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25th August 2015 - Hammers full-back Jenko turns out to support father with terminal brain tumour

28th July 2015 - Girls take on half Ironman for boy who’s like a brother to them

25th July 2015 - Family walk up Roseberry Topping raises hundreds of pounds for local fundraising group

24th July 2015 - Kettering family set up Cat in a Hat fundraising group as daughter battles a terminal brain tumour

21st July 2015 - Family Coast to Coast cycle raises thousands for cause close to their hearts

19th July 2015 - Top names in Motorsport go back to their roots in Kart Racing raising over £11,000 for charity

1st July 2015 - MK Kart Race attracts top names from world of Motorsport to raise funds for Brain Tumour Research

25th June 2015 - University staff have fun in the sun with sports day for Brain Tumour Research

25th June 2015 - Redcar man inspired by wife’s battle with three brain tumours completes first of four fundraising challenges

22nd June 2015 - Friends honour memory of Nathan "Spuddy" Ward at Brain Tumour Research Centre of Excellence

19th June 2015 - Patient diagnosed with one of most deadly forms of brain tumour defies statistics as he looks forward to reaching a 10-year milestone later this year

17th June 2015 - Brain tumour patient raises awareness at Royal Ascot and celebrates first anniversary with man who held her hand during surgery and treatment

15th June 2015 - Community in mourning as teenager Emma Welch passes away

10th June 2015 - Academics, researchers and staff swap lecture theatres and labs for University Staff Sports Day raising money for Brain Tumour Research

9th June 2015 - First collaborative UK brain tumour scientists’ workshop run by charity fosters new levels of partnership

5th June 2015 - Optician “saved my life” after chance visit lead to brain tumour diagnosis

3rd June 2015 - Eton College fête raises nearly £9,000 for Brain Tumour Research in memory of mother-of-two

1st June 2015 - Chilcompton teenager facing spinal surgery holds largest Teddy Bears’ Picnic on mountain summit, setting World Record

26th May 2015 -  Posthumous exhibition of Rothwell amateur artist will raise funds for Brain Tumour Research

22nd May 2015 - Colchester paediatric nurse and mother faces drawing her pension at the age of 29 following diagnosis of a brain tumour

22nd May 2015 - Every little helps as dad with brain tumour raises more than £3,000 for charity

15th May 2015 - Retired firefighter in brain cancer battle 

15th May 2015 - Loss of childhood friend prompts charity career

15th May 2015 - Loss of rocket scientist inspires family to plan Himalayan trek raising money for Brain Tumour Research

13th May 2015 - Chilcompton teenager facing major back surgery is appealing for help to stage the biggest Teddy Bears’ Picnic on a mountain summit

7th May 2015 - Student to drive from London to Cape Town to raise money in memory of father lost to brain tumour

5th May 2015 - Friends and family of Oadby teenager take on longest zip wire in Europe in his memory

30th April 2015 - Wife lost to brain tumour inspires abseil raising money for Brain Tumour Research

30th April 2015 - Partner abseils landmark building to raise money for Brain Tumour Research after loss of “love of his life”

30th April 2015 - Brain tumour patient faces fear of heights to raise money for research... and admits she would rather have brain surgery than abseil again

30th April 2015 - London Marathon runner raising money for Brain Tumour Research in memory of sports-mad uncle

28th April 2015 - Adrenaline junky grandmother abseils to raise money for research... inspired by brave granddaughter with a brain tumour

28th April 2015 - Mother who lost son to a brain tumour faces fear of heights to raise money for research... as she abseils from what was one of his favourite places

28th April 2015 - Going the distance inspired by three-year-old’s battle with a brain tumour

28th April 2015 - Work colleagues abseil for Brain Tumour Research after loss of loved ones

28th April 2015 - London Marathon runner raises more than £4,000 for Brain Tumour Research in memory of uncle

27th April 2015 - Experienced fundraisers join Brain Tumour Research

27th April 2015 - Aberdeen mum celebrates incredible 10 stones weight loss with abseil for Brain Tumour Research

22nd April 2015 - Lake District hotelier and businessman to run London Marathon for Brain Tumour Research following wife’s diagnosis

21st April 2015 - Friends and family raise incredible £34,000 in memory of sorely-missed man lost to brain cancer

