Articles tagged with: cancer

CancerCare wins People's Projects competition for Barrow and Furness

CancerCare wins People's Projects competition for Barrow and Furness

on Friday, 04 May 2018. Tags Barrow in Furness, Big Lottery Fund, cancer, Cancer Support, CancerCare, Furness, Kendal, Lancaster, National Lottery, North Lancashire, People's Projects, Slynedales, South Cumbria, South Lakeland, Ulverston

Charity has secured £32,000 to set up groups for people affected by cancer

The votes are in and CancerCare has won £32,000 of National Lottery ‘People’s Projects’ funding for Barrow and Furness.

Go wild at Bark in the Park

Go wild at Bark in the Park

on Tuesday, 01 May 2018. Tags Bark in the Park, cancer, Cancer Support, CancerCare, dog show, dogs, event, family event, Fundraising, Kendal, Lancaster, North Lancashire, Slynedales, South Lakeland, sponsored walk

A great free event for the whole family

Dog lovers can enjoy a doggie day out and help raise funds for people with cancer at Bark in the Park.

CancerCare achieves Gold at national workplace wellbeing awards

CancerCare achieves Gold at national workplace wellbeing awards

on Thursday, 26 April 2018. Tags Award, Barrow, cancer, Cancer Support, CancerCare, Kendal, Lancaster, Mental health, Mind, North Lancashire, Slynedales, South Lakeland, Wellbeing, Wellbeing Awards

Staff supported by wellbeing initiative

CancerCare has been recognised at a prestigious awards ceremony for its commitment to the wellbeing of staff.

Barrow bra fitting event helps breast cancer survivors

Barrow bra fitting event helps breast cancer survivors

on Wednesday, 25 April 2018. Tags Barrow, Bra, cancer, Cancer Support, CancerCare, Furness, Marks and Spencer, Mastectomy, Ulverston

Women appreciate store's special event

A special event for women who had undergone mastectomy surgery was held at Marks and Spencer in Barrow.

Creative groups offer a safe space for cancer patients

Creative groups offer a safe space for cancer patients

on Wednesday, 25 April 2018. Tags art, Barrow, Barrow in Furness, cancer, Cancer Support, CancerCare, Groups, jewellery, Kendal, Lancaster, North Lancashire, People's Projects, Slynedales, South Lakeland, woodwork

Jewellery, art and woodwork help people to learn and grow

CancerCare is planning to set up creative groups for people affected by cancer in Barrow and Furness. Jewellery tutor, Rachel Hearne and woodwork tutor, Tom Webster, explain why groups are so important

Pub company raises eggciting sum for charity

Pub company raises eggciting sum for charity

on Wednesday, 25 April 2018. Tags cancer, Cancer Support, CancerCare, fundraising, Kendal, Lancaster, Mitchell's, Mitchell's of Lancaster, North Lancashire, raffle, Slynedales, South Lakeland

Mitchell's of Lancaster holds raffle in its pubs

Mitchell’s of Lancaster has raised an eggciting sum of money to support people affected by cancer.

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.

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