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Employees from A-SAFE are preparing to participate in the Tough Mudder on August 1. The gruelling 12-mile obstacle course is devised by British Special Forces and extends over rough terrain and woodland and includes a host of fiendish obstacles along the way, including Ring of Fire, Skidmarked, Electroshock Therapy and the enticingly-named Arctic Enema. A-SAFE will be raising funds for Yorkshire Cancer Research, a charity that supports vital cancer […]
Through the two-year partnership, which covers the 2015 and 2016 seasons respectively, YCCC along with its players, staff and supporters will be encouraged to get behind Yorkshire Cancer Research and play their part in supporting and promoting a range of exciting activities aimed at reducing the impact of cancer in Yorkshire, especially in young people.
Dr Una Macleod from the University of Hull spoke to StrayExtra about cervical cancer screening and why screening is important for women of all ages. We will be funding a project led by DR Macleod to investigate why older women are less likely to attend cervical cancer screening appointments, and develop training and awareness resources to encourage them to get tested.
On July 12th Mark Arthur, current Chief Executive of Yorkshire County Cricket Club will be embarking on a 300 mile cycle over four days to raise money for the Lord’s Taverners and Yorkshire Cancer Research. The challenge starts at the Emirates Old Trafford and finishes at the Kia Oval via Trent Bridge, Edgbaston and Lord’s.
The partnership will enable both organisations to work together to raise awareness of cancer symptoms and the importance of healthy lifestyles. Players, supporters and members of the community will be encouraged to learn more about the early warning signs of cancer and make a pledge for a healthier future as part of the charity’s Life Choices Life Changes healthy living campaign.