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Win two tickets for a sold out Shed...
Win two tickets for a sold out Shed Seven gig in York!
26-10-17Our stories • Posted by Lucy Brown
WIN 2 tickets for the SOLD OUT Shed Seven gig in York on Friday 17th November at Fibbers. These tickets have generously been given by the band to help support the children’s cancer charity Candlelighters. Hometown gigs
Printer Cartridge Recycling for Can...
Printer Cartridge Recycling for Candlelighters
26-10-17Our stories • Posted by Lucy Brown
We have an account set up with The Recycling Factory to be able to recycle used printer cartridges. The company will pay Candlelighters for each cartridge received. This is a great, environmentally friendly way to suppor

Your stories

Harrogate Candlelighters take part ...
Harrogate Candlelighters take part in luxary Christmas Fair
23-11-17Your stories • Posted by Lucy Brown
Support group, Harrogate Candlelighters, will be at a Christmas Fair at Ripley Castle this weekend (Thursday 23rd – 26th November) It is an indoor festive fair in a luxury heated marquee set in the historic grounds
Bradford based hospital fund donate...
Bradford based hospital fund donates £5000 to Cottage Campaign
15-11-17Your stories • Posted by Lucy Brown
The Candlelighters Cottage Campaign was given a significant boost recently, making a real difference to the refurbishment process. Cash plan provider, Sovereign Healthcare, have donated a fantastic £5000 towards the chi
Young supporter, Finn, cuts hair to...
Young supporter, Finn, cuts hair to raise money for Candlelighters
26-10-17Your stories • Posted by Lucy Brown
Young supporter, Finn Braybrook has recently grown and cut his hair off to raise money for Candlelighters. In 2013, Finn was diagnosed with Burkitt’s Lymphoma and spend a lot of time at Leeds Children’s Hospi
Local Chineese restaurant holds cha...
Local Chineese restaurant holds charity dinner in aid of Candlelighters.
19-10-17Your stories • Posted by Lucy Brown
G-Wu Restaurant Bar Takeaway is a collaboration between two sisters, Mel and Jade, who between them have more than 25 years experience in the industry. Every year, G-WU holds a charity dinner in aid of Candlelighters whe
Antony breaks Guiness World Record ...
Antony breaks Guiness World Record in flaming fundraiser
17-10-17Your stories • Posted by Lucy Brown
On Friday the 13th October, escapologist, Antony Britton took on the mammoth challenge of the longest “full body burn” run without using oxygen, hoping to smash to current Guinness World Record. Antony invite
Park Leisure Presents – The 7...
Park Leisure Presents – The 777 Challenge
05-10-17Your stories • Posted by Lucy Brown
Corporate supporters, Park Leisure, choose a charity theme every year to raise money. The theme this year is ‘helping to fight cancer’ with proceeds going to Candlelighters and Cancer Research UK. The team se
The ‘Blister Sisters’ t...
The ‘Blister Sisters’ take on Trekfest challenge
28-09-17Your stories • Posted by Lucy Brown
Friends, Clare and Karen, (AKA The Blister Sisters) have recently taken on the Trekfest challenge, walking an incredible 50KM across the Peak District, to raise money for Candlelighters. They decided to take on the chall
Sarah keeps the torch burning for C...
Sarah keeps the torch burning for Candlelighters
27-09-17Your stories • Posted by Lucy Brown
Recently, Sarah Giles, employee of Redmayne-Bentley took part in the Great North Run in aid of Candlelighters. Sarah has raised more than £2,200 for Candlelighters, an amazing total which will make a huge difference to
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