Press release archive

From announcements on vaccines and information on national events to local fundraisers, we share the news on what we and our supporters are doing 

Our month-by-month archive of press releases allows you to search for what you’re interested in. Contact us if you have a story to share. 

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October 2015

Christmas concert in Gloucester
Badminton marathon
Thinking caps on to beat meningitis
Inspiring woman takes on lifesaving charity role
Halloween fundraising
Celebrate a Wonderful Life ball
Christmas concert in Wales
Nottingham couple take on charity role

September 2015

Memorial match makes money for meningitis
Putting the brakes on meningitis
Sportathon to smash meningitis
Male chorus comes together to tune out meningitis
Triathlon to fight meningitis
Tandem challenge
Five Valleys walk
Butterfly ball
Rubie’s walk
Tasha’s Three Peaks Challenge
Striding out again to fight meningitis

August 2015

Ride across Britain to fight meningitis
Sweet treats raise vital funds
Dress up to defeat disease
Family of meningitis movement co-founder to benefit from lifesaving vaccination
Lifesaving MenB vaccine introduced
Step this way to fight meningitis
Right Royal revelries 
Meningitis Now Wales family day
Auntie dons her dancing shoes for donations

July 2015

Loving mum expressos her gratitude to charity
Coby’s courage launches awareness drive
Couple’s garden gatherings raise £11,275 to defeat meningitis
The Five Valleys Walk
Music festival targets meningitis awareness
Meningitis survivors make a splash to stomp out meningitis
Essex charity fundraiser is a cut above
New Meningitis Now Community Ambassador Lynette Adjei
Parents urged to get teenagers vaccinated 

June 2015

Dispelling man flu myths
'Pole lot of fun' to put meningitis in a spin
Thanking carers for their life-changing contribution
Players cue up for 24 hour snooker challenge
Birmingham man gets geared up for fundraising
Employees step up a gear and run wild for meningitis
Glasgow mum takes on the Three Peaks Challenge
Thinking caps on to beat meningitis
Edinburgh youngster is jumping for joy
Family aid road to recovery
Meningitis vaccine programme dates announced
Patagonia 30th anniversary challenge
Stroud mum takes on running challenge

May 2015

Alfie's charity night
Alice in Wonderland Ball fundraiser
Ian Watkinson Community Ambassador
Karen Pegler fundraising fun day
National Brain Injury week
Be vocal about viral
Hillsborough Arena Football fun day
Jamie Fagan Spinnaker tower abseil
Stagecoach Bus volunteer week
Tough Mudder Scotland
Wrestling fundraising event

April 2015

Be Vocal About Viral (Ireland)
Be Vocal About Viral
A life for a cure
Be Aware, make a square
Bristol and Avon
Share a Story Month
World Meningitis Day
Hug a Pug
Steve Jordan Golf Day
Patagonia 30th Anniversary Challenge
May Mayhem

March 2015

Prudential Ride London
Meningitis Now trailer in York
Southampton research
Cardiff collection
Patagonia 30th Anniversary Challenge
Morecambe Bay walk

February 2015

Alfie's charity night
Fastest hour
Liam's smiles
Scunthorpe awareness tour
Trek the Lake District

January 2015

Believe and achieve
Bryn Meadows 70s-80s event
Bexsero licence second anniversary
Louise Greer
The Space
Three Peaks challenge

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