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Candlelighters Got their Rave On wi...
Candlelighters Got their Rave On with Deershed Festival 2019!!
14-08-19Our stories • Posted by Kelsea Wall
The annual Deershed Festival returned on the 26th – 28th July at the beautiful grounds of Baldersby Park. Each year Deershed kindly support a charity and throughout the entirety of the weekend, the organisers chose to
Idea of the Year Shortlisted Nomine...
Idea of the Year Shortlisted Nominees Announced!
12-08-19Our stories • Posted by Kelsea Wall
The IDEA OF THE YEAR award is SPONSORED BY LOOKING4.COM ! And the nominees are… Gecko’s – I’m a Gecko, Get me out of here! In September 2018, Gecko had a staff BBQ and to add a fundraising elemen
Company of the Year Shortlisted Nom...
Company of the Year Shortlisted Nominees Announced!
12-08-19Our stories • Posted by Kelsea Wall
The shortlisted nominees are…. PICCADILLY MOTORS Simon Watts and Piccadilly Motors have been an incredible support to The Harrogate Candlelighters for over 21 years. In 2018 they provided a car for a raffle at the
Young Fundraiser of the Year Shortl...
Young Fundraiser of the Year Shortlisted Nominees announced!
12-08-19Our stories • Posted by Kelsea Wall
And the shortlisted nominees for Young Fundraiser of the Year 2019 are… Evelyn Betsie Chaney, Elliot Gunn, Joseph Mcdonald and Gina Gray who are all just 6 years old! Evelyn chopped off all of her hair, donated her hai
Recycle your empty Ink Cartridges t...
Recycle your empty Ink Cartridges to raise funds for Candlelighters!
08-08-19Our stories • Posted by Kelsea Wall
Do you have any empty ink cartridges at home or in the workplace? You can recycle them with Recycle Ink Cartridges and they will donate funds towards Candlelighters!  Recycle Ink Cartridges accept most ink cartridges an
Yorkshire turns PINK for Candleligh...
Yorkshire turns PINK for Candlelighters – a week to raise awareness for Childhood Cancer!
24-07-19Our stories • Posted by Kelsea Wall
Between the 10th and 16th June, Yorkshire “Pinked It Up” in many different fun and exciting ways to raise funds and awareness of the support they give to families affected by Childhood Cancer across Yorkshire. This J
23-07-19Our stories • Posted by Helena Fewkes
To our families and supporters. Please read below… and take time to fill in the online consultation survey. NHS England has launched a 60-day consultation to seek views on proposed changes to children’s cancer se

Your stories

Candlelighters bag themselves a new...
Candlelighters bag themselves a new Team!!
16-08-19Your stories • Posted by Kelsea Wall
Tanya and her family have been taking on an astounding range of challenges and events to raise funds for various charitable causes after their daughter, Emily, was diagnosed with Infant Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia in 2
From Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia ...
From Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia to The Lakesman Ironman, Andrew tells us his story!
15-08-19Your stories • Posted by Kelsea Wall
“On Friday 13th of November 1987 my parents world was shattered when they received the dreaded news that my short illness was in fact Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia (ALL). I was transferred to St James’ hospit
Bedale High School Students Take on...
Bedale High School Students Take on the Ultimate Coast to Coast Cycle Ride!
25-07-19Your stories • Posted by Helena Fewkes
Bedale High School Students Take on the Ultimate Coast to Coast Cycle Ride (50 ) Students, Arnside to Scarborough, 3 days!!! On the 9th July 2019 Mr Sellers and 50 students along with family members took on the 150 mile