16th April 2015 - First marathon attempt to remember mum on anniversary of her death

14th April 2015 - Brain Tumour Research celebrates biggest ever Wear A Hat Day campaign

8th April 2015 - Brain Tumour Research benefits from millinery design competition

30th March 2015 - Young Farmers style up for Wear A Hat Day

24th March 2015 - Chelsea brain tumour patient appeals to Government to Invest In A Cure

23rd March 2015 - Celebrities Back Wear A Hat Day for Brain Tumour Research

23rd March 2015 - Halifax gets behind Wear A Hat Day after great grandmother lost to brain tumour

20th March 2015 - Couple who lost eldest daughter to a brain tumour get behind Wear A Hat Day for Brain Tumour Research

20th March 2015 - Phoenix Pearman is star of Wear A Hat Day video after losing dad to brain tumour

19th March 2015 - Mum of teenager with a brain tumour in plea for Wales to get behind Wear A Hat Day for Brain Tumour Research

18th March 2015 - Stanmore family of seven-year-old girl lost to a brain tumour calls on Government to Invest In A Cure
 
18th March 2015 - Finchley family of 10-year-old boy lost to a brain tumour calls on Government to Invest In A Cure

18th March 2015 - End of life care nurse calls on Government to Invest In A Cure

18th March 2015 - Brain & Spine Foundation represented at launch of new Brain Tumour Research manifesto

18th March 2015 - Widower Martin Segal presents new Brain Tumour Research manifesto to MPs

18th March 2015 - Isle of Wight campaigner presents new Brain Tumour Research manifesto to MPs

18th March 2015 - Coulsdon mum Linda Rickford presents new Brain Tumour Research manifesto to MPs

18th March 2015 - Father presents new Brain Tumour Research manifesto to MPs after loss of daughter Anna Hughes

18th March 2015 - Parents of Charlie Carter-Bates present new Brain Tumour Research manifesto to MPs

18th March 2015 - Aylesbury teenager, mum and grandma present new Brain Tumour Research manifesto to MPs

18th March 2015 - Patient Nicole Taylor presents new Brain Tumour Research manifesto to MPs

18th March 2015 - Parents of Danny Green present new Brain Tumour Research manifesto after loss 

18th March 2015 - Bucks family presents new Brain Tumour Research manifesto to MPs after loss of Taylan Rawlinson

18th March 2015 - Eminent Nottingham professor presents new Brain Tumour Research manifesto to MPs

18th March 2015 - Charlie Boutwood tells his survival story as Brain Tumour Research manifesto presented to MPs

18th March 2015 - Wakefield family present Brain Tumour Research manifesto to MPs after loss of Levi Ringer

17th March 2015 - Patients, carers, scientists and charities call on UK Government to Invest In A Cure for brain tumours 

17th March 2015 - Brain tumour survivor Nicci Roscoe urges people to get involved in Wear A Hat Day for Brain Tumour Research

17th March 2015 - Town crier shouts about Wear A Hat Day for Brain Tumour Research

16th March 2015 - Former Lord Mayor of Portsmouth places tile on Wall of Hope

12th March 2015 - University of Portsmouth Brain Tumour Research Centre of Excellence mark £196k grant from Children with Cancer UK

11th March 2015 - Family whose six-year-old child was diagnosed with a brain tumour take part in Wear A Hat Day for Brain Tumour Research

4th March 2015 - Family who lost wife and mother just two months after diagnosis in plea for Oxford to get behind Wear A Hat Day for Brain Tumour Research

4th March 2015 - Heart-broken parents in plea for Manchester to get behind Wear A Hat Day for Brain Tumour Research

4th March 2015 - Parents of miracle toddler get behind Wear A Hat Day for Brain Tumour Research

4th March 2015 - Mum campaigns after loss of toddler to brain tumour 

4th March 2015 - Little Eaton man living with brain tumour urges people to support Wear A Hat Day for Brain Tumour Research

4th March 2015 - Terminally ill man supports Wear A Hat Day for Brain Tumour Research

4th March 2015 - Widow remembers husband lost to brain tumour

4th March 2015 - Bucks bookseller is national poster girl

3rd March 2015 - Heart-broken parents in plea for Manchester to get behind Wear A Hat Day for Brain Tumour Research

