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Tea drinkers and budding bakers urged to brew up and bake for chari-tea

28 July, 2014

Brew lovers across the UK are being urged to take a break, put the kettle on and enjoy a cuppa and a slice of cake, all in the name of charity.

National Tea and Cake Break, which takes place on Friday 17 October, raises vital funds for Epilepsy Action, the UK’s leading epilepsy charity. The event encourages tea drinkers and cake lovers to indulge their sweet tooth while raising funds for the charity. The charity supports the 600,000 people living with epilepsy in the UK and their families.

Epilepsy awareness week supports the 87 people diagnosed with epilepsy every day

18 May, 2014

This National Epilepsy Week (18-24 May), national charity Epilepsy Action is aiming to raise awareness of the condition and in particular, the impact that a diagnosis of epilepsy can have on a person and their family. This is in response to figures which show that 87 people are diagnosed with epilepsy every single day in the UK – a total of 32,000 new cases each year. Around one in every 100 people is living with epilepsy.