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Our first ever Glitter Ball!
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Our first ever Glitter Ball!

Winston’s Wish held its inaugural Glitter Ball at The Rose Club Monaco Ballroom on 21st July in Wigan.  More than 200 guests experienced a glamorous evening of Ballroom, Latin and Sequence dancing, plus a spectacular dance display from Amy Hancock and Alexander Whyatt, a Latin American competitive couple who are currently ranked as number 14 in…

🎙 Podcast: How to support bereaved children in school
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🎙 Podcast: How to support bereaved children in school

As part of our #BackToSchoolSept campaign, the Winston’s Wish team in the North West reflect on the impact school can have on bereaved children. Callie and Harriet discuss ways in which teachers, parents and carers can help bereaved children in a school environment, including talking to teachers and fellow pupils about what has happened. You…

How school teachers can help bereaved children
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How school teachers can help bereaved children

The following blog post has been written by Robert Kruze, a Primary School teacher in the North West and a volunteer at Winston’s Wish. He explores the ways in which school teachers can help children who have been bereaved.  The daily life of a classroom teacher can be extremely manic but no matter how busy their…

Myles’ story: “Our lives were thrown into utter turmoil”
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Myles’ story: “Our lives were thrown into utter turmoil”

“My Mum was murdered when I was six years old. This was probably one of the hardest things to deal with as a child… my Dad was wrongly taken away from me too and mine and my sister’s lives were thrown into utter turmoil. I chose to ride the Prudential RideLondon-Surry100 for Winston’s Wish because…

Novo take on Tough Mudder Challenge for Winston’s Wish
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Novo take on Tough Mudder Challenge for Winston’s Wish

Gary Melton of Novo Recruitment UK has written the below blog post about the death of his friend Paul, the support Winston’s Wish is giving to Paul’s family, and Gary and Novo’s fundraising for Winston’s Wish. In February this year, all of our lives changed when our friend Paul suddenly died at the age of…

10 ways to remember Dad this Father’s Day
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10 ways to remember Dad this Father’s Day

Special occasions can be a difficult time for families and Father’s Day is no different. For some bereaved children, this may be the first Father’s Day without Dad. For others, it may be another Father’s Day without Dad, but for all bereaved children and young people it can be difficult. That’s why we’ve put together 10…