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Harry Moseley charity to attempt chain of beads record

The charity Help Harry Help Others is aiming to break a world record for the longest chain of beads.

Harry Moseley raised hundreds of thousands for charity Credit: ITV News Central

It is taking place at Martineau Place in Birmingham later today. The shopping centre is to be wrapped in over 9,000 metres of beads, which is nearly five and a half miles.

The charity was set up in memory of Harry Moseley, who died in 2011, aged 11, from a brain tumour. He spent the last two years of his life raising money for charity by making bracelets.

Celebs describe their part in Harry Moseley match

Pop stars, soap stars, film stars & football stars played a special charity match in memory of Harry Moseley today.

The schoolboy from Birmingham died in 2011 from a brain tumour. He spent the last two years of his life making bracelets raising thousands for cancer research.

Today the charity in his name held an annual football match at the home of Birmingham City St Andrews. Harry's mum who runs Help Harry Help Others, says it's touching so many stars are on board.


Celebrities come to Birmingham for Footy4Harry

Birmingham City Football Club are hosting a celebrity football match this afternoon to raise money for their official charity partner Help Harry Help Others.

Harry Moseley Family Centre to open in Birmingham

Harry Moseley raised money for charity while battling a brain tumour Credit: ITV News Central

The Help Harry Help Others charity are opening a new Family Centre at a hospice in Birmingham.

The Harry Moseley Family Centre will give families a multi-purpose space at the Birmingham St Mary's Hospice in Selly Oak, while they are going through a difficult time.

Funding from the charity and the Department of Health's Grant Programme for Hospices made the centre possible.

Help Harry Help Others is a charity created by Georgina Moseley, whose son Harry raised money for cancer charities while he suffered from a brain tumour himself. He died aged 11, in 2011.


World Record bid in memory of Harry Moseley

A world record attempt to build the largest-ever bracelet will be held in Birmingham today.

The bracelet will be wrapped around the Martineau Place shopping centre in Birmingham, in conjunction between the centre and the Help Harry Help Others charity.

Harry Moseley died aged 11 after a four-year battle with cancer Credit: ITV News Central

The bracelet will be created by the local community, with schools, colleges, business and shoppers all welcome to get involved.

Help Harry Help Others was a charity launched in honour of 11-year-old Harry Moseley, who died after a four-year battle with cancer.

Free dentistry and job advice offered by Harry charity

Free dentistry, job advice, counselling and financial services will all be offered to families affected by cancer in honour of 11-year-old Harry Moseley.

To mark its first anniversary, HelpHarryHelpOthers has announced the new support scheme after identifying areas where families and patients suffer and need extra support.

Harry Moseley, who died aged 11 two years ago after a four-year battle with cancer Credit: ITV News Central

The charity, set up by Harry's friends and family after he died in 2011, has also today announced a partnership with Worcestershire County Cricket Club in honour of the friend who inspired the youngster to begin fundraising.

Robert Harley, who also suffered with a brain tumour, became very ill and died shortly after 11-year-old Harry began his campaign to raise awareness. Worcester-born Robert had been a long-term member of the cricket club.

Harry Moseley charity celebrates first anniversary

Today marks the first anniversary of the launch of HelpHarryHelpOthers, a charity set up in memory of 11-year-old Harry Moseley.

Harry spent the last two years of his young life fundraising and raising awareness, and his family set up the charity in his honour last year after he died in 2011.

To mark the occasion, the charity have revealed two major new schemes. From today, the charity will be official partners with Worcestershire County Cricket Club.

And an array of new free support services for families affected by cancer will also be on offer.

Blind Dave starts seven country cycling challenge

Blind Dave Heeley will begin his latest charity fund-raising challenge today, as he starts the 7-in-Seven Big Bike ride.

The challenge starts in Zurich, Switzerland, and sees him, along with around 20 other riders, cycle through seven different countries in seven days. The challenge ends in Birmingham on Sunday, after the 700 mile ride.

Blind Dave will cycle with his friend Steve Dugmore Credit: ITV News Central

The final leg of the challenge, from Coventry to Birmingham, will see more than 200 cyclists, including sports stars and other celebrities, join the riders.

Blind Dave will cycle on a tandem bicycle with his friend Steve Dugmore. They aim to raise £10,000 for the Help Harry Help Others charity.

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