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Stacey Parker and her family have made the difficult decision to stop fundraising for an “unachievable” £100,000 operation to stabilise Stacey’s neck.
Date Published 16/07/2019
It has been a little over three months since Samantha Smith, 32, underwent a vital life-saving operation in Arizona, a 10-hour operation removing movement in her spine by...
Date Published 17/05/2019
A fashion show at The Marina Bar and Grill in Littleborough has raised hundreds of pounds for Samantha Smith’s rehabilitation after life-saving neurosurgery.
Date Published 08/05/2019
Carole Kelly has been announced as the Woman of Rochdale 2019.
Date Published 26/04/2019
Over £25,000 has been raised for charity over the last year, thanks to races held by Andems Runners.
Between April 2018 and March 2019, 22 races staged by Andems have raised a...
Date Published 29/03/2019
Samantha Smith has revealed that she “feels fixed” after a seemingly-successful life-saving operation in America.
Samantha’s ‘lifetime fix’ operation went ahead on 11 February,...
Date Published 25/02/2019
Samantha Smith’s ‘lifetime fix’ operation has gone ahead today (Monday 11 February) in Arizona, United States of America.
After the hospital cancelled her first operation due...
Date Published 11/02/2019
Samantha Smith’s imminent ‘lifetime fix’ operation in America has been cancelled by the hospital just hours before her surgery was due to take place.
Date Published 25/01/2019
A glittering cocktail ball in aid of the Save Samantha appeal has raised a staggering £37,500 towards Samantha Smith’s imminent ‘lifetime fix’ operation in America, smashing the...
Date Published 22/01/2019
Samantha Smith, whose brain and spinal cord were being crushed under the weight of her own skull, has just under two weeks to raise the final amounts needed for a ‘lifetime fix’...
Date Published 08/01/2019
A prestigious black-tie cocktail ball to raise vital funds for the Save Samantha appeal will take place in the Great Hall of Rochdale Town Hall on Friday 18 January.
Date Published 07/01/2019
Several local Tesco stores have launched Christmas hamper raffles to raise money for the Save Samantha Appeal.
Managers of the stores, Martin Whitehouse (Whitworth Road), Sam...
Date Published 20/12/2018
Samantha Smith, whose brain and spinal cord were being crushed under the weight of her own skull, has been given a provisional surgery date of 25 January for her ‘lifetime fix’...
Date Published 17/12/2018
A six-year-old girl from Littleborough is aiming to raise £300 for the Save Samantha Appeal by donating her hair.
Sophia Malik, who attends Holy Trinity CofE School in...
Date Published 29/11/2018
Samantha Smith, whose brain and spinal cord were being crushed under the weight of her own skull, urgently needs to raise £250,000 by January for a ‘lifetime fix’ operation in...
Date Published 26/11/2018
An error with GoFundMe could have cost Samantha Smith thousands of pounds’ worth of vital donations towards her next lifesaving operation.
Date Published 19/11/2018
Brave mother of two Samantha Smith has created a raw and honest documentary, sharing details of her heart-breaking journey with the genetic disorder Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS).
Date Published 08/11/2018
Samantha Smith’s dad has helped raise over £2,400 towards his daughter’s next lifesaving operations, by completing a tough 120km hand-powered bike ride at a family fun day in...
Date Published 31/10/2018
Rochdale’s singing jeweller John Swinden has donated a cheque for £1,000 to the Save Samantha Appeal to match funds raised at an afternoon tea earlier this month.
Date Published 30/10/2018
Samantha Smith’s dad is aiming to raise £2,000 for his daughter’s lifesaving surgery by completing a 120-km hand-powered cycle on Sunday (28 October).
Date Published 25/10/2018
In a heart-breaking update, Samantha Smith has revealed the devastating extent of her deteriorating health which has left her needing your help more than ever before.
Date Published 24/09/2018
Two Rochdale men swam the entire 17km length of Lake Windermere for Save Samantha on Sunday (2 September).
Date Published 05/09/2018
One year after undergoing several life-saving operations to stabilise her neck and spine, Samantha Smith has revealed the devastating news that she needs further aggressive...
Date Published 17/07/2018
Samantha Smith’s dad is aiming to raise £2,000 towards the next operation to fuse his daughter’s spine.
Date Published 13/07/2018
Samantha Smith has launched a petition calling for the government to do more for patients with genetic disorder Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS).
Date Published 12/07/2018
Following two unsuccessful surgeries to stop her neck dislocating, Samantha Smith has revealed she has to undergo a third extensive and aggressive operation that will restrict all...
Date Published 21/05/2018
A Rochdale Online journalist has raised £425 towards the Save Samantha appeal of her £1,000 target by taking part in a blistering Great Manchester Run on Sunday 20 May.
The Geoff Doggett 5k at Cown Reservoir raised £430 for charity on Tuesday 1 May.
Date Published 08/05/2018
Andems Runners, Rochdale Harriers and race Marshall’s have raised £14,000 to help ‘Save Samantha Smith’, Mollie Campbell the International Basketball player and the Children’s...
Date Published 10/04/2018
An 11-year-old girl has raised £700 for family friend Samantha Smith by having her hair cut.
Date Published 19/03/2018
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