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Toddler dies and another in hospital after contracting meningitis at nursery 

3 Apr 18

A second child is, meanwhile, ill in hospital…


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Lichfield and Burntwood nursery business raises more than £85,000 for meningitis charity 

3 Apr 18

A Lichfield and Burntwood nursery business has raised more than £85,000 for the Meningitis Now charity.


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Mum-of-five died after doctors diagnosed meningitis as migraine 

9 Feb 18

Lissa Beechey, 39, was left bedridden by tiredness and crippling headaches…


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Heartbroken parents in meningitis vaccination plea after son, 6, dies 

12 Dec 17

It comes after Oliver Hall, from Halesworth, Suffolk, died in October…


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Lichfield, Burntwood and Singapore! Busy Bees toddlers waddle… 

1 Sep 17

CHILDREN, staff and families from a Burntwood-based nursery joined in a global effort to walk 19,552,200 steps in aid of Meningitis Now.


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Students at risk from deadly meningitis infection 

1 Sep 17

Dr Nick Tait is concerned at reports from the Royal College of Nursing that only one third of eligible teenagers in England got their free vaccination last year.


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Shenstone workers put their best foot forward for Meningitis Now charity 

29 Aug 17

Staff from a Lichfield training company have taken part in a fundraising event in aid of the Meningitis Now charity.


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Fundraiser in memory of Lichfield tot who died on her first… 

17 Aug 17

A LICHFIELD family has held a special fund-raising event in memory of their beloved baby girl who died of Meningitis on her 1st birthday.


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Burntwood chairman joins nursery as they team up for fundraising drive 

16 Aug 17

Children and staff at Busy Bees, which is based at St Matthews, in Burntwood, were recently joined by the Executive Founder of Meningitis Now, Steve Dayman and Chairman of Burntwood, Pamela Stokes as part a year-long fundraising drive for the charity…


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Parents Urged to Remind Teenagers to Get MenACWY Vaccine 

5 Jul 17

Parents are being reminded this summer to encourage their 18 year old children to get vaccinated against deadly meningitis and septicaemia.


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Poorly neglected Walsall rescue dog needs your help before it is… 

29 May 17

NEGLECTED and suffering from either meningitis, swelling on the brain or a stroke; a poorly rescue dog from Walsall needs YOUR help before it is too late.


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Action man Gary to take on 40 fitness challenges for Meningitis UK 

31 Mar 17

Superfit Gary Wickett set for a marathon year of fundraising…


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Burntwood nursery teams up with national meningitis charity 

16 Mar 17

A Burntwood nursery is taking part in a year-long fundraising drive to support a meningitis charity.


Local news
Product Recall: Morrisons Ready to Eat Peppered Beef Slices 

19 Feb 17

Product:  Ready to Eat Peppered Beef Slices Pack size:  150g ‘Use By’ date:  21 February 2017 The presence of Listeria monocytogenes in the product(s) listed.


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Turkey farmer Rod is stuffing the cash into Meningitis charity’s coffers in memory of son Barney 

11 Dec 16

Rod has single-handedly raising an incredible £115,000 for the charity Meningitis Now, in memory of his son Barney, who tragically died from meni…


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Solihull Mum becomes Meningitis Research Foundation befriender after losing daughter 

30 Nov 16

A SOLIHULL mother, who tragically lost her daughter to meningitis, has decided to dedicate her life to helping others like her.


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Nearly half of parents in the West Midlands miss key meningitis symptoms 

27 Nov 16

Awareness levels aren’t as high as the rest of the UK according to a new survey…


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Meningitis activist stops off in Solihull on 344 mile fundraising walk 

5 Nov 16

A CHARITY founder put his best foot forward and walked 344-miles from Gloucestershire to Northumberland in just 16 days to mark the 30th anniversary of Meningitis Now.


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Tamworth students urged to have meningitis vaccine by MP… 

14 Oct 16

TAMWORTH’S MP Christopher Pincher has backed calls by the charity, Meningitis Now encouraging young people to protect themselves from a deadly strain of bacterial meningitis.


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Stonydelph mum to join meningitis charity founder on epic walk… 

14 Oct 16

AN intrepid mum will be greeted by the Mayor of Tamworth as she puts her best foot forward for Meningitis Now.


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Chris Encourages Young People to Take Up Meningitis Vaccine 

14 Oct 16

Christopher Pincher, MP for Tamworth, has backed calls by leading UK meningitischarity, Meningitis Now encouraging young people to protect themselves from a deadly strain of bacterial meningitis.


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Good Hope Hospital slammed by Tamworth mum for failing to spot … 

6 Oct 16

AN ANGRY mum has described her ’48 hours of hell’ after medics missed vital signs that her 11-month-old baby had contracted meningitis.


Local news
Good Hope Hospital slammed by Tamworth mum for failing to spot… 

6 Oct 16

AN ANGRY mum has described her ’48 hours of hell’ after Sutton Coldfield medics missed vital signs that her 11-month-old baby had contracted meningitis.


Local news
Perry Common baby born with meningitis defies odds after parents… 

20 Aug 16

A DEVOTED mother has spoken of her ordeal at being told her baby ‘may not survive the weekend’ after she was born not breathing and diagnosed with meningitis.


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Rise in cases of deadly meningitis strain sparks warning for school leavers to get vaccinated 

18 Aug 16

Every university could have at least one case of meningitis in the first term, says health charity boss…