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  • Blog Post: Severn Bridge Walk – going the extra mile for Macmillan, by Paddyman

    Here at the Macmillan Community Team, we’ve noticed that lots of our Community members are taking on challenges and organising events to raise money for Macmillan and other charities. We wanted to have somewhere to celebrate these events, so we’ve created this brand new blog. To kick...
  • Blog Post: Duathlon webchat transcript

    On Thursday 19 July, we hosted a live webchat with Great British duathlete and Macmillan Supporter Catriona Morrison. Cat has represented Great Britain in both duathlons and triathlons and has brought home lots of medals, including a gold medal at the 2010 Duathlon World Championships in Edinburgh...
  • Blog Post: Time to prove my superhero credentials, and insanity!

    So as you all know i have a wonderful little mixture of health problems and im forever trying to prove my point that i am me, not my symptoms, i may have these things but they do not have me. Well im gonna prove it! Was gonna wait til i got my CT results and stuff but ive been doing so well lately that...
  • Blog Post: Nationwide members – make your vote count

    If you’re a member of Nationwide, you can vote online in its AGM – and for each vote cast, they’ll donate 20p to Macmillan Cancer Support.This could mean a whopping £250,000 coming our way to help change the lives of people affected by cancer. Voting closes at 11am on Monday...
  • Blog Post: Duathlon webchat – Thursday 19 July

    Please note: This webchat has been rescheduled from 4 July. On Thursday 19 July, we’re hosting a webchat with Great British duathlete and Macmillan supporter Catriona Morrison. On 9 September, runners and cyclists will take to Richmond Park for this year’s London Duathlon . This...
  • Blog Post: It begins...

    Thank you to everyone who gave their feedback in my previous blog post. We have decided to join the Cheshire Walk on 5 th August as our first challenge. A month before the walk I will be changing my diabetes medication to a pump which is rather exciting, however to get use to it in time I need...
  • Blog Post: Cycling and fundraising after bowel cancer treatment

    This time last year I was still having treatment for bowel cancer. I'd had the chemoradiotherapy, I'd had the surgery and I was part way through adjuvant chemotherapy. The Oxaliplatin had made my blood counts plummet so it was Capecitibine for the rest of the course. Coming to the end of treatment...
  • Blog Post: Dave goes Miles for Macmillan

    Dave Gow has recently been treated for bowel cancer and is so grateful for the care he has received he’s decided to give something back by raising money for Macmillan Cancer Support. Although Dave didn’t require a Macmillan nurse he is aware that many other people affected by cancer do. He’s...
  • Blog Post: Race For Life 2012

    http://www.raceforlifesponsorme.org/stephanieheyes This is my fundraising page. I am doing the race for life along Blackpool Promenade this year! I will be running for family members who have lost their lives to cancer, myself as a cancer survivor and all the other fighters out there. I will be looking...
  • Blog Post: Guest post: Who would you invite to your perfect coffee morning?

    National Events Assistant Anna Hufton blogs about her dream coffee morning. Anna with World's Biggest Coffee Morning supporter Larry Lamb Hello! I’m Anna, I’m the National Events Assistant at Macmillan Cancer Support and this is my very first coffee morning blog. So here goes...