News & events

Team Abbeydale run the Sheffield 10K

Award winning Abbeydale Brewery are further strengthening their links with the local community by selecting Cavendish Cancer Care as their first official charity partner. As part of this commitment, they have been inspired to put down their pint pots and pick up their running shoes and take on the challenge of the Sheffield 10K on Sunday 23rd September.

Will’s 100 mile ride

Will  took on the challenge of a hundred mile bike ride in memory of my wife Gill. He wanted to raise money for Cavendish Cancer Care because of the support given to Gill during her illness and also to her son Gabriel after her death. Will said “I cannot hold Cavendish Cancer Care in higher regard and therefore would be grateful if you could donate in memory of Gill”

Jo & Hoddles – Ultimate Dog Walk

Jo and Hoddles set off today on the ultimate dog walk. 186 miles of the beautiful Pembrokeshire coastal path, camping along the way. By the time they cross the finishing line, we will have ascended more than the height of Everest !

Jo Said “I’m not expecting it to be the most relaxing holiday, infact, it’s possibly my daftest idea yet, but here are some of the reasons I’m doing it…

Crown Green Bowls Tournament Raises £500

Over the last few months Team Cav have had a brilliant time playing crown green bowls at Nether Edge Bowling Club, with our friends at Mackenzie Spencer. The tournament has raised a total of £500, and our Trusts Manager Mike even made it to the finals! We’d like to say a huge thank you to Matt, Chris and Sam for making this event happen, and to everyone who came to bowl with us. And well done to Jonathan and Nick from Yorkshire Bank for their win!

Gin fest……..a gin-tastic evening for everyone. For anyone wanting tickets please contact Katie on fun-raising@outlook.com who is organising this brilliant event in aid of Cavendish. When sending your email please include your full name, number of tickets required and dietary requirements. If you are coming with friends and would all like to be in the same tasting group specify this.

Job Vacancy – Young People’s Service Therapist

Are you looking for a new opportunity to join our well-established Children and Young People’s Team?
This is an exciting and challenging opportunity which involves working with children, young people and their families. Previous experience of therapeutic work with young children on a one to one basis and with families is essential.

Will you join Team Cav and take on the challenge of the Sheffield 10K, we are looking for runners and marshals to join our team and make a difference to local people affected by cancer. 

For further information or to join up to day email Jonny on j.cole@cavcare.org.uk 

#BeMoreNulty

As part of the wonderful tributes for Tramlines festival director Sarah Nulty, friends of Sarah’s have released ‘Be More Nulty’ t-shirts and tote bags. All proceeds from this merchandise are donated to Cavendish as well as Weston Park Cancer Charity: a lovely way to commemorate Sarah’s life and to fundraise for cancer support in our community.

Crown Green Bowls Competition Final Approaches!

Cavendish Cancer Care are delighted that Needle Mackenzie Spencer have been hosting a crown green bowls tournament at Nether Edge Bowling Club in support of us. We were even invited to join in!

Chloe and Claudia represented Team Cav at the semi-final on July 5th, but sadly were not quite destined for glory. Mike, our Trusts and Insights Manager, on the other hand, won as half of Team Maximus Crownus Greenus Bowlius! They will now be advancing to the grand final in September.

Reserve your place today at the Cavendish Celebration Ball taking place on Saturday 23rd March 2019. Tickets are available online or over the phone on 0114 275 4070 or via email fundraising@cavcare.org.uk.