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HWL Windows Group Manufacturers choose Yorkshire Cancer Research as Charity of the Year

Leeds window manufacturing firms HWL Trade Frames and Nordic Aluminium, part of the HWL Windows Group, have chosen Yorkshire Cancer Research as their Charity of the Year.   Staff at the companies, which employ 120 people and deliver products across the North of England, voted for the charity due to personal experiences with the disease.   They are planning a series of office-based fundraising events, including dress down days and […]

Catering Students Raise £500 for Yorkshire Cancer Research

Hospitality and catering students at Selby College have presented a cheque for £500 to Yorkshire Cancer Research after raffling hampers filled with Christmas gifts.   The fundraiser was organised as part of the charity’s ‘100 for £100’ campaign, which aims to get 100 student groups across Yorkshire raising £100 each.   Always keen to surpass any goals set, the Selby College students smashed their target after collecting donations of gifts […]

Yorkshire Cancer Research Launches New Community Health Programme

Yorkshire Cancer Research has today (Friday, 17 February 2017) launched a new community health programme aimed at improving cancer outcomes in the region.   The ‘Wise Up To Cancer’ programme, funded by a £160,000 investment, will be piloted in West Leeds in partnership with community organisation Barca-Leeds and Leeds Beckett University.   The initiative aims to: Reduce the number of people who get cancer by promoting healthy lifestyles. Ensure more […]

Yorkshire Cancer Research Invests £4.5M to Improve Cancer Treatment in Sheffield

Cancer patients in Sheffield are set to benefit from the latest innovations in treatment and care due to a multi-million pound research programme from Yorkshire Cancer Research.   The charity will join forces with the University of Sheffield and Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in a ground breaking collaboration that will combine pioneering scientific and technological developments with initiatives designed to improve cancer outcomes in the region.   The […]

Breast Cancer Patient to Swim Length of Channel

A breast cancer patient from Harrogate is preparing to swim the length of the English Channel to raise money for Yorkshire Cancer Research.   Karen McMillan-Jones hopes to inspire others by completing the 22-mile challenge in the swimming pool at the town’s Nuffield Health Fitness & Wellbeing Gym.   The 55-year-old, who has been medically retired from her job in the Women’s Unit at Harrogate District Hospital following her cancer […]

Selby Runner Takes on 50th Birthday Challenge

A trail runner from Selby will celebrate his 50th birthday by tackling 500 miles of gruelling terrain to raise money for Yorkshire Cancer Research.   James Middlebrook, who lost his first wife Lynne to cervical cancer in 2002, will complete a series of some of the country’s toughest trail running events throughout 2017.   The 49-year-old is hoping to raise at least £1,500 for Yorkshire Cancer Research, a charity that […]

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