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We would love to share some of your stories whether they are about personal experiences on treatment, in fundraising, or anything else you would like to share. Send your stories and photos to info@candlelighters.org.uk. © Karen Turner Photography, header image.

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York Balloon Fiesta
York Balloon Fiesta
02-08-18Our stories • Posted by Jack Ramage
Our York Candlelighters Group are delighted to announce that they will be at the upcoming balloon festival at York Racecourse between 28-30th September. They were there last year and it was an amazing and fun event! They
Summer Activity at Breeze on Tour
Summer Activity at Breeze on Tour
01-08-18Our stories • Posted by Jack Ramage
Candlelighters are leading on a Family Challenge Activity at Breeze on Tour at: Roundhay Park on 1st and 2nd September Kirkstall Abbey on 15th and 16th September. It will have a number of obstacles and some quiz question

Your stories

Introducing the Nominees: Above �...
Introducing the Nominees: Above & Beyond Effort of the Year
13-08-18Your stories • Posted by Jack Ramage
With The Candlelighters Awards slowly approaching, we would like to introduce you to our amazing shortlisted nominees – this feature focussed on the ‘Above & Beyond Effort of the Year’ category. Wo
The Lindsey’s scale Snowdon, ...
The Lindsey’s scale Snowdon, Scafell Pike and Ben Nevis in just six days!
09-08-18Your stories • Posted by Jack Ramage
The Lindsey Family decided to in their words ‘having a crack at climbing Snowdon, Scafell Pike and Ben Nevis (the highest mountains in Wales, England and Scotland respectively) in 6 days.’ Graham Lindsey the family
Calverley Golf Club’s Charity of ...
Calverley Golf Club’s Charity of the Year raises over £7,000
08-08-18Your stories • Posted by Jack Ramage
Lee Dane and his wife Emma, who live in Bradford chose Candlelighters are their charity to support this year. Lee is Captain at Calverley Golf Club and he wanted to support a local children’s charity, after reading wha
Shannen-Keelie will be shaving her ...
Shannen-Keelie will be shaving her head for Candlelighters and donating her hair to The Little Princess Trust.
07-08-18Your stories • Posted by Jack Ramage
Shannen-Keelie, of Keyingham, gave birth to Charleen Clifton on July 23rd 2015. Unbeknown to them at the time, Charleen was born with Infantile Fibrosarcoma, diagnosed aged just 3 months after her Grandma noticed a lump
Welcome back RAG Prague
Welcome back RAG Prague
06-08-18Your stories • Posted by Jack Ramage
We would like to welcome back the Leeds RAG’s Pedal to Prague team from their trip. They have now completed the challenge and raised £26,638.99! When returning to the UK the leaders all agreed that it was one of the h
Layla Wray completes an amazing 50-...
Layla Wray completes an amazing 50-kilometre ultra-marathon!
06-08-18Your stories • Posted by Jack Ramage
Superstar Layla Wray is going above and beyond for Candlelighters! As part of an ambitious goal, Layla and Max Dalby have set their sights on a whole year of extreme challenges, at least one in every single month of 20
Fantastic Fenby Four
Fantastic Fenby Four
02-08-18Your stories • Posted by Jack Ramage
Summer of Sporting Challenges by the Four Fenby Boys Four boys aged 16, 14, 12 and 8 years old from York have set themselves an incredible number of challenges to raise funds for Candlelighters, because they want to use
Julie and Lee host concert in memor...
Julie and Lee host concert in memory of their son Maxwell, raising a staggering £5000.
01-08-18Your stories • Posted by Jack Ramage
Julie and Lee’s youngest child, Maxwell Lewis Johnson, started treatment for Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia a long time ago, back in Dec 1996. Although, sadly, Maxwell lost his battle after a Bone Marrow Transplant, the
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