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Have an incredible summer, trek Machu Picchu!

If our Mount Kilimanjaro Trek didn’t tickle your fancy then you should check out this latest opportunity Karnival are offering. This Sunday we have are bringing you the info meeting for Macchu Picchu in the stunning surroundings of Peru. 700 more words


Quick-thinking mum’s story proves meningitis awareness in crucial [P]

An Aberdeen mother is supporting the forthcoming Meningitis Awareness Week to help ensure people understand the illness and can spot its symptoms.

Rebecca Duncan, 40, from Dyce, saved her son’s life after she noticed the onset of the illness and took him to accident and emergency. 454 more words

Feature Articles

Meet Ann and Trevor

These stories are such bittersweet reading. You feel your heart pound as the details of these sufferers is laid bare in their own words, but you are empowered by their courage to do one simple thing: be brutally honest. 472 more words


Meet Beren

This is a particularly upsetting story and it was quite difficult to read, but it is important to share. This may seem like any other day to you, but the 15th of April 6 years ago was a harrowing day for the Rowbotham family. 465 more words



I am not a fantastically spontaneous person. I like plans. Nevertheless, the best experiences of my life have never really gone to plan. So when I walked into university, I made an impulsive decision that I am just coming to terms with now. 421 more words


Duck Raid!

Today I was out on the streets dressed as a duck (not for the first time by far) raising money for Meningitis Research Foundation. I was in one of those tired, can’t be arsed moods, which is not ideal when you have to spend 4 hours stood around with a number of irritating people shouting “hilarious” remarks. 123 more words


Kilimanjaro 2014!

This is the start of my Kilimanjaro journey!

Well, actually it’s kind of the middle. I started fundraising almost a year ago, with the plan of going last summer. 292 more words