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Newcastle Dad runs 5km a day in January to raise funds for Tom’s Trust

A dad from Heaton is running 5km a day in January to raise vital funds for Tom’s Trust, a children’s charity that provides psychological support to children with brain tumours and their families. Darren Frazer, whose daughter Grace was diagnosed with a brain tumour in 2014 at just 18 months old, set himself the challenge […]

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11 year old stars in new video to explain what Tom’s Trust Psychologists do

An 11 year old boy from north Essex is the star of a new video launched by children’s brain tumour charity, Tom’s Trust.   Riley Akers, of Kelvedon, has been supported by Tom’s Trust since March 2018 when he was first diagnosed with a brain tumour. Riley’s voice narrates the video which explains how pscholgoists […]

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Christmas Card Competition 2021 Winners!

A huge thank you to everyone who entered this year’s Christmas Card competition. It was hugely difficult to choose a winner, but after much debate we have chosen! Well done to everyone who took the time to enter. The winner of this year’s first prize is this superb winter scene by Olivia Varley, aged 9. […]

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National Lottery Community Fund awards £10,000 to Tom’s Trust

Tom’s Trust is celebrating after being awarded £10,000 of National Lottery Community Fund cash to provide psychological support to children with brain tumours and their families.   Tom’s Trust provides mental health, wellbeing and psychological support to children and their families in the East of England and North East.   Throughout the pandemic, providing support was challenging for Tom’s Trust clinical psychologists and the service had to be reconfigured and offered remotely, like many others. The new funding from […]

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Turners lorries

Transport company to raise thousands of pounds for charity after donating two lorries for ten years to help children with brain tumours

A transport company is set to raise thousands of pounds for a children’s brain tumour charity after donating two lorries to the cause. Turners Soham Ltd, based in Cambridgeshire, has donated two 13.6 metre trailers to advertising for the charity Tom’s Trust, which provides psychological support to children with brain tumours across the UK. Both […]

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Kerry and Troi presented with their Guinness World Record certificate

Tom’s Trust’s London Marathon runners set new Guinness World Record

Two Tom’s Trust runners have set a new Guinness World Record for the fastest marathon with two female runners handcuffed together, raising more than £6,000 for children with brain tumours. Kerry Bullen, 48, and Troi Baxter, 27, both won places in the Virgin Money London Marathon ballot, and decided to use the opportunity to set […]

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Debs running at Silverstone

Mum who lost her son to a brain tumour runs half marathon for the first time since his death to help other families

A mum who lost her son in the space of just seven months to a brain tumour is now running a half marathon for the first time since his death to help other families. Debs Mitchell, 54, last ran a half marathon in 2010, when her eight-year-old son Tom met her at the finish line […]

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Cambridge Half Marathons runners doing a T for Tom

Debs speaks to BBC Radio Cambridgeshire

Tom’s Trust’s Co-Founder Debs was on BBC Radio Cambridgeshire this morning, speaking about Tom and her fundraising for the Cambridge Half Marathon, as well as our fantastic team of 100 runners (who as Debs says will be easy to spot in their luminous yellow vests during the race!) Listen here (you can hear Debs from […]

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The team during the ride in front of the sea and hills, holding up a Tom's Trust vest.

Four friends fund treatment for a child with a brain tumour for a whole year through 140-mile coast-to-coast challenge

Four novice cyclists have raised £1,480 for children’s brain tumour charity Tom’s Trust after pedalling 140 miles in a coast-to-coast challenge – enough to fund a child’s treatment for over a year. Alex Hagan, 27, and his friends Sarah Pagan, 28, Jake Kennedy, 24, and Dan Potts, 25, cycled from Whitehaven, Cumbria, to Tynemouth, North […]

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Kerry and Troi in handcuffs

Two runners to set a Guinness World Record for running the London Marathon in handcuffs in aid of Tom’s Trust

Two runners are about to set a Guinness World Record for the fastest marathon while handcuffed together, to raise vital funds for the children’s brain tumour charity Tom’s Trust. Kerry Bullen, 48, and Troi Baxter, 26, both won places in the Virgin Money London Marathon ballot, and decided to use the opportunity to set themselves […]

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