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Local builders cycle from London to Paris for National Star

Speller Metcalfe London to Paris cycle

A team of employees from local Building Contractor Speller Metcalfe have completed a mammoth 250-mile bike ride from London to Paris, raising money for National Star.

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LiftTraining transforms Dan and Gareth’s independence

LiftTraining Gloucestershire

Two young men with learning difficulties were at risk of becoming isolated in their homes because they could not use public transport. Thanks to a specialist travel training programme run by National Star, both now have friends, can travel on their own and even have paid work.

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Adam takes the leap for National Star

Adam Hockaday skydive

A Gloucester man has been so inspired by the charity he started working for a year ago that he jumped out of a plane at more than 10,000 feet to help it raise much needed funds.

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Hold a fang-tastic party for National Star

Fang-tastic party

Showing back-to-back scary movies, telling ghost stories and holding pumpkin carving competitions are among the Halloween ideas that could win you a great night out and help support young people with complex disabilities.

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National Star students celebrated at Leavers Awards Ceremony

National Star students celebrated at Leavers Awards Ceremony

A student who overcame his shyness to win a national Young Enterprise award to a student who completed a marathon in her wheelchair were among those honoured at National Star’s annual Leavers Awards Ceremony.

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Lynne’s Ride London challenge raises over £1,000

Lynne’s Ride London challenge raises over £1,000

A primary school teacher got on her bike to say thanks to National Star for supporting her cousin, raising over £1,000 in sponsorship.

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