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Russell Toward - Berwick Cancer Cars

New Car ‘Russell’ Named

9th March 2021

When it comes to naming our cars, we take great pride in being able to choose a name fitting to honour, appreciate and sometimes to remember our fantastic supporters and fundraisers. On Saturday we took delivery of our latest fleet member ‘Russell’. Named in memory of Russell Toward who sadly, recently passed away. Russell was…

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Freya Ryan Tandem Skydive 2021

Cancer Cars Youth Ambassador Freya : 15,000ft tandem parachute jump fundraiser!

17th January 2021

Our very own daredevil Berwick Cancer Cars Youth Ambassador, and youngest Committee member, Freya Ryan, has signed up to do a tandem parachute jump, from 15,000ft!! It’s to take place on 17th April 2021 and Freya is doing this as part of her continuous fundraising efforts in her role as Tweedmouth Salmon Queen, which she…

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Flintstone Raffle Winners 2020

Winners of our online 2020 Flintstone raffle prize draw

10th December 2020

Our online raffle draw winners with their hand crafted, one of a kind Flintstone inspired prizes! Thank you to Steve Bird for his brilliant Fred and Dino wooden creation and for Suzanne at Quay Interiors for the super finishing touch car fabric, and for so kindly displaying Fred and Dino in her shop window on…

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Highly Commended Small Charity of the Year 2020

North East Charity Awards ‘Highly Commended’ Small Charity of the Year 2020.

10th December 2020

Imagine our surprise and delight when we were contacted by one of our clients, Betty Green, telling us she’d entered Berwick Cancer Cars into the 2020 North East Charity Awards as ‘Small Charity of the Year’. Fast forward several months during a particularly troublesome year, whilst we all made huge adjustments to our daily lives…

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Anne-Marie Trevelyan Letter of Support

Letter of Support from our MP

5th December 2020

Prior to the North East Charity Awards we were contacted by our MP for Berwick-upon-Tweed, Anne-Marie Trevelyan, with a letter wishing us good luck. We would like to thank Anne-Marie and her Chief of Staff Tom Forrester for their support and kind words, it meant so much for us to be acknowledged in this way.

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Shortlisted for ‘Small Charity of The Year 2020’

22nd November 2020

We are absolutely thrilled to have been chosen as a shortlisted finalist as ‘Small Charity of the Year’ in the prestigious 2020 North East Charity Awards. The Awards are designed to recognise the hard work and innovative thinking by charities and individual fundraisers across the whole of the Northeast. As with many events, this year’s…

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CO-OP FUNERALCARE CHRISTMAS TREE MEMORIAL

Co-op Funeralcare Christmas Tree Memorial

10th November 2020

Each year our good friends at Tweedmouth Co-op Funeralcare set up a Christmas Tree and invite people to place a paper bauble on the tree to remember our loved ones no longer with us. It’s a beautiful way to show our memories at this time of year. For 2020, and with everyone’s safety of uppermost…

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1,000 face masks donated by ‘Coping with Cancer North East’

19th August 2020

The incredibly kind folk at Coping with Cancer North East have made a very generous donation of 1,000 medical grade face masks in aid of our transport service. Two of our team; Fleet Coordinator & Driver, Tom, and Bookings Coordinator, Nicola – both pictured here with the centre’s Complementary Therapies Manager, Angela – visited the…

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Running the distance for Berwick Cancer Cars

12th April 2020

One of our drivers and media man Roger Peaple took on the might of Berwick’s Elizabethan Town Walls today in aid of Berwick Cancer Cars on what was to have been the day of The Gateshead Half Marathon. Perhaps not a huge feat for a 1.2 mile (2 km) circuit and which forms the famous…

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Michael and Brian

Happy 69th Birthday to the ‘almost twins’

12th March 2020

It isn’t very often you come across someone with the same birthday as yourself, especially born just a minute apart! So, when we discovered that two of our very special friends, Cancer Car driver Michael Cox and client (and former Cancer Car driver) Brian Boyd were sharing their 69th birthday we couldn’t let this pass…

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