Small Steps - Seize the Day

A charity raising awareness of epilepsy and supporting families who have babies and toddlers with this condition.


Lauch Party - Derwent Manor 24th Sept

Posted by Small Steps on September 27, 2011 at 5:00 PM

Our night at the Derwent Manor was a huge success - raising £4500 for our small charity, soon to be registered we hope. It was great to hear so many of you commenting on the fantastic atmosphere and entertainment. In answer to your many requests of 'When's the next one?' watch this space.

Raffle winners and prizes are as follows:

Computer Screen ( donated by June of Nettlesworth) - 0067 - Edna of Winlaton

15" flat screen tv (donated by Sean Dixon) - 0457 - Alison Wickes

Hexham Race course passes (donated by Hexham racecourse)- 0434 - Mrs Grant

Adventure Valley Family of 4 ticket - 0905 - Ian Hardy

£50 Matalan vouchers(Donated by Matalan, Consett) - 0602 - Phil of Nettlesworth

Crystal Imprints £50 voucher (Donated by Crystal imprints of Shotley Bridge) - 0328

MOT (donated by MD auto, ch-le-st)- 0988 - Debbie of Ch-le-St

Holistic Foot care £50 voucher - 1037

Christmas Hamper - 1029 - Philip Arthur

Beauty Hamper - 0487

Candles set - 1195 - Nancy Nicholson

Dulux Dog (donated by Decorflair, ch-le-st) - 0026 - Pamela Fallon

Fruit Hamper (donated by Fine Fresh Foods, ch-le-St) - 1062

Cupcake bouquet (donated by Mrs Boucake) -

Dolce & Gabanna beach bag (donated by Boots Ch-le-St) - 0474 - Donna Greener

Jules Hair Voucher

Angels £20 hair voucher (ch-le-St) - 0840

Imago's hair voucher, Shotley Bridge - 0838

Rug (donated by Frank's Carpets Ch-Le-St) - 0796 - Peter Davidson

Catwalk Hair products - 0068 - Edna of Winlaton

Pencil Cricket Game - 0312

Computer Speakers (CDPCees Ch-Le-St) - 0142- Pat Greenwell

Phone sleeves ( Phone Bits Ch-Le-St)  - 0812

Clock (Holmestores Ch-Le-St) - 1051

Meal for 2 at Wicket Gate Ch-Le-St - 0606 - June of Nettlesworth

£10 fruit voucher ( Fine Fresh Foods, Ch-Le-St) - 1057

£10 meat voucher (Pipers Ch-Le-St) - 0476

My UFO - 0971

3lb Chicken - 0179


CONGRATULATIONS to all our winners and a big THANK YOU to our sponsors.


Thank You

We would like to thank both the RVI and Durham hospital, the home care we receive, our family and friends who have supported us and of course all of you for coming tonight. It means the world to us and hopefully to Niamh and Ava in years to come. The money raised tonight will go towards supporting local families dealing with such a traumatic time to get emotional support, advice, and respite care. Other thanks go to:

Holmestores Ch-le-St

Citrones Ch-le-St

Decorflair Ch-le-St

Boots Ch-le-St

Pipers Butchers Ch-le-St

Wicket Gate Ch-le-St

Sean Dixon Ch-le-St

MD Auto Ch-le-St

CDPCees Ch-le-St

Fine Fresh Foods Ch-le-St

Phone Bits Ch-le-St

Margos Consett

Adventure Valley, Leamside

Matalan Consett

Ava’s Grandma for her coffee morning and a whole lot more

Consett Community Sports College

Kids 1st Durham

Seaham School of Technology

Bill Burn for being the auctioneer this evening

Crighton Mathers for donating Middlesbrough football

Andrew Colwell for donating the Newcastle football

Sandra Telford for Swarovski crystal bracelet

Kay Welsh for the candy trees and a whole lot more

Niamh’s grand-parents for the Marquis Waterford crystal glasses

Niamh’s dad and grandma for making the cupcake favors

Richie Pitt for his Sunderland Football donation

Mrs BouCake

JA styling

Crystal Imprints

Derwent Manor

The Lord Crewe

Jay at Industrial Work Wear

Moon jewellery

Imago’s at Shotley Bridge

Jule’s salon Ch-le-St

Angel’s Hairdressing Ch-le-Street

Frank’s Carpets Ch-le-St

Emmersons Furniture Ch-le-St

J. Loughlin & sons butchers Ch-le-St

Martin & his band

Phoenix cards

Daniel O’Donnell for his quick and generous donation


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