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ScottishPower begins another three years of partnering up with Cancer Research UK

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Former professional footballer, Joe Thompson, who had cancer twice during his playing career, has helped kick start the move by ScottishPower to continue their partnership with Cancer Research UK for a further three years.Joe,...

Research scientist urging people to sign up to Race for Life at Home

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An Edinburgh-based researcher at the Cancer Research UK Edinburgh Centre, Dr Noor Gammoh, will join thousands of people from across the UK who have all vowed to run, walk or jog 5K either alone or in...

Cancer charity appeals for research funds

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All charities are finding it difficult to raise funds during the pandemic, and now a neurosurgeon is backing an appeal which he says will give people with cancer more time with their loved ones.Cancer...

Rallying call to help raise funds for cancer research once more

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One of the results of Covid-19 is that funding which might have been raised for certain charities has been diverted or lost to those charities.Cancer Research UK is one of those, depending on...

Nikki puts them under starters orders at Race for Life Pretty Muddy

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Nikki Martin sounded the horn at the Race for Life Pretty Muddy yesterday the signal for more than 3,700 women and children to begin the mud-splattered event at the Royal Highland Centre. The event was a...

Edinburgh College Students Raise £15,000 For Charity

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A group of students from Edinburgh college have raised more than £15,000 for several local and national charities.Working in groups of four, the students – who study at the college’s Milton Road and Sighthill...

Amy an inspiration to netball stars

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Scottish netball stars are going for gold in the Commonwealth Games cheered on by one of their bravest fans.Nine-year-old Amy Reid who lost a kidney to cancer was treated to a VIP tour of...

VIP starters at Race for Life Edinburgh

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Kayla Doohan from Livingston sounded the airhorn to set the 5K runners on their way in the Cancer Research UK Race for Life in Holyrood Park earlier today. Around 2,000 people took part in the...

Race for Life involves men for the first time

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MUMS and daughters are being urged to unite against cancer by entering Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life.The charity is inviting women of all ages, shapes and sizes to take part in Race for...

Lorraine backs Cancer Research UK’s campaign on obesity

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Lorraine Rosie was at Holyrood to support Cancer Research UK's Scale Down Cancer campaign to demand action on obesity.The 55 year-old mum lost 5 stone 8 lib in just 18 months after promising that...

Possible cancer ‘ally’ found in zebrafish

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Cancer Research UK in Edinburgh say they have found a potential link between the immune system and brain tumours. And they have discovered this with the help of tropical fish.Scientists examining the brains of transparent zebrafish...

Edith Bowman joins ScottishPower to mark £10 million raised for Cancer Research UK in...

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Television presenter, radio broadcaster & DJ, Edith Bowman has joined forces with ScottishPower and Cancer Research UK to celebrate raising £10 million to help beat cancer sooner. ScottishPower launched a three-year partnership with Cancer Research UK in...

Get your trainers on for the Snowflake Run

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Heather Duff survived cancer and now she is taking part in the first ever 10K Cancer Research UK Snowflake Run which will be held next month in the capital.So swap your slippers for your trainers...

Are you ready for Pretty Muddy?

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A brave teenager leading the charge against cancer is appealing for women to join her at Edinburgh’s first Pretty Muddy Race. (Aimie is in the centre above with her mum Gillian on the left and...

Flybe continue their links with Cancer Research UK

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THE SKY’S THE LIMIT AS FLYBE FUNDRAISING HITS £500,000 FOR CANCER RESEARCH UKFlybe staff and passengers are uniting to beat cancer, sooner as the airline expects their fundraising efforts to reach an almighty £500,000...

Now is the time to enter Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life

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Cancer Research UK have just opened the entries to their Race for Life which takes place in May this year. Women across Scotland’s capital are being urged to get the New Year off to a great...

Tuesday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

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Mac's Munchkins: an hour of farm-themed storytelling, crafts, playgroup and songs. For ages 2+. 10am and 3pm,  today and every Tuesday, Gorgie City Farm, 51 Gorgie Road. £2 per child, no booking required, just come along...

What’s On in Edinburgh this week

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Lots of Christmassy things this week, from craft fairs to carols and music to markets - but if the very thought of anything festive sends you running from the room, fear not - there...

Friday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

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The Cancer Research UK Ceilidh Experiment! Dancing (with caller), fairground games, films, theatre, poetry and the chance to try some hands-on science. Brew up a hoolie with Edinburgh-based Cancer Research scientists and find out...

Cancer Research Ceilidh at Summerhall

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Ever danced the DNA Replication? Possibly not - but if you'd like to give it a try (along with the Dashing White Oxidant and the Canadian Brain Dance), have lots of fun, burn off...

What’s On in Edinburgh this week

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 MONDAY 20TH OCTOBER 2014Metals and Marble: an exhibition of contemporary metal and marble sculpture by Chris Muirhead and Simon Burns-Cox, displayed in the gallery with its 17th century Renaissance hand-painted ceiling. 9am-6pm today and everyday until 25th October 2014, Gladstone's...

What’s On in Edinburgh this week

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MONDAY 11TH AUGUST 2014Phill Jupitus: Sketch Comic.  The National Galleries of Scotland are letting legendary stand-up, poet and roving sketchsmith Phill Jupitus loose in its rooms for three weeks during August.  Each morning Phill...

Bleeker singer to fire the starting gun for Race for Life

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A courageous Edinburgh singer who was diagnosed with breast cancer at 29 will start the Race for Life at South Queensferry on Sunday.Lauren Alari, who has supported top Scottish acts like Eddie Reader, will...

Leith Cancer Research UK Shop has an ‘Egg-cellent’ birthday planned

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CRACKING FIRST BIRTHDAY FOR CANCER RESEARCH UK SHOP Scotland’s only children’s store for Cancer Research UK is set to celebrate its first birthday with a fabulous Easter competition. The emporium on Great Junction Street, near the...

Cancer Research UK launch Dryathlon initiative

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Men and women from the Lothians are being challenged to lay off alcohol in January to raise money for Cancer Research UK.The charity is launching Dryathlon, its New Year fundraising campaign, and urging people...

Sainsburys Straiton choose Cancer Research UK as charity partner

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Cancer Research UK announced as Sainsbury’s Straiton new local charity partner   CANCER research in Edinburgh is to receive a welcome boost thanks to a new local fundraising partnership between Sainsbury’s Straiton and Cancer Research UK. The partnership...

Edinburgh woman supporting Race for Life 2013

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An Edinburgh mum who survived cancer has been chosen as guest of honour to start this year’s Cancer Research UK Race for Life in Edinburgh with her 11-year-old daughter.Alison Brown, is issuing the rallying...

Dancing for cancer charity

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EDINBURGH YOUNGSTERS DANCE TO THE BEAT OF DNA COMPOSER FOR CANCER RESEARCH UKA group of talented young ballet dancers is set to take to the stage for a performance to a score by a...

Pioneering project at Edinburgh Experimental Cancer Medicine Centre

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Scots patients are among the first taking part in a pioneering initiative to demonstrate how genetic tests could be used within the NHS to help match cancer patients to the most appropriate treatment, while building...

Friends reunited to race for life

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When Karen Denoon read about her friend Lisa MacDonald on Facebook and decided to run Race for Life she persuaded a group of school friends to run together in what has turned into a...

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