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  • The annual Joseph’s Goal Bikeride will take place on Friday, 27th February, from the DW Stadium, Wigan to Blackpool Football Club. Further details TBA.

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  • Joseph’s Goal was heavily involved in the switching-on of the Wigan Christmas Lights for 2014. Along with headline acts such as Toploader, Bailey McConnell from Britain’s Got Talent and CBBC legend Hacker T Dog, Joseph and little brother Sam were invited on stage at the end to perform the big switch-on. And it was three-year-old [...]

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  • Joseph and his family attended the International NKH Conference at Harvard University Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts. Dr Van Hove examined Joseph and discussed his condition, how the research was going, and the importance of Joseph’s Goal to his work with Paul and Emma.

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  • Once again, 100 runners represented Joseph’s Goal in this tremendous local event to raise thousands of pounds on a warm sunny day enjoyed by all. Joseph also completed the distance in his wheelchair with mum, Emma.

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  • Uwe Rosler took advantage of the international break to take on the ice bucket challenge for Joseph’s Goal. The Latics boss had been a busy man on Monday, bringing in four new signings to help offset the departure of James McArthur ahead of the transfer deadline. But he was only too willing to take a [...]

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  • The captains of Wigan Warriors and Wigan Athletic took on the ice bucket challenge in aid of Joseph’s Goal. Sean O’Loughlin and Emmerson Boyce, both ambassadors for the charity, were nominated to undergo the freezing task by Joseph’s Goal founder Paul Kendrick, the Evening Post’s football correspondent. The duo nominated their respective coaches while their [...]

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  • THE Total Fitness gym on Warrington Road, Wigan is hosting a special open day this Sunday with all proceeds going to the Joseph’s Goal charity. The day will start with a high-intensity interval training session for £5 with a four-hour long spinathon starting an hour later for the same price. There will also be plenty for children [...]

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  • The ‘Swim with Steph’ annual charity event at the Nye Bevan Pool, Skelmersdale, has raised £5015 for Joseph’s Goal. Instructor Stephanie Andrews and her young swimmers are seen presenting the cheque to Joseph and his brother, Sam. Thank you for a magnificent effort to raise a phenomenal amount.

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  • You’ll all have heard “I’m From Wigan, Me” by now. It’s the catchy tune, from Wigan band Chonkinfeckle, that’s taken the nation by storm. Now here’s your chance to own it and support Joseph’s Goal in the process! Chonkinfeckle were invited down to the DW Stadium earlier this week to record a very special version of their classic, with Dave Whelan [...]

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  • On Saturday, 29th March, hundreds of Latics fans walked from the DW Stadium to the Reebok Stadium prior to the Bolton Wanderers v Latics Championship game to raise funds for Joseph’s Goal. Sunny weather ensured an enjoyable, if exhaustive, event, as uphill for most of way. Thank you to all who took part, especially organiser [...]

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