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Discount for family holidays

Holiday park operator Haven are offering discounted holidays to Childhood Eye Cancer Trust members. Haven, which has 36 parks dotted along the UK coast, will give families 5% off their holiday or short break during the school holidays or 10% on...

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Festive fundraising

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Christmas is the perfect time to raise funds for a good cause and there are so many fun and different ways to take part. Below, we’ve listed some of our favourite festive fundraising ideas and don’t forget, we’re here to help you...

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Isabella wins bravery award

A three-year-old girl from Oxfordshire has received a prestigious award in recognition of the courage she has shown while battling against a rare form of cancer. Isabella Goodale was just 10 weeks old when she was diagnosed with...

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Vote for CHECT to win up to £25,000

The Childhood Eye Cancer Trust has been shortlisted for an Aviva Community Fund award – and we really need your help to make sure we win it. All you need to do is spare a couple of minutes to vote for us and we could receive up to £25,000 to...

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Golfers raise £5k for CHECT

Members of an Essex golf club have raised more than £5,000 to help families affected by retinoblastoma. The Three Rivers Golf Club in Purleigh chose us as their charity of the year and held a number of events throughout the year to fundraise...

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CHECT Champions awarded at Twycross Zoo

Four deserving people – including our first ever adult – were given CHECT Champion awards during a special ceremony at our members’ day on Sunday. The winners were nominated by friends and family to recognise either the bravery they have shown...

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Rb training launched

Vision Express employees across the UK will now receive professional training on the signs of childhood eye cancer. The retailer, which is committed to reducing delays in retinoblastoma diagnosis, worked with the Childhood Eye Cancer Trust on...

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Charity eye patch day

Retinoblastoma survivor Katie Peller, 12, and her friends got 100 people to take part in an eye patch day, raising vital awareness of retinoblastoma as well as valuable funds for the Childhood Eye Cancer Trust… My name is Katie, I’m 12 and I go...

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Family of 5 in Great North Run

Four years ago, Patrick Tonks could barely walk up a flight of stairs. Treatment for a rare form of cancer had left him so weak that he sometimes had to use a wheelchair. This year, however, the fit and healthy 55-year-old celebrated four years...

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‘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...

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