Pearls And Oysters Puts Spotlight On Family Firms Supporting Charities

Pearls And Oysters Puts Spotlight On Family Firms Supporting Charities
October 14, 2020

Two of East Yorkshire’s favourite family businesses are sharing some insight into their specialities with a suite of short films to raise money for charity.

“Pearls and Oysters” goes behind the scenes at traditional jewellers Guest & Phillips in Saturday Market, Beverley, and gets under the skin of acclaimed seafood restaurant Cerutti 2 at the town’s railway station.

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Daisy Appeal Urges Supporters To Take To The Roads For Virtual Events

Daisy Appeal Urges Supporters To Take To The Roads For Virtual Events
August 11, 2020

A charity which is working to establish an internationally renowned scanning centre in the Hull and Humber area is urging cyclists and runners across the region to show their support in two major fundraising events.

The Daisy Appeal, which is planning to open a Molecular Imaging Research (MIR) Centre at Castle Hill Hospital early next year, is targeting the My Prudential RideLondon cycle challenge and the Great North Run to boost its bid to raise £8.2m.

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Trendy Teds Dress To Impress In Daisy Appeal Fundraising Bid

Trendy Teds Dress To Impress In Daisy Appeal Fundraising Bid
July 28, 2020

Best-dressed bears are bringing a touch of Savile Row style to the efforts of a charity striving to establish an internationally renowned scanning centre at Castle Hill Hospital.

The Daisy Appeal has partnered with Cock of the Walk tailors in Hull and has secured the sewing skills of an eager volunteer to offer a range of trendy teds for sale.

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Daisy Appeal Sets Target For Launch Of Space Age Weapon In Fight Against Killer Diseases

Daisy Appeal Sets Target For Launch Of Space Age Weapon In Fight Against Killer Diseases
June 11, 2020

The charity behind a campaign to raise £8.5 million to provide a Molecular Imaging Research (MIR) Centre at Castle Hill Hospital has set a target for completion by the end of this year and operation early in 2021 after construction resumed at the site.

The Daisy Appeal has also released the first pictures of the state-of-the-art complex which will improve accuracy and detection rates for cancer, heart disease and dementia in Hull, East Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire.

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Cyclists To Set New Fundraising Target For Pyrenees Pedal Challenge

Cyclists To Set New Fundraising Target For Pyrenees Pedal Challenge
April 15, 2020

A charity cycle team is set to smash its target well before the riders set off after passing the five-figure halfway point even before confirming a new date for their challenge.

But the Paris 2 Benitachell 2020 team won’t be coasting as they countdown to their test of 1,000 miles in nine days – they’ll be putting as much effort into the fund-raising as their pedalling with the aim of leaving their initial £20,000 target back in the distance.

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Ukulele Band Making Music To Support The Daisy Appeal

Ukulele Band Making Music To Support The Daisy Appeal
February 17, 2020

A ukulele band which recently handed over a donation to the Daisy Appeal from an impromptu live show and CD sales is going on the fund-raising trail again later this month.

The Assembly Line Ukulele Band is expecting a full house for a music evening in aid of Yorkshire Cancer Research at the Sun Inn, Beverley, on Saturday 22 February.

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Dorchester Hotel Documentary Prompts Chef To Reprint Memoir For Charity

Dorchester Hotel Documentary Prompts Chef To Reprint Memoir For Charity
January 27, 2020

A chef who has raised thousands of pounds for charity by telling the tales of a career which took him from The Dorchester in London’s Park Lane to some of the top kitchens in East Yorkshire will share his stories on national TV this week.

Derek Baugh, who won acclaim as Managing Director of Willerby Manor Hotel and as owner with his wife Lee of the renowned Manor House Hotel in Walkington, will celebrate the broadcast by ordering a reprint of “Memories of a Dorchester Chef and Beyond” to raise more money for the Daisy Appeal.

