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Royal Navy Fire Fighter says “Thank you !”

Posted by lisa on October 10, 2013 in Fund Raising, News, Uncategorized tagged with

Adam Beasley is a Royal Naval Firefighter who suffered from Perthes disease as a child and who has an ambition to help children currently suffering from this condition, he set himself the task of cycling non-stop for 24 hours both to raise funds and to raise awareness of Perthes disease.

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Thank you!

Posted by lisa on March 03, 2013 in General, News, Stories tagged with

Perthes Association is a voluntary organisation dependant of the generosity of it’s members, friends and other supporters who work tirelessly to promote understanding of Perthes disease, and to assist families coping with the every day difficulties this diagnosis brings. We are grateful for the sponsorship of Airtech Air Conditioning and Climate Control, who have sponsored many events for the children and their families to enable them to meet other families and share their experiences.

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Posted by lisa on February 02, 2012 in Fund Raising, News tagged with

Pictured here young Gwion Williams withe Shebon Lee (otherwise known as George), Shebon Lee is running the Marathon on behalf of Perthes Association,any support you can give would be very much appreciated .......

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SUMMER GET TOGETHER AND PARTY 2012 SUCCESS ! (UPDATE)

Posted by lisa on February 02, 2012 in News tagged with

A HUGE thank you to AIRTECH AIR CONDITIONING LIMITED, who sponsored our Summer Party and Get-together, paying for the Hall, Caterer and Entertainer and also helping us to raise £2,639.45 for the Association as well !

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Tommy Hill – Nothing’s gonna stop him now!

Posted by lisa on October 10, 2011 in Fund Raising, General, News tagged with

As a small boy Tommy Hill suffered from Perthes' Disease, and although he had corrective surgery at the age of six which left his right leg shorter, his dream was to become British Superbike Champion,he was crowned the British Superbike champion at Brands Hatch on 9th October 2011.

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Max Foley’s Dad and his friends take the 3 Peaks Challenge!

Posted by lisa on September 09, 2011 in Fund Raising, News tagged with

Our story was first published in December, just as Uncles Stephen and Gordon completed a 100k bike ride, raising £2491.51. Since then Max has been signed off by Mr Nejad, as to all of our amazement, his hip had re-formed to an almost a rounded shape. When we were first told about Max having Perthes, we were told it could be a 4/5 year process. Max has been very lucky and through all of our perseverance, and an operation undertaken by Mr Nejad, he has completed the whole process in just under 2 years. Fortunately Max's bones have re-grown in virtually the shape they should and now his bones have hardened he can resume normal life as a 6 year old.

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