23rd January 2019

Thank you Eleanor Laing MP

************************** Eleanor Laing MP and Deputy Speaker kindly supported Smiles on her Christmas card. Eleanor was extremely supportive during Grace’s final years and we thank her for this. The card raised £250 for the charity. Thank you to Eleanor and her staff. ***********************
11th January 2019

Smiles Study Update January 2019

***************** Smiles is working on a couple of ground breaking studies with Professor Andy Copp at the Institute of Child Health at UCL and Dominic Thompson at Great Ormond Street. Dominic was Grace’s Neuro-Surgeon. Throughout the web site you will find progress reports, together with a report from one of […]
5th September 2018


A belated thanks to Jordan, one of our wonderful Patrons for shaving his head and raising thousands of pounds in the middle of the Beast from the East!
29th August 2018

Smiles Study update August 2018

Here is the latest update from The Institute of Children’s Health and Great Ormond Street: We have collected samples from our two families with lipomas and the DNA sequencing should be complete next week. We will then have 20,000 genes to review to see if we can find the gene […]
8th May 2018

September 2011

THE INAUGURAL WALK – SATURDAY 3RD SEPTEMBER 2011 The first 18km walk from Buckhurst Hill to Great Ormond Street Hospital; on a wonderfully warm and sunny day, 80 people took part. Included were friends and teachers from Chigwell School; teachers from Woodford Green Prep School, Bankers (boo, hiss!), friends from […]
8th May 2018

Saturday 14th July 2012

2012 WALK The second annual sponsored walk is on Saturday 14th July Leave at 11 am prompt From: 7 Fernside, Buckhurst Hill, Essex, IG9 5TY (my house) To: Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) WC1N 3JH 18 km/12 miles We will stop at ‘The Princess of Wales’ pub half-way We expect […]
8th May 2018

London Marathon 22nd April 2012

LONDON MARATHON 22ND APRIL 2012 GEORGE SCARBOROUGH RUNS LONDON MARATHON FOR SMILES George, of BBVA (where Karen works), has successfully run this year’s London Marathon ~his first ever!~ for Smiles, which is quite fantastic. www.justgiving.com/George-Scarborough0 MARTIN ANDREWS RUNS LONDON MINI MARATHON FOR SMILES Martin Andrews, of Woodford Green Prep School, […]
8th May 2018

Smiles at Waitrose

52% of the Green Tokens at Waitrose, Buckhurst Hill, went to Smiles with Grace in March: a total of £520!
8th May 2018

Thank you

Karen and Peter would like thank everyone for their very kind thoughts through this very sad time. We hope that Grace will be remembered forever through Smiles with Grace and that she will continue to inspire others.