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Golden wedding celebration fundraises £95

Being married for 50 years is an achievement. This is the milestone that my parents achieved in March this year. My father has aniridia (as to the best of our knowledge did his father), as did his brother. When my … Continue reading

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Kids complete Mini Great North Run in aid of aniridia

Four children, one with aniridia took part in this years Mini Great North Run to raise funds for us. Their generous sponsors gave £525 via JustGiving plus a £100 cheque, for them completing the 1.5 kilometre challenge which is open to 3 … Continue reading

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Thousands raised for aniridia research and support

Hardy cyclists tackled a 100-mile bike ride to raise more than £10,000 for crucial eyesight-saving research, inspired by Ella a girl who has aniridia as part of WAGR syndrome and is also deaf. A 22-strong team, led by Ella’s dad … Continue reading

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Researchers sell cakes to raise £115 in aid of ANUK

Researchers at University College London raised £115 for Aniridia Network UK by making and selling cakes. They had a cake stall in the common room of the UCL Institute of Ophthalmology which is attached to Moorfields Eye Hospital. Organiser Victoria is studying cornea … Continue reading

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Change to how you can help ANUK by shopping on Amazon

There is an easy ways to raise money for us simply by shopping on Amazon.co.uk. It costs you nothing. Before buying do ONE of the following: come to our website and use the Julbo sunglasses for infants link on the … Continue reading

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Harry’s marathon raises £900 for ANUK

Harry is the brother of our Chair Katie and is a keen runner. He has always wanted to run a marathon and managed to get a place on the event in York. Aniridia Network UK was, of course, his charity … Continue reading

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A different way to see the sights of London

 By Sarah Are we gluttons for punishment or just determined to prove it wasn’t a fluke? Lorna and I have been off round London again in aid of research into aniridia. We did the Carrot NightWalk in London yesterday. This time our starting … Continue reading

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Sarah’s Carrot Night Walk 2014 for aniridia research

By Sarah Hargraves I’ve been in training again. As last year, to help improve funding for aniridia research, I’m doing the 15 mile Carrots Night Walk. It’s0 in London on 19 September in the dark!. I’m doing the walk in … Continue reading

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1 mile open water swim in aid of aniriida

Sunday 16th February 2014… 12.30pm I got the phone call I had been waiting for. My sister, my best friend had gone into labour and was due to give birth to my nephew. As a mother myself having given birth … Continue reading

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Walk through London at night raises £742 for aniridia research

I’m a reasonably happy walker. Five miles or so can be very pleasant on a nice day. Also, I know people who’ve done the Moonwalk for breast cancer, who I didn’t think were necessarily much fitter than I was, at least with the … Continue reading

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