Harrogate Hospital

Daughter of beloved Harrogate dad and grandad who died from brain tumour raising awareness

A North Yorkshire woman is raising awareness of brain tumours after her dad died from the disease. Verity Tobin, 33, from Harrogate, is working with the Brain Tumour Research charity during GBM Awareness Week which began on Monday 18 July. Verity’s dad, Andrew Tobin, 58, died from a glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) brain tumour in July 2021. Verity first realised something was wrong in March 2021 when Andrew, also dad to Dale, 32, and Chris, 40, started having problems with his right leg. Verity, who is preparing to mark the one year anniversary of her dad’s death, said: Dad’s leg would Harrogate Informer…


Family Fun Day to mark the legacy of Millie

In June Katie Beadle hosting a Family Fun Day, to raise money for Martin House Children’s Hospice & Harrogate Hospital Children’s Ward. it will mark the legacy of her daughter, Millie. Katie Beadle said: In August 2009 I never thought I would be needing to use both these brilliant services in the way that I did. I had given birth to my beautiful daughter, Millie Iimmediately after she was delivered, I know something wasn’t quite right. Millie was born with Hypoxia and had multiple medical conditions requiring around the clock care. Most of Millie’s time with us was spent in Harrogate Informer…