NeuroNews

Tumour survivor mum joins crowds at Sheffield brain charity’s biggest fundraiser

A brain tumour survivor joined hundreds of grateful patients, family and friends at an event to raise thousands for Neurocare Charity at its biggest annual fundraiser. Mum Holly Crosby, aged 32, from North Anston was amongst the crowds at Rother Valley Country Park for Head Start- a 5k and 10k running event to raise funds for the [...]

By | 2018-05-21T12:29:38+00:00 May 21st, 2018|News|

Brave dad to walk 60 miles in less than 48 hours to thank Sheffield hospital staff who saved his life

A father of two who suffered a devastating brain injury is aiming to walk sixty-four miles in less than two days to raise funds for Sheffield brain charity Neurocare. Michael Norris, aged 31, from Glen Parva fractured his skull due to a fall more than ten years ago, resulting in trauma to his brain which [...]

By | 2018-05-03T14:17:32+00:00 May 3rd, 2018|News|

Brave Sheffield brain haemorrhage mum in charity fundraising mission

A brave Sheffield mum who suffered a near fatal haemorrhage is forming a team of runners and walkers to raise awareness of city brain charity Neurocare. Helen Foster, aged 51 from Hackenthorpe, has been left with life changing epilepsy after suffering a subarachnoid haemorrhage in 2015. But despite facing more than 100 epileptic fits last year, [...]

By | 2018-04-13T13:07:02+00:00 April 13th, 2018|News|

But a part of me shines. Poem by Terri Bowden

But a part of me shines By Terri Bowden  SAH Survivor The noise in my head It all gets too loud It's not just brain fog More like thunderstorm with permanent cloud Who knew one day I'd wake forever ill A silent red bubble Intended to kill I relive it each day The moment was [...]

By | 2018-04-10T11:54:28+00:00 April 10th, 2018|News|

Loved ones’ charity race sign-up for Sheffield man with inoperable brain tumour

Loved ones of a brave Sheffield man with an inoperable brain tumour will don union jacks and royal regalia when they take on a flagship fundraising race. It will be the seventh year in a row that family and friends of Chris Gregory have taken part in Neurocare's Head Start, a 5k and 10k race [...]

By | 2018-03-29T12:38:23+00:00 March 29th, 2018|News|

Brain haemorrhage survivor Terri says ‘Don’t judge a book by its cover’ as she describes recovery journey

People shouldn’t judge a book by its cover, I realise this now more than ever. On the outside I look completely fine, but on the inside it’s a completely different story. In April 2013, at the age of 22, I suffered a brain haemorrhage which has totally turned my life upside down. I was in the [...]

By | 2018-03-29T12:39:31+00:00 March 29th, 2018|News|

Chesterfield man’s Head Start mission in memory of beloved wife

The husband of a woman who passed away from a brain tumour discovered during a routine eye test is calling on people to don their running shoes in a mission to raise vital cash for a Sheffield brain charity. Mark Bingham, aged 34, from Chesterfield is taking part in the ninth annual Head Start run [...]

By | 2018-03-29T12:39:59+00:00 March 29th, 2018|News|

ROSA robot is here to stay thanks to your support

People with previously inoperable brain surgery have been given new hope thanks to your help in helping us raise £250,000 We've now raised a staggering £250,000 in just six months to secure the pioneering ROSA surgical robot for the Royal Hallamshire – now the only NHS hospital in the country to have this state-of-the-art equipment. [...]

By | 2017-11-23T11:48:05+00:00 November 23rd, 2017|News|

Businessmen get on their bikes for ROSA Robot

A group of novice cyclists are saddling up for a coast to coast biking challenge to help secure the most advanced surgical robot of its kind for Sheffield. The super seven – all South Yorkshire businessmen – are getting on their bikes to ride the 170 miles from Morecambe to Bridlington to raise money for [...]

By | 2017-09-28T11:19:45+00:00 September 28th, 2017|News|

Local boxing match raises thousands for good causes

The directors of a local gym Body Carnegie Centre organised a charity boxing match which raised over £5,000 for local good causes. Director Ricky Stables organised the event along with Kev Stables and Paul Cadman who all felt passionate about fundraising for Neurocare. Ricky said “Neurocare helped me just a little over 2 years ago [...]

By | 2017-09-28T09:41:19+00:00 September 28th, 2017|News|