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M&Co Fashion Show Raises £334

A fashion show held by clothing retailer M&Co’s Beverley store has raised £334 for Yorkshire Cancer Research.   The event featured volunteer models who showcased new arrivals for the Spring/Summer 2017 season.   Natalie Ledger, Store Manager, said: “We love to help local charities at M&Co and we were all thrilled with the amount raised. A great night was had by all, and we look forward to doing it again.” […]

York Personal Trainers Raise £1,150

A pair of personal trainers have raised £1,150 for Yorkshire Cancer Research by completing a gruelling 12 hour circuit training challenge.   Josh Whaite and Becka Jenkinson, who run FMS Training at Roko Health Club, York, alternated between an hour of circuits and an hour of coaching, with 59 clients joining them throughout the day. Any pauses in training resulted in forfeits such as sets of burpees.   Josh said: […]

‘Three Peaks Fools’ Prepare to Conquer Mountains

Two friends from Barnsley are preparing to run the full distance of the Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge to raise money for Yorkshire Cancer Research.   Lewis Wright and Steven Whitcher, who both work as ecological consultants for Whitcher Wildlife, are hoping to complete the 24.5 mile distance on Saturday, April 1, and have named themselves ‘The Three Peaks Fools’ in tribute to the celebration.   The route involves climbing to […]

East Yorkshire Businesses Gear up for Spring Charity Challenge

Businesses across East Yorkshire are preparing to race against the clock in a bid to raise vital funds for Yorkshire Cancer Research.   Companies in the region have been challenged by the charity to grow a £100 investment into as much money as possible in just one month.   Throughout April, staff at participating businesses will put their creativity and skills to the test to come up with the most […]

National Experts Meet in Yorkshire to Drive Improvements in Cancer Survivorship

National cancer experts will meet in Yorkshire today (Wednesday, March 29) to determine how charity funds can be used to improve the experience of cancer patients living in the region.   The event, organised by Yorkshire Cancer Research and held at the charity’s headquarters in Harrogate, will bring together leading figures in cancer survivorship, an area that encompasses a wide range of holistic issues faced by patients following diagnosis.   […]

Coles Solicitors raises more than £10,000

Leading Yorkshire law firm Coles Solicitors has presented a cheque for £10,319 to Yorkshire Cancer Research following a year of fundraising.   Staff members at the firm, which has its head office in Northallerton and nine other offices in Yorkshire and the North East, supported the charity with various activities throughout the year.   Thousands of pounds were raised at a ball held at Solberge Hall, Newby Wiske, where guests […]

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