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Run A Marathon For Cancer Focus NI

  Have you always wanted to tick a marathon off your bucket list? Maybe you’re a runner in the making but you don’t have the time to train? Cancer Focus Northern Ireland has the challenge for you. The charity is encouraging people of all ages to lace up their trainers…

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Volunteers Needed For Cancer Focus To Deliver School Programme

Cancer Focus Northern Ireland is calling for volunteers to help deliver cancer prevention messages to school pupils throughout Northern Ireland. Judith West, cancer prevention officer, said: “It’s really important for our children to make healthy choices from a very early age and at Cancer Focus NI we offer fun, healthy…

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Smyth’s Barn Dance For Cancer Focus NI

Country fans in County Down will be heading North on Saturday 4th June. Top country and western star Jimmy Buckley is headlining the Smyth’s Barn Dance in Dungiven in aid of Cancer Focus Northern Ireland. The annual event, organised by the Smyth family, attracts country music lovers from as far…

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Hillsborough Fitness Trainer Receives €5000 For Cancer Focus Northern Ireland

The organisers of Circuit Déjà Vu, Dr. Beatty Crawford and Alan Tyndall made a generous donation of €5,000 to London marathon runner Sarah Jardine who is raising funds for Cancer Focus Northern Ireland. Sarah, who is a fitness trainer in Hillsborough, competed the recent 26-mile marathon in just under four…

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Cancer Focus NI Urges Fresh Vision For Cancer In Northern Ireland

Leading charity Cancer Focus Northern Ireland has called on the NI Executive to build a fresh vision for cancer and end the complacency that accepts poorer outcomes for local people. Launching its Manifesto at Stormont, Cancer Focus NI’s Chief Executive, Roisin Foster, warned that patient outcomes are on a par…

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Skittles Competition At Dundrum Inn Raises Funds For Cancer Focus

The skittles tournament was held at the Dundrum Inn in Dundrum in support of Cancer Focus. And well done to Neil Boyle and all the organisers of the Oliver Boyle Memorial Tournament that was held on Saturday 1 August.  

The well-supported event attracted over 50 pairs drawn at random to…

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Why I Support The Cancer Focus NI Campaign Against Smoking In Young People

Once again I must fully support a letter appeal below from Cancer Focus NI on preventing our young people from starting to smoke. I am personally appalled at the number of young people I know who smoke including my own children and some of my grand-children. I find this sickening…

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Urgent Call For Half Marathon Runners

Cancer Focus Northern Ireland is making an urgent call for volunteers to help out at Belfast’s first Deep RiverRock Belfast City Half Marathon on Sunday 22 September. With up to 3,000 people running through the city streets, the charity is calling on volunteers to take part in cheering groups, to…

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