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‘Whose idea was this?’

‘Whose idea was this?’

When a group of seven mates decided to take on a challenge this summer, someone came up with the idea of cycling the full length of the canal from Liverpool to Leeds – all 127 miles of it. Several punctures, numerous falls, and dozens of aching limbs later, each rider...
Make time for tea

Make time for tea

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and this year we’d love you to plan a tea party to help mark this event. We couldn’t think of a nicer way to raise awareness of retinoblastoma and some much needed funds for CHECT than getting together with your...
Siblings scoop bravery awards

Siblings scoop bravery awards

Three children from the same family have received a prestigious CHECT Champion award in recognition of the courage and bravery they have displayed while one of them battles against retinoblastoma. Laurel Allen, from Falkirk, was diagnosed in May 2015. She was 22...
‘I shaved my head for charity’

‘I shaved my head for charity’

A 26-year-old mum has shaved off her waist-length hair to raise money for the Childhood Eye Cancer Trust (CHECT), who supported her family when she was a child. Jodie Ward and her husband Gareth, from Bedfordshire, bravely chopped off each other’s locks in memory of...
Young journalists needed for next edition of Teen Focus

Young journalists needed for next edition of Teen Focus

Calling all teenage Childhood Eye Cancer Trust members! We need you to help us put together the next edition of Teen Focus. If you’re interested in journalism, photography, editing or web design then this opportunity is definitely for you. You’ll spend a week in the...