Press Releases 2015

 

November 2015

 

Head1st girls bare all for Brain Tumour Research

Feel the heat for Brain Tumour Research

Cherry Lane sponsors Christmas Tree of Hope Appeal

Robin is more than a symbol of Christmas for grieving family

New Trustee for Brain Tumour Research

Leading national charity relocates to Milton Keynes

"I'm cured for now," says brain tumour patient

Pensioner to walk 600+ miles in memory of wife lost to brain tumour

Widow launches Christmas campaign for Brain Tumour Research

Bright support for Brain Tumour Research

Grand Challenge launched to fund pioneering research in Portsmouth

Kent mum takes plea for brain tumour research funding to Westminster

Rugby stars turn out in memory of dad lost to brain tumour
 

October 2015

Father who inspired unique fundraiser loses brain tumour battle

Brain Tumour Research reaches important milestone

Mum runs for research after losing her partner to brain tumour

Plymouth teacher runs for research in memory of marine biologist wife lost to brain tumour

Sophie inspires friends to run for Brain Tumour Research

Father lost to brain tumour prompts new charity career

 

September 2015

Research boost in memory of young Manx dancer lost to brain tumour

Stoke Park Chef backs Brain Tumour Research with signature recipe

With a little help from her friends, widow to step out in support of Brain Tumour Research at this year’s Great North Run

School friend lost to brain tumour inspires District Line Cycle Challenge for charity

Father with terminal brain tumour inspires colleagues’ District Line Cycle Challenge for charity

August 2015

27th August 2015 - Everest takes on Snowdon and helps to raise enough funds to sponsor two days of research

27th August 2015 - Grieving Orpington Mum and family strive to leave lasting legacy for husband who passed away aged 34 with a brain tumour

25th August 2015 - Winslow in Bloom raises £1,500 for budding local charities

18th August 2015 - Grieving Beaminster mother vows to leave lasting legacy for only son 

July 2015

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


June 2015

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


May 2015

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


April 2015

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


March 2015

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


February 2015 

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


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