Quiz night will help to beat blood cancers

North Northumberland Fundraising Group for Bloodwise had another busy year in 2016 with events as diverse as a choir concert, charity walk and running the tea tent for Party on the Parade.

Wednesday, 18th January 2017, 10:29 am
Updated Wednesday, 18th January 2017, 10:37 am
Party on the Parade.

This year it kicks off with a quiz at Magdalene Fields golf club on January 21, at 7.30pm, teams of two to six, for £3 per person.

Money raised goes towards new research to find better treatments and cures for patients with all types of blood cancers, including leukaemia, lymphoma and myeloma.

The fund-raising group has a variety of events taking place during the year, including a dance in conjunction with Berwick Rugby Club on February 24 featuring the ever popular Band with No Name.

There is also a golfer/non-golfer competition on May 20, help with the Party on the Parade in May and the ever popular Holy Island sponsored walk on September 24.

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The research takes place in centres around the UK, including Newcastle.

At any one time they have over £90 million invested in research. Bloodwise currently funds over 1,000 researchers and clinicians across over 220 active research projects, as well as countless more awards to train the research leaders of the future.

For further details of their activities contact Helen Tait on 01289 302501 or Marion Black on 01289 330185.