Braiden's life in pictures

Brave Braiden Prescott captured the hearts of people across the borough and further afield as he battled cancer.

Thursday, 1st September 2016, 9:26 am
Updated Thursday, 1st September 2016, 10:31 am
Braiden Prescott with his parents Stef and Wayne and brother Tyler

They followed the youngster as he started school, celebrated Christmas, was the best man at his parents’ wedding and a special guest at Leigh’s Christmas lights switch-on.

People have kept Braiden in their thoughts as he fought neuroblastoma for the third time.

More than 26,000 people liked a Facebook page following his progress and he inspired many people to raise money or make donations in his honour.

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Braiden Prescott with his parents Stef and Wayne and brother Tyler

The seven-year-old will be remembered fondly by many today after losing his fight for life.

Braiden Prescott with his parents Stef and Wayne and brother Tyler