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Lady Ingilby launches Candlelighter...
Lady Ingilby launches Candlelighters @The Square
21-10-15Our stories • Posted by Elli Pugh
Yorkshire Children’s Cancer Charity, Candlelighters officially opened their brand new family support centre this week. The Square is the result of extensive research with children’s cancer patients, their families an
Ainderby Steeple School – Tha...
Ainderby Steeple School – Thank you!
20-10-15Our stories • Posted by Elli Pugh
The children and staff at Ainderby Steeple school in Northallerton have been busy fundraising for Candlelighters raising an incredible £1,466! We think children fundraising to support children is really special but as a
Taylor Wimpey UK joins the crystal ...
Taylor Wimpey UK joins the crystal clear challenge: walking on broken glass!
15-10-15Our stories • Posted by Noemie Salvaudon
  On Saturday 14 November, the DIG attraction, St Saviourgate’s, York, will be transformed to host The Glasswalk, a challenge where participants are sponsored to walk on broken glass in aid of Yorkshire’s childr
Harrogate Audi – The sky̵...
Harrogate Audi – The sky’s the limit
13-10-15Our stories • Posted by Elli Pugh
Last Thursday was a big day for Candlelighters as our friends at Harrogate Audi took their support to a whole new level, both physically and metaphorically! In the morning a team of 12 dedicated staff from Harrogate Audi
National Play In Hospital Week: ...
National Play In Hospital Week: ‘ 40 Years of Passion for Play’
08-10-15Our stories • Posted by Elli Pugh
– Written by Play Specialist Tracy Machen – Last week the Oncology Play team celebrated national Play In Hospital Week ‘ 40 Years of Passion for Play’ with a fun filled week of entertainers and ac

Your stories

Garbutt + Elliott, Supporting Yorks...
Garbutt + Elliott, Supporting Yorkshire Charities
16-10-15Your stories • Posted by Elli Pugh
 YORKSHIRE ACCOUNTANCY FIRM GARBUTT + ELLIOTT RAISES £11,000 FOR CANDLELIGHTERS AND YORK MIND Yorkshire accountancy firm Garbutt + Elliott has raised a joint total of £11,000 for Candlelighters and York Mind, the firm
The Great Shulmans Bake Off
The Great Shulmans Bake Off
07-10-15Your stories • Posted by Elli Pugh
On Monday 5 October, we held our annual ‘Great Shulmans Bake Off’ at our offices of 10 Wellington Place. Plenty of delicious sweet treats were on offer, as well as coffee kindly donated by our local Starbucks (West O
The Flooring Union for Kids Charity...
The Flooring Union for Kids Charity Comedy Night
07-10-15Your stories • Posted by Elli Pugh
The Flooring Union for Kids Charity Comedy night in association with The Flooring Show was held at the Royal Hall Harrogate, and the event was a great success! The event was sold out with 34 tables of ten people all fro
7 Triathlons 7 Days Challenge
7 Triathlons 7 Days Challenge
05-10-15Your stories • Posted by Elli Pugh
This week, fundraiser Dave Burrows is undertaking the incredible challenge to complete 7 triathlons in 7 days for Candlelighters!! When explaining why he is undertaking such a difficult challenge for the charity Dave has
Gleeds go the extra 130 miles! By J...
Gleeds go the extra 130 miles! By Jo Foster of Gleeds
28-09-15Your stories • Posted by Elli Pugh
In March we at Gleeds were assigned a task as the company reaches 130 years in business for offices worldwide to raise over a one week period 21 – 25th September to raise £130,000 for a charity(s) of our choice.   T
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