Cyclotron delivery lifts Daisy Appeal into UK top tier for medical scanning and research

Cyclotron delivery lifts Daisy Appeal into UK top tier for medical scanning and research

A charity that is working to develop “dose-on-demand” radiotracers with improved detection and personalised treatment for patients with cancer, heart disease and dementia has taken a big step towards its goal with the delivery to Castle Hill Hospital of a consignment of UK-leading PET-CT scanning and research equipment. Prof Nick Stafford, founder and chairman of the Daisy Appeal, said the...

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Rugby club ladies’ day helps charity kick on towards fundraising target

Rugby club ladies’ day helps charity kick on towards fundraising target

A charity that is working to tackle cancer, heart disease and dementia received a fundraising boost from the annual ladies’ day at Beverley Rugby Union Club. The event raised more than £3,000 for the Daisy Appeal with money coming in from lunch for more than 100 guests and an auction of specially designed daisy team shirts. Carol Innes, vice-chairman of Beverley RUFC, said ladies’ day had been...

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Sound of success as musical masterpiece raises funds for Daisy Appeal

Sound of success as musical masterpiece raises funds for Daisy Appeal

An international opera singer and an acclaimed East Yorkshire choir hit the high notes to help a leading charity bring in six grand going on seven grand by presenting songs from an all-time favourite musical in an exclusive setting. Mezzo soprano Katie Marriott, who has returned to Beverley following a career singing across Europe, was joined by the Wedding Belles singers, some volunteer nuns...

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Sessions with sports ‘royalty’ and fancy shoes to boost Hull charity’s funds

Sessions with sports ‘royalty’ and fancy shoes to boost Hull charity’s funds

Three British Olympians will join Hull’s business community next month for a major fundraising event. In the first Sailors Children’s Society Sportsman’s Lunch since 2019, retired athletes and TV personalities Colin Jackson, Jamie Baulch and Roger Black, who is this year’s speaker, will join 700 guests at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hull on October 8 during the charity’s 200th year. The event,...

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Hull 4 Heroes able to respond quicker with new corporate card solution

Hull 4 Heroes able to respond quicker with new corporate card solution

Hull based financial technology firm Expensemate has given Hull 4 Heroes the ability to respond quicker to veterans’ needs with three pre-paid cards that speed up and monitor the transactions that are essential to running the charity. Expensemate, which is part of the Rix Group, launched the only corporate expense card to offer credit in 2020. It has gifted the charity with three of its pre-paid...

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