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When You Wish Upon A Star have been granting Wishes for over 20 years to some very brave and courageous children who have a life threatening or terminal Illness.

The Recipe for the Perfect Wish

The Recipe for the Perfect WishSophie loves baking and her Wish was to meet Mary Berry

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Minnie Mouse is Top of the List for Chloe!

Minnie Mouse is Top of the List for Chloe!Chloe recently received her one special Wish to visit Disney, meet Minnie Mouse and swim with dolphins.

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George's VIP Day at the Royal International Air Tattoo 2014

George's VIP Day at the Royal International Air Tattoo 2014I was excited on Sunday 13 July as it was time for my VIP trip to RIAT which Barbara at When You Wish Upon a Star had very kindly set up for me. I put on my Red Arrows flying suit before I went so I would look like a pilot.

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Valentino Rossi meets his fans Rossi & Jack

Valentino Rossi meets his fans Rossi & JackTwo very lucky and extremely excited Wish children, Rossi and Jack had their Wish come true when they had the opportunity of meeting their hero, Valentino Rossi at the Moto GP, Silverstone over the weekend.

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Isobel’s Road Trip from Florida to New York

Isobel’s Road Trip from Florida to New YorkIsobel’s wish was to swim with a dolphin and visit Bush Gardens

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Alfie`s Wish to Centre Parc Sherwood Forest

Alfie`s Wish to Centre Parc Sherwood Forest The family have not long returned from their fun packed week and couldn't wait to tell us all about it!

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Happy Birthday Sedat!

Happy Birthday Sedat!Sedat from Nottingham, is currently receiving intense medical treatment and investigations for Rhabdomyosarcoma.

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Rachael's Magical Mediterranean Journey

Rachael's Magical Mediterranean JourneyRachael's wish to see the Goudie Cathedral in Barcelona came true when we sent her on a cruise around the mediterranean!

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Nathan Padgett makes his Mediterranean wish trip!

Nathan Padgett makes his Mediterranean wish trip!The whole Padgett family (mum Tracy, dad Stephen, sister Caitlin, and Nathan), all embarked on a sunny adventure in August 2014, on board the Norwegian Epic.

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Capricorn Captures Kobi's Heart

Capricorn Captures Kobi's HeartKobi's Wish was to swim with Dolphins and Capricorn was the Dolphin chosen for this very special Wish at Discovery Cove in Florida

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Angus’s Wish to Japan

Angus’s Wish to Japan“The experience and memories of our trip to Japan in October 2013 will stay with us forever. Angus was diagnosed with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy aged 6 and the whole family has had some tough times since then.

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Elly's wish comes true with Paralympian Richard Whitehead's surprise visit

Elly's wish comes true with Paralympian Richard Whitehead's surprise visitBrave Elly was sent to Florida to swim with dolphins as her special Wish in April 2014. Imagine her surprise when our Fairy Godmother arrived at her home, with not only her Wish tickets to Florida but with a very special visitor, Richard Whitehead.

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Neave’s Paramore Meet & Greet – Friday 20th September 2013

Neave’s Paramore Meet & Greet – Friday 20th September 2013Neave’s wish had finally arrived… driven from Blackpool in a chauffeured sleek black Mercedes a very excited Neave and her mum arrived safely in Manchester at the Phones 4u Arena, where the “Wish Fairy” was waiting to greet them..

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Christie's Most Precious Gift - Her Wish

Christie's Most Precious Gift - Her WishWe were approached by Christie’s mum, Leisa, in May 2012 to make Christie’s dream come true to take her and her family to Disneyland, Florida in August 2013.

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Milly gets her Wish!!!

Milly gets her Wish!!!Milly from Lincoln, who is 5 years old and suffers from Arterial Septic Defect has been granted a very special wish!

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X Factor Tour 2013 Meet and Greet at the M.E.N Arena

X Factor Tour 2013 Meet and Greet at the M.E.N ArenaWith the X Factor Tour back in town you can guarantee the children from When You Wish Upon A Star will not be too far away..

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Joshua’s Wish for a Holiday in the Sun

Joshua’s Wish for a Holiday in the Sun “To go on an aeroplane with my family in the sun and swimming.”

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Reece's Man United Wish

Reece's Man United WishReece and his best friend at school, had just one very special wish in the entire world, and this was for them to go and watch their beloved Manchester United playing a home game at Old Trafford for the very first time and watching it ‘together’..

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Santa's Special Visit to Aidan

Santa's Special Visit to AidanJust before Christmas Santa made a special journey over to a very brave young man with an extra special present. 2 year old Aidan, who is currently receiving treatment for a brain tumour, Wished for a Mini Cooper in Blue! How could Santa resist

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Blue Peter Wish

Blue Peter WishSitting in reception at the Media City studios in Salford was a very excited Maazin along with mum Fatima and Wish Fairy Sam...

