Weston Park

‘I can’t thank Weston Park enough’ – John’s story to air at Bramall Lane

This weekend sees our annual takeover day at Bramall Lane as Sheffield United face Crystal Palace in the Premier League.   And though things will look different – most notably with the absence of the vociferous Blades support – we’re using the opportunity to raise awareness of...

Sheffield United & Weston Park partnership – a look back

Blades’ backing for Weston Park continue as United play Palace   This Saturday (8 May) marks the annual Weston Park Cancer Charity Takeover Day – and things will look a lot different when the Blades take on Crystal Palace at Bramall Lane (3pm kick-off).   However, while we’re sad...

Weston Park Cancer Charity Annual Golf Day

| | Friday 9th July 2021 | |   Our ever popular golf day returns to Hallamshire Golf Club.   Due to the popularity of this event, teams are allocated via a waiting list. If you would like to be added to the reserve list please contact [email protected]

Health and wellbeing project praised for cancer support through the pandemic

We're delighted at the positive impact which a health and wellbeing project run by Sheffield United Community Foundation and supported by Weston Park Cancer Charity has had for people living with cancer during the pandemic.   The Fans FC (Fans Fighting Cancer) programme, also supported by the...

Chesterfield Transport Service

Free Chesterfield cancer treatment transport service launched   We are delighted to have launched a transport service to provide people from Chesterfield who are living with cancer with free, safe travel to Sheffield hospitals for treatment.   The service will operate twice daily between the University of Derby’s St...

Record-breaking amount raised by Irwin Mitchell partnership

We’re celebrating the success of a record-breaking partnership after our work with Irwin Mitchell contributed more than £100,000 towards providing treatment, enabling research and enhancing facilities for cancer patients across the region.   The Charity of the Year partnership with Irwin Mitchell’s Sheffield office raised more than...

Barnsley FC join Team Weston Park for fourth annual takeover day

Barnsley Football Club has shown its support for Weston Park Cancer Charity ahead of the fourth annual Weston Park Takeover Day on Good Friday when the Reds face Reading at Oakwell.   The event, which takes place each season, will aim to raise awareness of Weston Park...

Fond farewell as Sam departs

We’re bidding a fond farewell to our CEO, Sam Dixon, who will be leaving her role with us in May after more than seven years with Weston Park Cancer Charity.   During her time with us, Sam and the Weston Park team have supported thousands of cancer...

Plotting a pathway for physical activity within routine cancer care in Barnsley 

Partnerships with brilliant local organisations like Barnsley FC play a huge role in supporting our aim to care in every sense for people living with cancer across the South Yorkshire, north Derbyshire and north Nottinghamshire regions.     That’s why, with our fourth annual Barnsley FC Weston Park Takeover Day taking place on Good...

Pandemic lockdown reflections: a year on

By Margaret Harrison, Head of Cancer Support Services and Vicky Brady, Senior Health Care Professional     The Covid-19 pandemic has impacted everybody in different ways, and as the nation takes time to reflect a year to the day since the start of the first national lockdown (23 March), our team has taken...