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Making a KEY difference to children recovering from cancer


Saturday 1st March 2014   Delete Blood Cancer Event 


We would like to say a huge thank you to everyone for your support at the Delete Blood Cancer event that took place on 1st March 2014.  The turnout was amazing and the day was a huge success.  We thank all of you for coming along to get swabbed and help save a life. There are now another 220 people on the stem cell donor register because of you!


Thank you to everyone who bought cakes, raffle tickets and gave voluntary donations, you helped raise a staggering £2047.00 for Delete Blood Cancer.  Thanks must also go to everyone that bought an 'Unlock a Life for Lockey' wristband, you helped raise £645.00 for our charity.  


The whole community came together to help us provide a spectacular event.

Click here to read more.

Saturday 26th April 2014   Burnham on Crouch Rugby Club Funday


A windy but amazing day with stalls,  food, drink, rugby matches, bouncy castles and fun for all the family.


Unlock A Life For Lockey had a stand, where the kiddies had fun planting a sunflower. Lots of Unlock a Life for Lockey items were purchased and lots of raffle prize winners. Thanks to all those that came to our stand......

You helped raise £280.60.


Tuesday 20th May 2014   Golf Day at Three Rivers Country Club


A fantastic day of golf at The Three Rivers Country Club, Cold Norton, Essex


Tuesday 20th May 2014


Golf players from across Essex joined us for an amazing day of golf, games and dinner.


You helped us raise an amazing £3000! for Unlock a Life for Lockey.


Please click here to read more about the day.

Golf Club building

Throughout 2014   Keith Williams Photography


Book a photo session with Keith Williams Photography, and they will donate the booking fee plus  10% of all sales to Unlock a Life for Lockey. 


The Studio is Based in Burnham on Crouch, Essex, they specialise in babies, children and families but also do adult portraiture, makeovers and general photography (makeover parties are very popular)


For more info or to book a photo shoot, please visit the website

Sunday 27th April 2014  Grand opening of The Happy Shack


Thank you to everyone that came along to the grand opening of The Happy Shack.


Ian Newman, Director of Walton Beach Huts, handed over a Brand New Beach Hut. The hut was named by Laughlin 'The Happy Shack' and will primarily be used by families of children with childhood cancer.


Unlock a Life for Lockey will also be funding these therapeutic family days out at the beach hut. Giving the family spending money for the day (for ice creams, refreshments etc)                                                                                                                        

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Saturday 16th March 2014   Lego for Lockey Event at Zara Indian


A huge Thank you to a local lady named Glyness Rowell, who organised the event at Zara Indian restaurant in Maylandsea, Essex. They raised an amazing £120 for Lockey to buy some lego (one of his all time favourite hobbies!)

Saturday 12th April 2014   A Night of Entertainment at The Railway Pub, South Woodham


Joanne Andrews, a wonderful local lady, heard about Laughlin's story and arranged a night of entertainment

to raise money for Unlock a Life for Lockey. Thank you to Joanne and to all her friends and family for attending

and help raise almost £400! WOW

To find out more about The Happy Shack and other projects, please click here.

Monday 26th - Friday May 30th May 2014 Grow The Tallest Sunflower Competition


During half term week, visit The Parlour Cafe at Creeksea, plant a sunflower seed and

decorate your pot. Parlour Cafe will pick the winner once the Sunflowers are reaching the skies.

£3 to enter, with all profits going to Unlock a Life for Lockey.


Please click here for more details



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Sunday 25th May 2014   Maldon Mud Race


Competitors and press from all over the world are warming up to join in the fun on Bank Holiday

Sunday 25th May at The 2014 Maldon Mud Race, Promenade Park, Maldon, Essex


Please come alone to support the Unlock a Life for Lockey Stand.

Maldon Mud race photo

Fundraising and Events            


We are always looking for ways to raise awareness and organise events to raise money for our charity.  If you would like to help, but can not make it to one of our fundraising events, there are still plenty of ways you can still help us by:

Making a donation or sponsoring us.


We have lots of events throughout the year meaning that this page will be updated with all of our current events as they happen, so please, look here often!


Thank you from all of us here at 'Unlock a Life for Lockey:'

Andrea Poyser, John Whiteley, Ray Poyser, Barbara Poyser, Michelle Richardson, Jane Morris, David Morris, Lisa Bird, Esther Miller, Karen Greene, Sherri Mason, Tracey Brown, Fran Aylieff, Jane Seaward, Danyelle Lloyd, Lucy Banks, Katie Bills, Shelley Coxeter, Beccy Haley..

Andrea and Richard Buckley May 2014 event_ParlourCafe_Unlockalifeforlockey Keith Williams Photographic Promotion

Saturday 19th July 2014 Creeksea Family Fun Day


Creeksea Church are giving us their support by holding a family fun day.


You can join in the fun including a Sponsored Walk (collect your sponsor forms from the church)

More details can be found on the Church website