Tag: Fundraisers

London Underground super fan, 8, knows the quickest ways to get to every station

Many of us in the capital have a passion for our precious London Underground, the first subway system in the world. Few of us have used it to improve the lives of others. That’s exactly what eight year old Cian Patel from Stanmore has done. The quick-thinking youngster who knows the Tube inside out, started […]

Woman, 26, saving for house deposit scammed out of £1,500 and spends Christmas homeless

Nedyalka Petrov, 26, spent three years sleeping on the streets or in car parks around the London Bridge area with her boyfriend, after the couple were scammed out of the £1,500 they had been saving for a deposit on a home. During this time, the 26-year-old became addicted to heroin, battled depression and tried to […]

Prematurely-born twins with rare condition left one unable to walk or talk at 2 years old and requiring therapy three times a day

Dumitru andFilip are identical twins from South East London who developed a rare condition while in their mother’s womb which led to Dumitru suffering a stroke and requiring therapy three times a day. The twins have Twin Anemia Polycythemia Sequence (TAPS), a very rare type of twin-to-twin blood transfusion which was only discovered 15 years […]

London children’s charity that got robbed says ‘it’s hard to forgive’ the ‘heartless’ thieves

A heartless thief broke into and robbed a charity for deprived children at around 1.30am last Wednesday (December 1). QPG Community and Sports Hub is a children’s charity on Kilburn Lane, W10, which was set up five years ago by Westminster resident Ryan Dalton, 30. Using a crowbar, the down-and-out used so much force during […]

Star of BBC reality show The Call Centre Nev Wilshire dies

Nev Wilshire, star of BBC’s The Call Centre, has sadly died. The businessman, who endeared audiences with his appearance in the BBC reality series, passed away on Saturday morning (December 11). At the time of writing the circumstances surrounding his death are unknown. READ MORE: ‘I put 40,000 Christmas lights on my house every year […]

Canal boat bought to give the homeless somewhere warm to sleep in West London this winter

A West London community group has come together to buy a boat to help give homeless people a temporary shelter and some respite from the cold this winter. It is stationed on the Grand Union Canal, near Ealing, and money has been raised to fund a repair job on the narrowboat and make it more […]

Londoner raising money for ‘family man’ seriously injured while in Dubai who just wants to come home

Aman Gautham, 35 from West London felt powerless when the news came that one of his best mates had seriously hurt himself. One of his best mates, Nihal Hingst 36 was riding his motorcycle in Dubai when he was ‘flung off’ and suffered serious injuries. On the 29th October, everything changed for Nihal and his […]

‘Unluckiest DJ’ ever falls into Covid coma, dies for 5 minutes and then shatters leg

A Brixton man, 52, has declared himself the ‘unluckiest DJ alive’ after recovering a Covid induced coma only to shatter his leg while cycling in Spain. The man, who goes by the synonym of ‘The Secret DJ’ (SDJ), revealed how he died for five minutes after catching the Delta variant at the Euro 2020 final […]

Shocking video shows 400 ‘desperate’ people in food bank queue

Families wait “with children and pushchairs in the cold and the rain” for at least 45 minutes in a Newham food bank queue, which now stretches to over 400 people each Saturday, revealed the dad-of-three who helps to run the initiative. Mehmood Mirza, 47, told MyLondon that the numbers attending Newham Muslim Safety Forum’s food […]

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