3rd March 2015 - Southampton businesswoman supporting Wear A Hat Day for Brain Tumour Research after three family members diagnosed

3rd March 2015 - Mum whose son was saved supports Wear A Hat Day for Brain Tumour Research

3rd March 2015 - Brain tumour survivor in plea for Birmingham to get behind Wear A Hat Day for Brain Tumour Research

2nd March 2015 - Family who lost wife and mother just two months after diagnosis in plea for Oxford to get behind
Wear A Hat Day for Brain Tumour Research

2nd March 2015 - Young mum with brain tumour supports Wear A Hat Day for Brain Tumour Research

2nd March 2015 - Widow in plea for region to support Wear A Hat Day for Brain Tumour Research

2nd March 2015 - Sports broadcaster Jacqui Oatley says Wear A Hat to fight brain tumours

28th February 2015 - Intrepid Cheam man completes “coldest race on earth” to raise funds for Brain Tumour Research

28th February 2015 - Mum whose Google search saved life of son appeals to region to support Wear A Hat Day for Brain Tumour Research

28th February 2015 - Young patient in plea for Nottingham to get behind Wear A Hat Day for Brain Tumour Research

8th February 2015 - Thousands Set to Take Part in Wear A Hat Day for Brain Tumour Research

6th February 2015 - Teen will attempt solo Atlantic crossing world record 

3rd February 2015 - Maggie's Memory racing to beat brain tumours

29th January 2015 - Model celebrates all clear after brain tumour diagnosis

26th January 2015 - Bristol man inspires 400 mile Tour de Labs challenge for Brain Tumour Research

26th January 2015 - Friend's diagnosis inspires Fareham man's 400 miles Tour de Labs challenge to raise money for Brain Tumour Research

21st January 2015 - Fundraising race night in memory of grandma lost to brain tumour

16th January 2015 - Lenborough Singers donate £1,500 concert proceeds to Brain Tumour Research

15th January 2015 - Wigston 5-year-old donating hair for Oadby charitable group

15th January 2015 - Taylan's Project Crystal Ball

9th January 2015 - Pub donates proceeds of first brew to Brain Tumour Research

9th January 2015 - Concert raises fund in memory of mum and daughter

7th January 2015 - Arctic wildlife will be challenge for Yukon explorer raising money for Brain Tumour Research

16th December 2014 - Isle of Wight professor takes case for more brain tumour research funding to House of Commons

16th December 2014 - Brain tumour specialist from Portsmouth takes case to House of Commons

16th December 2014 - Pauline Latham MP joins the call for more research funding into brain tumour as Little Eaton man diagnosed

16th December 2014 - Queen Mary University of London Professor takes case for more brain tumour research funding to House of Commons

16th December 2014 - Foyle MP Mark Durkan meets scientists, patients and carers – demanding answers to why brain tumours remain such an overlooked cancer?

16th December 2014 - Imperial College scientist, patients and carers meet MPs – demanding answers to why brain tumours remain such an overlooked cancer?

15th December 2014 - Patients, carers, scientists meet MPs today – demanding answers to why brain tumours remain such an overlooked cancer?

15th December 2014 - Brain Tumour Research to benefit from Lenborough Singers’ popular Christmas event

10th December 2014 - Teenager Jasmine's Christmas wishes for brain tumour patients 

4th December 2014 - Brain tumour patient encourages Gifts of Hope as charity Christmas appeal launched in Portsmouth

1st December 2014 - Teenager, who lost father to brain tumour encourages Gifts of Hope as national charity Christmas appeal launched

1st December 2014 - Best friends fundraising for Brain Tumour Research after their dads coincidentally diagnosed

24th November 2014 - Sponsored Walk by local nursery raises thousands inspired by father’s courageous battle with a brain tumour

24th November 2014 - Brain Tumour Research launches third Research Centre bringing hope to thousands

24th November 2014 - Former Rotherham GP welcomes new Brain Tumour Research Centre

24th November 2014 - Stanmore charity, Ali's Dream, welcomes new Brain Tumour Research Centre

24th November 2014 - Soulbury activist and fundraiser, Nicole Taylor, welcomes new Brain Tumour Research Centre 

24th November 2014 - Brighton woman welcomes new Brain Tumour Research Centre

20th November 2014 - Historic new chapter in cancer research begins today as the UK’s first Research Centre of Excellence into low-grade brain tumours is launched at Plymouth University

