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 »

Top award for Hasti from Chief Scout

A GIRL from West Byfleet with a rare genetic condition has earned the Chief Scout’s Personal Award, only 11 of which were awarded nationally last year. Hasti Brannigan, nine, was presented with... 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 »

Hasti gets message from her idol as dad wins Pride of Britain award

A GIRL whose father won a Daily Mirror Pride of Britain award for fundraising to find a treatment for her rare genetic condition, has been called “inspirational” by the American music star... Read more »

Top award for barefoot fundraiser Chris

A WEST Byfleet father has won a national Pride of Britain award for helping to raise more than £600,000 to find a treatment for his daughter’s rare genetic condition. Chris Brannigan raised... 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 »