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Bens Charity Concert 2

We are delighted to confirm that after the fantastic success of last years concert we are doing it all again and 'Bens Charity Concert 2' is definitely happening on Saturday 09th September 2017 again at Oakengates Theatre @ the place, Telford. We have a fantastic line up for the night and new for this year is an acoustic stage and show after the main stage acts have finished. All the acts have now confirmed and we have the following appearing on the night, Main Stage - Hosted by Paul Shuttlewo... read more

Published: 09th May 2017

Thankyou Matt and friends :-)

We recently recieved a donation of £200 from Matt Alexander and his friends who raised the money from a annual bike ride they do to Ghent in Belgium! Each year they do a cycling challenge and this has seen them travel overseas a number of times. Matt can be seen here with Ben at his local park when he came up to present his cheque. Matt is a great friend of Bens family and also the brains behind this website. He designed and built the site and has maintained it from day one, he is very ta... read more

Published: 30th Dec 2016

Helping Hope House :-)

As part of our commitment to helping other local charities we made a donation this year of £3000 to Hope house. This money was raised from our childrens invititational football tournament in May which was a fantastic success! Hope House based in Morda in Oswestry, support children who's illnesses are so serious that they're not expected to live longer than early adulthood. They're there to help them enjoy the best possible quality of life and make the most of every moment.They need to rai... read more

Published: 30th Dec 2016

Thankyou friends of the valley :-)

On fathers day Ben attended a special gathering called ' Scampagnata ' that happens within the Welsh Italian community each year. Translated as ' picnic ' this event see's familys meet up for fun, games and food at St Michaels church in Abergavenny, South Wales. They do this not only to have a good time but to promote contact among their community, and to maintain a extra dimension of both Welsh and Italian cultures. Formed in 1976, the Amici Val Ceno ( Galles ) friends of the valley organise s... read more

Published: 13th Oct 2016

Thankyou Shropshire Scouts :-)

Bens fund recently recieved a donation of £80.00 from the Shropshire Severn and Teme scouts which also includes cubs and beavers. This money was raised at their St Georges day parade and presented to Ben at the scouts Coalbrookdale headquarters at the community centre on Jiggers Bank. Prior to Ben being unwell and his subsequent diagnosis he very much enjoyed being a ' Beaver ' and taking part in the interesting and fun activities that take part within this group. Thank you very much to t... read more

Published: 28th Sep 2016