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17 May 2011 - Charity reception at 10 Downing Street raises awareness of epilepsy

Samantha Cameron hosted a reception at 10 Downing Street for the Young Epilepsy to help mark National Epilepsy Week (15-22 May).

Olya Scott in front of flags at the Russian special needs school

Samantha Cameron with Young Epilepsy students Kaleigh and Charlotte

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16 May 2011 - Today's Guardian's Media Planet section is about Epilepsy

To start National Epilepsy Week there is a 16 page supplement about Epilepsy in today's Guardian newspaper.

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Gerry Acher to lead £10m Children's Epilepsy Fundraising Appeal

Sir Bryan Nicholson leaves after £7 million epilepsy centre success

Respected City professional Gerry Acher is to be appointed President of the leading children’s epilepsy charity, The Young Epilepsy (Young Epilepsy).

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Young Epilepsy opera night sings it’s successes

Members of the fundraising team with David Ford and the main sponsorThe Ashdown Park Hotel was filled with beautiful music on Saturday 5 March 2011 when it hosted Young Epilepsy’s annual A Night at the Opera. We are delighted to announce that the event was a huge success, with over 80 guests in attendance who helped us to raise the fantastic sum of £8,500 for Young Epilepsy.

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Guarded welcome to government's special needs plans


The Government’s Special Educational Needs plans have today been given a guarded welcome by the country’s leading children’s epilepsy charity – but concerns about funding for the right education and support for the 60,000 children with epilepsy, especially those with complex needs, remain.

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Epilepsy Bill set for second reading in Parliament


On Friday 4 March the Second Reading of Valerie Vaz MP’s Epilepsy and Related Conditions (Education and Health Services) Bill is due to be heard in the House of Commons.

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Join in on Purple Day, March 26 2011

purple day logoAre you doing something for Purple Day?

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Your pledge for Purple Day!

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Donate your scrap car

Everyone has seen an advert on a lamppost advertising a scrap car scam, but did you know that there is an ethical and environmental way to get rid of your unwanted car, whilst raising money for Young Epilepsy? Young Epilepsy has just partnered with Giveacar to launch an exciting new fundraising initiative that will pick up any vehicle, from anywhere in the UK for free – and we want you to be a part of it!

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Make a difference with your new year’s resolution in 2011

If you’re making a New Year’s Resolution this year, why not make a difference and help children with epilepsy while you’re doing it?

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