Weston Park

Anna finally gets her happy, Christmas at home

When Anna Panter fell pregnant, she and husband Adam were over the moon. They started planning, closed the pub they were running, bought a new home and began to prepare to for their life as parents.   But at her 12-week scan, Anna was told that she...

Bold new look, bold new ambitions for Weston Park Cancer Charity

On October 14th, Weston Park Cancer Charity will launch its new brand identity, along with a bold five-year ambition to support more patients and families than ever.   The charity’s strategic plan for the next five years, includes helping a total of 47,000 cancer patients and relatives...

Running extraordinaire Emma Mumby tells us her story

Running extraordinaire and fundraiser Emma Mumby tells us her story 10/9/19    I'd been out for a training run, it was such a warm morning that all I wanted to do was lie down when I got back. I only felt the lump for the first time when...

A Wonderful Gift

A LIFETIME’S WORK AND A LIFE-CHANGING LEGACY – MARY BRADLEY’S ENDURING GIFT TO WESTON PARK CANCER CHARITY Mary Bradley, who spent a lifetime working with cancer patients and was Weston Park’s first superintendent radiographer, has gifted Weston Park Cancer Charity in excess of £300,000 in her...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge

| |   Organised dates available each year  | |   The Yorkshire Three Peaks route is 24 miles (38.6km) and includes 1585m (5200ft) of ascent.   The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge takes on the peaks of Pen-y-ghent, Whernside and Ingleborough, usually in this order, and in under 12 hours. These peaks...

Take the plunge and join us at the next Big Jump…

| |  Various dates available throughout the year | |   Experience the thrill of the HIGHEST skydive in the UK as you leave your comfort zone 15,000 feet below as you soar through the sky - accelerating from 0-120 mph in just 10 seconds.   You’ll never forget this exhilarating experience, and...