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New members needed to breathe life into Batley fundraising committee

Members of a Batley fundraising group are looking for new volunteers to help organise events.   The Batley Committee has been raising money for regional, independent charity Yorkshire Cancer Research since 1966, and recently celebrated its 50th anniversary.   Members have raised £223,884 over the last five decades, which has helped to fund vital research projects in the region.   Yorkshire Cancer Research is dedicated to saving lives in Yorkshire […]

Mother and daughter duo to climb Ben Nevis for Yorkshire Cancer Research

A mother and daughter duo from Pickering are preparing to climb Ben Nevis, the highest peak in Britain, to raise more funds for Yorkshire Cancer Research.   Last year, Bridget Clark and her teenage daughter Grace took on the Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge, completing a total of 24 miles and 1,524m of ascent in under 11 hours. The pair raised more than £2,300 with the help of the charity’s Pickering […]

Harrogate businesses join forces for Tour de Yorkshire challenge

Businesses across Harrogate will join forces on Friday, April 28, in a real-time race against the Tour de Yorkshire pros.   Organised by the Harrogate office of Seven Architecture, the event will involve more than 30 participants, who will each cycle for 10 minutes on a static bike in the town centre as part of a relay during Stage 1 of the Tour.   They will aim to complete the […]

Seven Architecture Chooses Yorkshire Cancer Research as Official Charity Partner

Seven Architecture has announced Yorkshire Cancer Research as its official charity partner.   Staff at the firm’s Harrogate office will organise and take part a series of fundraising activities to raise money for the charity, which aims to save lives in Yorkshire by raising awareness of cancer and how to prevent it, promoting screening programmes and funding innovative research projects.   Martin Wood, Director at Seven Architecture, said: “Seven Architecture […]

Shulmans LLP raises £6,555

Staff at Shulmans LLP have presented a cheque for £6,555 to Yorkshire Cancer Research following a year of fundraising.   The Leeds-based firm organised a series of fundraising activities, including Yorkshire tea parties in the office and the company’s first charity ball. Colleagues also got their running shoes on for the charity, taking part in the Leeds 10K and Yorkshire Marathon.   Shulmans also held ‘Wise Up To Cancer’ health […]

BAME Women in Bradford to Benefit from Charity’s Community Health Campaign

Women with black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) backgrounds living in Bradford will benefit from a new community health campaign funded by Yorkshire Cancer Research.   The charity has been awarded £216,000 from the government’s Tampon Tax Fund to deliver the project, which will aim to improve cancer outcomes and reduce inequalities in the city.   The Tampon Tax Fund was created in 2015 following protests against the government’s 5% […]

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