All Star tribute show January 31st 2016

jan 31st 2016

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All Star Variety Show Middleton Arena

On the Sunday 25th January 2015, there was a fabulous All Star Tribute Show in aid of Tomas Leighton Care.

Maxine and Brian Warner and Suri Lederberger organised this superb night of top class entertainment.

A huge amount of work and planning went into the show for months beforehand and there were a variety of wonderfully talented acts involved with the actual show on the night.The show was absolutely amazing. We have had so very many emails and calls from people saying what a fantastic night they had.

The show started with a short speech by Suri Lederberger and then the show began

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Presented by comedian Jed Stone (Jed is on the left, pictured with Maxine and Brian Warner).

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Sam Aston, who plays Chesney Brown in Coronation Street and is one of the patrons of Tomas’s charity, came along to show his support too (Pictured left with some of the choir members).

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Photos of the Venue

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The show included performances by Maurice Abrahams, The Morgan School of Irish Dancing and Abba 2 Nite, who removed one item of clothing every song, to roars of applause for an encore from the guys when they were down to the last layer!

Also appearing were The Greater Manchester Police Dixie Band, The Jewish Theatre Choir, The King David School Choir, Maxine and Brian Warner and finally The Bachelors, who I still can’t believe topped the bill for no charge.

All the acts made the evening a truly special occasion. It was a magical night.

The Jewish theatre Company Choir,

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The King David School Choir,
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Morgan school of Irish Dancing,

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The GMP Dixie Band,

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Maurice Abrams,

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ABBA tonight,

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Maxine and Brian Warner, who not only organised and planned the show but were actually part of the show.

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and topping the Bill !!

The Bachelors 

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Here they are with everyone on Stage…

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We were also honoured to have Sonny Warner MBE there supporting us and invited him up on stage to thank him for his incredible raising efforts on Tomas’s behalf over the past 5 years. He is an amazing example to us all and a truly inspiring 92 year old (Sonny is pictured here with us).

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We are very proud to be able to announce that the final total raised on the night was an a amazing 7,450 pounds!

A HUGE thank you goes to all the artists and sponsors involved with this fantastic fundraiser and to Maxine and Brian Warner and Suri Lederberger, since without their dedication and hard work, none of this would have been possible.

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Cycling event From Rain to Spain October 21st 2014

On the 21st September 2014 two amateur cyclists, Paul Kearns and Steve Tindall set off on an epic bike ride from Baildon, West Yorkshire to Benalmadena, Spain – a distance of some 2,000 miles in a bid to raise funds for two charities, Tomas Leighton Care and Breakthrough Breast Cancer.

Their route will take them through England, approximately 300 miles to pick up a ferry across the Channel into France. Following a Westerly route through France they will cycle through Normandy towards Alencon, Le Mans, Tours and Limoges. Pedalling on further South through the Dordogne region towards Cahors and Toulouse. Then heading East towards Carcassone and Narbonne where the route heads South towards Perpignan, over the Pyranees and into Spain.

The route through Spain will be pretty much straight down the East coast, passing through Figeures, Lloret De Mar, Barcelona, Benidorm, Alicante, Malaga and finally into Benalmadena.

To help them in anyway shape or form,either by sponsoring or turning up to see them off or being there at the finishing line at the Euroweekly offices on the industrial estate in Arroyo de la Miel on the 17th October at 12 midday. Address is Calle Moscatel 10, P-62, Poligono Industrial Arroyo de la Miel,29631 Benalmadena, Malaga.(Directions : Going from the Coast road where the Windmill roundabout is,turn up the hill, going past Paloma Park on the left, keep going up to a small roundabout, turn right going up through Arroyo de la Miel. At the top roundabout go straight across and turn first right,(Supersol supermarket is now on your left),go to the next roundabout and turn left, the Euroweekly offices are on your right, just after the school on your right, 50 yards up).

From Rain to Spains website is :

Paul and Steve

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Iceland Charity day March 29th 2014

We had a great bag packing day at Iceland in Fuengirola. We had fantastic help from the Brownies and Guides from Alhaurin. They were amazing under the watchful eye of Tony and Callee Gedge,(leaders) and also from some friends and supporters including Joh Smith and Fernando Cabanillas, Marie Lathrope, Faye Bastie,Rebecca Isabelle Court,Alex Barrett,and Andrea Mravikova . The amazing total we raised was a staggering 899 euros and 80 cents. This will cover nearly five and a half months of Physio, one of the many treatments we do with Tomas. Just to say a BIG THANK YOU to all who helped us and of course to the Iceland staff and customers from the Fuengirola store who were very helpful and generous on this TLC charity day.

Best regards
Jon and Jill Leighton and a big hug from Tomas xxx

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Bonanza Bar May 3rd 2014

Our next charity fundraising event takes place at Jordanas Bonanza Bar Venue

on the 3rd of May.There will be a Rihanna Tribute spectacular then a film show and raffle followed by the fantastic band “Riff Raff”,who will get everybody on the floor dancing to an array of songs from different artists. Its going to be a wonderful non stop night of entertainment for all. There will be a limited number of Tickets available which are only 10 euros,which you can either reserve beforehand ringing either Jon on 628 562 580 or Jordana on 639 241 137 or Simon on 693 917 181.

