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LITTLE TED'S APPEAL raising funds to soundproof two rooms on the Delivery Suite at the Sharoe Green Maternity Unit.  The Appeal needs £25,000 to carry out the necessary work and we need our community's help to make this happen.

Thomas Edward Davis (TED) was born sleeping at 38 weeks on the 17th March 2015. Thomas's Father,Spencer Davis is the driving force and founder of The Appeal and has pledged to raise the funds required.  To read more about Little Ted's Appeal and Spencer's story please see our Events page - MAY.

You can help raise the funds for Little Ted's Appeal by giving a donation  :

or click on Little Ted's Appeal logo above

Supporting one of the many events due to take place (see our events pages)

Or by purchasing one of the following from the Baby Beat Shop (which is situated in the foyer of the Sharoe Green Maternity Unit):

Lanyards   £1.99

Wristbands £2.50 

Pin badges  £1.99 

Little Teddies  £1.99


We need knitters to help with making the little Teddies which have become the Little Ted Appeal's logo. If you would like to help, please see our  Events Page July 2015 - Little Ted's knitting pattern  

We will be selling the teddies in the Baby Beat shop and also in the community to raise funds for this much needed cause. 

If you require further details, please contact Karen 01772 524414

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Events 2008

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Mayoral Dinner (Organised by Penwortham Town Council)

Held at Farington Lodge on Monday 28th January. Guest speakers: Mr Sean Hughes and Comedian Ted Robbins. Includes Five Course Gala Dinner Tickets : 30 (27.50 per person for tables of 10) Available from The Baby Beat Office or by calling 01772 316441.


Baby Beat Winter Ball - Friday 29 February 2008, 7.30pm

Being held at Barton Grange Hotel, on Garstang Road in Preston, the evening will kick off with a champagne reception. Guest artist will be Stephen Bayliss with Daryl Edwards as MC/DJ Tickets to the black tie event are priced at 45 and can be purchased by contacting Sandra Allan on 01995 640185 or Tonya Allan on 01772 653257.


Easter Raffle

Organised by Denise Kane at Halifax Estate Agents, Bamber Bridge.

Sponsored Walk from PNE to Blackpool FC - Saturday 15th March 2008

Organised by Clark Steele and Darren Lynch. A team of friends are attempting to walk from PNE to Blackpool FC. Setting off at midnight, the boys hope to reach their destination by the start of the game on Saturday.

Wacky Warehouse Fun Days - Easter Weekend - Saturday 22 to Monday 24 March

At the Phantom Winger, Garstang Road, Broughton. Bring the children and have a great Easter time with face painting, games, balloon making, raffle, bouncy castle, name the teddy bear and much more! From 11am - 6pm.

"A True Lancashire Evening" - Friday 28th March 2008

Starts at 7pm at St Teresa's Community Centre, Crookings Lane, Penwortham. To include: hotpot supper, entertainment by Mike Turner (as George Formby), Penfolk Duo and Comedian Compere Rob Mason. Organised by Penwortham Mayoral Office.

Ticket price: 5.00 - available from the Baby Beat Office (01772 524414 - ext 4414) or pay on the door.


London Marathon - 13 April 2008

This year the marathon is being run by Baby Beat's Chairman, Mr Sean Hughes. If you would like to sponsor Mr Hughes, please click on the link below Mr Sean Hughes.

Beat the Goalie - 21 to 25 April 2008

The children of Queen's Drive are taking part in a penalty shoot out against the Deepdale Duck. They will get sponsors in order to raise money for The Baby Beat Appeal.

An Evening of Entertainment - Tuesday 29 April 2008

At Tino's Restaurant, Hill Street, Preston - 7.30pm. An evening of Live Music with Tino's famous Gourmet Buffet and DJ. Organised by Cornel Sampson. Tickets : 12.

Available from the Baby Beat Office 01772 524414 / 01772 253888 / 0845 388 6702.


