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Gwenda Cope launches Winter Warmth Appeal

I am pleased to have been asked to write the introduction to the 2017 Winter Warmth Appeal on behalf of The British Polio Fellowship. We know many of our members are living with the late effects of Polio and Post Polio Syndrome (PPS), and winter can be a very difficult time. PPS causes nerves to […]

The BBC’s History Guy helps Harrow man put Post Polio Syndrome on the map

Harrow’s very own Kripen Dhrona was given a unique opportunity to spend an afternoon with renowned television historian and host, Dan Snow, who presented the BBC One Lifeline Appeal on behalf of national charity, The British Polio Fellowship, for whom Kripen is Marketing & Campaigns Manager. The Lifeline Appeal was a significant awareness and fundraising […]

Ted Hill addresses Rotary Club of London

British Polio’s CEO, Ted Hill MBE, was delighted to be invited to address the prestigious Rotary Club of London, recently. The event was held at The Chesterfield Hotel and you can watch a video of Ted’s speech on the Rotary Club’s YouTube channel.

Autumn 2017

The Autumn issue of the bulletin includes details on the exciting launch of The Hedgehog; a re-launch of the members’ medical card; an announcement about our new charity partner, The Able Label, plus a whole host of news, views, comments and information. Read the bulletin below, or click here to download a hi-res version.

British Polio forecasts Snow for September

Renowned television historian and host, Dan Snow, will present the BBC One Lifeline Appeal on behalf of national charity, The British Polio Fellowship, at 3.15pm on Sunday 3 September (to be re-run at 1.00pm on Wednesday 6 September, on BBC Two).

International Day of Charity

Follows a letter to editors, from British Polio’s CEO, about International Day of Charity on 5 September:

Cumbrian based artist set to canvas support for PPS awareness

Celebrated artist raising money for The British Polio Fellowship

Somalia Polio free; now PPS deserves more focus, too

Follows a letter to editors, from British Polio’s CEO, following an announcement that Somalia is now Polio free:

Plants Hijacked to make Vaccine

Follows a letter to editors, from British Polio’s CEO, following an announcement that a breakthrough had been made on a new Polio vaccine:

Good morning Vietnam!

After a few days without any Wi-Fi or any contact with the outside world we have now reached the Huong Sen Hotel in Saigon, Vietnam. We have completed 350 miles of the bike ride, battling against the extreme heat and humidity, dealing with slight issues such as road closures that added on time and length […]

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