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Printer Cartridge Recycling for Can...
Printer Cartridge Recycling for Candlelighters
26-10-17Our stories • Posted by Lucy Brown
We have an account set up with The Recycling Factory to be able to recycle used printer cartridges. The company will pay Candlelighters for each cartridge received. This is a great, environmentally friendly way to suppor
The Leeds Lunch Trail
The Leeds Lunch Trail
25-09-17Our stories • Posted by Lucy Brown
Why not get involved with Leeds Lunch Trail!? It is a pop-up charity food event raising money for Candlelighters which gives you a weeks worth of lunchtime offers in return for a donation. Take part in Leeds Lunch Trail
Foundation boost for Candlelighters...
Foundation boost for Candlelighters Cottage!
19-09-17Our stories • Posted by Marie Peacock
We’re excited to announce that the Candlelighters Cottage Campaign has been given a huge boost by The Kentown Wizard Foundation who will match fund all monies raised for the project up to £250,000! The Cottage Campaig
Candlelighters to benefit from Bank...
Candlelighters to benefit from Bank of England £10 note auction
07-09-17Our stories • Posted by Lucy Brown
In October, the Bank of England is issuing the new £10 notes, auctioning a number of the new notes with significant serial numbers. Candlelighters are delighted to have been chosen as one of three charities to benefit f

Your stories

Local Chineese restaurant holds cha...
Local Chineese restaurant holds charity dinner in aid of Candlelighters.
19-10-17Your stories • Posted by Lucy Brown
G-Wu Restaurant Bar Takeaway is a collaboration between two sisters, Mel and Jade, who between them have more than 25 years experience in the industry. Every year, G-WU holds a charity dinner in aid of Candlelighters whe
Antony breaks Guiness World Record ...
Antony breaks Guiness World Record in flaming fundraiser
17-10-17Your stories • Posted by Lucy Brown
On Friday the 13th October, escapologist, Antony Britton took on the mammoth challenge of the longest “full body burn” run without using oxygen, hoping to smash to current Guinness World Record. Antony invite
Park Leisure Presents – The 7...
Park Leisure Presents – The 777 Challenge
05-10-17Your stories • Posted by Lucy Brown
Corporate supporters, Park Leisure, choose a charity theme every year to raise money. The theme this year is ‘helping to fight cancer’ with proceeds going to Candlelighters and Cancer Research UK. The team se
The ‘Blister Sisters’ t...
The ‘Blister Sisters’ take on Trekfest challenge
28-09-17Your stories • Posted by Lucy Brown
Friends, Clare and Karen, (AKA The Blister Sisters) have recently taken on the Trekfest challenge, walking an incredible 50KM across the Peak District, to raise money for Candlelighters. They decided to take on the chall
Sarah keeps the torch burning for C...
Sarah keeps the torch burning for Candlelighters
27-09-17Your stories • Posted by Lucy Brown
Recently, Sarah Giles, employee of Redmayne-Bentley took part in the Great North Run in aid of Candlelighters. Sarah has raised more than £2,200 for Candlelighters, an amazing total which will make a huge difference to
Suppoter holding a ball in aid of C...
Suppoter holding a ball in aid of Candlelighters
08-09-17Your stories • Posted by Lucy Brown
One of our supporters, Jo Austin is holding a jazz themed ball in aid of Candlelighters on the 23rd September. The evening will be jazz themed with a bit of burlesque thrown in and the ball will also be going gold to sup
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