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Friends Of The Late Marianne O’Shea Raise Funds For Local Cancer Charities

Ardglass suffered a great loss on the 19 June when Marianne O’Shea lost her battle against breast cancer. Her family and friends have in her memory continued Marianne’s brave quest for funds for local cancer charities and recently held a Girl’s Night In in Ardglass. Siobhan Rooney said: “I decided…

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Go For Gold On Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and the NI Cancer Fund for Children (NICFC) is launching a campaign to increase understanding of the disease as well as its long-term effects on the child and whole family. Previously there has never been much emphasis placed on Childhood Cancer Awareness Month in…

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Dromara Woman Raises Funds For NICFC On Lagan Zipline

Dromara woman Lorraine Smyth took part in the Lagan Zipline challenge recently to raise money for the NI Cancer Fund for Children. Lorraine, from EUROSPAR Dromara, raised £290.48 for the NI Cancer Fund for Children by taking on the Zipline Challenge on July 8. She  jumped from a platform 140ft…

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Lions 1974 Rugby Legends Open Playroom At Children’s Cancer Facility In Newcastle

1974 Lions rugby legends Willie John McBride and JPR Williams along with fellow members of the Wooden Spoon Charity were on hand for the opening of the Northern Ireland Cancer Fund for Children’s playroom at Daisy Lodge recently in Newcastle, County Down. The Wooden Spoon donated £54k to the leading…

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Join The Exhilarating Challenge To Help Children Living With Cancer

Put one foot before the other this summer and help rebuild the shattered lives of local families affected by cancer, one step at a time. Those searching for a breath-taking challenge that will make a difference should look no further than the NI Cancer Fund for Children’s Slieve Donard.climb. The…

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Ballygowan Vintage Club Raise Funds For NICFC

Ballygowan Vintage Club Raise Funds For The Northern Ireland Cancer Fund For Children.

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Craft Fair In Ardglass Supports NICFC

A craft fair in Ardglass in the Ardglass Community Centre was organised by Marianne O’Shea and friends in support of the Northern Ireland Cancer Fund for Children.

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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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Hilton Ducks Raise £9,390 For NI Cancer Fund For Children Project

A LOCAL children’s cancer charity got the ultimate early Christmas present in the form of a donation to help furnish its new short break centre. Mark Walker, Area General Manager of Hilton Belfast and Hilton Templepatrick was delighted to present the cheque to the Northern Ireland Cancer Fund for Children….

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New Lighting Innovation Comes To Cancer Facility

A short break facility in Newcastle catering to families affected by cancer has become the first building in Northern Ireland to benefit from the added security of Glowroute failsafe lighting. Last month, Northern Ireland Cancer Fund for Children (NICFC) had the new lighting innovation installed into every room of its…

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Make Someone Smile With A Hug In A Mug Coffee Morning

TEA makes a lot of things seem better but by holding a Hug in a Mug coffee morning this Autumn you will be helping local families affected by cancer feel a whole lot better. By simply getting your friends, work colleagues or school chums together for a hot drink and…

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Ulster Bank Fundraise for NICFC

Ulster Bank Downpatrick recently counted the pounds and pennies for Northern Ireland Cancer Fund for Children (NICFC) who are currently building a new respite centre for families called Daisy Lodge in Newcastle. Staff members took part in a flurry of fundraising activity for the charity as part of Ulster Bank’s…

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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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