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Petra Ecclestone talks to The Sunday Times in the lead up to the opening of Petra’s Place the new therapy centre for children with autism in London.
12TH AUGUST 2018Petra Ecclestone remembers the moment she first realised she was rich. She was eight years old and the family home in Chelsea was broken into. “I honestly wasn’t aware until then,” she says. “It wasn’t until my dad got robbed and people at school were talking about it.”Click here to read the article on The Sunday Times

Petra Ecclestone opens up about being a single mother and the personal heartache behind her new charity venture

26TH MARCH 2018

For World Autism Awareness Week Petra Ecclestone talks about her new children’s therapy centre Petra’s Place in the Mail On Sunday. Click here to read the article on Daily Mail.

Video Launch of the Petra Ecclestone Foundation
23RD OCTOBER  2017“Early diagnosis is the key for helping young children with autism and I am delighted to be able to provide a centre offering everything these young children and their families need under one roof,” explained Petra Ecclestone. Watch the video here!READ MORE
Petra Ecclestone Foundation inaugural charity gala a huge success
20TH JUNE 2017Guests enjoyed a fabulous evening featuring jazz pianist Jools Holland and impressionist Rory Bremner at the inaugural charity gala of the Petra Ecclestone Foundation at London’s Corinthia Hotel in aid of Petra’s Place, a new early intervention centre for children with autism.READ MORE
“Money can’t buy happiness…” Petra Ecclestone in The Times
27TH FEBRUARY 2017Meeting Petra Ecclestone — and, actually, meeting her daughter, a bright little moppet with blond curls who comes along for our conversation — is a lesson in wealth and health. Petra is the younger daughter of the former Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone, a man whose worth is estimated at £2 billion. She is therefore, at 28, among the richest young women on the planet.READ MORE
First Petra’s Place Centre to open this year
FEBRUARY 2017The new Petra’s Place centres will provide friendly services and support for pre-school children with suspected or diagnosed autism and their families. The first of the Petra Place centres is planned to open in late 2017 in a newly refurbished and specially adapted property in Chelsea, London.READ MORE
Meningitis Now Signs and Symptoms Campaign
JANUARY 2017In 2016, Petra Ecclestone funded the Meningitis Now signs and symptoms cards for every new mother’s birth pack in the UK. We are launching a new campaign in 2017 to raise awareness of the disease within student communities where it is often mistaken for a hangover.READ MORE
Petra Ecclestone hosts ‘Snowflakes and Sparkles’ event for Meningitis Now
DECEMBER 2016Petra Ecclestone hosted young families in celebrating the festive season at a
magical party featuring Santa and reindeer among other delights, raising thousands for meningitis awareness charity Meningitis Now.READ MORE 

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Snowflakes & Sparkles Charity Event | Dec 2016

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