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The Ruaidhri Memorial Shuttle

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The Ruaidhri Memorial Shuttle



As you may have all heard one of our members, Lee Waterall, had a very young child who passed away recently. Lee has always been an excellent supporter of Fly UK and always offered his time to help others.

Lee's Son Ruaidhri Waterall (24th January 2012-1st November 2013) passed away whilst in the care of Ronald Mcdonald House, Yorkhill glasgow. The Charity had provided Lee and his family with accommodation during the final six weeks of Ruadhri's life.

We have set up a tour for members to complete to help remember Ruaidhri. The tour consists of two legs and you will be awarded with a special award for completion. Click here to visit the tour page.

Our wonderful Steve Trueman has done a one off repaint in Memory of Raidhri. You can download it from the Fleet Centre.

The screenshot competition will also be themed on these flights and will be running a competition for the best shot of the special livery. 

Please don't forget that Lee has set up a just giving page to raise money for the charity that helped him and his family at the toughest time. Please donate here.






Ruaidhri enjoying him self:




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For further information, please do not hesitate to contact us:

Head of Marketing - Ben Hollins
Email: ben.hollins[at]flyuk.aero

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Please, all who do download the livery make a small donation. If you planned on going out tonight and having 5 pints make it 4, if you smoke have 10 not 20, if you have other vices spare a small donation.


Just think what/how would feel in such traumatic circumstances.


Have a read


"Ruaidhri was born on the 24th January 2012 and like all children he was special, it was quickly discovered that Ruaidhri was a little extra special he was born with a heart condition Known as tetralogy of fallot (TOF).

Plans were put into action rather quickly and how this was to be managed through a series of major surgeries throughout Ruaidhri's life. the first one being at only 6 Days old. 

Ruaidhri spent the next month in Yorkhill Royal Hospital For Sick Children recovering and his Mum and Dad were given a room at Ronald Mcdonald House.  

In September 2013 Ruaidhri went back into Yorkhill to undergo a second heart operation which lasted 25 hours in total. This was to increase the oxygen levels in his blood. Ruaidhri spent the next 6 weeks in Hospital and once again Ronald McDonald house was there to support my family and give us a place to stay so that we could be close to Ruaidhri.

On Monday the 28th of October Ruaidhri was allowed to come home, Unfortunatley having to return to hospital on the Thursday.

Sadly On Friday the 1st of November Ruaidhri's Life was taken from us.

As you can see Ronald McDonald House Yorkhill were always there for us in weeks of need and we feel that its now our time to help them. All donations no matter how small will be greatly recieved.

So please spare a thought and some change and Remember Ruaidhri"








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