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  • Local woman urges Cheshire to join the Race for Life

    A giant Race for Life wall which pays tribute to a Cheshire woman has gone up at Tatton Park and Cholmondeley Castle to encourage people to take part in Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life. Lesley Rowlands, a volunteer...

    • Posted April 7, 2019
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  • New Christie cancer centre coming to East Cheshire

    The Christie charity is today launching a major new fundraising appeal to raise £23 million to build a state of the art new cancer centre in the heart of East Cheshire. The new Christie Cancer Centre will...

    • Posted March 20, 2019
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  • Local cancer survivor’s £2,000 gesture of thanks for life-saving care

    A local cancer survivor has thanked a surgeon who operated on him by raising funds for a £2,000 cutting-edge piece of equipment. Congleton resident Keith Oldham raised the amount to purchase a top-of-the-range surgical headlight for Macclesfield...

    • Posted January 24, 2019
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  • North West charity award grant extension to research bone cancer in children

    North West children’s cancer research charity, Friends of Rosie, announce a further grant award of £65,000 to fund a second year of research into the treatment and improved detection of rare bone cancer in children. The grant...

    • Posted May 9, 2018
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  • Easter egg raffles raise thousands for North West children’s cancer research

    North West charity, Friends of Rosie, signed up supporters across Greater Manchester and Cheshire to take part in their annual Easter egg raffle fundraiser, with huge handcrafted eggs provided by master chocolatier, Slattery.   With the help of...

    • Posted April 14, 2018
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  • Booths employees raise £12,000 for The Christie

    David Kearney and his colleagues from Booths Supermarkets have raised £12,000 for The Christie, a charity that provides enhanced services that go above and beyond NHS funds for cancer patients and their families. David was diagnosed with...

    • Posted March 20, 2018
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  • North West children’s charity Friends of Rose granted £66k

    North West charity, Friends of Rosie, reports encouraging results from a research project investigating the use of immunotherapy to treat childhood brain tumours that are resistant to conventional treatment methods. Results obtained so far and the great...

    • Posted February 1, 2018
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