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    Posted on 1st Apr 2020

    Clothing retailer Peacocks has launched a three-pronged initiative to help raise money for wishes this Mother’s Day following the success of its first partnership with Make-A-Wish® UK over Christmas. Read more

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    Peacocks

    Posted on 1st Mar 2020

    Seven-year-old Allan from Swansea has had treatment for a soft tissue tumour in his stomach. In February 2020 Make-A-Wish granted his wish to be a Police Office for the day. Read more

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    Wish Stories

    Posted on 4th Feb 2020

    Make-A-Wish is recruiting eight young people from all over the UK who have been granted a wish in the past two years, to form the first STARboard, our own Children and Young People’s Board. Read more

    Charity Ambassadors

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    Wish Child

    Posted on 5th Dec 2019

    The children’s charity Make-A-Wish UK has opened its doors to cameras for the first time for a two-part television documentary about its work being broadcast on Channel 5 next week. Read more

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    Tern TV

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    Posted on 27th Nov 2019

    A teenager from Swindon, who has been treated for a rare cancer, has been granted her greatest wish – to solve a murder with the help of the police! Read more

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