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17:16, 2 NOV 2016
Tributes paid to 29-year-old who made people 'smile and laugh'
Sam Hindley, who was born with a genetic disorder, passed away on October 29
Twenty thousand reasons to say thanks: Christmas joy as our appeal for Holly House centre smashes its target
Our fantastic readers and supporters of Holly House have donated generously and held a series of fundraising events since we launched the campaign in 2012.
Final push for Finley's appeal
Donations for raffle prizes can be dropped off at Holly House.
Help us make one last push for £20k
The Finley’s Friends campaign was set up in 2012 to help raise the cash for Holly House therapy centre for disabled children.
20 teams now signed up for the Swimathon
The latest entrants in the charity event organised by Accrington Rotary Club in partnership with the Observer, are determined to prove that age is no barrier.
Fundraising appeal hits home straight for £20,000 target
The Observer is aiming to raise £20,000 for Holly House Specialist Child Development Centre in Accrington.
Students to hold fun day to help Finley's appeal
Sixth form student Hollie Southwood, 17, from Accrington Academy and seven friends are studying level three BTEC sport and, as part of the course, they have to organise a community event
Stanley fans flock to help out Finley’s Friends Appeal
Football fans came together to spur Stanley on and raise money for Accrington charity Finley’s Friends Appeal
Brave Finley to take part in special health project
Three-year-old Finley Rosbotham, who learned to walk after being born with brain damage, will join the Mirror Scheme at Manchester University
Finley’s Friends are invited to special unit
Specialist child development centre Holly House is holding an open day to raise the profile of the appeal
Pub owner joins forces with Finley’s Friends Appeal
The pub owner of the Victoria Hotel has joined our Finley’s Friends Appeal with a charity raffle.
Finley's Friends appeal: Mum's thanks to Holly House care centre
A mum whose baby daughter was born two months premature says Accrington care centre Holly House has been invaluable in helping her ‘little miracle’.
Leam: Seven wins for safety for Stanley
Stanley boss Leam Richardson has targeted seven wins for League Two safety – starting with tomorrow’s cut-price six pointer against AFC Wimbledon.
Stanley support for Finley's Friends is just the ticket
Accrington Stanley has joined our Finley’s Friends Appeal with a pledge to donate funds from ticket sales.
Accrington Academy pupils raise £450 for Finley's Friends Appeal
Kind-hearted school pupils have raised £450 for our Finley's Friends Appeal.
Finley the star turn at big bonfire night spectacular
A brave youngster who has spent his life defying expectations will be the guest of honour and light a bonfire this Guy Fawkes weekend.
Finley's Friends Appeal: Musican's release song to help raise funds for Holly House.
Band Chief Brody recorded its track Star to support our bid to raise £20,000 for disabled children at Holly House in Accrington.
Mum of Down's Syndrome child sings praises of Accrington's Holly House
A mum has revealed how a child development centre has helped her son become the person he is today.
Face of £20,000 children's centre appeal rushed to hospital
Three-year-old Finley Rosbotham was suffering breathing difficulties on October 2 and his temperature rocketed to 40.5 degrees.
Finley's Friends appeal: Car wash helps raise much-needed funds
A fundraising car wash to raise cash for our Finley’s Friends Appeal brought in more than £150.
Join Finley’s fight to raise £20,000 for Holly House therapy centre
The Observer today joins forces with brave toddler Finley Rosbotham in a bid to raise £20,000 for Holly House therapy centre for disabled children.
Toddler told he wouldn't walk again strides out for sponsored 100m
A brave toddler who doctors predicted would never walk has completed a sponsored 100 metres to raise funds for the children's centre that changed his life.
Big step forward for tot they said wouldn’t walk
A brave toddler who has learnt to walk against the odds is raising funds for the centre that changed his life.
Miracle toddler takes first steps
A toddler who was born paralysed down his left side and with part of his brain missing has defied doctors’ predictions by taking his first steps.