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J W Lees Raise £7,475 for Tim Bacon Foundation

With epic pub tour...

Charlie Whitting, Editor of Pub & Bar, Jonathan Lloyd, JW Lees Marketing Manager, and I set off at 9am from JW Lees Brewery and by 11pm we had visited 94 JW Lees pubs – that’s one pub every 8 minutes and 56 seconds including travel time. Read more.

Pub Tour

In aid of TBF

On 15th November 2017, JW Lees will be launching our new brand identity for our beers. So, I thought - how could I meaningfully get involved and came up with the idea of seeing how many JW Lees pubs I could visit in a day, setting off by car on a ro Read more.

Asahi UK and Meantime Brewing Company

Cycling for TBF

Asahi UK and Meantime Brewing Company are taking up the challenge to cycle from London to Belgium to raise funds for the Tim Bacon Foundation. Read more.

Manchester's first city-wide banquet raises £500,000

In memory of Tim Bacon

Singing sensation Beverley Knight wowed a star-studded crowd at The Albert Hall on Thursday 21st September following Manchester’s first city-wide banquet, which raised over £500,000 for the Tim Bacon Foundation. Read more.

Great British Beef Off

In aid of the Tim Bacon Foundation

Blackhouse restaurants present the ‘Great British Beef Off’ with chefs from each restaurant participating in the challenge hoping to be crowned ‘Beef Off’ champion. Read more.

The Tim Bacon Memorial Cup

September 6th at St Marys Cricket Club, Harrow

The annual Ian Edward XI v Paul Campbell XI cricket match will take place this year in aid of the Tim Bacon Foundation. Read more.

Tim and Jett Bacon remembered

At The Christie Tree of Hope

Tim and his nephew Jett have been honored at The Christie hospital with their names added to the Christie tree of hope. Read more.

The JLL Property Triathlon North Gathers Pace

Fundraising for TBF

With less than two months to go until this year’s JLL Property Triathlon North organisers are encouraging Manchester’s property and wider business community to step-up and sign-up to the last few remaining places of this charitable triathlon. Read more.

Brasserie Bar Co Take on Mont Blanc

for Tim Bacon Foundation

Brasserie Bar Co has pledged to raise £25k for the Tim Bacon Foundation and The Christie Hospital. Not being ones to do anything in small measures they have a three-pronged attack which includes an incredible charity challenge, a dessert donation an Read more.

Ride at Eroica Britannia for The Tim Bacon Foundation

A vintage bike festival in the heart of the Peak District

A charity partner of the Tim Bacon Foundation, Asahi UK Ltd, have ten places available at the Eroica Britannia vintage bike festival for keen bike riders to enjoy and raise money for the Foundation. Read more.

Tampopo 20th anniversary charity photo show

With a host of Manchester faces

If you’ve popped into Tampopo of late you may have stepped into a birthday photoshoot featuring 20 celeb fans from its 20 year history. Each, fork at the ready, with their favourite dish from the Manchester-spawned pan-Asian chain. Read more.

Dream the Impossible Dream Party


Tim Bacon Foundation announces 21st September 2017 for multi-restaurant Charity Dinner and Dream The Impossible Party. Read more.

Bacon's Babes

Triumph at the London Marathon

Known as “Bacon’s Babes” four amazing people volunteered to slog their guts out training and then running the London Marathon on 22nd April 2017. Read more.

The Retailers' Retail Awards

at Guildhall, London

Held on 7th March 2017 at Guildhall in London the Retailers’ Retail Awards raised an amazing £20,000 for the Tim Bacon Foundation through the raffle of a diamond necklace that was generously donated by jewellers David M Robinson. Read more.

What is Proton Beam Therapy?

New Proton Beam Therapy Centres

High energy proton beam therapy (PBT) is a type of radiotherapy which offers enhanced precision in the targeting of tumours over conventional X-ray (photon) radiotherapy. Read more.

Delicious Cupcake Sale

Terra Nova School

Delicious cupcakes lovingly made by Maya and Phoenix Bacon along with friends have raised an amazing £300 which will go direct to the Tim Bacon Foundation. Read more.


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