Entries by Emma Prescott

Super amount raised at Superhero event!

Thanks to your support, our Meet the Superheroes event at Cheshire Ice Cream Farm raised a fantastic £1800! Captain America, Batman and more entertained the children at the event – Batman was even dunked with twelve buckets of water to help us raise as much money as possible. Thank you to everyone that attended and […]

Ladies Lunch Bolton – 2nd Nov 2017

Join us on Thursday 2nd November 2017 at The Platinum Suite, Bolton Wanderers Football Club, Macron Stadium BL6 6JW for our special Ladies Luncheon event. Stalls open at 11.30am. Guest speaker is award-winning artist Susan Gunn who will be giving guests a “Picture of her Life”. Enjoy a welcome drink on arrival, sponsored by Capstone Wealth Management, […]

Ex-flower show staging for sale!

Award-winning prop for sale! A very kind green-fingered benefactor is looking to sell a beautiful ‘ruin’ prop (painted and made of polystyrene) that was recently used in an award-winning display garden at the Southport Flower Show with a donation going to our charity. The “ruin” has actually a wooden frame and is cladded with polystyrene “stone […]

Rain doesn’t stop play at our circus-themed family fun day!

Did you join us at our circus-themed family funday in Ellesmere Port on the 9th September?! The event, held at Whitby Park, saw families brave the bad weather conditions in the morning to enjoy a variety of circus-themed activities including fun comedy circus shows hosted in a Big Top. Kids were also able to try out […]

Hope gets to give her twin a lift with new trike!

Hope aged 6 Hope, who has Apert Syndrome, was unable to ride a bike previously due to her condition as she has severely deformed hands and feet. Adaptations on this special trike mean that Hope can pedal backwards instead of using the handles to brake, so she can now join her twin brother and older […]

Cooking up funds for Children Today!

We’re delighted to announce a new Women in Neighbourhood’s community cookbook will be launched tomorrow at the Bolton Food & Drink Festival and will be available to buy from the 26th August – with every cookbook bought going to support our charity! The cookbook has been put together by the not-for-profit organisation Women in Neighbourhoods (WiN) […]

Afternoon Tea event is a sweet success!

Our afternoon tea hosted at Bridge House in Bolton on Thursday August 24th was a sweet success, raising just under £1,000! Guests enjoyed bucks fizz on arrival as well as a delicious selection of sandwiches, cakes and sweet treats whilst enjoying the stunning gardens of Bridge House. Here are a selection of pictures from the […]

New wheelchair gives lease of life to 6-year-old Dominik.

A six-year-old boy from Warrington with cerebral palsy has been awarded a new wheelchair thanks to the support of Children Today. Dominik was diagnosed with the chronic neuromuscular condition Spastic Diplegia Cerebral Palsy which means he has a significantly reduced range of movement due to the stiffness of his muscle tone. This also means he […]

Gemma’s sitting pretty in her new car seat!

We recently awarded a 4-year-old girl who has to use a wheelchair full time funding for a specialised car seat, giving her and her family a new lease of life. Gemma, who lives in Motherwell, was born with Spina Bifida and hydrocephalus which means she is unable to stand or walk. She required a specialist car […]