A woman who was not expected to live for 60 seconds when she was born is marking her 60th birthday by celebrating the major advances in the treatment of spina bifida since the early 1960s.
Weeks before they even took their first breaths, two babies had their spinal cords delicately repaired by surgeons in the first operations of their kind in the UK.
A casino night proved a real winner for a group of friends after they raised more than £7,000 for a charity dear to their hearts.
Four men who embarked on a 2,000-mile charity roadtrip in a Thomas the Tank Engine car they built have reached their destination in Spain.
A North-east group planning to take on a 2,000- mile road trip in a Thomas the Tank Engine car has been “overwhelmed” by the financial support they’ve received so far.
A boy who suffers from spina bifida will be able to walk with his mum, after receiving an £8,000 donation for a special harness.
A NORTH-EAST mum has today expressed her thanks after a dance school paid for her disabled son's chair.