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If I can walk The March March with one kidney, you can too!

If I can walk The March March with one kidney, you can too! 23 February 2024 Grant from Edinburgh was left reeling in 2016 when, at 30 years old, doctors discovered he’d been living with just one kidney – and its function was declining. He says: “It was a big shock. I feel like I’ve…

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Walking all over kidney disease for March March

Walking all over kidney disease for March March 22 February 2024 Stephanie Roche is one of hundreds of people taking on our ‘The March March’ challenge, walking 10,000 steps every day to raise funds in the fight against kidney disease. By the time she reaches 310,000 steps at the end of March, Stephanie, 37 from…

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In memory of Riminder

In memory of Riminder 22 December 2023 Our Peterborough Cathedral Winter Walk in December 2023 brought together people with many different experiences of kidney disease but with one clear goal – to fund research that will improve the lives of kidney patients.   For Jasvinder Talafair, it was an opportunity to do this in memory of…

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Peterborough’s community comes together for Cathedral Winter Walk

Peterborough’s community comes together for Cathedral Winter Walk 04 December 2023 Our #TeamKidney community came together on Sunday 3 December to walk all over kidney disease at our first ever Peterborough Cathedral Winter Walk. Supporters wrapped up warm and donned their beanies for the snowy, five-mile circular walk, starting at Peterborough Cathedral and taking in…

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Celebrity support for The Book of Nuggets set to drive charity fundraising

Celebrity support for The Book of Nuggets set to drive charity fundraising 29 November 2023 Celebrities from the worlds of TV, film, sport, politics, literature, news and science have shared their wise words in a book raising funds for Kidney Research UK.    The Book of Nuggets book launch. Image credit Matilda Baxendale-Kirby ‘Nuggets’ of wisdom…

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Why Alan is ‘walking all over’ kidney disease

Why Alan is ‘walking all over’ kidney disease 23 November 2023 There is still time to sign up for our Peterborough Cathedral Winter Walk taking place on Sunday 3 December. Everyone is welcome to join the picturesque five-mile fundraising walk, which starts and finishes at Peterborough Cathedral, including Nene Park as part of the route.…

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Husband and wife to share kidney transplant joy at Peterborough charity walk

Husband and wife to share kidney transplant joy at Peterborough charity walk 03 November 2023 We’re hosting our first ever Peterborough Cathedral Winter Walk in December and local residents Simon and Diane Froggitt are first in line to take part. The five-mile fundraising walk takes place on Sunday 3 December and will start and finish…

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World Club Basketball Tournament helps to raise awareness of kidney disease

World Club Basketball Tournament helps to raise awareness of kidney disease 12 September 2023 Basketball players from around the world descended on Hastings last weekend to take part in the World Club Basketball Tournament. Brought together by event organiser and kidney transplant recipient Eric Douglin, the tournament was an opportunity to raise awareness of kidney…

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Great North Run challenge for 10 stone loss kidney patient

Great North Run challenge for 10 stone loss kidney patient 06 September 2023 When Simon Cooper takes to the starting line at the Great North Run this Sunday, he’ll be thinking back to the moment when doctors told him he would soon face life on dialysis or need a kidney transplant.   Weighing over 22 stone,…

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Glasgow goes purple for kidney disease

Glasgow goes purple for kidney disease 29 August 2023 Over 600 people descended on Glasgow to take part in an annual charity walk on Sunday 20 August. Kidney patients and their families and friends took part in the Glasgow Bridges Walk to come together and raise money for research into kidney disease. The 6.5-mile course…

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