Respite Holidays For Cancer Patients

If you know someone who has been affected by cancer and you think would benefit from a holiday please fill out the form below. Impact Young Heroes Charity will contact them to get further information to start the application process and hopefully make a big difference to their lives.      

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Cancer Controversies 2

Throughout the years there have been many cancer myths floating around. The question is: Is there any truth to these cancer myths? Keep reading and learn fact from fiction! Cancer Myth 1) Hair dyes can lead to cancer Hair dyes have been linked to a variety of cancers including bladder cancer, breast cancer, leukemia’s and lymphomas. But there […]

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Cancer Controversies

Throughout the years there have been many cancer myths floating around. The question is: Is there any truth to these cancer myths? In this two part special we probe the most well known cancer myths and stamp out the fact from the fiction. Cancer myth: 1)   A shampoo additive called sodium lauryl sulfate (SLS) […]

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Young Hero gets his big break

Mohammed Rahman (Akky as he is known to many) recently returned from his respite break in Lanzarote where he was accompanied by best friend Suhiol. The 22 year old from Oldham was left disappointed last year when his break had to be postponed last minute due to health reasons so the trip this time round […]

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Alexander James Albiston April 5th 1991 – March 13th 2010

Alexander James Albiston April 5th 1991 – March 13th 2010 Alex Albiston, an exceptionally brave and inspirational young man, sadly lost his battle with cancer on Saturday 13th March 2010.  He was just 18 years old. Alex touched the lives of everyone, he came into contact with; which is evident by the hundreds of tributes that have […]

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Nippy Dipping

Whilst the majority of us sat cosily watching tv and eating left over turkey on Boxing Day, a group of very brave fundraisers took to the freezing waters of the North Sea in what has become a famous and 35 year tradition in Sunderland. The Seaburn Boxing Day Dip, organised by the Sunderland Lions Club, […]

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Keep on running

On Sunday the 18th of April 2010 the first ever Brighton Marathon will be taking place. Amongst the estimated 10,000 runners will be Trudie Newlove who has chosen to fundraise for Young Heroes . Trudie from Kilham, Driffield will be running the 26.2 mile course around the coastal city of Brighton and Hove. The inaugural event which […]

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