June 2011 Newsletter

In this months newsletter we share details of a fantastic new service that will allow people to donate money to Young Heroes by simply sending a text message.  This unique service launched by phone giant Vodafone and Just Giving.  The service allows people, on any phone network, to donate up to £10 to their chosen […]

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May 2011 Newsletter

Introduction Welcome to the latest edition of the makeabigdifference newsletter, your one-stop-shop for all the latest charity, cancer and fundraising news. In our May newsletter we present the last of ‘The Big C’; where there this month we ask ‘Is there a natural cure for cancer?’ We also take a look at another holistic approach […]

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April 2011 Newsletter

Welcome to this months makeabigdifference newsletter, your one-stop-shop for all the latest charity and fundraising news and up to date cancer news and trials. In this edition we take another look at ‘The Big C’ where we ask why do some people get cancer and others don’t.  Is it really just down to the cards […]

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Fundraising idea : All things English

Fundraising idea All things English Below are some basic ideas but to turn them into real moneymakers don’t forget to add as many extra bits as you can manage. The Full English Breakfast Start the day just right by offering a Full English Breakfast in your local hall, school diner, works canteen, local pub etc. […]

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March 2011 Newsletter

Welcome to the March edition of the makeabigdifference newsletter; Young Heroes’ one stop shop for all the latest charity news and events. We dedicate this months edition to the memory of Alex Albiston; the amazing young hero who passed away one year ago after a most courageous battle with cancer.  Alex’s family and friends are […]

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New Leukaemia Vaccine Enters Clinical Trials

New leukaemia vaccine enters clinical trials UK scientists have launched an early clinical trial – phase-II – of a new cancer vaccine designed to help patients with leukemia to fight the disease. The DNA vaccine, which Cancer Research UK scientists helped to develop, is different from vaccines that help to prevent infectious diseases. Instead it is […]

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February 2011 Newsletter

Welcome to the February edition of the makeabigdifference newsletter; Young Heroes’ one stop shop for all the latest charity news and events, fundraising and cancer updates. In this issue we share the latest installment of ‘Cancer Controversies’; Do medical X-rays cause cancer? Does eating well done meat really cause bladder cancer? Does breastfeeding lower my […]

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January 2011 Newsletter

A very warm welcome to the January edition of the makeabigdifference newsletter and on behalf of Young Heroes I wish you all a very happy new year. The beginning of a new year is the perfect time to take control of your health and in this month’s newsletter you can read our ‘6 steps to […]

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December 2010 Newsletter

Welcome to the very festive December charity newsletter.  It’s hard to believe that Christmas is yet again upon us, the last 12months have simply flown! In this special end of year edition we take a look back at 2010; the highlights of the year, the amazing people who have helped Young Heroes make a big […]

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Eating watercress every day could stop breast cancer tumours from growing

Eating watercress every day could help to prevent breast cancer, researchers have found. The ‘super food’ can help to ‘turn off’ a signal in the body and thereby help starve the tumour of essential blood and oxygen, according to experts at the University of Southampton. The found that volunteers who ate 80 grams of watercress […]

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