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York lymphoma survivor shares story to offer hope to others

A lymphoma survivor from York is sharing her story to offer hope to other patients going through a similar experience.   Alison Learwood, 52, is helping Yorkshire Cancer Research raise awareness of the disease as part of Blood Cancer Awareness Month, which takes place throughout September.   She said: “I want to make people realise that cancer isn’t always a death sentence. For me, cancer has been one of the […]

Leeds adventurers to tackle national three peaks for Yorkshire Cancer Research

A fitness expert from Leeds will guide a group of adventurers to the highest peaks in England, Scotland and Wales to raise money for Yorkshire Cancer Research.   Jennie Gadsby, a Weight Watchers UK National Fitness Expert, has organised the challenge in memory of her dad, Ian, who passed away from pancreatic cancer just six months after being diagnosed.   The National Three Peaks Challenge involves reaching the summits of […]

Charity Fashion Show Celebrates 25 Years

Plans for the 25th Robinsons of Bawtry Annual Charity Fashion Show are well underway with the event set to be extra special to celebrate the events Silver anniversary.   The team at the award winning designer fashion boutique will once again put on a fantastic evening at the China Rose, Bawtry on Sunday 1st October 2017 where guests will enjoy a taste of its Autumn/Winter collections, brought to life by […]

Leukaemia Survivor Shares Story to Raise Awareness of Blood Cancer

More than 2,000 people are diagnosed with blood cancer every year in Yorkshire.   As part of Blood Cancer Awareness Month, which runs throughout September, leukaemia survivor Carol Miller has shared her story to help regional charity Yorkshire Cancer Research raise awareness of the disease.   Carol, from York, was first diagnosed with acute myeloid leukaemia (AML) – a cancer of the white blood cells – at the age of […]

BAM Construction employees raise £3,501 for Yorkshire Cancer Research

BAM Construction employees in the North East region have presented a cheque for £3,501 to Yorkshire Cancer Research after conquering Yorkshire’s three highest peaks.   The team decided to take on the Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge as part of the company’s year of fundraising for the charity.   A group of 29 employees took part in the 24-mile trek, which involves reaching the summits of Pen-y-Ghent, Whernside and Ingleborough – […]

Yorkshire Cancer Research celebrates record-breaking Selby Three Swans

A record number of cyclists took part in the Selby Three Swans Sportive on Sunday (September 3), raising more than £40,000 for Yorkshire Cancer Research.   About 1,100 people crossed the finish line on the pavement outside Selby Abbey, including Sir Gary Verity, Chief Executive of Welcome to Yorkshire and Director of the Tour de Yorkshire.   The ride includes a choice of 30, 60 or 100 miles, and with […]

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