The head teacher said she was 'immensely proud' Staff and pupils at Abbot Alphege Academy have taken part in Schools’ Race for Life. On Thursday, June 10, everyone attempted 30 laps of the school field in aid of Cancer Research UK and raised more than £700 in the process.
The challenge, which will see Molly climb Ben Nevis in Scotland, Scafell Pike in England and Snowdon in Wales, has a personal significance for her as she lost her grandfather last summer to cancer aged 78. Molly is supporting the charity after losing her grandad Nicholas last summer to cancer.
Ruth Johnson was diagnosed with cancer for a second time in lockdown – and told there is no cure. As a member of Dundee’s new Cancer Research UK Business Beats Cancer fundraising board, she is marking the anniversary of her diagnosis on June 7 by urging people to play a part in the fight against the disease.
He had become a lockdown sensation by raising thousands for Cancer Research UK An 85-year-old granddad who turned himself into a lockdown sensation on TikTok by raising thousands for Cancer Research UK has revealed he's been diagnosed with the disease himself. Alan Melinek from Watford, Hertfordshire, also known as ‘Piano Grandad’, began playing monthly concerts in memory of his late wife Pat in order to raise money for Cancer Research UK.
Mid Sussex Police said they are investigating a report of a burglary at the Cancer Research UK shop in Haywards Heath. Inspector Darren Taylor said the incident happened sometime this morning (Wednesday, May 26). “Money was taken along with a handbag belonging to a volunteer,” he said.
The Cancer Research shop in Murray Place is the latest business to raise the issue of bad behaviour in city centre streets The manager of a Stirling charity shop said her staff and customers have been spat at and intimidated by boozed-up yobs causing havoc in the city centre. Christine Douglas, who is the store manager at the Cancer Research shop in Murray Place, is the latest figure to speak up about the issue, which has included scenes of open drug-taking in the city’s streets.
The first ever sponsored dog walk in Dundee will raise money for Cancer Research UK this Saturday. Woof Walkies encourages dog-walkers to sign up for a 5K sponsored dog walk to raise money for the charity. Liz Richiardi, volunteer chairwoman for the Dundee Relay for Life, said the idea came from another fundraising group for Cancer Research UK.
A Horsham woman has spoken of her joy as the speed limit on a rat run outside her house was cut in half. Janice Smith said she has been campaigning to get the 60mph limit on Tower Hill lowered for the 12 years she has lived there. And now the 59-year-old assistant manager of Cancer Research UK in Horsham has been victorious in her campaign.
Youngsters take-on Captain Tom 100 challenge with laps of school field CARING primary school students are doing their bit for Cancer Research by running around a circuit 100 times.Penruddock Primary School pupils were motivated to raise funds for Cancer Research UK after hearing about the Captain Tom 100 Challenge.
Experts warn we could be facing a ticking time bomb, as fewer people were referred for suspected melanoma during lockdown With the easing of lockdown restrictions and the promise of foreign holidays on the horizon, the UK is looking forward to a summer of sun.But as with the Covid backlog in almost all areas of health and cancer care, the pandemic will have consequences for the 16,000 plus people who will be diagnosed with melanoma skin cancer this year.
25-year-old Joshua Eastwood decided to take on the challenge of running a marathon every day in May to celebrate the end of lockdown and raise money for a good cause Captain Tom has inspired many people to do many extraordinary things since he raised over £32 million for the NHS.
People in Falkirk can get free tips on how to reduce the risk of cancer and spot it early when a health roadshow rolls into town.Cancer Research UK nurses, and Darragh Casey, will be running a regular awareness roadshow at the Howgate Shopping Centre, High Street on Thursday May 13 between 10:00am and 4:00pm.
A Dundee mother, who was diagnosed with breast cancer just months before her 40th birthday, said she felt “incredibly privileged” to open up Scotland’s largest Cancer Research UK shop.Michelle Harrow 41, of Liff, vividly recalls the moment the doctors diagnosed her with cancer.
“I am hopeful there are treatments available for me but I will never be cured."A Somerset mum has spoken of the moment her family holiday was shattered when she was told a rare cancer she was suffering from had spread to her back.Mum of three Julie Rose, from Bridgwater, had just got off a plane in Paphos, Cyprus, looking forward to a relaxing week in the sun when she had an urgent call from a nurse telling her any sudden movement could snap her spine.
Three young men who were shielding in the pandemic have put their time to good use, making and selling off their artworks for Cancer Research.Long-time friends Jo Messenger and Nicky Parker came up with the idea to keep their boys Luke, Zac and Oliver busy at home.
Tesco workers will be sporting pink this weekend to raise money for Cancer Research UK.The supermarket chain will host its annual fundraiser, Tesco Turns Pink starting today and until Sunday.Staff will be wearing pink and raising money in-store to help fund life-saving research.This year Tesco celebrates its 20th year of partnership with Cancer Research Uk’s Race for Life.
Brave East Lothian mum appeals for donations to Cancer Research charity shops as retail reopens after lockdown
An East Lothian mum recovering from a double mastectomy is urging people to help Cancer Research UK charity shops get back to business after lockdown.Let us know what you think and join the conversation at the bottom of this article.As restrictions on non-essential retail were lifted today , staff and volunteers began the task of trying to claw back millions of pounds in lost sales.
A class of drugs used against ovarian and breast cancers may also be effective for other forms of the disease which currently have limited treatment options, according to scientists.A new study suggests these medicines, known as PARP inhibitors, are able to kill cancer cells which harbour a defect in a gene known as PBRM1 by destroying their DNA defences.
A Dunipace man is using his late mother and two close friends as inspiration as he takes on a daring 100-kilometre hill run.Alan Purcell set himself the challenge of reaching the three-figure distance during the month of April as a way of fundraising for Cancer Research – and paying tribute to mum Barbara and mates Scoff and Bill, who died from the disease.
The shop was opened by a leading scientist The superstore was officially opened by leading cancer scientist Prof Richard Martin A new Cancer Research superstore has opened in Bristol selling furniture, electrical items, clothing, gifts and more. The charity shop in Brislington Retail Park is also home to a Coffee Together café offering a range of hot drinks and light bites. Leading cancer scientist Professor Richard Martin, who is based at the University of Bristol, was on hand to cut the ribbon and officially