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News 16th November 2023

Our Christmas Concert is back...

Shawbury Military Wives Choir is set to lead a superb line up of local musical talent for a our Christmas Concert this December! The well-loved military ensemble will be joined by Hot Jazz Biscuits and Shrewsbury Brass Band for the festive spectacle next month at Shrewsbury Abbey. The concert is the last event in the […]

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News 18th October 2023

Tit-tastic Day for Breast Cancer Awareness

Tremendous turnout as thousands raised from Titty Trail Shropshire. Our inaugural Titty Trail was held last weekend in conjunction with breast cancer awareness month with a mission to get people walking and talking, breaking the taboos surrounding checking your chest and attending your cancer screenings. On Saturday, 14th October, more than 250 people walked 10 […]

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News 10th October 2023

Bringing Fun in Fundraising to Newtown

A ‘hugely successful’ and ‘fabulously messy’ 5K Colour Run has raised more than £14,500 – thanks to the hard work of our Newtown fundraisers! Our inaugural Newtown Colour Run was held earlier this month to mark the charity’s presence in the town after the opening of our new charity hub in Plas Dolerw in the […]

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News 26th September 2023

High Sheriff joins popular Cancer Centre open day

The doors of the Lingen Davies Cancer Centre were opened to all recently to give everyone the chance to learn more about the excellent facilities on offer. Centre staff regularly welcome people through the doors to see the equipment for themselves and to learn more about cancer pathways and the treatment options available. Mandy Thorn, […]

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News 3rd August 2023

£48,000 Collaborative Fundraising Boost for Radiotherapy

New technology to streamline radiotherapy treatment planning is being rolled out – thanks to a collaboration between The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital’s League of Friends, SATH’s own charity – and Lingen Davies. Together we have agreed a three-year subscription of more than £48,000 for new software that will be an integral part of the radiotherapy workflow. […]

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News 21st July 2023

NEW Podcast - Meet the People Behind the Charity

We’re proud to have been working with well-known local DJ Ryan Kennedy on a series of new podcasts to promote our work and our people. Take a listen to this first one in the series compiled during our annual celebration evening. Listen here

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News 1st July 2023

Netty's Phenomenal Fundraising!

Huge congratulations and thank you to Netty Hamer from Pontesbury who has donated £10,000 to us in memory of her brother-in-law. The self-confessed novice runner took on the challenge of a lifetime for us when she joined our fabulous London Marathon squad to fundraise in honour of Alan Hughes who sadly passed away last September […]

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News 20th June 2023

New TVs for LD patients - thanks to a private donor

Vulnerable patients, sometimes living in isolation for up to three months at a time, have been given a much-welcomed boost thanks to a large donation made to us with a specific request to fund new televisions. People undergoing treatment on Ward 23 at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital’s Lingen Davies Cancer Centre are often confined to […]

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News 9th June 2023

Join us for the 'trek of a lifetime'

Our well-loved Head of Operations is calling on others to get involved with one of our brand new events this year – and join her for the experience of a lifetime. Louise Dawson, who has held many positions in the charity since joining more than 18 years ago. is taking on the iconic Camino de […]

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If you want to organise your own event in support of Linger Davies, why not find out more about how you can do this by getting in touch. We’re always happy to help!