The family of Dunmow schoolboy Elliot Peters will meet with a government minister to raise awareness about the genetic disorder that caused his death.
A dance teacher and former Helena Romanes pupil will hold a dance class for Cancer Research following the death of her cousin from the disease in April.
The long wait was over for pupils across Dunmow as they collected their A Level results today (Thursday).
Money raised from the Great Dunmow Town Carnival will go towards Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) in memory of school pupil Elliot Peters, who was treated at the hospital, as well as two other local charities.
The head teacher of Dunmow school Helena Romanes has paid tribute to a “friendly and positive student” who has died.