8th November 2014 - Tree planted by Soulbury brain tumour patient and activist on Millenium Green marks 201st achievement on bucket list

24th October 2014 - New hope for 16,000 people diagnosed with brain tumours each year as a new research Centre of Excellence is unveiled at Queen Mary University of London

7th October 2014 - A milestone in brain tumour research: the UK's first national networked brain tumour tissue archive

30th September 2014 - Beaconsfield Heritage Trust Dinner raises more than £4,000 for Immediate Past Mayor’s chosen charity

26th September 2014 - Edgware-based charitable group to hold Fundraising Ball in memory of seven-year-old Charlie Carter-Bates who passed away from a brain tumour 

20th September 2014 - Portsmouth Airbus Space and Defence employees complete epic four day cycling challenge between five Airbus sites in the South-West

17th August 2014 - Poole man walks South West Coast Path to fund two days of research in memory of cousin lost to a brain tumour

16th August 2014 - Local charity asks community to join sponsored canal walk to raise funds for research 

1st August 2014 - Cotswolds cycle ride in memory of Yate man, Ian Meek, to raise funds for Brain Tumour Research and St Rose's School in Stroud

17th July 2014 - Double tragedy for Skelmersdale and Warrington fundraisers cycling from Leeds to Liverpool as they lose second friend to a brain tumour

10th July 2014 - Nuneaton Summer Fete returns for second year to raise funds for local chartiable group Maggie's Memory in support of brain tumour research

1st July 2014 - New research presented to MPs reveals startling new fact: one in 50 people who die under the age of 60 die from a brain tumour 

24th June 2014 - HSBC invests in hope with World Cup fundraising event for Brain Tumour Research

19th June 2014 - Dr. Ruman Rahman, Children’s Brain Tumour Research Centre, University of Nottingham, receives British Neuro-oncology Society Young Investigator Award

4th June 2014 - Brain Tumour Research calls for volunteers after surge of support across region

20th May 2014 - Local charity is delighted winner of prestigious Buckinghamshire Business Award

15th May 2014 - Local charity congratulates B&W Advertiser for raising awareness and supporting the cause

14th April 2014 - Wear A Hat Day event for Redcar charitable group M.I.N.E. is hat-tastic!

11th April 2014 - Buckinghamshire gets its hat on in astonishing cross-county turn out for local charity’s Wear A Hat Day!

9th April 2014 - Conisbrough man’s 2,500 mile charity cycle raises £8,000 inspired by sister with a brain tumour

4th March 2014 - New hope for 16,000 people diagnosed with brain tumours each year as three new research partnerships are announced at Speaker’s House today

March 2014 - From fedoras to fezs, bobble hats to berets, on 28th March thousands set to take part in Brain Tumour Research's Wear A Hat Day
 
27th February 2014 - Conisbrough man to cycle 2,500 miles inspired by sister with a brain tumour

17th Feburary 2014 - Local man to run “Magnificent Seven” inspired by Mum who passed away from a brain tumour

14th Febrary 2014 - Vivien Sheriff designer of official limited edition Wear A Hat Day 2014 brooch

10th Feburary 2014 - Garry Christian supporting Wear A Hat Day in memory of brother, Roger

16th January 2014 - Batsmen, bowled over by courage of brain tumour team-mate, set on breaking cricket world record

8th November 2013 - Local charity to fund second Brain Tumour Research Centre of Excellence

4th November 2013 - Eight organisations in bid to be new Brain Tumour Research Centre of Excellence

1st October 2013 - Two friends from Bath set out on 650-mile charity tandem bike ride, inspired by brother diagnosed with a brain tumour

26th September 2013- Great Wall of China trek, inspired by Bolton 11 year old who lost her battle with a brain tumour, raises £40,000 for charity

25th September 2013- MP Anna Soubry attends Beeston-based charity’s ball in Nottingham

24th September 2013- Chilcompton girl with scoliosis to climb the height of Everest
 
18th September 2013- Hundreds of staff from the UK's biggest communications agency go 'all out' in the largest relay race this year to raise money for Brain Tumour Research

16th September 2013- Enjoy an autumn walk beside the Grand Union Canal and raise fund for locally-based charity

