Revellers at the Bishop's Stortford Community Sports Club's beer and music festival paused to pay tribute to the Queen. In accordance with guidance from the Government and the Royal Family that there is "no expectation on the public or organisations to observe specific behaviours during the mourning period", the organisers decided not to cancel Saturday's fundraising event.
Perthshire's Celia Fenwick (75) speaks of “amazing feeling” after daring 10,000 feet skydive for charity
The North Muirton resident's family watched on as she plummeted at 120mph at the Skydive St Andrews Centre in Glenrothes Seventy-five-year-old Celia Fenwick has spoken of the “amazing feeling” of plunging from 10,000 feet during her daring tandem skydive for charity. The thrill-seeking Perth pensioner’s family cheered her on as she plummeted at speeds of 120mph from the Skydive St Andrews Centre in Glenrothes on August 28.
A fundraiser returned to his childhood home to complete a triathlon alongside the Deepings Raft Race. John Bateson raised more than £2,700 for Pancreatic Cancer UK. The charity is close to his heart having lost friends and neighbours to the disease. Starting at his home in Colsterworth, John cycled 35km to his childhood home of Market Deeping.
A man returned to his childhood home to complete a triathlon alongside the Deepings Raft Race. John Bateson raised more than £2,700 for Pancreatic Cancer UK. The charity is close to his heart having lost friends and neighbours to the disease. Starting at his home in Colsterworth, John cycled 35km to his childhood home of Market Deeping.
A CANCER survivor will walk just under three miles to raise money for the charity Pancreatic Cancer UK after he survived pancreatic cancer thanks to an early diagnosis. Iain Rowland, 76, was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in spring 2003 and three weeks later, he received the only potentially curative treatment surgery to remove the tumour.
Madness singer Suggs backs Newcastle cyclist's 3,500 mile ride in memory of wife who died from cancer
Keith Porritt is raising funds for Pancreatic Cancer UK in memory of his wife Alanah Porritt who died just four months after being diagnosed with the disease A Newcastle cyclist is gearing up to ride 3,500 miles across the United States in memory of his wife who died just four months after being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.
If you saw an inflatable flamingo, Forrest Gump, Princess Jasmine and Mr Motivator running through Kineton recently, don't worry - the heat has not got the better of you! It was in fact Sophie Knee-Higgins and her team of runners who were running every road in Kineton in fancy dress, all in the name of charity.
VIVARY GC Seniors section recently raised and donated £2,762 to Pancreatic Cancer UK following a series of auctions, raffles and charity competitions during the 2021/2022 season. Outgoing Seniors captain Mike Gough said: “For a small club such as Vivary this represents a huge sum and speaks volumes about the generosity of our members and guests.”
A Whitby woman is taking on a 199 step challenge to help take on pancreatic cancer - the deadliest common cancer. On July 10 at 10.30am, Julia Jackson will walk up and down the Whitby landmark 44 times, with each step representing one of the 8,760 lives lost to Pancreatic Cancer each year.
Mihika Newell-Hughes, 33, is supporting Pancreatic Cancer UK's campaign to fund desperately needed early diagnosis research A Hove mum has shared her heartbreak after her 46-year-old husband died from pancreatic cancer. Mihika Newell-Hughes said her "whole world stopped" after dad-of-one Jay passed away in February.
A Newry woman, whose mother died just six months after first experiencing symptoms of pancreatic cancer, is backing a campaign to fund the breakthroughs desperately needed in early diagnosis research of the disease. Pharmacist Anna Beretta, 35, witnessed her mum Virginia call her GP up to 40 times in a day trying to get a GP appointment during the pandemic, which, she said, also delayed vital tests.
Around 80% of people with the cancer do not receive their diagnosis until after the disease has spread. GPs are struggling to access scans to diagnose people with pancreatic cancer, according to a new poll. The survey, for Pancreatic Cancer UK, found only 30% have sufficient access “all of the time” to the scans needed to diagnose the deadly cancer.
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WHAT IS PANCREATIC CANCER? Pancreatic cancer is one of the most lethal forms of the disease, and around 95 per cent of people who contract it die from it. Joan Crawford, Patrick Swayze and Luciano Pavarotti all died of pancreatic cancer. It is the sixth most common cause of cancer death in the UK – around 10,000 people are diagnosed with pancreatic cancer each year in the UK, alongside about 55,000 in the US.
ALTHOUGH people may be familiar with some types of diabetes, such as type 1 and type 2, there are also other types. Indeed, some people have type 3c diabetes which can have a number of signs. Pancreatic Cancer UK says people who have a particular type of diabetes that is caused by having all or part of the pancreas removed, or the pancreas being damaged, have a type of diabetes called type 3c diabetes.
Tickets have gone on sale for the one-day BrowsonBeats charity music festival. The festival will return on Saturday, July 16 at Browson Bank Farm, off the A66 near Dalton and West Layton. The event will raise money for Pancreatic Cancer UK and Yorkshire Air Ambulance. For 2022, the organisers, Tarn Bainbridge and Mark Bastow have relocated to a larger area on the farm so they can welcome more visitors to the family-orientated event.
EMMERDALE star Tony Audenshaw is best known for his role as Bob Hope on the long-running ITV soap but the actor has spoken about losing his wife to pancreatic cancer. Joining Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield on This Morning, Tony explained he is raising money for Pancreatic Cancer UK by cycling around London in honour of his late wife Ruth.