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Car scrap raising funds for CLIC Sargent

A scrap vehicle company in Hampshire is raising funds to support CLIC Sargent throughout June. 

CLIC Sargent responds to news of Scotland scrapping funeral costs for under 18s

Today the Scottish Government has announced it is scrapping children's funeral fees nationwide for under 18s. This follows campaigning from CLIC Sargent and publicity in The Scotsman newspaper, and similar announcements to scrap fees in Wales and England. 

Jordan takes on Bournemouth Half Marathon for best friend Taylor

Jordan will be taking on the Bournemouth Half Marathon for one of his best friends, Taylor, who was diagnosed with Acute Myeloid/T-Lymphoblastic Leukaemia. After seeing the support CLIC Sargent provided to Taylor and his family, Jordan wanted to give something back. 

Gloucester dad joins MPs in Westminster to grill UK’s leading childhood cancer experts

A father from Gloucester, whose young son battled cancer, joined MPs in Westminster to quiz a panel of childhood cancer experts about how diagnosis and treatment can be improved to make sure that children’s and young people’s needs are being met. 

Cancer costs from day one: our letter to Minister Sarah Newton

CLIC Sargent's Chief Executive, Kate Lee, has written to Minister for Disabled People, Health and Work, Sarah Newton MP, to explain why it’s vital that young people with cancer get the financial support they are entitled to, at the time they most desperately need it.

There’s no place like Holm for young lives facing cancer

Gloucester Rugby hosted a fantastic family day for Gloucestershire families facing cancer, including a whole host of activites organised by the amazing team at Kingsholm, in partnership with CLIC Sargent.

Morrisons-funded Nurse Educators are changing care in the community

Thanks to Morrisons funding, CLIC Sargent is providing a UK-wide team of Nurse Educators to promote confident cancer care closer to home. Hannah Dear, the first of five Morrisons-funded Nurse Educators, has years of experience in front line paediatric oncology.

Sue marks her 60th birthday by asking for 60 bags of stock for the CLIC Sargent Weymouth shop

After Sue Moore began working in CLIC Sargent's Weymouth charity shop and found out about how the charity supports young lives against cancer, she wanted to go above and beyond to help.

Glastonbury boss and bands to host ‘Jesstival’ festival in memory of music loving cancer teen

The parents of a festival loving teenager, Jess Fairclough, 18, who sadly lost her life to cancer in 2015, are fulfilling their dream of bringing together leading lights from the UK rock and folk scene for a fundraising festival in memory of their daughter.

Young cancer patients struggling with mounting costs as they wait months for benefits

CLIC Sargent, the UK’s leading cancer support charity for children and young people, is calling on the government to review the financial support available to young people for the first three months after diagnosis. 

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