News & Updates


ALCHEMIST MEDIA CITY TAKE ON THE URBAN CHALLENGE

  A big well done to Alchemist Media City.  They took on the Peel L and P Urban Challenge at Media City Salford on Friday 5th July. The team competed through legendary, one-of-a-kind challenges such as Rise and Fall, Entrapment, The Big Tipper and the one and only Travelator! Still smiling at the finish, they dried off and went back to work!   Read More...

TIM BACON FOUNDATION DONATING £100,000 TO PREVENT BREAST CANCER FOR DENSITY RESEARCH

The donation to Prevent Breast Cancer this year will fund Prevent’s research into breast density, the second-highest risk factor for developing breast cancer, after age. Having a high level of breast density can lead to cancer going undetected on a mammogram and also increases individual risk of developing the disease. Although women who are affected are up to six times more likely to face a diagnosis of breast cancer, little is understood about why this is. Prevent Breast Cancer trustee,... Read More...

£99,000 CHEQUE DONATED TO KIDSCAN

Tim Bacon Foundation were extremely excited to be able to hand over a cheque to Kidscan for £99,000 last night. We have raised an incredible amount, enough to match fund three PhDs with Kidscan Children’s Cancer Research. It has been an amazing year of fundraising and a massive thank you goes out to all of our supporters who have undertaken personal challenges, events, £1 on the bill and other initiatives in order to be able to present this cheque. Kidscan... Read More...

GREAT SUPPORT FOR #TEAMTIMBACON AT GREAT MANCHESTER RUN

It was a great turn out on Sunday the 19th May and we wish to thank everyone that ran the Great Manchester Run on behalf of the Tim Bacon Foundation. We welcomed teams from Australasia, Grand Pacific, Gusto Knutsford, New World Trading, Barlows Electrical and CGA Insights.  A special shout out also goes to the team of volunteers from The Alchemist.   8.30am saw the start of the Half Marathon and we had one runner smash it in 1hr 41mins!. ... Read More...

MAGGIE’S MANCHESTER

The Tim Bacon Foundation donated £50,000 to Maggie’s Manchester and have pledged 10% of all future fundraising. Sinead Collins, Centre Head, told us the impact this has had: “The support of TBF has made an incredible difference to us by helping to increase our services, meaning we can be here for even more people with cancer and their family and friends. We’re so grateful to everyone who has worked hard to set up the foundation and support it – what... Read More...

CLIMB MOUNT KILIMANJARO AND RAISE MONEY FOR TIM BACON FOUNDATION

Looking for the ultimate challenge in 2019 then look no further If you would love to summit the worlds' highest free-standing mountain whilst trekking along the beautiful Machame Route, witnessing the sunrise over the Mawenzi Peaks, then this challenge is for you:- Grab your boots and go on an exhilarating trekking adventure to the top of Africa to summit Mount Kilimanjaro,  Africa’s  highest  mountain  standing  tall  at  5,895m,  a  magnet  for  trekkers  and  climbers.  The trek takes you along the... Read More...

THE CHRISTIE PROTON BEAM THERAPY HAS WELCOMED IT’S FIRST PATIENTS

Patients are now being treated in the Christie for ground breaking treatment Fifteen-year-old Mason Kettley, who has a rare brain cancer, is about to become one of the first NHS UK patients to have proton-beam therapy, at a new dedicated treatment centre. He is starting treatment at the £125m centre at Manchester's Christie hospital. Previously, most patients needing the treatment had to travel abroad. This specialist radiotherapy treatment targets cancers without damaging tissues surrounding the tumours. This is good treatment... Read More...

TREK CHALLENGE 2019

Trek the Peaks on the 31st August for the Tim Bacon Foundation The Peak District is home to stunning scenery and more than lives up to its reputation as one of Britain's most beautiful National Parks.  Both routes start in Hope Valley - The heart of the Peak District. We have two exciting and challenging routes to choose from - 25K or 50Km.  Both routes are fully supported with experienced mountain leaders, challenge leaders, route guides and first aid.  There... Read More...

ITS A WRAP AT GUSTO NEWCASTLE

If you are in or around Newcastle on a saturday during the countdown to Christmas then please go and support the Gusto Newcastle Team. Whilst you sit back and enjoy lunch they are promising to take some of the stress out of Christmas by wrapping your christmas purchases in exchange for a donation to the Tim Bacon Foundation. Great original idea and their support is much appreciated by the Tim Bacon Foundation. If you would like to ensure you get... Read More...

TIM BACON FOUNDATION – AWARD WINNING EVENT

We have received Highly Commended at the Northwest Charity awards evening. The award is for the Dream the Impossible event that took place on the evening of the 21st September 2017. The event saw the restaurants of Manchester come together for a unique dining experience with the event finishing up at The Albert Hall for a glamorous after party. Dave Mansbridge Trustee at the charity said - 'This is an excellent achievement and a big thank you to everyone who... Read More...

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