Molly Olly's Wishes, Coventry Memorial Park, anniversary
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Widower, 72, overcomes heart bypass for mammoth fundraising effort

A 72-year-old great-grandad who underwent a quadruple heart bypass is pledging to walk ten miles a day throughout 2022 to raise funds for a Warwick children’s charity in its milestone anniversary year. Tony Cunningham, from Coventry, is hoping to run up a huge total for Molly Olly’s Wishes by completing laps around the city’s Memorial… Keep Reading

Molly Olly's Wishes, Morrisons, fundraising
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‘Fun-draising’ boosts children’s charity coffers

PEDAL power, pumpkins and bananas were among the wide range of fundraising themes resulting in donations of more than £2,600 to a Warwick children’s charity. Leamington Morrisons community champion Alex Pearson and her friend Emma Brayne from Warwick were joined by Alex’s two canine companions as they travelled almost 12km – and negotiated 27 locks… Keep Reading

Molly Olly's Wishes, Charity golf day, Oakland International
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Warwickshire children’s charity receives £26k boost from golf day

A golf day organised in aid of Warwickshire children’s charity Molly Olly’s Wishes, which supports children with terminal or life-threatening illnesses, has raised an incredible £26,252. Jointly organised and sponsored by Nottingham companies, Oakland International (which also has a site in Redditch) and Avanti Print and Packaging, 17-teams from across England, Scotland and Wales took… Keep Reading

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Claire’s marathon effort for causes close to her heart

A Warwick mum is hoping to run up big totals for two local causes close to her heart in a marathon fundraising effort this weekend. Claire Hammond is gearing up for her first London Marathon on Sunday (October 3rd) – in aid of charities Molly Olly’s Wishes and Northleigh House School. It marks the culmination… Keep Reading

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Comedian Awaiting Heart Transplant Headlines Charity Gig in Warwick

JUSTIFIED TEXT Comedian awaiting heart transplant headlines at local comedy gig An award-winning comedian who is still active on the comedy circuit despite waiting for a heart transplant, heads a line up of laughter makers at a charity stand-up gig in Warwick next month. Mel Moon, from Burnley, will oversee the laughs, which are being… Keep Reading

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Mums Keep The Candle Burning For Halloween Fundraising

PUMPKIN TRAIL IN AID OF MOLLY OLLY’S WISHES A Warwick community renowned for its flamboyant annual Halloween celebrations is keeping the tradition alive despite the pandemic. Innovative parents Charlotte Fawbert and Lucy Field were determined to salvage the spooky fun which draws hundreds of children on Hatton Park – by this year turning it into a… Keep Reading

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Molly Olly’s Wishes – Final Therapeutic Books In Olly The Brave Series Released

FINAL 3 THERAPEUTIC ILLUSTRATED CHILDREN’S BOOKS IN OLLY THE BRAVE SERIES RELEASED BY MOLLY OLLY’S WISHES Warwick-based charity Molly Olly’s Wishes has released the final three chapters in its series of therapeutic books for children battling terminal and life-limiting illnesses. The books follow the final stages of the charity’s mascot lion ‘Olly The Brave’ in his… Keep Reading

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Riding To Save Lives

WARWICKSHIRE & SOLIHULL BLOOD BIKES (WSBB) In 1969, a youth community action group was founded in the Luton & Stevenage area by Des Gibbons. Des’ aim was to encourage young bikers to make use of their wheels and riding abilities by providing reliable transport services to local hospitals. Freewheelers inspired many, including Warwickshire and Solihull… Keep Reading

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New Premises Unlocks Latest Exciting Chapter For Warwick Children’s Charity

THE NEXT STEP FOR MOLLY OLLY’S WISHES When Rachel Ollerenshaw collected the keys for an office building in Swan Street, Warwick, it unlocked a whole new chapter for her charity. The premises, the first dedicated HQ for Molly Olly’s Wishes, has opened its doors just weeks before Rachel’s late daughter – and inspiration behind the… Keep Reading

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Salt & Pepper’s Present Molly Olly’s Wishes Charity With £548

COMMUNITY HUNGRY TO HELP CHARITY NEIGHBOURS A HUNGRY community in lockdown has helped a Hatton Park business raise hundreds of pounds for a charity close to home. Salt and Pepper’s presented charity neighbours Molly Olly’s Wishes with £548 – it’s first in a series of donations this year to local good causes. The charity was… Keep Reading

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