Book early to avoid disappointment.

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Iceland Christmas Hamper Winners December 2013

The winning tickets drawn for the two Christmas hampers raffled for the Iceland fundraiser  were :

BLUE 537 (Claimed)


WHITE 603 (Claimed)

To see the winners of the two hampers,please see photos below.

Thank you to the Iceland Management and staff and to all customers who donated and bought raffle tickets in aid of Tomas Leighton Care.

The total amount raised is 1.362,95 euros.A BIG thank you to all the volunteers including  the cubs and scouts of Fuengirola for helping us to raise this amazing figure towards the continuous weekly therapy programme for Tomas.

The winning tickets drawn for the two Christmas hampers raffled for the Iceland fundraiser yesterday were :

BLUE 537  Claimed by David and Danielle Phillips from La Cala

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WHITE 603  Claimed by Carol and Hill Irvine from Calahonda

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Pride of Marbella awards

Just to let you know that our little star won the Child Of Courage Award at the Pride Of Marbella Awards 2013 (Joint with another nominee Ashley Kate who is also a courageous 16 year old who has been through a lot and still managed to pass her school exams).
He looked ab fab in his little three piece suit (from the local Chinese shop)…17 euros for the suit and he looked a million dollars! (Photos attached. The blond lady, Maxine, is the UK based member of his charity committee). We are even more proud than normal today :) 

Thank you for voting for him.  

Jon, Jill and Tomas xxx  










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Donation from Business group Spain

Myself, Jill and tomas went to the Hotel Hacienda Puerto del Sol on the Mijas Road for a Charity donation of 400 euros to be presented to tomas’s charity.

This is the article in this weeks Euroweekly below.

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What a tribute to the stars night it was at the Sunset.

Well, what a sensational evening we all had! A truly wonderful night to remember, not just for the audience, but for the artists, Ricky Lavazza, Nikki Rae and Jordana and for the hotel management and staff.

We were overwhelmed with the number of people who came to support us once again. The first half of the show began with a superb Michael Buble tribute by Ricky Lavazza, followed by a wonderful Adele tribute from Nikki Rae.
Ricky then beautifully sang “You Raise Me Up” to a video showing the story of Tomas’ progress, from where he began to where he is now, giving thanks to all who have supported us over the past 8 years.
To complete the first half, we screened a good luck video message from Samia Ghadie, who plays Maria Connor in Coronation Street and recently starred in Dancing On Ice. Samia is the patron of the Tomas Leighton Care Charity.
Samia also sent along two signed t-shirts, with photos of her signing them, to help raised some money via an auction.
The second half of the show started with the fabulous Jordana as Amy Winehouse, followed by Ricky as Robbie Williams and ran into a fantastic finale with all three artists singing ‘Angels’.
Our sincere gratitude goes to a long list of people who made their own special contribution to making the event such a sensational success:
Huge thanks go to the wonderful Ricky Lavazza, Nikki Rae and Jordana who gave there expert and totally entertaining performances free of charge, all the local businesses who donated prizes and raised funds from tickets for the raffle, the media who publicised the event free of charge, local town hall councillors also came along to support the show and take video footage and photos of the event, the management and staff of the Sunset Beach Hotel, who provided the venue and the show production staff for free, Samia Ghadie for taking time out of her hectic filming schedule to send her personal video message and personalised signed t-shirts for the auction and, last but by no means least, all who attended the event to show support and raise funds to help Tomas.
The total figure raised from the event, including the ticket sales, the raffle and the auction was amazing 5,221 euros!!!
These funds will go a long way to funding the weekly treatments and therapies for Tomas for 2013.
The director Mark Wardell was delighted with the show, as well as the Entertainments Manager Rocio. She said it was one of the best shows she has seen at the Sunset Beach Hotel.
All the comments received so far about the night have been extremely positive and everybody thoroughly enjoyed the whole evening.
This was the TV interview with Mijas TV and Karen interviewing Jon,Nikki and Jordana without Ricky. Tomas was also there, where was Ricky, watch and listen …….

Below is the video about Tomas’ progress and giving thanks to all supporters which was shown on the night.
(This video applies to everyone in the UK, Spain and elsewhere who support Tomas, regardless of whether they were able to attend this particular event or not).
Thank you all for helping us to ensure that Tomas continues to progress year on year.

Below is the personal good luck video sent by Samia Ghadie to everybody on the night, together with the photo of Samia signing the t-shirts for the auction.
And lastly some more photos taken on the night:
A HUGE thank you to everyone.
Jill, Jon and a big kiss from Tomas

Tribute to the Stars Performer information

Ricky Lavazza


Facebook>Ricky Lavazza

Tel>695 887 366

 Nikki Rae



Tel>664 169 643




Tel>639 241 137

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Tribute to the Stars spectacular

On April 27th 2013, we will be having another spectacular starring the one and only Ricky Lavazza, the beautiful voice of Nikki Rae and the fabulous Jordana.

We have already sold quite a few tickets and this is limited tickets only so to book now a ticket for the show please call either Jon on 952964361 or alternatively call the Sunset beach Club booking office on 952579404.

To see examples of the artists, have a look below :


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