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Hard hats, warm hearts as construction company staff put themselves to the test for RosemereĀ 

Hard hats gave way to some hard thinking when staff from construction company Morgan Sindall, currently on site at Barrow’s BAE Systems, organised and hosted a charity quiz night, which with the company’s match funding, helped to raise nearly £3,000 for Rosemere Cancer Foundation.

Staff from BAE Systems plus those from local supply firms were also among the 30 teams taking part, which equated to 120 individuals putting themselves to the test for the charity. The event also had a fundraising raffle with prizes donated by local businesses.

Walkers Glow In The Dark For Rosemere

Over 450 people donned their brightest clothing, illuminated ears and even flashing shoe laces to walk from Chorley hospital to Preston hospital last Saturday night. In spite of it being a chilly night there was a fantastic atmosphere and after a warm up session all were ready to tackle the walk of over 11 miles.

Thanks to the volunteers of St Saviour's church in Bamber Bridge refreshments were provided to take the walkers onto the second half of the walk encouraged by the thought of bacon butties and a brew at Preston hospital. 

Thanks to all volunteers especially our marshals form Leyland Masons and also the stafff at Charters restaurant who served up the bacon butties.

Click to go to photographs of the walkers 

Spring Concert Bloomin' Great

Audience at Blackburn Cathedral Over 350 people enjoyed the Rosemere Spring Concert in Blackburn Cathedral last week, compered by John Gillmore (Gilly) from Radio Lancashire. Amongst the many guests we were pleased to welcome the Mayor and Mayoress of Blackburn.

Rosemere Supporters Celebrate Reaching Appeal Target

Over 160 supporters of Rosemere’s 20th Anniversary Appeal attended an Open Evening at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals last week to celebrate the Appeal reaching its £1.5m target.  Hosted by Appeal Chairman, Frank Stoner, the evening included presentations from clinical teams on the three Appeal projects and the impact they are already having on cancer patients from across Lancashire and South Cumbria.

Car Dealership Goes Into Over-drive For Rosemere

Preston car dealership Robins & Day is turbo charging its support for Rosemere Cancer Foundation with a pledge to make the charity its charity of the year for the second year in succession.

Over the last 12 months, the Blackpool Road company has raised £2,679.77 for Rosemere Cancer Foundation’s 20 Years Anniversary Appeal to fund a trio of ground-breaking projects at Rosemere Cancer Centre, Lancashire and South Cumbria’s specialist regional cancer treatment centre at the Royal Preston Hospital, to mark the 20th anniversary of the centre’s opening.

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