Events

Gala Dinner

mattjodiball

THE BIG ONE……….19th March 2016 we will be hosting a gala dinner at The Pines Hotel, Chorley. This is to tie in and celebrate World Downs Syndrome Day on the 21st. Further details will be released but we will start selling tickets very shortly and the event will comprise of a three course meal, entertainment and various fun bits and pieces.


IronMan June 2016

joshhine

Chorley striker Josh Hine has signed up for the Staffordshire half IronMan in June 2016. He has expressed a desire to use the event raise awareness of Twincess by doing it in the official Twincess triathlon kit. fantastic gesture. Thanks Josh



16/02/16

Girls in front of the Camera

You have to very adaptable to different situations in my line of work, from positive and upbeat, when everyones getting sick of you pestering...


01/09/15

Stretching Out In The Name Of Twincess

Recently I have participated in a few different events to help raise awareness of Twincess, firstly the Lancashire Pennine 10k in Burnley, followed by...


12/03/15

Linda Downing

A new blog from a lady who came into our lives less than a year ago but has done so much to promote and...


12/02/15

All children with Downs Syndrome are the same… right?

How wrong can this statement be. If you said somebody was Italian, French, Right handed, left handed, tall, overweight etc you wouldn’t automatically put...


01/12/14

Being a Grandma

Here is a piece done by our Grandma at her local church in front of the whole congregation. This has NEVER been published despite...


01/11/14

Being an Aunt/Sister

Being a mum of two, Grace aged 6 and Joe aged 4, I know how difficult it can be at times, so when Matt...


09/08/14

Parklands High School

We only knew about the hearing difficulty and lack of muscle co-ordination. The stereotype that we expected was they always have their tongue out,...


19/07/14

Great Manchester Swim

I recently swam the Great Manchester Swim together with my big brother Matthew, all for our gorgeous Twincess girls, Abigail and Isobel.  Let me...


20/04/14

Nursery’s joy at caring for twins

My name is Bev Balfour and I work at Playdays Daycare Nursery in Blackrod, where our lives have been touched by Abigail and Isobel....


21/03/14

How World Down’s Syndrome Day changed lives and perceptions

“Where on earth do we start with World Down’s Syndrome Day 2014 on March 21 other than to say it was one of the...