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The first eighteen days now have pictures.

The last packet of photographs sent to Colleen to transfer to disc and then to be sent to the web site has been lost in the post! If anyone who has photographs please send them to alan biddlecombe If at all possible could you include the date they refer to in the name of the picture please. Many thanks

Vaughan is at Lands End

Donations so far amount to approximately £20000

Disaster struck The Williams Family on February 5th 2007 when Vaughan's son 20 year
old Arthur Williams, a Royal Marine was involved in a car accident on his way to work.
It was quickly realised that he had broken his spinal cord in several places and was
paralysed, permanently, from his waist down.

Arthur was initially was taken to the Accident and Emergency Department at Worcester
Hospital and then two days later transferred by air to the Midlands Centre for Spinal
Injuries at Oswestry .

He was very ill and spent 4 months in the hospital, with the first 6 weeks on his back.
The doctors, nurses, physiotherapists and countless other staff were amazing. Not only
saving his life, but later stabilising him and then using their enormous expertise to provide
him with new life skills.

In June he was transferred to the military hospital at Headley Court, near Epsom, for
further rehabilitation. Vastly experienced themselves, they were impressed with what
Oswestry had achieved.

H.M.S AlbionArthur is slowly getting his life back together and at the moment is still a Royal Marine. Both the Royal Marines and his ship, H.M.S. Albion have been of immense support to him over the last year. They have shown the truth of the statement that the Royal Marines are more than a career but are a family that always do their best to look after their own.

The debt to Oswestry can never be repaid but Vaughan Williams is determined to try. He intends to walk from John O'Groats to Lands End to raise money for Oswestry's Spinal injuries unit and for "Spirit" a charity that provides money for research into spinal injuries and their treatment. Starting on St Georges day, April 23rd, he believes that the journey should take fifty four days ending at Lands End on June 18th. This is at an average of approximately fifteen and half miles a day.

What he needs now is your help. If you can help in any way please contact Vaughan or go to the donate link to give money.

In addition to many individual sponsors Vaughan has the has the following corporate sponsors

Camalot Castle Hotel
Camalot Castle Hotel
John, Irina and Ted

Royal Oak Business Card
Royal Oak Weddings
Thanks to John and Rosa Jones and Jodie

John Haynes business card
John Haynes Jewellery

E.D.S Couriers
Unit 12 Progress Drive.

Bridgtown.
Cannock.
Staffs
WS11 0JE

morton hall logo
Mortonhall 01316641533

Active Learning Logo
Active Learning and Development Ltd


Tintagel Camping and Leisure business card
Tintagel Camping and Liesure

North Coast Surf business card
North Coast Surf

Land Rover Service Business Card
Land Rover Service

City of London Livery Companies

Devonport Dockyard

Sircombe business card
Sircombe Print and Design

Scaiff Logo
Scaiff LLP

Merchant Taylor's Company

Crystal Shop