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South West England Press Releases

Young Okehampton author hosts tea break for epilepsy chari-tea

10 Oct 2013

A young Okehampton author and illustrator, who has epilepsy, is inviting locals to join her and enjoy a cuppa and a slice of cake, all in the name of charity.

Katherine Curtis, 12, who has written and illustrated her first book, Herbie the Horse Goes on Holiday, is holding a National Tea and Cake Break to raise funds and awareness for Epilepsy Action. The charity supports people with epilepsy, including the 63,400 children living with epilepsy across the UK.

Winchcombe man gets on his bike for epilepsy charity

26 Jul 2013

A Winchcombe man, whose brother-in-law died as a result of epilepsy, is gearing up to complete this year’s Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100 cycle race. David Stocks will take on the challenging 100 mile bike ride on Sunday 4 August to raise vital funds for national charity Epilepsy Action. The charity provides advice and support to the 600,000 people with epilepsy in the UK.