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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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Singing for International Childhood...
Singing for International Childhood Cancer Day
01-02-16Our stories • Posted by Elli Pugh
This year, children around the world are being invited to raise their voices and join a global effort to raise awareness of childhood cancer through the recording of new single “We Are One”. This exciting project has
Dean’s Garden Centre raise ov...
Dean’s Garden Centre raise over £22k for charities
27-01-16Our stories • Posted by Elli Pugh
We were delighted to attend a very special cheque presentation to recognise Dean’s Garden Centre‘s support throughout 2015. With just two sites this family run business raised a remarkable £22,029.70 for the
Proud to work with Your Natural Hab...
Proud to work with Your Natural Habitat
13-01-16Our stories • Posted by Elli Pugh
Late last year we were contacted by the team at Your Natural Habitat, a local online estate agency developed by James Scott and Oliver Naylor. The team there were keen to find a way to support Candlelighters and have de
Cut Price Christmas Cards
Cut Price Christmas Cards
11-01-16Our stories • Posted by Elli Pugh
  Attention Bargain Hunters! Our 2015 Christmas cards have been reduced to £2 a pack. Hurry, limited stock on all designs! Available to buy from our Clinic Office, The Square or our online shop: http://www.candlel

Your stories

Gilly and Max on the road again!
Gilly and Max on the road again!
28-01-16Your stories • Posted by Elli Pugh
Gilly Wight will be taking on the challenge of a lifetime in February, when she runs from Otley to Cambridge (160 miles) and then takes part in the Cambridge Half Marathon. Accompanied by her faithful four legged friend
Outwood Computer Club 50’s Night
Outwood Computer Club 50’s Night
25-01-16Your stories • Posted by Elli Pugh
We would like to say a MASSIVE thank you to Outwood Computer Club who came by to drop this cheque for £1033 in at the clinic office! This is the second time that the members have organised an event for Candlelighters, a
Christmas Cups for Candlelighters
Christmas Cups for Candlelighters
15-01-16Your stories • Posted by Elli Pugh
This Christmas saw Riverside Primary School pupils in Tadcaster get crafty for Candlelighters.  Speaking about the school’s Christmas fundraising, headteacher Ian Yapp says: “Inspired by our ever active Scho
The Oatsey Christmas Fundraising Pa...
The Oatsey Christmas Fundraising Party
08-01-16Your stories • Posted by Elli Pugh
The Oates Family – Rob, Ruth, Millie and Beth – organised their third Christmas fundraising bash in December and raised a whopping £4,510 for Candlelighters. Ruth called into The Square to present the donati
Snow Easy Feat for Mogul Martha
Snow Easy Feat for Mogul Martha
05-01-16Your stories • Posted by Elli Pugh
Martha Little (14) took on a massive personal challenge this Christmas, when she conquered the 29.7 mile St Bernard’s Pass, on skis, between France and Italy. Proud Mum, Julie, said, “We are so proud of Marth
Year 6 pupils won’t take a br...
Year 6 pupils won’t take a break from fundraising!
04-01-16Your stories • Posted by Elli Pugh
  Two year 6 pupils at Shibden Head Primary Academy have been working hard through their school break times to raise funds for Candlelighters.  Pupils Jasmine and Madeline have been selling loom bands, books, games
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