Weston Park

City Hall concert to launch Sheffield family’s tribute fund for Weston Park Cancer Charity

A Sheffield family will be at the heart of a touching tribute fund and concert launched later this year in memory of their ‘magnificent wife and truly special mum’.   Tickets are now on sale for a star-studded ‘Simply The Best’ concert at Sheffield City Hall on...

Supporting the next generation of researchers: Part II

We’re proud to support the next generation of researchers – a commitment which will make a real difference as the cancer sector’s post-pandemic recovery.   During a time of uncertainty due to the pandemic, it’s important that we continue to invest in our current scientific researchers in...

Supporting the next generation of researchers: Part I

As the role of research and clinical trials becomes more prominent in the cancer sector’s Covid-19 recovery, the leading lights of research here in Sheffield will be playing their part.   The retention, training and development of the next generation will be key to our success as...

What it’s like to work at Weston Park Cancer Charity

At Weston Park Cancer Charity we have set out to create the best life for everyone living with and beyond cancer; and our staff are an important part of making this real. Not just in the work that they do, but because everything they say...

Enabling advances in treatment through clinical trials and research

At Weston Park Cancer Charity, we are proud to help provide access to the latest treatments by enabling the very latest in clinical trials and research.   Research conducted at Weston Park Cancer Centre right here in Sheffield is internationally renowned, and clinical trials carried out here...

Free swimming sessions for Chesterfield people living with and beyond cancer

People living in Chesterfield who are recovering from or have cancer are once again invited to take part in dedicated swimming sessions held at Queen’s Park Sports Centre.   OutSwimming Cancer is a supported swim session that takes place once per week and is completely free to...

Volunteer driver Mary ‘thrilled’ at Chesterfield transport service return

This week marks Volunteers Week 2021, and though it’s been a challenging year for charity volunteers on many fronts, a fantastic team of volunteers are playing a huge part in providing vital access to treatment for people living with cancer in Chesterfield.   The Weston Park Cancer...

Weston Park support for clinical trials and research ‘crucial’ to cancer sector’s Covid recovery

Weston Park Cancer Charity has reaffirmed its commitment to support clinical trials and research to aid the cancer sector’s Covid-19 recovery, after figures suggested significant falls in cancer referral numbers and diagnoses during the pandemic.   We are committed to helping improve outcomes for people living with...

Emma steps up as Interim CEO!

We’re thrilled to announce that our very own Emma Clarke has stepped up to the role of Interim CEO at Weston Park Cancer Charity.   Emma, who is Sheffield born and bred, joined Weston Park in July 2019 as Director of Services and Grant-Giving with a vast...

‘I can’t thank Weston Park enough’ – John’s story

At Weston Park Cancer Charity, we are proud to support clinical trials and research, providing access for people living with cancer to the very best treatment and care.   John Price, from Sandygate in Sheffield, is one individual whose life was ultimately extended greatly after he participated...