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Ethan's Wish granted on Christmas Day to Swim with Dolphins

Ethan's Wish granted on Christmas Day to Swim with DolphinsWhen Ethan was having his chemo treatment the news that his wish was going to be granted really brought a smile to his face

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Tailor's Christmas Wish In DisneyWorld, Florida

Tailor's Christmas Wish In DisneyWorld, FloridaOn the 15 June 2011 my life was turned upside down when Tailor was diagnosed with a brain tumour, after constant sickness and having no balance for a year I finally had answers. But not the answers I was expecting.

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Peppa Pig Makes Alex's Wish Come True

Peppa Pig Makes Alex's Wish Come TrueAn urgent request was received to fulfil Alex's Wish before further treatment commenced.

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Harvey's Fantastic Fish Wish

Harvey's Fantastic Fish WishFrom the age of three Harvey has had some extremely difficult times

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Johnny-Lee meets his hero WWE star John Cena

Johnny-Lee meets his hero WWE star John CenaSleep night's counted down and Johnny's dream date on the calendar had finally arrived!!..

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Fireman Sam Fan!

Fireman Sam Fan!In August, our Wish team received a request to grant a Wish for a very special little girl named Freya.

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Diego the Dolphin and Eloise's Swim creates an Emotional and Overwhelming Experience

Diego the Dolphin and Eloise's Swim creates an Emotional and Overwhelming ExperienceAdorable Eloise, who is 9 years old was so excited at the thought of meeting a dolphin.

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Nathan's Treat Meet with Sam and Mark

Nathan's Treat Meet with Sam and MarkOn Saturday 13th October Nathan was treated to watch the recording of The Big Friday Wind Up at the BBC studios in Salford.

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Shayne's Flight to Remember

Shayne's Flight to RememberA very excited Shayne, 5yrs old, was highly delighted when a Hummer arrived at his house to take him to Coventry Airport for his helicopter ride.

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Peppa Pig Wish for Megan

Peppa Pig Wish for MeganMegan is a beautiful 2yr old little girl from Lutterworth in Leicestershire, whose wish was to meet her favourite cartoon character Peppa Pig.

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Wish Bear's Surprise Visit

Wish Bear's Surprise Visit8 year old Melissa, was sitting quietly listening in the school assembly when Wish Bear made her surprise visit to grant Melissa's Wish to visit Euro Disney Paris with her family.

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Blessed by Pope Benedict XVI

Blessed by Pope Benedict XVIDelightful Ronaldas, who is 9 years old, had a Wish. His Wish was to visit Rome with his family and see the Pope.

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Brooke's Princess Wish in Disney

Brooke's Princess Wish in DisneyWish Bear surprised Brooke in her assembly and granted her Wish to meet the Princesses in Disney

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Lexi’s Wish with Ant & Dec at Britain’s Got Talent Studios

Lexi’s Wish with Ant & Dec at Britain’s Got Talent StudiosA very excited Lexi along with her mum were picked up from their Accrington home in celebrity style and chauffer driven to the Hilton Hotel in Wembley, picking up the Wish Fairy and guests along the way..

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Christopher’s Gadget Show Wish

Christopher’s Gadget Show Wish In October 2011 the Scotland regional office received a very touching letter from a teacher who had wrote in hope that we would be able to grant a Wish for a very brave and charming young boy at her school.

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Birthday Wish Suprise

Birthday Wish SupriseJade had a 12th Birthday to remember when all her relatives turned up to do a photo shoot with her.

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WWE wrestler Randy Orton's surprise personal appearance

WWE wrestler Randy Orton's surprise personal appearance On the 20th April 2012 at Sheffield Arena Callum got to meet his hero, Randy Orton

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Paul's Manchester United Trip

Paul's Manchester United TripPossibly Manchester United's biggest fan, Grimsby boy Paul's wish was to see them play live.

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JLS making dreams come true…

JLS making dreams come true…“The boys were back in town, and there were two very nervous fans waiting to meet them”.

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Erin's Magical Long Weekend at Disneyland Paris

Erin's Magical Long Weekend at Disneyland ParisOn the 11th May a very excited family boarded Eurostar to Paris!

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Adam’s dream wish to meet his beloved Chelsea has been granted....

Adam’s dream wish to meet his beloved Chelsea has been granted....Sunday 5th February at 10.30am on a very cold and snowy morning in Bolton.

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Tiffany's Luxury Family Holiday at Center Parcs

Tiffany's Luxury Family Holiday at Center ParcsTiffany enjoy's feeding the ducks every week at her local park, but this week she looked forward to doing this every day!

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Rollercoaster Paradise

Rollercoaster Paradise 8 year old Dan rode 15 different Rollercoasters over 30 times! Dan was diagnosed in April 0f 2008 with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia and received three years of chemotherapy treatment.

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Summer's Magical Time with Fearne Cotton

Summer's Magical Time with Fearne CottonSummer’s ‘Wish’ was slightly unusual for a little girl of just 8yrs old...

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Megan gets to hang out with ‘The Wanted’

Megan gets to hang out with ‘The Wanted’When the North West ‘Wish’ office received a phone call to see if they could help bring a smile back to a very special young lady, and give her a little incentive to speed up her recovery process, the ‘wish team’ knew just the tonic that was required..

