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Warwick Davis - President

warwickdavisI helped to co-found Little People UK in 2011 and am honoured to have been asked to be their Patron. I am very involved with the day to day running of the charity along with my wife Sammy who is another co-founder and the current Chairperson. We have two children, Annabelle and Harrison who both have SED. 

As a family, we face and overcome challenges daily, and we will continue to use this experience to educate and help others.

LPUK has come a long way since its inception 5 years ago and still has big ideas and great ambition for the future. Our ultimate goal is always to help people with dwarfism, their families and friends. 

Training through LPUK: First Aid and Safeguarding


Committee

Simeon Dyer - Acting Chairperson

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Hello my name is Simeon Dyer and I was born with Achondroplasia. I'm a 22 years old and I have just completed my study of Performing Arts at University. Like most other dwarfs I am the only dwarf in my family.

I joined LPUK 5 years ago and before that I hadn't really met any other dwarfs. The charity has helped me in so many different ways from finding out more about my condition to making life long friends. 

The reason I wanted to join the charity's committee was to give something back to the charity after it has given me so much.

Training through LPUK: First Aid and Safeguarding Officer


Emma Belcher – Vice Chairperson

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Hi my name is Emma, I am a Little Person with Achondroplasia. I am the only person with dwarfism in my family. I am 26 years old and currently work in retail. I also have a real passion for dressmaking and sewing with the dream one day of making and designing clothes for Little People. 

I have been a member of DSAuk since I was 5 years old. When LPUK was formed by Sam I jumped at the chance to attend and be apart of it and I have never looked back since.

I am really pleased to be part of the LPUK Committee and look forward to all the great things we have planned for the future. 

Training through LPUK: First Aid and Safeguarding


Stuart Walker - Treasurer

THA 1039 originalMy name is Stuart and I am a Retired IT Engineer. I am married to Denise Walker, who has a grown up daughter with achondroplasia. 

I support LPUK by managing the merchandise requests and day-to-day financial matters. I help out at all LPUK events, providing manual assistance and often volunteer my services for transporting attendees to and from the event locations. 

I am Proud to be a part of LPUK.

Training through LPUK: Safeguarding

 


 Charlie McGreal

Charlie McGrealHi, my name is Charlie and I am 21 years old. I have Achondroplasia, and I am the only person in my family with dwarfism. I have many other medical issues and have my partner in crime with me for support. I am so proud to be a member of the LPUK committee as I am able to both support and give back to the charity that has done so much for me. I'm a huge Star Wars fan but enjoy movies in general. I have completed studying Media at Stockport & Aquinas college and I am really looking forward to a great year supporting LPUK.

Training through LPUK: Knowledge of First Aid and Designated Safeguarding Person

 


Belinda Thompson

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Laura Smith

Laura SmithHello my name is Laura, I have achondroplasia, I live in a town called Maldon in Essex with my husband Andrew who also has achondroplasia and our children Amber 11 and Theo 7 who are average height. We have been attending LPUK conventions for the past 5 years. It has been an amazing experience for our family, we felt so welcome from the minute we walked through the door. I wanted to become a committee member so I could give back support we received to other families in the future.
 

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Jess Hornsey

Jess HornseyHello, my name is Jess I am 29 years old, I live in the East Riding of Yorkshire, and I am a little person. The form of dwarfism I have is hypochondroplasia. I work as a teaching assistant, with primary aged children. As like a lot of other people who have dwarfism, I am the only member of my family who is a little person. Before joining LPUK around 4 years ago I had never really met other people like myself. However, since joining LPUK I have never looked back and it’s the best decision I ever made not just for myself but for my husband and daughter who are both average height. I enjoy raising awareness of dwarfism in the community and I have raised money in raffles over the last few years to raise funds for LPUK.


Lifetime Honorary Member

Peter Burroughs

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EMPLOYEES

Rebecca Nuttall – Charity Administrator

THA 1019 originalHello, my name is Rebecca and I live in West Yorkshire, I have a form of dwarfism called Diastrophic Dysplasia.

Before volunteering as Little People UK Secretary I completed a degree in Forensic and Analytical Science. I am now in my final year of an Open University Masters degree in Medicinal Chemistry.

I joined LPUK in 2012, to meet other people with dwarfism. Since joining I have met so many different people and had some amazing experiences that I will never forget.

Little People UK is full of many positive people, from all walks of life and is there for everyone.

Training through LPUK: Knowledge of First Aid and Designated Safeguarding Person

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