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Sheffield Mutual announces Charity Award

Sheffield Mutual Friendly Society has announced the winners of the 2019 Charity Award.   At the beginning of January, Sheffield Mutual asked its members and the general public to nominate their favourite charities to receive an award. A panel of staff and Committee members then shortlisted the...

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Research update: developing improved therapies

Post-doctoral research associate, Dr Lewis Quayle tells Weston Park Cancer Charity about the innovative research he is carrying out to develop improved therapies for metastatic breast cancer.   Each year, a considerable number of patients at Weston Park Cancer Centre are diagnosed with breast cancer bone metastasis,...

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Race Evening raises thousands

An evening of thrilling horse-racing and show-stopping fashion raises £54,000 in support of Weston Park Cancer Charity   Racegoers from across the region donned their finest purple racewear and headed to the annual Weston Park Cancer Charity Race evening.   More than 3,500 people attended the glamorous event at...

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Lord Mayor visits Weston Park

The 123rd Lord Mayor of Sheffield, Councillor Tony Downing has chosen Weston Park Cancer Charity as one of his Charities of the Year for 2019/20.   The announcement came afore a recent visit by the Lord Mayor and Lady Mayoress, Mrs Val Downing to Weston Park Cancer...

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Healthcare Heroes to be Recognised Nationally

Healthcare professionals from Weston Park Cancer Support Centre have been shortlisted for the Nursing Times Award for their holistic approach to cancer care.   Funded by Weston Park Cancer Charity, The Cancer Support Centre, provides tailored information, expert advice and direct support to anyone affected by cancer;...

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Forgemasters donates film location fee

Sheffield's most iconic engineering company, Sheffield Forgemasters, has pledged a film location fee in memory of a former employee.   The company has donated £2,500 to Weston Park Cancer Charity in memory of retired Melt Shop refractories manager, Nigel Hobson from Stanington, who died just a matter...

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Vote for Weston Park

Sheffield Mutual Friendly Society reveal finalists for their 2019 Charity Award   The Charity Award, which launched in 2017, aims to support Yorkshire-based local charities and community groups.   At the beginning of January, Sheffield Mutual asked its members and the general public to nominate their favourite charities. At...

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Solicitors Smash Fundraising Target

Staff, clients and friends of Wake Smith Solicitors have helped to raise the firm's biggest annual charity fundraising total to date - with a whopping £8,500 collected in support of Weston Park Cancer Charity in Sheffield.   Employees at the Sheffield law firm chose the cancer charity...

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Meet our Volunteers

Our volunteers are incredible and give up hours of their precious time to support those living with cancer across our region.   They are central to the work that we do here at Weston Park Cancer Charity, and make a huge difference to the lives of the...

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Happy Volunteers’ Week 2019

Happy Volunteers' Week 2019!   Here at Weston Park Cancer Charity, we could not achieve our mission to create a better life for everyone living with cancer across our region, both now and in the future, without our fantastic team of fundraisers, administrators and healthcare professionals. Not...

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