10 August 2011
A summary of recent M.E. related stories in the news. Headlines appearing in the media as dated.
Tennis event to remember Louise
Parents of Louise Walsom, an 18 year old who took her own life after struggling with M.E. and depression, are raising money for AYME. They are holding a mixed doubles tennis tournament for young people in Dorking on 29 August. Tickets are £10. Contact Natasha on 07748 228456 for more information. Infomartion about AYME can be found online.
Dorking Advertiser, p 1 & 2
Information about M.E.
People in Renfrewshire that are worried they may have M.E. should know that help is at hand. There are many possible symptoms but more information and support can be found by containg Action for M.E. on 0845 123 2380.
Paisley Daily Express (web),
"Wibbly Wobbly Wendy"
Article about Wendy Brown, an artist from the New Forest. Wendy rediscovered painting after being diagnosed with M.E. and developed her 'wibbly wobbly' artistic style.
Southern Daily Echo, p 18 - 19
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