Charity Football Match - Wednesday 7 May 2008

North West Army Recruiters v North West Ambulance Service. 7pm kick off at Leyland FC Football Ground with FREE ENTRANCE. Sir Tom Finney will be attending to kick the teams off. There will also be an auction and grand raffle in the bar after the match.

For more information please contact Karen in the Baby Beat office on 01772 524414.

"Search For A Star" - Friday 9 May 2008

Organised by Penwortham's Mayoral Office. Held at St Mary's Church Hall, Penwortham on Friday 9th May at 7pm 5.00 per ticket - Available from Penwortham's Town Council Mayoral Office - 01772 750533 / 07817 655943.

Great Manchester Run - 18 May 2008

Two runners this year - Liz Wood (for the second year running) and Kevin Saunders. To sponsor Liz please click on the picture of her and her daughter below and click on Kevin's photo to sponsor him. Rebecca and Liz Kevin Saunders.


Ladies Day at Royal Ascot - 18 June 2008

Sandra Allen has organised this extremely popular event again for the Baby Beat Appeal.

Departs on 18 June 2008 and includes coach travel throughout, two nights dinner, bed and breakfast at the four star Hilton Watford. Ladies Day at Royal Ascot with admission to the Grand Stand is also included, as is a visit to Oxford.

Three days costs only 265! Single supplement of 40, insurance available at 11.50.

Tickets and further information available from Sandra on 01995 640185 or Tanya on 01772 653257.

Insurance Institute of Preston and Blackpool

Baby Beat are proud to announce that the Insurance Institute of Preston and Blackpool have chosen Baby Beat as their nominated Charity of the Year and will fundraise to raise money for The Appeal over the year.


St John The Baptist Bowling Club

Baby Beat are pleased to have become the 'chosen charity' to benefit from a series of fundraising events which will be held over the bowling season.


Places For People - Car Boot Sale - Sunday 31st August 2008

The Charity Commission at Places For People who are sponsoring Baby Beat over the year of 2008 will host a Car Boot Sale at Manchester Road Car Boot pitch


BEA Charity Golf Event - Thursday 11 September 2008

For the 3rd year running, BEA - Construction Consultants,have kindly offered to organise this event at Ormskirk Golf Club. The competing golfers will be 'tee-ed off' by Baby Beat's Patron, Sir Tom Finney.


Parachute Jump - 5th October 2008

Eight people will be taking part in this event in aid of Baby Beat. Sarah Fraser, Gareth Fraser, Oriel Shuttleworth, Lee Beare, Andrew Beare, Gary Watkins, Jackie Mannion and Kirsty Rose will be taking the daring leap and raising funds for The Appeal. If you would like to sponsor any of the above, please contact Sarah on 01772 254541 or click the link

Black Tie Ball - "For Our Little Rebecca" - Friday 17th October 2008

At Barton Grange Hotel, Preston. 7.30pm Champagne Reception, 4 Course Gala Dinner, Entertainment by X Factor's finalist Rowetta, Pianist and much more. This event is being organised by one of Baby Beat's main fundraisers, Liz Wood.

Tickets 45.00pp available from Liz 07712 894571 / 01772 616062

Halloween Fancy Dress - Saturday 25th October 2008

Places For People Charities Commission will be taking part in a fancy dress collection around Preston City Centre.


Places For People Ghost Hunt - Tuesday 25th November 2008

Staff from Places For People will be taking part in a sponsored ghost walk around Blackpool's Winter Gardens.

Places For People Charity Auction - Saturday 29th November 2008 - 7pm

To be held at the Last Orders Function Suite, Church Street, Preston.


Fulwood High School - Friday 12th December 2008

Barton House at Fulwood High School will be packing customer's bags at Sainsbury's, Deepdale, to raise much needed funds for The Appeal

Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service - Carol Service - Wednesday 10th December 2008

Each year the Service Headquarters Welfare Club nominate two charities to raise funds for and The Baby Beat Appeal are extremely fortunate to be one of their chosen charities for this year. As part of the venture, Baby Beat has been invited to perform a reading at Blackburn Cathedral.

Volunteer's Christmas Party - Charter's Restaurant - 1st December