2019 Media Coverage

March 2019


02/03/2019: Liverpool Echo – a piece in the print edition about the Cheshire & Mersey Support Group and Facial Palsy Awareness Week.
14/03/2019: Metro – Woman who thought she was just tired woke up with a paralysed face due to Bell’s Palsy.


04/03/2019: Cambridge 105 – Corinne Duhig spoke about Facial Palsy Awareness Week.
09/03/2019: BBC Radio Somerset – Freya spoke about her experiences of growing up with facial palsy.


08/03/2019: Church Times – Churchgoer seeks to raise awareness of facial palsy.

April 2019


06/04/2019: Mail on Sunday and Mail Online – Thousands of patients affected when GPs fail to spot Bell’s palsy – Marcus’s story (please note we do not promote the word ‘disfigured’).

10/04/2019: Sun Online – I’m scared kids will bully my girl because of my face.

12/04/2019: Mirror Online – Mum who won’t let daughter start nursery says ‘she’ll be bullied over my face’.


26/04/2019: BBC Radio Lancashire – Community Fundraising Coordinator Mandy Brailsford was interviewed at Stafford Bike Show.

May 2019


03/05/2019: BBC Radio Wales – Clare Mount was interviewed about her experiences getting help for Bell’s palsy.


03/05/2019: BBC Wales Today – Clare Mount and Marcus Horton’s stories were featured on BBC Wales.
05/05/2019: BBC Breakfast – Clare Mount and Professor Ahmed Sadiq were interviewed on BBC Breakfast.


07/05/2019: Eastern Daily Press – Vhari King raises awareness of Ramsay Hunt syndrome.

15/05/2019: Mirror Online – Vhari King’s story was shared via the Mirror Online.

15/05/2019: Daily Record – Vhari King’s story was also shared in the Daily Record.

16/05/2019: Metro – Vhari King’s story was featured in the Metro.

June 2019


06/06/2019: Chat – Catherine’s story of recurrent Bell’s palsy was featured in Chat magazine.

July 2019


13/07/2019: Spalding Today – Long Sutton schoolgirl climbing O2 Arena for for Facial Palsy UK.


04/07/2019: BBC Radio Somerset – Freya Beaumont was invited back to speak again about her personal experience of facial palsy.

August 2019


20/08/2019: Bella – comprehensive piece on Bell’s palsy including quotes from the charity and Donna’ story.


27/08/2019: Spalding Today – Long Sutton schoolgirl Darcy (9) raises cash for cause close to her heart.

November 2019


26/11/2019: Spalding Today – Long Sutton girl Darcy’s latest fundraiser nets more than £1,000