Teenage Cancer Trust and CLIC Sargent support launch of new All-Party Parliamentary Group on Children, Teenagers and Young Adults with Cancer
Children and young people with cancer, their parents, and MPs have come together in Westminster to officially launch the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Children, Teenagers and Young Adults with Cancer (APPG CTYAC) and to strengthen their voice in Parliament.
Employees at BAM Construct UK stepped, cycled, kicked, bounced and ran their way through Childhood Cancer Awareness Month in September and raised an incredible £19,000 for children and young people’s cancer support charity CLIC Sargent.
Su, Nigel and Luke Crutchley have held the Mells 10k walking, running or cycling event every year in memory of Ben, who sadly died of cancer in 2012.
CLIC Sargent has hailed a Bill to give bereaved parents a right to paid time off work as a 'step in the right direction', but wants to see more done by Government and employers to lighten the financial load on families struck by tragedy.
Conservative MP for Bridgwater and West Somerset, Ian Liddell-Grainger, visited a local charity shop that has been serving the community since it opened 14 years ago.
Young people who have been supported by CLIC Sargent were invited to Morrisons' Head Office test kitchen to create a series of autumnal recipes cards, which arrive in stores this week.
The government has reformed the eligibility criteria of Disability Living Allowance (DLA). This means that potentially, more parents whose children have disabilities, or debilitating illnesses like cancer, will be able to access the Motability Scheme.
Kind-hearted Morrisons colleagues have staged their biggest-ever fundraiser by netting more than half a million pounds in a fortnight. That brings the total raised by Morrisons to more than £2m since February.
We are proud to announce that Suzie Jamieson, one of our brilliant CLIC Sargent Nurses, has been nominated for a Sun Who Cares Wins health award in the Best Nurse category by Amelia Winsbury aged 7 and her mum Tracyann.
The fifth annual Studhambury festival once again took the little village of Studham by storm for a record breaking year for CLIC Sargent, raising £8,100!