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Fundraisers’ purple reign at tower

Herne Bay’s most famous landmark was lit up in purple to mark International Epilepsy Awareness Day. The event was organised by the Team Jo Epilepsy Foundation and the Friends of the Clock Tower group. Charity campaigner Jo Mumford hopes to raise money to buy an EEG machine for Kent and Canterbury Hospital. The machine will allow people with epilepsy to …

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Kayleigh Duff is Herne Bay’s 2014 woman of the year

Kayleigh Duff has been voted as Herne Bay’s 2014 woman of the year. Five outstanding people with amazing stories were running for the title of Herne Bay’s man or woman of the year but Mrs Duff, the young mother who spent her last months living life to the fullest, came first with 45% of votes. The mother of 4-year-old Kai was only 24 …

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Campaigner on epilepsy adds £160 to funding

EPILEPSY campaigner Jo Mumford’s Christmas wish is too big to fit in a stocking, but she is one step closer to be able to make it come true. The fundralser, from Herne, Is hoping to collect enough money to buy specialist equipment for local patients to save them having to travel to London or further afield. Her latest event Brainwaves …

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Campaigner wants Google doodle to raise epilepsy awareness

A campaigner has launched a petition to get Google to officially recognise Epilepsy Awareness. Jo Mumford, who has epilepsy and runs the Team Jo Epilepsy Foundation to raise awareness and funds for treatment and research, is asking the internet giant to change its home page to incorporate a purple ribbon. The ‘Google doodle’ changes regularly to recognise significant events or …

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Epilepsy fair brings in hundreds for charity

Purple-themed event proves popular with crowds A FUNDRAISING fair collected almost £500 for an epilepsy charity. The event at St Barts Church was organised by Herne campaigner Jo Mumford, who has epilepsy, and featured stalls, entertainment and the official launch of a book by Herne Bay children’s author Faye Beerling. Music was provided by Paul Valentine, who conducts the Kent …

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Jo fights to raise epilepsy’s profile

Sufferer launches website to help others A CAMPAIGNER has launched a web-site dedicated to raising awareness of epilepsy. Jo Mumford was diagnosed with the condition as a child and had to give up her career as a nurse and move back in with her mum after her health worsened. But she is determined to continue to help others and launched …

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