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Captain Starlight lands in the UK!

Captain Starlight paints with Isla

We are very excited to announce a new in-hospital service, Captain Starlight. [wpvp_flowplayer src=http://www.starlight.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/Who-is-Captain_Starlight.mp4 width=570 height=320 splash=http://www.starlight.org.uk/wp-content/uploads...

Starlight celebrates Christmas at Downing Street!

11 Downing Street Christmas Party

For a sixth year, Starlight was selected by Rt Hon George Osborne MP, Chancellor of the Exchequer to benefit from the Children’s Christmas Party at No. 11 Downing Street. [wpvp_flowplayer src=http://www.starlight.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/Downing_...

Starlight Day

Smile for Starlight Website pic

Get ready for the first annual Starlight Day. #SmileForStarlight Our first national Starlight Day takes place on Friday 1st May with the objective of raising funds and building awareness of Starlight Children’s Foundation, the UK’s largest wish ...

Brooke goes to Broadway!

Brooke Evans and her dad Simon in New York

Nineteen-year-old Brooke was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia when she was seventeen. As a result of her condition, she has to undergo intravenous chemotherapy every four weeks as well as take daily medication but in spite of all the challe...

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Nathan meets his hero Lewis Hamilton at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

2016 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, Saturday

Motorsport fanatic Nathan has sickle cell anaemia and wished to meet his hero Lewis Hamilton. Starlight arranged for Nathan to go to the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix where he met Lewis at the Mercedes garage. Nathan even got to sit in Lewis' Mercedes F1 car...

Abigail's high note at the Last Night of the Proms

Abigail with BBC Symphony Orchestra trumpeters Martin Hurrell, Joseph Atkins and Alan Thomas

Talented trumpeter Abigail has cystic fibrosis, a genetic disorder that causes the lungs and digestive system to become clogged with mucus.  She wished to rehearse with the BBC Symphony Orchestra for The Last Night of the Proms and with the help of th...

Strictly stars scoop the All Star Mr & Mrs jackpot for Starlight!

Karen and Kevin All Star Mr and Mrs

Starlight Ambassadors Karen and Kevin Clifton proved that they really are the perfect match by answering the most correct answers on ITV's All Star Mr & Mrs and winning £30,000 for Starlight! The star couple matched five out of six answers in ...

Harry's hug from his hero Lewis Hamilton

Lewis hugs Harry

Five-year-old Harry has Late Infantile Battens Disease, an extremely rare neurodegenerative disorder. Harry loves watching F1 and shouts 'Go go go'whenever he hears Lewis Hamilton's voice on the TV. Starlight arranged for him to meet his F1 hero ...

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