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Grandfather of tragic 15-month-old Freddie Coles plans fundraiser for The Sick Children’s Trust




Steve Ford, grandfather of Freddie Coles, is planning a 24-hour darts marathon to raise cash for The Sick Children's Trust. He is pictured with landlord of The Lord Burghley pub Tom Griffiths
Steve Ford, grandfather of Freddie Coles, is planning a 24-hour darts marathon to raise cash for The Sick Children's Trust. He is pictured with landlord of The Lord Burghley pub Tom Griffiths

The grandfather of a 15-month-old boy who tragically died last month is planning a 24-hour darts marathon to raise funds for a charity which helped his family.

As previously reported in the Mercury, Freddie Coles passed away on January 27 following eight weeks in the paediatric intensive care unit at Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge.

Steve Ford with grandson Freddie Coles
Steve Ford with grandson Freddie Coles

Freddie, who had a serious lung condition which meant he required a constant supply of oxygen, developed a respiratory infection in early December last year and quickly deteriorated.


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