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Tuesday, 3rd March, 2015
Scottish actor Sam Heughan, star of hit period drama Outlander, has helped to raise over £21,000 for Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research after almost 1500 fans signed up to take part in his My Peak Challenge campaign.  The 34-year-old Hollywood actor teamed up with Fight Camp Glasgow’s John Valbonesi and Bear Strength Clothing to create the campaign. Whether it is taking a flight of stairs, climbing a hill, cycling around town or a run in the park, individuals from all walks of life are...
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Staff post
Monday, 2nd March, 2015
Local fundraiser Gemma Freeman from Birmingham was inspired by the courage and bravery of teenage cancer sufferer Jak Trueman who sadly passed away aged only 15 on the 2 February 2015. She decided that she wanted to support us in our mission to beat blood cancer and so started to plan her unique challenge for this March. Gemma is planning to do a good deed for every day of March, 31 in total which coincides with her age, so one for every year of her life. She is currently planning all her good...
Staff post
Sunday, 1st March, 2015
It’s an awfully long time since I was an economics student- nearly 30 years in fact! When I was a student I did everything except attend lectures! I played hockey, looked for water voles in the River Pinn, had a job at M&S and organised charity events for the Community Action Group. I honed the skills learned at my Granny’s side at Red Cross Jumble Sales and Evergreen outings! Who knew 30 years later I’d be lucky enough to be CEO of one of the UK’s great charities? The volunteer ethic of...
Guest post
Friday, 27th February, 2015
We were invited to the Longridge Young Farmers meeting on Monday the 23rd of Febuary to give a talk and recieve a cheque on behalf of LLR. It was great to meet them and have the opportunity to talk about the work we do, there were some really good questions too. They raised the money in a variety of ways including a Muck haul around the local area selling it, a Bag pack at Longridge Booths and various activities at Longridge show including the Dunking Stool & Guess where the Chicken decided...
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Staff post
Friday, 27th February, 2015
We’re very pleased to introduce our newest corporate partner, Marc Antoni Hair Salons, who proved that they’re a cut above the rest by cycling 500km on static bikes to kick start their 2015 fundraising for LLR. Marc Antoni launched our new partnership in style with a 10 hour cycling stint outside their Bracknell Salon last Friday. The challenge marked the first of a series of fundraising activities they are planning this year, including an upcoming raffle, competitions, treatment promotions and...
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Staff post
Friday, 27th February, 2015
It is almost inevitable that we will develop genetic mutations associated with leukaemia as we age, according to research partly funded by Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research. Based on a study of 4219 people without any evidence of blood cancer, scientists estimate that up to 20 per cent of people aged 50-60 and more than 70 per cent of people over 90 have blood cells with the same gene changes as found in leukaemia. Scientists investigating the earliest stages of cancer development used an...

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