14th August 2013 - Local milliner hopes Bridport Hat Festival will raise awareness of disease which took Bridport friend 

13th August 2013 - Local family cycling from Barcelona to Bournemouth inspired by sister's battle with brain tumours

22th July 2013 - Celebrity chefs join forces with charity to promote Host for Hope campaign  

 25th June 2013 - Redcar man inspired by wife's battle with brain tumours

10th June 2013 - Maldon Men cycling from John O'Groats to Land's End in memory of two brain tumour friends

24th May 2013 - New Lord Mayor of Portsmouth announces Brain Tumour research as charity partner

10th May 2013 - Queen's University Centre receives major boost to brain tumour research funding  

8th May 2013 - Fantastic local support for Wear A Hat Day.

7th May 2013 - Cheddington lady takes on Tough Mudder challenge. 

23th April 2013 - The Crown Twyford completes Land's End to John O'Groats  

9th April 2013 - Land's End to John O'Groats at The Crown Twyford  

26th March 2013 - Bristol colleagues commemorate 10th anniversary of brain tumour death by supporting Wear A Hat Day  

25th March 2013 - Buckinghamshire-based brain tumour charity unveils new cancer report at House of Commons  

22th March 2013 - ASDA & the March Hare in Ashton under Lyne support Wear A Hat Day. 15th March 2013 - Local charity asks community to join in with fun cancer drive.

20th March 2013 - Ali's Dream launch unveiling of new research into brain tumours at the Palace of Westminster.

20th March 2013 - Local charity asks community to join in with fun cancer drive

8th March 2013 - Local girl is the face of Wear A Hat Day for brain tumours 

4th March 2013 - Glossop's On Yer Bike for Brain Tumours raises £10K. 

21st February 2013 - Leighton Buzzard theatre hosts tribute to Victoria Wood for charity

18th February 2013 - Morden baby Charlie Cox inspires Winter Tough Guy Challenge 

12th February 2013 - Glossop's On Yer Bike for Brain Tumours

30th January 2013 - Fundraising manager gearing up for On Yer Bike fundraiser 

29th November 2012 - Brain Tumour Research appoints Marketing Manager

8th November 2012 - Baby Charlie Cox inspires Three Peaks Challenge

8th November 2012 - Mr Speaker completes 5km swim and receives award from Olympic swimmer

1st November 2012 - New Brain Tumour Research Laboratory Launched

12th July 2012 - Southampton woman cycles to Land's End in memory of Uncle

10th July 2012 - Barnstaple men climb Monte Rosa, raising tens of thousands for charity

4th July 2012 - Enfield lady to carry Olympic torch through Enfield

3rd July 2012 - 37 take on 35 mile cycling challenge in memory of Reigate Rugby Club man

22nd May 2012 - Buckingham Table completes Yorkshire Three Peaks challenge

15th May 2012 - Northampton man rides classic motorbike in memory of grand-daughter

26th April 2012 -  11 Hessle men raise £15k for charity

Wear A Hat Day 2011

Actor Sheila Hancock to launch £7m drive to address lack of brain tumour research

28th January 2011 - Brave brain tumour patient heralded as one of ten top sailors in the World

19th January 2011 - Local charity takes on two new appointees to help fund the fight against brain tumours

7th December 2010 - Sheila Hancock launches `Wall of Hope' at the University of Portsmouth's Brain Tumour Research centre of excellence

14th October 2010 All Party Parliamentary Group Reception at Houses of Parliament 

11th October 2010 - Ali's Dream heads to Houses of Parliament

11th October 2010 - Andrea's Gift heads to Houses of Parliament

11th October 2010 - Brainwaves NI heads to Houses of Parliament

11th October 2010 - BTRC heads to Houses of Parliament

11th October 2010 - Brain Tumour Research heads to Houses of Parliament

11th October 2010 - Charlie's Challenge heads to Houses of Parliament

11th October 2010 - Ellie's Fund heads to Houses of Parliament

11th October 2010 - Levi's Star heads to Houses of Parliament

11th October 2010 - Local brain tumour charity heads to Houses of Parliament - Beaconsfield

11th October 2010 - Husband of brain tumour patient heads to Houses of Parliament

11th October 2010 - Brain tumour patient heads to Houses of Parliament

11th October 2010 - Brain tumour scientist heads to Houses of Parliament

 


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