Tag Archives: Macmillan Cancer Support

Macmillan spends half-a-million to extend link to Croydon

An innovative cancer support service, which has already successfully helped hundreds of people in Wandsworth, is now available to cancer patients in Croydon and Merton. Funded by Macmillan Cancer Support, and in partnership with Enable, Macmillan Community Cancer Link Workers … Continue reading

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Sharon’s ‘tuppenny all off’ helps raise £770 for cancer charity

With her colleagues and the residents of the care home where she works cheering her on, a Croydon woman agreed to an old-fashioned “tuppenny all off”, her drastic hair cut helping to raise £770 for Macmillan Cancer Support Sharon Gant … Continue reading

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Croydon cancer patients receive £44,000 in charity ‘lifelines’

A charity made grants totalling more than £44,000 to Croydon residents with cancer in 2020, to help them through the darkest times of the coronavirus pandemic. The payments to 144 Croydon residents with cancer were part of £1million in hardship … Continue reading

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What mugs! Photo group keep Macmillan in the picture

Lenses of Croydon, the borough’s largest photography group, have extended their creative talents to raise money for charity once again, this year donating images for use on mugs which are being sold ahead of the staging of a Macmillan Cancer … Continue reading

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Barber signs Chelsea winger Canoville for cancer campaign

Chelsea’s first black player, Paul Canoville, has joined a campaign based in a barbershop in South Norwood to raise cancer awareness among customers. Yianni Hapeshis, the owner of Barber Jack & Son on Portland Road, hopes that by fundraising for … Continue reading

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Hospital staff bid to break fund-raising records for Macmillan

Staff at Mayday Hospital are bidding to beat their record-breaking best when they host a “World’s Biggest Coffee Morning” for Macmillan Cancer Support this Friday. Last year, big-hearted borough residents donated £77,000 at Macmillan Coffee Mornings across Croydon. Macmillan Cancer … Continue reading

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Macmillan Cancer’s advice bus is coming to North End

Macmillan Cancer mobile information team will be parking up in Croydon town centre on Wednesday to encourage residents to be aware of the signs and symptoms of the disease during Lung Cancer Awareness Month this November. Melissa Foley, a Macmillan … Continue reading

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Macmillan’s cancer advice van visiting Valley Park this week

A cancer information and support service is coming direct to patients in Croydon this  Wednesday, August 1. Macmillan Cancer Support’s mobile service will be visiting Valley Retail Park from 9am to 4pm with cancer information specialists on-hand to answer questions … Continue reading

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Charity warns of poverty problems created by cancer

One in five Londoners with cancer have no savings to cushion the financial impact of the illness, according to research by Macmillan Cancer Support, which is offer a range of advice and support for those affected and needing help. The … Continue reading

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The Challenge, for MacMillan Cancer, Clyde Hall, Nov 14

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Have a cup of coffee and help fight cancer: Sep 27

Croydon is playing its part in The World’s Biggest Coffee Morning on September 27, fund-raising for the Macmillan cancer charity. Croydon Coffee Morning offers you a morning of coffee, cake and live acoustic music. Open to everyone of all ages … Continue reading

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