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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.

Involve newsletter is out now- April edition

Involve newsletter is out now- April edition

on Monday, 23 April 2018. Tags Barrow, cancer, Cancer Support, CancerCare, Kendal, Lancaster, Latest news, Newsletter, North Lancashire, Slynedales, South Lakeland

Barrow People's Lottery campaign in focus

Our Involve newsletter is out now.

Get your bids in to secure one of our big, beautiful eggs!

Get your bids in to secure one of our big, beautiful eggs!

on Thursday, 19 April 2018. Tags auction, cancer, Cancer Support, CancerCare, Eighteen Eighteen Auctioneers, Kendal, Lancaster, North Lancashire, Slynedales, South Lakeland

Egg auction will raise funds for CancerCare

CancerCare’s first Big Beautiful Egg Hunt attracted more than 500 participants and now everyone has a chance to bid for one of the fabulous artistic creations!

Groups will benefit people with cancer in Barrow and Furness

Groups will benefit people with cancer in Barrow and Furness

on Thursday, 19 April 2018. Tags Barrow, Barrow in Furness, cancer, Cancer Support, CancerCare, Kendal, Lancaster, North Lancashire, Slynedales, South Lakeland, Ulverston

Taster sessions prove popular with Barrow residents

When people have to face cancer it can be a lonely time and CancerCare wants to do something about this. CancerCare in Barrow, Ulverston and the Furness Peninsula is through to the final of the People’s Projects National Lottery competition and, with enough votes from the community, could win £32,000 to set up activity and creative support groups for local people. A taster session for people affected by cancer recently took place at the Accessible Gym at the Park Leisure Centre in Barrow. Here’s what people who took part had to say.

'The people I've met at CancerCare have changed my life'

'The people I've met at CancerCare have changed my life'

on Friday, 13 April 2018. Tags Barrow, Barrow in Furness, cancer, Cancer Support, CancerCare, Kendal, North Lancashire, South Cumbria, Ulverston

Charity helps people to get back into community

Finding out she had breast cancer was the shock of a lifetime for community leisure manager Caroline Smith.

VOTE FOR NATIONAL LOTTERY FUNDING FOR BARROW AND FURNESS

VOTE FOR NATIONAL LOTTERY FUNDING FOR BARROW AND FURNESS

on Wednesday, 11 April 2018. Tags Barrow, cancer, Cancer Support, CancerCare, Furness Peninsula, Kendal, Lancaster, National Lottery, North Lancashire, Peoples Projects, Slynedales, South Lakeland, Ulverston

£32,000 bid to create support groups for local people

• Your vote could see CancerCare in Barrow named a winner in this year’s ‘People’s Projects’ – make sure you have your say
• General public gets to decide which community projects get National Lottery funding support
• Film of ‘CancerCare – We’ll Be There!’ project in Barrow will be aired on ITV Granada’s 6pm news on Monday, April 16, and viewers can vote on this year’s worthy winner.

Duck Race makes a splash for CancerCare

Duck Race makes a splash for CancerCare

on Wednesday, 04 April 2018. Tags cancer, Cancer Support, CancerCare, Duck Race, Lancaster, North Lancashire, Slynedales

Nearly £1,000 raised for charity

A charity duck race had a record-breaking attendance and raised £874.82 to help people affected by cancer.

Volunteers add a splash of colour at CancerCare

Volunteers add a splash of colour at CancerCare

on Wednesday, 28 March 2018. Tags Allianz, cancer, Cancer Support, CancerCare, Lancaster, Morecambe, North Lancashire, Slynedales

Allianz supports good causes

Two volunteers have been helping to brighten up CancerCare’s Slynedales centre in Lancaster.

A slice of pizza restaurant’s takings will help teenagers to and children face cancer

A slice of pizza restaurant’s takings will help teenagers to and children face cancer

on Monday, 19 March 2018. Tags Barrow, cancer, Cancer Support, CancerCare, charity, charity of the year, childern, Kendal, Lancaster, North Lancashire, pizza, Pizza Margherita, Slynedales, South Lakeland, teenagers

Leading Lancaster restaurant supports cancer charity's work

A popular Lancaster restaurant is showing its care for young people affected by cancer by selling pizzas in aid of a local charity.

Hypnotherapist uses his skills to help cancer patients in Barrow and Furness

Hypnotherapist uses his skills to help cancer patients in Barrow and Furness

on Friday, 16 March 2018. Tags Barrow, CancerCare, cumbria, Furness, Hypnotherapy, South Lakeland, Ulverston

Techniques can help with anxiety and stress

A highly skilled hypnotherapist has joined the team at CancerCare and is ready to help people to achieve a better quality of life.

Prince William and CancerCare get ‘Heads Together’ for mental health

Prince William and CancerCare get ‘Heads Together’ for mental health

on Friday, 16 March 2018. Tags Barrow, cancer, Cancer Support, CancerCare, Heads Together, Kendal, Lancaster, North Lancashire, Prince William, Royal Foundation, Slynedales, South Lakeland

Charity supports workplace mental health

A Lancaster-based cancer charity joined The Duke of Cambridge and eminent businesspeople to look at ways of supporting good mental health in the workplace.

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