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Wish children meet one of the biggest pop star’s in the world Rihanna

Wish children meet one of the biggest pop star’s in the world RihannaM.E.N Arena 21st November 2011 was a very exciting day for several very lucky wish children

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MEN Arena really ‘ROCKED!!’ for 4 very surprised wish children in November...

MEN Arena really ‘ROCKED!!’ for 4 very surprised wish children in November...When You Wish Upon A Star invited several ‘Wish’ children along with their families, for a very special night out at the M.E.N Arena, to watch one of the hottest pop artist line up’s seen in years, and performing together all under the same roof.

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Laoise’s London Trip

Laoise’s London TripWhen You Wish Upon a Star are happy to have been able to grant Laoise’s Wish to go to London with her Family and see the sights

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Amber's magical time with Rapunzel

Amber's magical time with Rapunzel5 year old Amber longed to meet Repunzel to see her lovely long hair which was similar to her own before chemotherpy.

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A Dolphins date with Destiny

A Dolphins date with DestinyWhen Destiny, aged 9, was diagnosed with Acute Lymphobastic Leukaemia, a life threatening type of cancer common in children, she had to undergo an intensive and lengthy course of treatment to beat her illness.

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Charlie and Laura’s X Factor Day

Charlie and Laura’s X Factor DayWhen two Wishes came into the office at the same time, one asking to meet our very own Ambassador Simon Cowell and another Wish to meet Cheryl Cole, there was only one place to go and this was the X Factor studios in London.

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Adam defeats Darth Vader

Adam defeats Darth Vader   When a Wish came in from Adam of Bicester to fight Darth Vader at Hollywood Studios we contacted Disney who came to our rescue, “Help You I Can, Yes” (Yoda Quote).

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Georga is flown to Florida

Georga is flown to FloridaGeorga has spent many weeks travelling back and forth to the hospital for treatment so when we heard that her Wish was to go to Florida with her Mum, Dad and brother Jack how could we resist.

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Hollyoaks Galore

Hollyoaks GaloreThe complete set of Hollyoaks was opened up for a full day, for a unique and exclusive tour, including behind the scenes secrets and much much more for 10 very excited Wish children.

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Justin Bieber Meet and Greet

Justin Bieber Meet and Greet On 5th Feb 2011 When You Wish Upon A Star had the pleasure of inviting several Wish children along for a V.I.P meet and greet evening, with the one and only ‘Justin Bieber’ at M.E.N arena.

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Alfie’s Marvellous Moments with Thomas the Tank Engine

Alfie’s Marvellous Moments with Thomas the Tank EngineAlfie’s three favourite things are animals, dinosaurs and Thomas the Tank engine, so granting his Wish to visit Drayton Manor gave him the perfect opportunity to see all three.

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Corporal Jack Clayton gets his stripes!

Corporal Jack Clayton gets his stripes!On Tuesday 5th April 2011, Corporal Jack Clayton (6yrs old)

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Amy’s Treasured Memories From A Holiday of A Lifetime

Amy’s Treasured Memories From A Holiday of A LifetimeWhen You Wish Upon A Star are delighted to have granted the Wish of a special young lady, Amy from Essex.

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A North Lincolnshire Child has a wonderful Weekend Trip In London

A North Lincolnshire Child has a wonderful Weekend Trip In LondonA wish was received from a special child aged 7 from North Lincolnshire to visit London and see a show.

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VIP Luxury Car Treat

VIP Luxury Car TreatOn Sunday 22nd May, 2 Wish children, Kieron and Cory were invited as VIP’s to the Luxury Car Show @ Goosedale Event Centre, Nottingham thanks to The Sporting Bears Organisation.

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Zack’s Wish Break to Center Parcs

Zack’s Wish Break to Center ParcsZack became very poorly with Cancer in February of this year and has since started Chemotherapy treatment.

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Ruaridh’s Disney Delight

Ruaridh’s Disney DelightOn the 3rd March 2011, 7 year old Ruaridh from Hamilton, Scotland, was woken with the exciting news that he was being taken to Euro Disney, Paris for the opening of Toy Story Playland.

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Jack Meets Fred the Red on a VIP Day to Remember

Jack Meets Fred the Red on a VIP Day to RememberThe day began at 8am when the excited family travelled in luxury, care of Little’s Chauffeur Drive, all the way from Edinburgh to Manchester to watch Manchester United v West Bromwich Albion.

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West Life Wow Donna and Asha

West Life Wow Donna and AshaWhen You Wish Upon A Star were pleased to grant the Wishes of Donna and Asha.

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Liam’s Florida Wish Comes True

Liam’s Florida Wish Comes TrueHello my name is Liam and I suffer from Cystic Fibrosis which affects my lungs and my digestive system.

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Lapland

Lapland The highlight of the charity's year is each December to charter 4 planes and take up to 400 very sick children to Lapland to meet the real Father Christmas.
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Wish Properties

Wish  Properties Our Wish Properties are for the use of our special Wish children and their families and they are available for rent at reasonable rates.
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Center Parcs 2011

Center Parcs 2011 August 1st 2011 When You Wish Upon A Star’s Annual Centerparcs holiday... Had arrived..
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