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If you would like more information on any of the news articles featured please contact Ingrid Kent (P.R, Marketing & Communications Lead) on 01524 381 820 or email Ingrid.Kent@cancercare.org.uk.

Lindy hoppers are dancing ‘Strictly’ for CancerCare in Lancaster

Lindy hoppers are dancing ‘Strictly’ for CancerCare in Lancaster

on Tuesday, 13 November 2018.

Event will emulate Strictly Come Dancing

Passionate lindy hop dancers are pairing up with clients of CancerCare for a Strictly Come Dancing-style charity event.

Employees raise more than £3K for CancerCare  in poignant tribute to colleague's wife

Employees raise more than £3K for CancerCare in poignant tribute to colleague's wife

on Friday, 09 November 2018. Tags Blog, cancer, Cancer Support, CancerCare, Fundraising, Kendal, Lake District Estates, Lancaster, North Lancashire, Slynedales, South Cumbria, South Lakeland

Lake District Estates team tackles Holme Howler obstacle race

Employees from a Cumbrian firm raised an impressive £3,225 for charity in memory of a colleague’s wife. 

CHRISTMAS APPEAL: The best Christmas present we had was CancerCare’s support

CHRISTMAS APPEAL: The best Christmas present we had was CancerCare’s support

on Thursday, 08 November 2018. Tags Appeal, Barrow, Barrow in Furness, cancer, Cancer care, Cancer Support, CancerCare, Christmas, Christmas appeal, Fundraising, Kendal, Lake District, Lancaster, North Lancashire, Slynedales, South Cumbria, South Lakeland, Ulverston

Help us to raise funds for people like Stacy and her little girl

This Christmas, local charity CancerCare, is asking the community to support people affected by cancer with an appeal for donations.

Young woman raises more than £5K through skydive to thank CancerCare

Young woman raises more than £5K through skydive to thank CancerCare

on Tuesday, 30 October 2018. Tags cancer, Cancer Support, CancerCare, fundraising, Kendal, Lancaster, North Lancashire, sky dive, Slynedales, south cumbria, South Lakeland

Mum with cancer praises caring daughter

A brave young woman did a sky dive and raised £5,630.27 to say ‘thank you’ to CancerCare for support she has received.

Sally-Ann says staying positive can be key to coping with cancer

Sally-Ann says staying positive can be key to coping with cancer

on Friday, 26 October 2018. Tags Breast cancer, cancer, Cancer Support, CancerCare, Kendal, Lancaster, North Lancashire, Slynedales, south cumbria, South Lakeland

CancerCare volunteer receptionist lets nothing get in her way

Sally-Ann Mayne is a true inspiration to anyone facing cancer.

CancerCare’s Kendal Drop In is a lifeline for the community in Cumbria

CancerCare’s Kendal Drop In is a lifeline for the community in Cumbria

on Monday, 22 October 2018. Tags cancer, Cancer Support, CancerCare, Drop In, Kendal, Lancaster, North Lancashire, Slynedales, South Cumbria, South Lakeland

New people always welcome to join in

For people facing cancer, loneliness and various other issues CancerCare’s Kendal Drop In is a lifeline.

Businesswoman from Cumbria urges all to check for signs of breast cancer

Businesswoman from Cumbria urges all to check for signs of breast cancer

on Wednesday, 17 October 2018. Tags Businesswoman, cancer, Cancer Support, CancerCare, Cumbria, Kendal, Lancaster, North Lancashire, Slynedales, South Cumbria, South Lakeland

Breast cancer survivor thanks CancerCare for support

A leading businesswoman who survived breast cancer and lost her much-loved mum to the disease is stressing the importance of checking for signs and symptoms during national Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Gin tasting event raises funds for CancerCare in Barrow and Furness

Gin tasting event raises funds for CancerCare in Barrow and Furness

on Monday, 15 October 2018. Tags Barrow, cancer, Cancer Support, CancerCare, Kendal, Lancaster, North Lancashire, Slynedales, South Cumbria, South Lakeland, ulverston

People affected by cancer will benefit from money raised

People facing cancer in Barrow and Furness are set to benefit from funds raised through a special gin tasting event.

CancerCare celebrates successes at annual meeting

CancerCare celebrates successes at annual meeting

on Tuesday, 02 October 2018. Tags AGM, Barrow in Furness, cancer, Cancer Support, CancerCare, charity, fundraising, Kendal, Lancaster, North Lancashire, Slynedales, South Cumbria, South Lakeland, Ulverston

Charity expands in North Lancashire and South Cumbria

The successful expansion of CancerCare North Lancashire and South Cumbria was celebrated at the charity’s annual general meeting.

CancerCare engagement officer takes part in netball World Record Attempt in Lancaster

CancerCare engagement officer takes part in netball World Record Attempt in Lancaster

on Tuesday, 02 October 2018. Tags cancer, Cancer Support, CancerCare, Guinness World Record, Kendal, Lancaster, netball, North Lancashire, Slynedales, South Lakeland

Event held in memory of young woman who died of cancer

CancerCare's Volunteer and Engagement Officer was honoured to be part of a new Guinness World Record attempt in memory of a young woman who died of cancer.

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