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Emmerdale star to speak out for epilepsy at Leeds carol concert

4 December, 2014

Emmerdale actor John Middleton is set to give a festive reading at the Epilepsy Action Christmas carol concert. John’s character Ashley Thomas is the vicar in the Yorkshire soap. The carol concert will raise funds for Leeds-based national charity Epilepsy Action. The charity works to support people affected by epilepsy in the UK. There are around 50,000 people living with epilepsy in Yorkshire.

Doodlers to scribble their support for epilepsy

27 November, 2014

Creative types up and down the country are being urged to doodle and raise much-needed cash for national charity Epilepsy Action. National Doodle Day is on Friday 6 February 2015, with proceeds directly supporting the 600,000 people living with epilepsy in the UK.

National Doodle Day is the annual fundraiser for epilepsy that gets the nation squiggling. Epilepsy Action is inviting doodlers all over the country to ‘doodle for fun to help us raise a ton’ with the chance of a prize for anyone taking part.