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The Regent’s Park Rabbit Run & Bunny Bustle…

Livability is organising a fun run event on Saturday 30 March to raise much-needed funds and awareness for our on-going work with disabled and disadvantaged people. For the Rabbit Run, participants choose their distance (5k, 10k or 15k) for a fantastic new fun run in London’s beautiful Regent’s Park. Once registered, all participants will receive their very own …

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York House fundraisers take on Three Peaks challenge

Brave fundraisers Keith Hodgkin and Chris Davis took on the Three Peaks Challenge on 7th July to raise funds for York House, the Ossett care home where Keith’s sister Sarah lives. So far Keith and Chris have raised almost £800, which will go towards helping to support disabled residents. The challenge met a rocky start.  …

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The Grand Shaftesbury Run returns for second edition

After the success of the inaugural The Grand Shaftesbury Run, it returns for a second edition on Sunday 27th May 2012 at the beautiful Shaftesbury estate in Wimborne St Giles, Dorset. There is both a half marathon course and a 10km run, and those participating will be hoping to beat the impressive £8,000 raised for …

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Livability runners shine at London Marathon

Livability would like to thank all the London Marathon runners who represented the charity in such a fantastic and courageous way on Sunday 22 April 2012. You can view photos from the day on our facebook page Finishing times Adam Maton – 04:29:16 Adrian Morrell – 03:58:38 Alex Minchin – 03:56:04 Amanda Belbin – 04:49:50 …

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Marathon runners gear up for the big day

We would like to wish our London Marathon runners the best of luck as they gear up for the big day next weekend (22nd April). Their fundraising effort has made a huge contribution to our work. If you would like to cheer them on, please join us at our cheering point near Canary Wharf. Our …

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Wheelchair user takes part in 2012 London Marathon

Darren Cossey from Rochford, 38, who is a wheelchair user, is taking part in the 2012 Virgin London Marathon on behalf of national disability charity Livability. Darren is one of five wheelchair users who will race at the rear of  the mass field in this year’s Virgin London Marathon on 22nd April with thousands of …

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All That Glitters Jewellery Appeal

Would you like to make a difference to the lives of young people and adults with learning and physical disabilities in the UK? You can help us raise much-needed funds by recycling any unwanted, old or broken jewellery you might have. All donated jewellery is carefully evaluated before it is recycled and turned into a donation …

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The Knitted Christmas tree: Success story

Year before last, fundraisers came together in a challenge to create a Christmas tree to raise funds for Livability’s residential home, John Grooms Court in Norwich. People were asked to knit squares and decorations which together would be hung on a wooden framework to create a 15 foot Christmas tree. After an overwhelming response, 600 …

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Help disabled people by taking part in the 2012 London 10K Run or London Virgin Marathon

Seeking a challenge for 2012? Why not improve your level of fitness and help some of the most vulnerable people in the UK at the same time? By taking part you would be able to help national disability charity Livability raise much-needed funds to support disabled people by taking part in the 2012 ASICS British …

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Livability Christmas Carols a resounding success

Hundreds of Livability supporters joined us for our Christmas Carols again this year and helped us raise much needed funds for disadvantaged and disabled people in the UK. We would like to thank everyone who attended the events and all the readers, choirs and singers who helped us make these very special events a  resounding …

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