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Daisy Appeal Says Thank You With A Silver Flower As Nicky Is Knocked Out By Nominations

Daisy Appeal Says Thank You With A Silver Flower As Nicky Is Knocked Out By Nominations
January 17, 2020

A mother of two young children has been presented with a special gift on behalf of a leading local charity after being nominated by family and friends for her bravery in undergoing treatment for cancer and a stroke.

Nicky Hern Holthuysen, who lives near Anlaby, received a specially hand-crafted daisy charm from Karen Guest, Partner at Guest & Phillips jewellers and a trustee of the Daisy Appeal.

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Charity To Give Away Festive Jewellery Daisy Charm

Charity To Give Away Festive Jewellery Daisy Charm
December 16, 2019

A teenager who traded a career in fixing cars for a brighter future making and mending gleaming jewellery has charmed her employer and a leading charity with a special Christmas creation.

Savannah Beal has hand-crafted a silver daisy as a gift for Karen Guest, who hired her as an apprentice in the family firm of Guest & Philips. Karen has donated the piece to the Daisy Appeal, which is now giving it away free of charge on Facebook to the most deserving recipient.

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Salon’s Sporting Heroes Double Their Money For The Daisy Appeal

Salon’s Sporting Heroes Double Their Money For The Daisy Appeal
December 7, 2019

A leading hair salon group donated more than £3,000 to the Daisy Appeal after staff completed their annual Olympics in memory of a much-loved former colleague.

Teams from the Unique salons in Beverley, Cottingham and Hessle took to the fields of Blackburn Leisure Centre in Brough for the tenth edition of the sporting challenge and racked up the total raised at “Caroline’s Day” over the years to more than £40,000.

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Walkabout Raises Funds and Awareness For Daisy Appeal

Walkabout Raises Funds and Awareness For Daisy Appeal
November 6, 2019

The Daisy Appeal went walkabout with award-winning tour guide Paul Schofield to raise money and awareness of the charity and of some of the region’s hidden history.

Some of the group of more than 40 people were tourists in their own town as Paul took them on a trip through the streets and alleyways of Beverley.

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Beverley Racecourse Plans Further Innovation And Investment After Successful Season

Beverley Racecourse Plans Further Innovation And Investment After Successful Season
October 10, 2019

The team at Beverley’s award-winning racecourse are already planning new initiatives and a major investment in facilities after a successful 2019 season drew to a close.

Despite facing adverse weather conditions throughout spring and summer, the season attracted similar bumper attendances to last year, with almost 80,000 racegoers enjoying meetings at the picturesque racecourse.

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Beverley Lifestyle 2019 Teams Work Together To Support Bundles Of Joy

Beverley Lifestyle 2019 Teams Work Together To Support Bundles Of Joy
July 29, 2019

Two teams of Beverley girls are teaming up for one day to support their chosen charity Bundles of Joy. Girls from a range of Beverley schools are taking part in Humberside Police’s Lifestyle challenge.

They have all picked Bundles of Joy as their nominated charity, are working together to provide a small summer fair in partnership with Toll Gavel Methodist Church.

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Good Causes On To A Winner As Beverley Announces Charity Racenight Takeover

Good Causes On To A Winner As Beverley Announces Charity Racenight Takeover
May 9, 2019

Beverley Racecourse today announced it is staging a charity takeover race meeting to support the fantastic work of some of the region’s most worthy causes.

Beverley Racecourse has invited five local charities – Cash for Kids, the Daisy Appeal, Dove House Hospice, Hull Homeless Community Project and R-evolution – to take centre stage at The Great Big Beverley Charity Racenight on Tuesday, June 18.

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Daisy Appeal Benefit Thanks To Fund Raising Efforts Of Local Golf Club

Daisy Appeal Benefit Thanks To Fund Raising Efforts Of Local Golf Club
May 6, 2019

The former Captain of Beverley and East Riding Golf Club presented the founder of the Daisy Appeal with a cheque for more than £2,500 from fund-raising events held during 2018.

Steve Fox, who stepped down as Captain at the end of the year, said he selected Daisy for the donation because of connections with cancer and because it is a local charity.

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