As the Club year comes to an end, the members of Soroptimist International of Beverley and District were delighted to be able to present a cheque for £1257.56 in support of the vital work of the Macmillan Nurses team at Castle Hill Hospital.
This magnificent total was raised at the recent Fashion Show held at Tickton.
Every year in this area, 2274 people hear the devastating news they have cancer and the number of people living with cancer in this area is set to almost double by 2030. This is why Macmillan Cancer Support are investing £1million into vital cancer services in this area.
An event was held at Castle Hill Hospital where volunteers, fundraisers and committee members were joined by Lady Halifax, the President of Macmillan to hear from Fundraising Managers Becky Read and Clara White, Macmillan Nurse Sarah Guest, and Macmillan Partnership Manager Lorraine McDonald about the exciting investment that is happening right here on our doorsteps.
Friends and family celebrated the life of Lee Morley, a good friend of Beverley Rugby Club who, sadly passed away last year.
Proceedings from the match and lunch raised over £3000 to be donated to Ward 29 at Castle Hill hospital at the request of Lee’s family in thanks for the care given to Lee during his extended time there.
Beverley hosted a resurgent Selby at Beaver Park on a miserable wet and grey day when conditions were bound to be difficult to allow much entertaining rugby and, so it proved.
The match was held as a Memorial game to celebrate the life of Lee Morley, a good friend of the club who, sadly passed away last year. Proceedings from the match and lunch raised over £3000 to be donated to Ward 29 at Castle Hill hospital at the request of Lee’s family in thanks for the care given to Lee during his extended time there.
After another successful turnout of voters in the Beverley Building Society branch, the September Charity of the Month has been announced as the Daisy Appeal. Established since 2000, the Daisy Appeal has built an £8m research centre and the £4.5m Jack Brignall PET-CT Scanning Centre which are both based at the Castle Hill Hospital Site. The aim of the charity is to fund research, equipment and facilities in order to…
Residents of Cherry Burton were given the opportunity to learn essential life-saving skills when the British Heart Foundation’s Heartstart CPR training course was delivered at the village’s sports pavilion recently.
The training follows the installation of two Automated External Defibrillator (AED) at separate locations in the village.
East Yorkshire hotelier Paul Whymant is on the last leg of his marathon two-month cycling and poetry tour of England and Scotland during which he has visited 35 cancer hospitals and raised money for Macmillan Cancer Support in the process.
Paul, chairman of the family-owned Tickton Grange Hotel, near Beverley, will be dismounting his bike for the last time when he arrives at Castle Hill Hospital’s oncology unit on Friday morning (JUNE 30) at 9.30am.
New, luxury Indian restaurant, Tapasya, is opening soon and aiming to secure the regions’ first Michelin star for Modern Indian Cuisine. The significant investment will see award-winning celebrity chef, KK Anand, leading the kitchen team of experts cooking modern Indian delicacies.