Support for Barefoot Soldier makes up for online abuse

OVERWHELMING support for the Barefoot Soldier on a 1,200-mile charity trek in the USA is outweighing the criticism he has suffered. Major Chris Brannigan, who is raising money for research into his... Read more »

Chris marches barefoot in America to help Hasti

THE soldier who walked barefoot from Lands End to Edinburgh to raise money for research into his daughter’s rare condition has set out on an even longer fundraising trek. Major Chris Brannigan,... Read more »

Hasti is queen for a day

A GIRL from West Byfleet with a rare genetic condition was “treated like royalty” when she was chosen to receive the salute at the final dress rehearsal for Trooping the Colour. Hasti... Read more »

Hope for Hasti campaign gains support across the country

THE Hope for Hasti campaign to find a treatment for a young West Byfleet girl’s rare genetic condition has raised more than £618,000. Chris Brannigan, Hasti’s father, completed his epic 700-mile barefoot... Read more »

Determined Hasti and her dad deliver plea to No 10

A YOUNG West Byfleet girl with a rare genetic condition has delivered a petition to the Prime Minister asking the government to deliver a modern rare disease framework before the end of... Read more »

Dad’s 700-mile barefoot walk to help save daughter

A WEST Byfleet father is walking barefoot from Land’s End to Edinburgh to raise money to find a treatment for his daughter’s rare genetic syndrome. Chris Brannigan, an army Major, set off... Read more »

Virus halts fundraising efforts to find therapy for Hasti

THE coronavirus crisis has halted efforts to find an effective therapy to treat a young Woking girl who has a rare genetic syndrome. Hasti Brannigan, 8, was born with Cornelia de Lange... Read more »

Campaign of hope for Hasti

THE parents of an eight-year-old girl with a rare genetic syndrome for which there is currently no treatment are trying to raise £2.5 million for research and clinical trials of a possible... Read more »