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The Breakthrough: 2014

16th February 2015

See highlights of the media coverage surrounding the announcement to the world that Darek Fidyka, who had a complete spinal cord injury, had regained function and sensation below the level of injury following treatment part-funded by nsif.

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A talk with Pawel Tabakow: Wrocław Walk Again Project featured in the Polish NAWA

19th February 2020

Pawel Tabakow of the nsif funded Walk Again Project discusses the groundbreaking work of his team in Poland.

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nsif Patron Claire Lomas a true ASICS Greater Manchester Marathon hero

28th September 2019

Claire, who walked with the help of a robotic suit, joined over 10,000 runners who took part in the event.

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Mandarin Oriental staff support nsif Golf Day

21st September 2019

Chefs, front and back of house staff from the hotel volunteered their time to serve world-class food at nsif’s Golf Day.

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nsif Patron Claire Lomas guest speaker at the Mercury Business Awards

2nd August 2019

Claire will talk about her life both before and after her accident, and her fundraising efforts for nsif.

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Racehorse Dan’s Dream: Newbury winner, named after Daniel Nicholls racing for spinal cord injury

2nd August 2019

Dan’s Dream was named after Daniel Nicholls, with all prize-money being donated to nsif.

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TOWIE star Chris Clark runs the London Marathon in aid of nsif

2nd April 2019

While climbing a ladder to retrieve a toy for his granddaughter in 2017, Chris’ dad Barry fell and suffered an injury to his spine. Chris is set to complete the marathon on April 28 in support of nsif.

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Yvonne Williams writes poetry book in honour of her son to help raise funds for nsif

19th October 2018

Yvonne’s son PC Arron Williams became a paraplegic after a rugby accident in 2007,

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Ed Barrett defies the odds to take on charity lap

26th September 2018

Injured jockey who broke his neck in fall defies the odds to take on charity walk supporting nsif and The Injured Jockeys Fund.

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Mad Hatter’s Ball set to raise funds for Spinal Injury Charities

25th September 2018

Music lovers and party-goers across Cheshire, Manchester, Shropshire, North Wales and Wirral are urged to dress up and party on down while helping to raise funds for two spinal injury charities at Chester’s Mad Hatter’s Ball on Saturday 13 October.

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Dan’s Dream wins Fred Darling race

25th September 2018

Dan’s Dream wins Fred Darling race 2018.

nsif patron Claire Lomas featured in Your Horse as she gets ready to ride a motorbike at Every British Superbike Round for Charity

31st July 2018

The Silverstone round of this year’s championship will be Claire’s first lap, which takes place over the weekend of 7 – 9 September.

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Claire Lomas’ featured in the Manchester Evening News for her historic achievement at the Greater Manchester Marathon

7th June 2018

Claire Lomas wept tears of joy as she crossed the finish line of the 26.2 mile course – eight days after setting off. Injured in a freak riding accident in 2007, tackled the marathon step-by-step with the help of a…

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