Tag Archive for 'Cancer Research UK'

Guernsey charities promote healthy lifestyle to reduce bowel cancer rate

March 31st, 2014 by Male Uprising in Guernsey

Male Uprising Guernsey and Bowel Cancer Guernsey have set the challenge ‘30 days to a new you’ for five local media volunteers during April, which is Bowel Cancer Awareness month. The two charities have joined forces to drive home the message that adopting a healthy lifestyle is the best way to avoid bowel cancer. Bowel Cancer […]

Vegetarian diet can reduce people’s risk of heart disease by up to a third

January 30th, 2013 by University of Oxford

The risk of hospitalisation or death from heart disease is 32% lower in vegetarians than people who eat meat and fish, according to a study from the University of Oxford. Heart disease is the single largest cause of death in developed countries, and is responsible for 65,000 deaths each year in the UK alone. The […]

Use RBS International and Natwest ATMs to give to Les Bourgs Hospice

June 19th, 2012 by RBS International

People in Guernsey withdrawing cash from RBS International or NatWest cash points will now have the option of making a donation to charity. This is the first time the service has been made available on behalf of a local charity in Guernsey. People in Guernsey withdrawing cash from RBS International or NatWest cash points will […]

Fusion Nightclub team Race for Life for Cancer Research UK

May 28th, 2012 by Fusion Nightclub

A team of 13 Fusion Nightclub and Luna Bar women took part in the Race for Life on Sunday 27 May 2012 and raised over £1000 for Cancer Research UK. The team walked and jogged the five kilometres route from Footes lane through Saumarez Park and back in just over an hour. Team Fusion organiser […]

RBC Wealth Management donates to Cancer Research UK – Guernsey

February 25th, 2012 by RBC Wealth Management

The activities of staff at RBC Wealth Management last year should help Cancer Research UK to celebrate 60 years of fundraising in Guernsey in style. The Guernsey branch of Cancer Research UK was RBC Wealth Management’s chosen Charity of the Year in 2011 and after a busy year of fundraising activities, a donation of £14,082 […]

Guernsey’s Race for Life gets off to a fast start

July 10th, 2011 by Richard Lord

Over 1470 women took part in Guernsey’s Race for Life which began at the Footes Lane athletics track at 11 am on Sunday 10 July.  The weather was slightly muggy, but the front runners made short work of the 5 kilometre course from Footes Lane to Saumarez Park and back again.  These images were taken […]

A river of pink at the start of Guernsey’s Race for Life

July 10th, 2011 by Richard Lord

Over 1470 women took part in Guernsey’s Race for Life in aid of Cancer Research UK.  The assembled participants presented a river of pink as they approached the starting line.

Over fourteen hundred take part in Guernsey’s Race for Life

July 10th, 2011 by Richard Lord

At 11 am on 10 July 2011, the Footes Lane Athletics Track was awash with pink as over 1470 women took part in Guernsey’s Race for Life in aid of Cancer Research UK.  After a warm-up by Kathy Scott women of all ages and abilities set-off on a 5 kilometre course that took them around […]