteers who raise funds in s.....


PHE urges Freshers to get MenC vaccine before beginning university

We’re backing Public Health England’s call for new students to ensure they get vaccinated against meningococcal C (MenC) infection, which can cause meningitis and septicaemia, before begin.....

Can you dig it?

Can you dig it?

Thanks to our good friends at Zurich Insurance Group, who popped in today for a spot of volunteering and helped spruce up the memorial garden at our Stroud headquarters. Seen here are Kevin Davis, Ke.....

Fantastic fundraising

Fantastic fundraising

On the 27th July this year Alex Parry and Nicola Ball jumped out of a plane at 12000 feet with hopes of raising money in their Sons/Grandsons name, who sadly passed away from meningococcal septicemia .....

Michelle Heaton launches Time 4 Tea

Michelle Heaton launches Time 4 Tea

We’re delighted that pop star Michelle Heaton has launched our annual Time 4 Tea event and is urging everyone to put the kettle on and bake a cake to help beat meningitis. The Liberty X singe.....

Soccer legend in big cheque transfer

Soccer legend in big cheque transfer

Former Manchester United and Manchester City football legend Denis Law lined up alongside a team of north west solicitors to receive a cheque for over £11,000 to help us with our work. S.....

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