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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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The Pig & Pastry Cook Book
The Pig & Pastry Cook Book
16-09-15Our stories • Posted by Elli Pugh
Candlelighters is thrilled to be the beneficiary charity of the Pig & Pastry Cook Book, due to be launched on September 27th at a special charity Brunch at the iconic York eatery. Our friends at York Press covered t
Have you got the bottle to do the G...
Have you got the bottle to do the Glasswalk?
24-07-15Our stories • Posted by Noemie Salvaudon
Firewalking is so last year, so we’re inviting you to take a bigger challenge: walking on broken glass! We are privileged to be the first people ever to host such an event at the prestigious DIG museum, on St Savio
Big Yellow CAN for Candlelighters
Big Yellow CAN for Candlelighters
23-07-15Our stories • Posted by Elli Pugh
Over the last 12 months the Candlelighters team have planned and launched The Square, a brand new family support centre to support families facing children’s cancer.  One of the challenges the team faced was how t

Your stories

The Pig & Pastry Cook Book, on...
The Pig & Pastry Cook Book, on sale now!
28-09-15Your stories • Posted by Elli Pugh
Yesterday saw the eagerly anticipated launch of The Pig & Pastry Cook Book at a charity brunch as the venue.  All proceeds of sales yesterday will be donated to Candlelighters and all the amazing team there gave the
Yorkshire Adventurer Geoff Major La...
Yorkshire Adventurer Geoff Major Launches Race 48
21-09-15Your stories • Posted by Noemie Salvaudon
Yorkshire adventurer, Geoff Major, has launched a new event; to find which international city will be the fastest to run, row and cycle 24 908 virtual miles around the world. Although the global search starts next year,
Malton Firefighters Car Wash
Malton Firefighters Car Wash
11-09-15Your stories • Posted by Elli Pugh
Crews from Malton fire station have been inspired to take part in a car wash to raise funds for Candlelighters after reading about four-year-old Guy Metcalfe in the Gazette & Herald. Guy, who lives in Malton, with
Leeds RAG cycles to Berlin
Leeds RAG cycles to Berlin
30-06-15Your stories • Posted by Sam Kirkbride
A MASSIVE thank you and well done to all Leeds RAG students who cycled from Leeds to Berlin! Not only were these guys cycling all the way to Berlin for Candlelighters but they have also raised an incredible £21,320.94 s
Cancer patient Hope, 13, launches C...
Cancer patient Hope, 13, launches Colour Me Crazy at her school
30-06-15Your stories • Posted by Sam Kirkbride
Hope Rooms, 13, invites you to Colour Me Crazy, a family fun colour run at Hull Collegiate School on Saturday 15 August, sponsored by family store Barker and Stonehouse. Hope (pictured above with Miss International Yorks
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