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Places available for the Brighton and London Marathons in April 2010

Young Epilepsy has announced further places available for both the Brighton and London marathons.

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Want to be on a TV programme about epilepsy?

Want to be on TV? We’ve had a request from Channel 4 looking to feature a family with a child with epilepsy in one of its programmes. Please note Young Epilepsy is simply forwarding the request and will not be involved in the programme:

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UK’s first purpose built childhood epilepsy centre opens

Work to diagnose and treat epilepsy in children and young people got a huge boost this week with the opening of the UK’s first purpose built childhood epilepsy centre.

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Nicholas Owen - news presenter for the BBC visits Young Epilepsy

Television personality Nicholas Owen, news presenter for the BBC, took time out to visit Young Epilepsy this week, and grasped the opportunity to learn more about the work of this locally based charity. As a community he said we should be truly proud of the achievements of this charity and its progressive strategy which is so well depicted by the new Neville Childhood Epilepsy Centre which undoubtedly will form the platform for future medical assessment and research.

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New family support package

This new and vibrant handbook is the result of feedback from parents and professionals – we hope it will make a real difference and give a boost to families living with epilepsy. The clearly written 96 page looseleaf A5 handbook is designed to help parents find their way through the maze of information and services.

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Halsford Lions roar their support for Young Epilepsy

The young players of the successful Halsford Lions Football Club have really set a shining example, by organising a fundraising event for Young Epilepsy. One of their players was diagnosed with a form of epilepsy this year and to signify their support, the team organised a charity auction securing £400.

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New chair for Young Epilepsy

Roy Williams hands over after 13 successful years

Anna Walker CB is the new chair of the Young Epilepsy, the charity announced today.

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Mental capacity policy links

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Seizing the moment for epilepsy concert on behalf of Young Epilepsy

The Concert is on 13 June at Gads Hill School, Higham, Kent. Tickets cost £10 for adults and £5 for children and OAPs. They can be obtained by either emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by calling Gadshill school on 01474 822366 and will also be available at the door on 13 June.

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Congratulations to Young Epilepsy's brave marathon runners

Young Epilepsy would like to thank our brave team of London marathon runners who successfully completed the 26 mile race in support of the charity.

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