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Girl told she would never speak records song

Charlotte has recorded Twinkle Twinkle Little Star after being told she would never speak
Charlotte has recorded Twinkle Twinkle Little Star after being told she would never speak Credit: ITV Central

Nine year-old Charlotte Blissett has recorded Twinkle Twinkle Little Star to help raise money for Rainbows Hospice for Children and Young People in Loughborough.

Charlotte was diagnosed with West Syndrome and Cerebral Palsy at an early age.

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Mother praises Rainbows Hospice

When I need someone to talk to, Rainbows is there. They care for Charlotte, but they also do so much more than that for our family and all the other families they look after.

Christmas is a special time for children and I really hope people will be kind and donate to Rainbows at this time of festive giving."

– Alison Blissett, mother of charity singer Charlotte

Coronation Street star's charity golf in Loughborough

Bill Roache was born in Ilkeston, Derbyshire
Peter Shilton former Stoke and England footballer, Bill Roache and Matthew Hoggart who plays for Leicestershire County Cricket Credit: ITV Central

Coronation Street's Bill Roache, who plays Ken Barlow, is at Rushcliffe Golf Club in Loughborough today.

The charity golfing event is to raise for the Rainbows Hospice for Children and Young People, based in Loughborough.

Rainbows is the only hospice in the East Midlands dedicated to the needs of children and young people with life-limiting illnesses and conditions.

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