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News 17th April 2024

Limbering up for London – 20 years on!

A Shropshire man is running 26.2 miles for the first time in 20 years to raise money for Lingen Davies Cancer Fund. Adam Fox from Shrewsbury will tackle the London Marathon in April – having last completed the feat in 2004 and 2005. He signed up to the challenge through Lingen Davies, prompted to raise […]

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News 28th March 2024

Prison partnership to benefit all

An all-day football tournament between prisoners and staff has netted almost £1,000 for cancer patients. The event was held between prisoners and staff at Stoke Heath Prison with more than 70 taking part. Building on the success of the day which raised £934, Stoke Heath’s Governor have now pledged to support Lingen Davies with further activities […]

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News 27th March 2024

Hard work and dedication of specialist nurses celebrated

Shropshire business leaders have helped us thank hard working nurses for their ongoing dedication. The project to recognise the efforts of committed Cancer Clinical Nurse Specialists (CNSs) was launched by The Personalised Care Team for Cancer Services at Shrewsbury & Telford Hospital Trust. Lingen Davies Cancer Fund was asked to provide a gift to more than […]

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News 25th March 2024

Free yoga for cancer patients

We’re absolutely delighted to have agreed £1,780 of funding to enable those impacted by cancer in our community to access free yoga and Tai-Chi. The classes will launch shortly and are being provided by qualified yoga teacher Jenna Blair and her team and will help people maintain flexibility and mobility, no matter what their stage […]

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News 21st March 2024

Sansaw Estate makes it a triple!

The owners of a well-known Shropshire landmark have once again pledged to support us ahead of our bid to raise more than £100,000 from riotous rainbows. Sansaw Estate, which spans over 1,500 hectares across the North Shropshire countryside, has been supporting Lingen Davies Cancer Fund since 2022 by hosting our popular Shrewsbury Colour Run. To […]

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News 19th March 2024

Fitness Fan Limbering Up for Marathon!

A fitness fanatic will take on the London marathon next month raising money for us because he wants to give back to the community. Simon MacDonald, who runs Ultimate Fitness Events and organises the successful Shrewsbury 10K, is hoping to complete the marathon in around three and a half hours – while raising around £5,000. It […]

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News 18th March 2024

Small gift makes all the difference!

A thriving fundraising group has helped reduce the stress for chemotherapy patients after donating £1,000 towards treatment. The donation was made by Lingen Davies Cancer Fund’s Shrewsbury Fundraising Committee to clinical staff in the Lingen Davies Cancer Centre’s Chemotherapy Day Unit. It has been used to purchase £5 thermometers helping patients to look after themselves. […]

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News 14th March 2024

Thousands raised in Will's memory

The family and friends of a young man who died of a brain tumour have so far raised over £36,000 for charity – and are set to raise much more this year. Dave and Sue Roberts have paid tribute to the support they have received, and kind donations given, in memory of their son Will […]

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News 12th March 2024

Charity set for boost as three Shropshire businesses become corporate sponsors for 2024

Three more Shropshire businesses are hoping to raise thousands of pounds for us after dedicating the year ahead to fundraising. Lyreco in Telford, Pipekit Ltd based in Shrewsbury and Lowfield Timber in St Martins have all chosen Lingen Davies Cancer Fund as their charity of the year – and we couldn’t be more pleased. Helen […]

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