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The life-changing difference a legacy gift can make

Helen Gentle, Deputy Director of Fundraising at Weston Park Cancer Charity, tells us about the life-changing difference a legacy gift can make   When you next come to make or update your Will, and have provided for your friends and family, please take a moment to imagine...

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New dance classes launched

Weston Park Cancer Charity is proud to fund a new series of dance classes run by Dancing for Health.   Organiser, Tracey Barnes, tells us more about the dancing initiative...

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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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