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Local Junior School Visit

Billy's Wish visited one of our local junior schools yesterday to talk to year 6 children. They watched the Zone 1 film and responded to the issues in discussions throughout the afternoon. Their questions and comments showed they were taking a serious interest in the...

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Boxing for Billy 2017

Boxing for Billy 2017

    Join us at: BOXING FOR BILLY 2017, an annual fundraiser in aid of Billy’s Wish with special guests Darren Barker and Kevin Mitchell on Saturday 25th November 2017 at the Venue 360, Luton Make a donation on our Just Giving page Buy tickets here! See more...

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Billy’s Wish welcomes a new team member

Billy's Wish is delighted to announce that Katharine Harper has joined Billy's Wish as our Education Officer. Katharine is an experienced primary school teacher and has been a school governor, so brings with her a wealth of knowledge and expertise about education....

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Boxing for Billy – 28th October 2016

Boxing for Billy – 28th October 2016

Friday 28th October 2016, 7.00pm - Holiday Inn, Stevenage Boxing for Billy was a fantastic event held at the Holiday Inn, Stevenage, on Friday 28th October and featured 12 bouts, including 4 iWCB Championship title fights. Special guests for the evening included:...

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Learning Experience Launch – 19th October 2016

Learning Experience Launch – 19th October 2016

CALLING ALL TEACHERS AND YOUTH WORKERS… We launched our new 6 week PSHE Learning Experience on 19th October, which is suitable for children aged 10 up to young adults. As a result of this and a subsequent meeting with Dacorum Primary Heads 20 local primary schools...

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4th Annual Billy’s Wish Golf Day

4th Annual Billy’s Wish Golf Day

The Golf Club at Twin Creeks Dr, Allen, Texas 75013 Brothers John and Mark Eggleton from Apsley emigrated to America many years ago, but remained good friends with Billy’s Dad, Paul Dove. When they heard in 2013 that the charity had been set up to educate young people...

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Pedal and Pint

Pedal and Pint

Family and friends of Scott Stone, a young man murdered in Welwyn Garden City, raised a staggering £2000 for Billy’s Wish, by spending a sunny Saturday touring part of the county on decorated bicycles, with men in drag and women in shorts! The brainchild of Stevenage...

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iBox Promotions Boxing Night

iBox Promotions Boxing Night

Our friends at iBox Promotions organised a fantastic black tie event at the Holiday Inn, Stevenage on 7th November 2015. Organised by iBox Promotions, the event was hosted by TV presenter Rob Lamarr, and special guest judges; former world welterweight champion John H...

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Dallas Golf Scramble

Dallas Golf Scramble

Billy Dove's life was celebrated this weekend during the Billy’s Wish 3rd Annual Dallas Golf Scramble, which was held on the birthday of Billy’s Dad Paul. The Golf Scramble was organised by John ‘Eggy’ Eggleton, a lifelong friend of Paul’s who emigrated to Texas from...

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