Olivia won the National disabled swimmer of the year award at a presentation in Sheffield in October. This was covered on Look North, Lookaround and the News and Star. You can find the News and star article here
Welly Race world record!
You can find the newspaper article about the race day held at Carlisle races and the world recored welly race hereand you can find the subsequent article after the event here
3 peaks challenge 2010
You can find details of the 3 peaks challenge completed by Phil Hewgill and George Bain here
Cumbrian run 2010
You can find the article in Octobers Cumberland news about the Cumbrian runners 2010 here this was also reported on Look North and Border TV, together with CFM!!
Black Tie doo 2010
You can find the newspaper article relating to the Northern construction Black tie event 2010 featuring jonathan Wilkes Here This includes information about the John O Groatsd to lands end bike ride by Gary McReedie
Harraby reunion/80's night
The harraby school reunion/80's night held in the Harraby Catholic club and organised by Joanne Swanton, Entertained by the fabulous Stevie Las Vegas raised £907 for the trust. You can find the newspaper article here
John St Hostel
The residents of John St Hostel in Carlisle organised an Easter raffle to raise money from the trust in April 2010. This was reported in the News and Star and you can find the article here
Sparkly High heels!
You can read the article in the News and Star, March 2010 about the amazing prosthetics department in Carlisle who have made some legs which will allow Olivia to wear the pink, sparkly high heels she has always wanted here the telegraph article here the Daily Mail article here
Cumberland News Xmas 2009
You can see the Cumberland News article published in December 2009 about our trust raising £10k throughout the year here Thank you to everyone for your continued support and for helping us to make Olivia's life better.
SJ Bartons sponsored Silence
Sarah Jane Barton held a sponsored silence 17/12/09 and 18/12/09 (and didn't even talk when there were just a couple of us there!) you can read the News and star article about this here
Cumbrian Run 2009
You can find the link to the newspaper article published in October 2009 about the top people doing the Cumbrian run to raise money for Olivia's trust here
Elvis plays for Olivia!!
Elvis impersonator and top all round entertainer Stevie " Las Vegas" Vevers played at an Elvis night for Olivia's trust and has pledged to hold an event every year to raise money for us! you can see the newspaper article pertaining to the event this year here
Relax beauty salon Fundraising
You can fine the article in the News and Star relating to Relax hair and beauty salon relocating and raising money and awareness for Olivia's fund here
Dave O Roarty Coast to Coast 2009
You can find the Newspaper article from May 2009 detailing Dave O'Roarty's coast to coast bike ride in aid of Olivia's Trust fund here
The Sun newspaper published a story on Olivia in November 2008 (they got her name wrong however) You can find the link to the story here
Olivia's first day at school
Published in October 2008 by Thom Kennedy, The front page article published in the Cumberland news documents Olivia's progress and the fact that she has just started school (Caldewlea) full-time and is making amazing progress. The link to the cumberland news can be found here
Cumbrian Run 2008
Jimmy Brown completed the gruelling Cumbrian run in aid of Olivia's trust fund (with no training!!) and the related news & star article can be found here full results are here - jimmys number was 1129 - he acheived a very respectable 2hrs13mins - top bloke!! time to get ready for next year...!
Ex-Marines epic challenge
You can find the News and Star article (April 10th 2008) about the group of people who are going to attempt the gruelling 48 hour great glen challenge in aid of olivias trust fund here. You can also view a journal written by one of the guys who completed the challenge here You can view a video diary of this hereand you can read the final article about this in the news and Star June 2008 here.
Carlisle United Supporters
The article published in the News & Star in October 2007 about the Carlisle United supporters who raised money for Olivia's Trust fund can be found here
2007 Ross Lloyd Cycle challenge
The article about the Ross LLoyd 2007 cycle challenge to raise money for the Olivia Story trust can be found here The resulting article about this challenge can be found here