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Chairman of Richmondshire District Council donates £408 to Yorkshire Cancer Research

The past Chairman of Richmondshire District Council has presented a donation of £408 to Yorkshire Cancer Research following a year of fundraising.   Councillor Tony Duff, Chairman for 2016/17, chose to raise money for Yorkshire Cancer Research following many years of support for the cause by his wife, Becky, who was Chairman of the charity’s Bedale Voluntary Fundraising Committee for a decade.   Yorkshire Cancer Research is dedicated to improving […]

Kilham Quilting Exhibition raises £3,100 for Yorkshire Cancer Research

An exhibition of quilting and needlework at All Saints’ Church, Kilham, raised £3,100 for Yorkshire Cancer Research.   The three-day event, organised by the Kilham Quilters and named ‘Quilty Pleasures’, is held every other year and has raised thousands of pounds for charity since it was first started in 2008.   A further £3,100 was donated to the Yorkshire Air Ambulance, while a donation was           […]

Leeds Rhinos Foundation and Yorkshire Cancer Research Helping Cancer Patients Stay Active

Launching this September Leeds Rhinos Foundation, in partnership with Yorkshire Cancer Research, will be running their Active Beyond Cancer programme, for people looking to build back the fitness following cancer treatment.   In March 2017, the two charities came together to launch the cancer rehabilitation programme and following a successful pilot programme with a women’s group they will now be expanding the programme and running courses for men and women […]

Redbrick’s Charity Weekend Raises £3,579

A charity weekend held by furniture department store Redbrick, the North’s leading destination for furniture and interiors, has raised £ 3,579 for Yorkshire Cancer Research.   To launch a new partnership with the charity, the store held a number of fundraising activities including a static bike challenge to see how far staff could cycle. Customers were asked to guess the mileage, with the opportunity to receive a £100 voucher to […]

Rock up for an Evening of Brass and Voices

The Keighley and Craven Committee for Yorkshire Cancer Research is inviting people to ‘Rock up for an Evening of Brass and Voices’ on Saturday, September 16.   The event will feature the City of Bradford Brass Band, which can trace its history back as far as the early twentieth century and the Salt’s Mill Band of Saltaire.   The band has represented Yorkshire three times at the National Brass Band […]

Hemsworth Husband Raises £1,500 in Tribute to Wife’s Care

A Hemsworth man has raised £1,500 for Yorkshire Cancer Research by taking part in the Run for All Leeds 10K.   Tim Hattersley, 60, decided to take part in the event following his wife Bev’s successful treatment for breast cancer at St James’s University Hospital, Leeds.   Having not run for years, Tim began training and ran 5K every week to build up his stamina. As his fitness improved, he […]

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