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Givan Visits Daisy Lodge in Newcastle

Communities Minister Paul Givan has visited Daisy Lodge, the Cancer Fund for Children’s therapeutic short break centre in Newcastle. The Minister received a tour of the facility and witnessed the vital services it provides to families with children affected by cancer. The tour also demonstrated how a donation of circa…

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Join The Festive Spirit At Daisy Lodge Coffee Morning

Locals who are looking for a chance to catch-up with friends and exchange festive gifts should look no further than Cancer Fund for Children’s Daisy Lodge Coffee Morning on December 18 from 10am to noon. The suggested donation for the coffee morning which will feature home-baked sweet treats is £4….

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Daisy Lodge Dinner Nights Raise Over £11k For Cancer Fund For Children

Daisy Lodge, the therapeutic Short Break Facility in Newcastle for children suffering from cancer and providing support for their families, hosted two themed dinner evenings to raise funds for the Cancer Fund for Children. Thursday 12 November was an Italian Themed Dinner and Friday 13 November was a winter wonderland…

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Daisy Lodge Shortlisted For Top Architectural Award

Cancer Fund for Children’s Daisy Lodge therapeutic short break facility has been shortlisted for a prestigious Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) award. The charity will find out in May if the Heron brothers-built project which is up against other projects such as  the new Kingspan Stadium in the ‘Design…

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Daisy Lodge Wins a Garden

Staff at JP Corry helped Park Landscapes complete the Mini Mournes Project at Daisy Lodge short break facility in Newcastle. The garden was won by Cancer fund for Children in a competition hosted by JP Corry in conjunction with Kilsaran and garden designer/TV personality Diarmuid Gavin. (L-R) Kieran Quinn, Danielle…

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Rory McIlroy Launches Cancer Fund For Children Short Break Centre In Newcastle

Golf’s No 1 star Rory McIlroy  launched Daisy Lodge, the Cancer Fund for Children’s therapeutic short break centre in Newcastle, County Down. The facility, the first of its kind in the UK and Ireland, will provide every family affected by childhood cancer in Northern Ireland with a free therapeutic short…

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Daisy Lodge In Newcastle Edges Towards Completion

THE building of Daisy Lodge is progressing ahead of schedule and in two month’s time it should be completed. If all goes to plan, the Newcastle facility which will provide free therapeutic short breaks for  up to 500 families a year who are affected by cancer, will be ready an…

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Builiding Progressing at Newcastle £3 Million Daisy Respite Centre

BUILDING work is progressing well at the Northern Ireland Cancer Fund for Children’s new £3 million state-of-the-art therapeutic respite centre. The demand for respite accommodation in Northern Ireland is significant. Northern Ireland Cancer Fund for Children (NICFC) has been providing this vital service to families at its Shimna Valley complex…

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