The name of a brave youngster will inspire children for years to come.

Ted Waring was just seven-years-old when he tragically died following a battle with a brain tumour, a condition he was diagnosed with at just seven-months-old.

The youngster, from Tonge Moor, touched the hearts of many.

In Ted's honour and memory, a nursery he attended has created a lasting tribute to him.

Ted was in and out of Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital (RMCH), where he had many different treatments and procedures over the period of his life.

And this month Eagley House Nursery  officially opened an outdoor area to inspire children in his name.

Ted has been described as a “shining light” and an “inspiration” to many children.

His mum Leanne Waring told The Bolton News she was really “grateful” and thought it just shows how “special” he was.

She said: “It’s so nice how much Ted meant to so many people, and that so many people feel they have to have their own way of remembering him.

“It’s a tribute to how special he was, and how much he meant.

“I am so grateful to the people who have put this together, including the Turton Tigers, Westbury under 14s, and Sharples High School.”

Owner of the nursery Julie Robinson said: “We opened our memorial outside a classroom dedicated to Super Ted who sadly lost his battle to cancer earlier this year. 

“He was a shining light to many children and an inspiration to others.  

“Thanks to Mark Logan MP who cut the ribbon for our grand opening of Ted’s Curiosity shed."

Leanne previously told The Bolton News that Ted’s “zest for life and his courageous seven-year fight” would never be forgotten.

Ted was loved by so many, including his siblings named Leo 16, Zak 14, Joe 13, and Felicity 4.

Ted died peacefully on Wednesday March 8 in RMCH.

More can be found on Ted’s brave journey, sharing what he went through on the Facebook page “Ted’s Journey”.


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