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Stephen Merchant sports long, Wrong Trousers!

We're delighted that superstar Bristolian Stephen Merchant has joined Team Grand Appeal to support this year's Wrong Trousers Day! International comedy star, writer and actor Stephen Merchant kindly took time out from his busy filming schedule to don the cheesiest pair of  long, wrong trousers we could find, shot at the iconic Hippodrome venue, to encourage fellow Bristolians to get involved in The Grand Appeal’s annual fundraising event.  Stephen Merchant said:

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£30k raised at Great Bristol 10K & Family Run!

We had an amazing turnout on Sunday for the Simplyhealth Great Bristol 10k and Family Run, which we were delighted to be the official local charity for. We are so thankful to our wonderful team, with 190 10k runners, and 23 families taking part in the family run to support Bristol Children's Hospital and Special Care Baby Unit, we loved meeting you all. Thank you to each and every one of you, along with your amazing family and friends, who made the best cheerleaders!

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Aardman Art Auction

From Sunday you will have the opportunity to bid on an amazing range of original and limited edition artworks from Aardman Studios, to raise funds for Bristol Children’s Hospital charity The Grand Appeal. The auction will be hosted on eBay from 10th September for a week, with artwork ranging from original character studies of Wallace & Gromit, Morph, and Shaun the Sheep, to full colour paintings and sculptures, to original props from some of Aardman’s biggest productions, including The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists!

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Botteginos' Grand Fundraising!

Botteginos hits £20,000 fundraising milestone for The Grand Appeal  The family-run Italian restaurant in Emersons Green, Botteginos, is celebrating raising £20,000 for The Grand Appeal, the Bristol Children’s Hospital Charity; a milestone that was accomplished in just four years through donations from the sale of breadsticks and olives at the restaurant, as well as a charity golf day held at Kendleshire Golf Club. 

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Team Sienna raises over £4,000!

“At one point our beautiful daughter was given just an hour to live, but the amazing doctors and nurses never gave up on her." Chippenham-based One 77 Mortgages is celebrating raising an incredible £4,248.13 for The Grand Appeal in 2016, after Directors Katie and Alastair McKee’s daughter Sienna, was diagnosed with a rare lung disease when she was just four months old.

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