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Staff post
Friday, 30th January, 2015
Yesterday afternoon Emily, Andy and I had the pleasure of visiting the offices of 4Ps Marketing for the launch of our brand new charity partnership. It was great to introduce ourselves to the digital marketing agency who have recently voted LLR as their charity for 2015, as a result of a staff connection to someone affected by blood cancer. Emily and I had the opportunity to talk a bit about the charity and how the partnership is going to work from a corporate perspective, and were followed by...
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Staff post
Friday, 30th January, 2015
But for us in Sports – and many others in various teams across the charity – we’ve been hard at work getting things in place for this year’s events. Venues are very close to being secured and dates are even closer to being confirmed. As soon as these are officially sorted we will of course update everyone. As is common in the ever-developing world of events, we constantly have to adapt, change and keep an eye on sector developments. We need to carefully consider these factors and what works...
Guest post
Friday, 30th January, 2015
So why are we smiling? Jack Marshall (2014 BBC Radio 1 Teen Hero) was born with a rare neurological condition that means he cannot smile so he is asking for yours to help beat blood cancer. Smiling is fun and contagious, let’s get the world smiling! Upload your picture now to any social media with the hashtag #smiles4jack and nominate your friends to give Jack one ‘L’ of a smile! Text SFJM70 to 70070 plus the amount (minimum £1) Or donate online leukaemialymphomaresearch.org.uk/smiles4jack...
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Staff post
Wednesday, 28th January, 2015
‘Making your mind up’(1)  about how to raise money for charity is not always easy but for radio DJ and Eurovision fan Glen Bartlett it was simple. Going that ‘One step further’(2), Glen decided that he would use his skills as a DJ and his passion for all things Eurovision and host a 24hr Eurovision marathon on Oystermouth Radio all the while raising money to help us beat blood cancer. Setting himself a target of £500 and believing that ‘No dream Impossible’(3)  he went about planning the show...
Staff post
Tuesday, 27th January, 2015
Last Friday the Medical Innovation Bill was debated at the House of Lords for its Third Reading, following amendments made at Committee and Report Stages. The Bill, which Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research has closely followed since it was first introduced, has now passed the Lords and will move to the House of Commons for further scrutiny and debate. The Medical Innovation Bill has provided a great platform for the research community, doctors, patients and policy makers to debate medical...
Staff post
Tuesday, 27th January, 2015
Ever-changing world More than 100 regular supporters sat down to a sumptuous lunch and a celebratory glass or two! Chairman Bill Plummer MBE shared the story of the Branch after lunch. The tenacity and ingenuity of the Branch in finding new fundraising activities in response to an ever-changing world has been incredible. It has also enabled them to keep many supporters engaged for long periods of time. £1,166,522.69 From military tattoos to gourmet evenings, there is no doubt that they are...

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