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Family’s loss moves a community

Family’s loss moves a community 09 October 2019 A family from Leighton Buzzard, whose dad died on Father’s Day, are raising money for research in the hope that one day no one will die prematurely from kidney disease. Kevin Grimshaw, a produce buyer for New Covent Garden, was just 46 when he passed away earlier…

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Fundraisers’ spread awareness of kidney disease at charity walk in Glasgow

Fundraisers’ spread awareness of kidney disease at charity walk in Glasgow Kelly Jackson 02 September 2019 Hundreds of walkers put their best feet forward to raise awareness of kidney disease on the streets of Glasgow. More than 400 families, friends, dogs, patients, donors, doctors and scientists came together for Kidney Research UK’s sixth annual Glasgow…

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Huddersfield business picks Kidney Research UK as chosen charity

Huddersfield business picks Kidney Research UK as chosen charity by Sarah Williams 12 August 2019 Oliver Cahill, owner of Opus Property Maintenance in Huddersfield, spent years battling with kidney disease. Now, with much improved health and running a successful business, he has turned his passion into pounds by choosing Kidney Research UK as his chosen…

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Kidney Research UK partners with Hillside Outside for major bike ride challenge

Kidney Research UK partners with Hillside Outside for major bike ride challenge by Sarah Williams 24 July 2019 Kidney Research UK is delighted to announce it is partnering with leading event management company, Hillside Outside, as its official charity for cycling event Tour O The Borders, powered by Pirelli 2019. Touro, as the borders bike…

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Newcastle’s iconic bridges walk raises kidney awareness across the city

Newcastle’s iconic bridges walk raises kidney awareness across the city by Sarah Williams 17 July 2019 On Sunday 14 July, nearly 200 people came together to take on one of Kidney Research UK’s flagship challenge events and raise awareness of kidney disease in Newcastle. Kidney patients, transplant patients, and donors were joined by family, friends…

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Kidney Research UK thanks all London Bridges Walk participants

Kidney Research UK thanks all London Bridges Walk participants by Maria Thompson 02 July 2019 Scores of Kidney Research UK supporters took to the streets of London on Sunday to take part in the charity’s iconic London Bridges Walk fundraising event. More than 700 people, each with their own personal reasons for taking part, enjoyed…

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Kayla’s amazing fundraising hair chop

Kayla’s amazing fundraising hair chop by Sarah Williams 25 June 2019 Six-year old Kayla Brass has had her long hair cut off to raise money for Kidney Research UK, and in memory of her grandad. Her hair cut was one of the highlights at a fundraising spring fair organised by Kayla’s mum, Jess, on the…

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Kidney Research UK’s first charity golf day proves to be champion event

Kidney Research UK’s first charity golf day proves to be champion event by Sarah Williams 20 June 2019 Woburn Abbey championship golf course has provided a stunning backdrop to Kidney Research UK’s first ever charity golf day. With 68 players forming 17 teams, and the prestigious Marquess’ Course in tip top condition ahead of the…

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