Happy Birthday Sir Fred Banting

128 years ago today, on 14th November, 1891, Frederick Grant Banting was born in Alliston, Ontario, Canada, the fifth and youngest child of William Banting and Margaret Grant. Banting was born into a poor family, his father a labourer on a farm and his mother an immigrant from Ireland and a homemaker. After graduating HighRead More


Today is the last day of our 11:11 campaign. We are trying to raise enough money for our partner clinic to buy 200 Frio bags at a cost of £11.11 each. Check out our previous blog which explains more about this campaign and why these bags are needed. You can donate here   

Every Penny Counts

Every penny counts One of the many things that impressed me when I first become involved in The Pendsey Trust, was the fact that every penny reaches the charity as they are run by devoted volunteers who dedicate their precious time as they are passionate about the cause. Often, these volunteers do this around theirRead More

The Pendsey Trust are on TV!

Jo and her son, Oliver, appeared on a local TV news programme yesterday. Oliver, aged only 10, had the morning off school to travel to York for the filming and for an hour, he felt like a film star after having a quick tour of the production company’s studio and then been the main star ofRead More

80’s tribute party

  The Pendsey Trust has some amazing supporters, amongst them are an army of young people who make a huge difference to the lives of young people living with diabetes in the developing world. In this blog we want to tell you about Amy, an inspirational young lady who has not let type 1 stop her!Read More