cancer

14 Mar 2019
A HR company is set to raise money for the cancer ward treating one of their own staff. Jenna Tarry, Senior HR Consultant at Triangle HR, was diagnosed with Hodgkin Lymphoma just before Christmas and is now halfway through six-months of chemotherapy. As well as supporting Jenna through her illness, her colleagues at Triangle HR have decided to raise money for the O’Connor Haematology Unit at...
15 Jun 2016
Young cancer patients across Shropshire are to benefit from a new charitable partnership with a leading regional building society. The West Brom, which has a branch in Shrewsbury, will be embarking on a fundraising drive for Teenage Cancer Trust over the next 12 months after staff voted it their charity of the year. Teenage Cancer Trust is the only UK charity dedicated to improving the quality of...
20 Oct 2015
Delighted organisers of the Coracle World Championships in Shrewsbury say the event has raised more than £20,000 for people affected by cancer in Shropshire - and a date has already been set for its return next year. Teams from a variety of businesses and organisations took part in the relay race across the River Severn in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support, and the day was a great success. Now...
09 Sep 2015
Organisers of a major charity event on the River Severn in Shrewsbury are encouraging as many people as possible to come along. The Shrewsbury Coracle World Championships take place on Friday (September 11) in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support, when the river will be teeming with plucky rowers racing each other in traditional coracle boats. A total of 36 teams have entered the race, and people are...
25 Aug 2015
Cancer patients in Shropshire could have had a greater chance of survival if new guidelines had been introduced earlier. That’s the view of lawyers at one of the county’s largest law firms, whose clinical negligence team has seen heartbreaking cases of late cancer diagnosis which has led to death. Lanyon Bowdler Solicitors has offices across the county and experts have welcomed the new National...
05 Aug 2015
Businesses in Shrewsbury are rallying around to support the town’s coracle racing world championships, with organisers pushing to make the event the biggest ever. The Macmillan Coracle World Championships will take place on September 11, with teams paddling their way across the River Severn to raise money for charity. Teams are still able to sign up for the challenge, and organisers are urging as...
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