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Conversation in local carpark inspires amazing national campaign

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From Me to You,
a wonderful project encouraging us to write letters to friends with cancer, was dreamt up in a Crawley carpark.
Alison Hitchcock wrote over 100 letters to her friend, Brian Greenley, when he was diagnosed with stage 4 bowel cancer.
Their inspiring story was captured by BBC’s Listening Project when its recording booth visited St Catherine’s Hospice car park.
The 2 friends were so touched by the amazing response of the BBC production team, they decided to start a campaign to encourage us all to keep in contact with sick friends.
‘Cancer makes you feel very disconnected,’ said Brian, now 4 years clear. ‘Alison’s letters reconnected me with the real world. And from the letters a life-long friendship has developed.’
From Me to You www.frommetoyouletters.co.uk  run letter writing workshops, speak at events and host writing tips and inspiring stories on their website.
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On Monday 16th January, Alison will be talking about how you can be involved in the project on BBC Radio Sussex mid morning show with Danny Pike.

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Britain’s Got Talent auditions come to Crawley

The ITV show is holding auditions at The Hawth this month.

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Get practising because Britain’s Got Talent is coming to Crawley!

The hugely popular ITV show is holding auditions right here in Crawley at The Hawth and you can be a part of it.

On Thursday 30th August from 2-8pm you can audition to be a part of this fantastic show.

If you are under 18 you MUST be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.

You can also apply via ITV.com/talent

So dust off those dance shoes, dig out the instruments and show the world how talented you are.

 

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