Fantastic to see the new Gaming Chair put together and ready for use in the Children’s Playroom on Rainbow Ward. The chair, PS4, various games and controls were very kindly donated by the Co-operative Store in St Clears. Morgan was very keen to try out the new chair and is looking forward to playing on… More»
A big LATCH thank you to the Cwmgors Cherries running team that raised £5,086 for LATCH by running the Llanelli half marathon in 2015. Due to 18 of them running the half marathon, it has been a logistical nightmare to collect all the money and present the overall cheque to LATCH. LATCH Ambassador, Marlene Thomas,… More»
Last year, Steve Western, Steve Copeland, Lee Gillen and David Watkins organised the Ten-Y-Fan Challenge which was an outstanding success with over 140 registered climbers, 11 of whom completed the full challenge of ten climbs! Since then, the Ten-Y-Fan team has pledged their support to help a different charity each year and for 2016 they… More»
Ken O’Leary will be joining over 37,000 runners when they line up to start the Virgin London Marathon on Sunday 24 April. The elite runners will be followed by thousands of club athletes, fun runners, charity fundraisers, celebrities, politicians and fancy dress costume wearers. Here’s Ken’s story:- A little bit of background about me!! I’ve… More»
Naomi Lewis and Chris Carey participated in the St David’s Day 10 Run on 28 February and raised an incredible £2,055.54 for LATCH. Naomi’s younger brother is currently receiving treatment at the Children’s Hospital for Wales.
A big LATCH thank you to Dave at The Caravan Warehouse, Margam for donating replacement mattresses for Emyr’s Karavan 4 the Kidz free of charge which we absolutely delighted with. With the season fast approaching, we are looking forward to welcoming our first families to Trecco Bay where we hope they have an amazing time.
What a fantastic atmosphere outside Albany Road Baptist Church on Saturday when Cardiff hosted the IAAF World Half Marathon Championships. Even though as predicted, the heavens opened, the standard of racing was incredible and the crowds were not left disappointed as they cheered on double Olympic Champion, Mo Farah to a Bronze medal. We would… More»
Residents from a sheltered housing scheme in Cwmbran have got into the Easter spirit by donating 100 eggs to the children on Rainbow Ward. Mrs Maureen Davies, a resident at Waterside Court asked all her neighbours at the 33 apartment complex if they would like to donate an egg and was thrilled by the response…. More»
A big LATCH thank you to Iceland Stores in Canton who raised an incredible £760.14 from various fundraising actives at the store. Young Crystal was delighted to welcome some of her mum’s work colleagues to the Children’s Hospital and popped up from the ward to help make the presentation.
We are really excited that we have now purchased a caravan in Kiln Park, Tenby which will be available for the children and their families. Lisa and Richard Evans have fundraised tirelessly and approached LATCH with a proposal to purchase a caravan in West Wales in memory of their daughter Chloe. Chloe’s Karavan will welcome… More»