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Why we decided to fund the Geoffrey Raisman Fellowship

2nd Oct 2018

Professor Geoffrey Raisman (1939 – 2017) was a pioneer and expert in his field who dedicated his life’s work to studying the repair of spinal cord injuries. In 1969 he introduced the term ‘plasticity’ to describe the ability of damaged…

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Summer 2018 Newsletter

19th Sep 2018

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12th Annual Golf Day Event

28th Aug 2018

The 29th and 30th July marked the 12th nsif Celebrity Golf Event hosted at The Oxfordshire Golf Club. The two-day golfing event commenced with keen golfers braving the showers for a practice round on the world-renowned course. Later that evening…

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Clay Pigeon Shoot Event

11th Jun 2018

On 1st June we held our very first Clay Pigeon Shoot event, set in the beautiful Berkshire countryside at Pennsport Shooting School. The day started with breakfast on arrival and a mini masterclass on the art of clay pigeon shooting…

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‘Dan’s Dream’ Races To Earn Money For nsif

15th May 2018

Dan’s Dream is a beautiful and talented 3-year-old racehorse bred by Hunscote Stud. Thanks to some very generous owners she is racing this year for the charity and any prize money she wins will comes to us. On Good Friday…

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Hessle Golf Club’s Huge Fundraising Year!

7th Feb 2018

Last year saw some incredible fundraising efforts from our supporters: from Steven Smith’s London Marathon Challenge to Claire Lomas’ continued support which led to an MBE. As well as these fantastic efforts we were also nominated to be the Hessle Golf…

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nsif Visits Wroclaw Walk Again Project

27th Sep 2017

On 18th September 2017 we had the pleasure of visiting the team at Wroclaw Walk Again Project in Poland. It was an interesting and informative couple of days catching up on the progress of the work being carried out. At…

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Spring 2017 Newsletter

26th May 2017

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nsif Virgin Money London Marathon

8th May 2017

On Sunday 23rd April we were delighted to have a number of nsif champions taking part in the Virgin Money London Marathon, to raise awareness and funds for nsif backed research. The 26.3 mile course, which goes through the heart…

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Ceres Charity Luncheon

8th May 2017

On 19th April we were lucky to be joint beneficiaries of the 5th Annual Ceres Charity Luncheon along with the Matt Hampson Foundation. The event, which was held at Cheltenham Racecourse, started with a champagne reception, followed by a delightful…

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Claire Lomas receives MBE

1st Mar 2017

On February 28th 2017, nsif patron and champion fundraiser Claire Lomas was awarded her MBE for services to spinal injury research at Buckingham Palace. Since her injury in 2007, Claire has dedicated her life to raising money to fund a…

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Steven Smith’s London Marathon

24th Feb 2017

Our trustee Steven Smith is taking on the Virgin Money London Marathon on 23rd April to raise vital funds for nsif. Steven was told in 2011 that he would not be able to walk again, but has been able to recover…

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