Fantastic Merchandise to Support Leigh Network

A fantastic way to raise awareness of mitochondrial disease and Leigh Network is to wear one of our gorgeous wristbands and badges! For only £1 each (+p&p UK only) you can get the conversation about mitochondria going! Why not order a bundle and give them to your friends, family or sell them at your workplace?…

2023 a Year Round Up

What a year 2023 has been for Leigh Network! A round up from Faye; Year Round Up 2023 Video In January Mandy continued to walk on during the winter weather, towards completing her 1000 Mile Walk in memory of our Sammy. During February, Glasgow Rare Aware which is medical students from Glasgow University, asked us…

Funding Vital Research

When we were at the Newcastle patient information day, we listened to Dr Albert Lim and Professor Bobby McFarland discussing their Leigh Syndrome research project which began by looking into how the disease affects children and progresses in its younger sufferers.Over the last few years Leigh Network have been contributing to the project and were…

Santa Dash Success

On Sunday 3rd December 2023 a wonderful team of volunteers/trustees supported Leigh Network by running the Liverpool Santa Dash! Thank you to Sarah, Erin, Claire, Gaynor, Tiff, Kat and Oliver! ❤️ A huge thank you also to every individual who so generously sponsored our fantastic santas! Your kindness raised an amazing £520.00, this will go…

Newcastle Patient Day – Stronger Together

We were delighted to be invited by the Newcastle Research Team to attend the Patient Day in Newcastle on Saturday 14th October 2023.  It really was a fantastic day which involved so many different wonderful organisations, doctors, patients and Liz Twist MP.  It was a great opportunity to see old friends and meet new people…

Epic 1000 Mile Walk Completed!

  A huge thank you to everyone who sponsored Mandy on her 1000 mile walk in memory of Sam who lost his life to mitochondrial disease 30 years ago, aged just 19 months. We can now announce that your generosity helped Mandy raise a fantastic £1815.00. THANK YOU YOU ARE CHANGING LIVES To celebrate Mandy…

Another Fabulous Family Day

We had a fabulous time on Saturday 15th July at our Leigh Network Family Day at the Newcastle Life Science Centre. Thank you to everyone who came along and to Dr Lyndsey Butterworth and Dr Albert Lim from Mitochondrial Research for an insightful talk together with a Q&A session and activities. As always it was…

Mito Matters – Supporting Awareness Across our Socials

Over the last few months we have been supporting many different awareness campaigns. So many different conditions have been shown to have mitochondria dysfunction and highlights the fact that research into mitochondrial diseases will not only benefit those diagnosed with the condition but millions of others.  If you visit our social media pages on Facebook,…

Raising Awareness & Funds Wherever We Go!

Over the last few months we have been busy raising awareness about mitochondrial diseases and about the support that Leigh Network offers.  We have been lucky enough to hold awareness days at Tesco in Heswall and  Asda in Liscard, we had some fantastic chats with the customers, gave out lots of our leaflet and raised…