Results tagged “Richard House Children's Hospice”

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325 penguins waddled onto Wood Wharf last night to break a world record for the largest gathering of people dressed as penguins, in aid of Richard House Children's Hospice.

aa-May12-SimonCowell.jpgX-Factor judge Simon Cowell was at Richard House Children's Hospice in Beckton on Wednesday to meet youngsters with life-threatening conditions.

The visit was to help raise awareness of the work of Children's Hospices UK for which Cowell is a patron. He spent time chatting to many of the sick children at the hospice who are not expected to reach adulthood.

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Liverpool and England star Joe Cole has donated a weekend package at Anfield to raise money for Richard House Children's Hospice.

The former West Ham midfielder, who is a keen supporter of the Docklands charity, is offering four match tickets and paying for hotel and dinner in Liverpool for the group out of his own pocket.

charitysailors142.jpgTwo amateur sailors are taking part in one of Britain's toughest yacht races to raise funds for the Richard House Children's Hospice.

Richard Lett and Sharon McMichael set sail from Plymouth last week in the Round Britain and Ireland Yacht Race, and they will be the only charity boat competing in the elite event.

aa-jul30-timberlike142.jpgMany people fantasise about what it might be like to live the celebrity lifestyle but for one man it has become a reality.

As you can tell from the picture Anthony Whitehead bears more than a passing resemblance to pop superstar Justin Timberlake, and has carved out a career for himself as a professional lookalike as, er, Justin Timberlike.

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