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BFC join Team Weston Park!

BFC join Team Weston Park!   Barnsley Football Club and Reds defender, Adam Jackson, has joined Team Weston Park to show his support for Weston Park Cancer Charity and to launch the up and coming Weston Park Cancer Charity Day at the Sheffield United match on Saturday...

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Will you help us fund a ground-breaking project?

As we grow older, things change and we can’t always live as independently as we’d like to.   A cancer diagnosis can amplify this – affecting people’s finances, relationships and emotions.   You can bake a difference for cancer patients locally…   Throughout the month of May, we invite you to...

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Hallam to give Blades fans a free health MOT

Guest blog by Sheffield Hallam University   Sport scientists at Sheffield Hallam University will be delivering free health checks to Sheffield United supporters in a bid to improve the wellbeing of fans.   On 20th February Sheffield Hallam University began the first in its series of offering mini health...

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Meet our charity director

In celebration of International Women's Day, Samantha Dixon, Director of Weston Park Cancer Charity talks to us about her career, what it means to have a good mentor & advice for women thinking about pursuing a career in the third sector.   Give us a brief description of...

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Atkinsons announces its Charity of the Year

The family-run department store, Atkinsons, has today unveiled that Weston Park Cancer Charity will be its official Charity of the Year.   At its core, Weston Park Cancer Charity exists to create a better life for those living with and beyond cancer. Through charitable support it is...

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Charity night returns to Doncaster Racecourse

Racegoers are set to dazzle in purple, as Weston Park Cancer Charity’s Race Evening returns to Doncaster Racecourse.   Doncaster Racecourse and Weston Park Cancer Charity have joined forces to offer racegoers a thrilling combination of top-class racing and entertainment on Friday 1 June 2018.   Whether you are...

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Free health checks for Blades fans

Blades fans get match fit with free health checks   Are you tired of being unfit? Have you made a new year’s resolution to exercise more, drink less alcohol or quit smoking? Sheffield United Football Club might just have the inspiration fans need to achieve their goals...

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Legacy of Louise Victoria Craddock lives on

A generous legacy donation, in memory of Louise Victoria Craddock, is helping to provide state-of-the-art cancer research services for local people.   Patients undergoing cancer treatment are at the highest risk of developing osteoporosis, a condition which causes bones to weaken, due to treatments including radiotherapy and...

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