Yearly Archives: 2014

Saving tiny lives Appeal raises enough cash for incubator number two

In the 14 months since launching Saving Tiny Lives, set up by BIBS and getreading, a fantastic £58,000 has been raised – enough for two lifesaving incubators. BIBS representatives joined ward staff to hand over the £29,000 cheque next to the

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BIBS Xmas Party

The BIBS Christmas party, which took place in  Abbey Rugby Club the 12th December, was a great success. Parents and children had the pleasure to see  Santa and Olaf in person. We just wanted to say a HUGE thank you

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Being a Buscot Baby, in my own words

To mark World Prematurity Day 2014, we have a special story from a Buscot Graduate, Ellie Lee, in her own words. Buscot has been saving tiny lives for many years and holds a special place in the hearts of the

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BIBS first Summer Picnic!

The sun was shining last Sunday as former Buscot babies and their families gathered at Christchurch Meadows for the first ever BIBS Summer Picnic! The event gave parents the chance to chat over a sandwich and a cupcake, share experiences,

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BIBS named as the official charity partner for BabyExpo

We are very excited to announce that BIBS has been named as the official local charity partner for BabyExpo, which takes place on 29 November at the Rivermead Sports Complex in Reading. BabyExpo showcases a wide range of products and

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Date for your Diary, AGM 2014


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Vote BIBS! – Direct Debit Big Break Contest

BIBS has been nominated to take part in May’s Direct Debit “Big Break” charity vote! Direct Debit have a prize fund of £5,000 to be split between up to 100 charities in May. Supporters vote for their favourite cause and

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A massive thank you to our recent fundraisers!

We cannot thank our supporters enough for all their fundraising efforts. This month we’d like to say a massive thank you to Fiona Stevens of Leap Frog Ceramics in Warfield who has raised an amazing £1000 for BIBS by donating

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Incubator Appeal

Can you help BIBS to raise £29,000 to buy a much needed Giraffe Omnibed incubator for Buscot Ward? With its advanced technology and innovative design, this state of the art incubator will provide a developmentally supportive and more family-centred critical

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Babies in Buscot Runners in the Reading Half Marathon 2014

On the 2nd of March 2014 a team called the “Babies in Buscot Runners” will be raising money for BIBS by running the Reading Half Marathon. The team is made up of 19 parents, family and friends of graduated Buscot

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