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St Piers, Lingfield’s Sure Start children’s centre achieves full core status

Lingfield’s Sure Start Children’s Centre has announced that it has achieved full core status only two years after opening.

Full core status is a term of recognition from the government which shows that the centre is offering the local community, in Lingfield and the surrounding areas, a fully comprehensive set of family support services and information and advice.

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School/college will be open 15 January 2010

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Daily Telegraph and Young Epilepsy’s seizure diary

Daily Telegraph half page – 25 January – an interview with Caroline Muir and her daughter Anna about Young Epilepsy's new Seizure Diary.

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Tandridge schools lead the way for pupils with epilepsy

Twenty one schools across east Surrey and in mid Sussex are leading the way to a better future for pupils with epilepsy, thanks to an innovative pilot programme.

The School Epilepsy Champions initiative is aimed at raising awareness of epilepsy.

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Young Epilepsy Christmas draw

Results of the Young Epilepsy Christmas Draw

I am pleased to announce that this year’s raffle proved to be a huge success, although sadly the draw had to be postponed a couple of days because of the inclement weather. However on the 21 December in front of two witnesses the draw was made and validated.

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Get running for epilepsy!

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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