News & Updates


TBF partnership with The Alchemist rasies £43,390 for Bloodcancer UK

The Alchemist Bar and Restaurant raised an amazing total of £43,390 and they couldn’t have achieved this without the generosity and support of their staff and customers during 2021. TBF partnered with The Alchemist and Bloodcancer UK to raise funds for a Clinical Nurse Advisor and a Medical Social Worker to support those living with blood cancer.  The money was raised through £1 on the Bill during September - Bloodcancer Awareness Month.  Teams of Alchemist staff from across the country... Read More...

Dream the Impossible – The Sequel Launches

We are excited to announce that some of Manchester’s best-known restaurants are uniting with us for a city-wide fundraising takeover. The aim of the night is to bring 1,300 people together dining at top restaurants across the city centre before gathering at the Albert Hall for music and dancing at the culmination of the night. The restaurants joining us for the evening are The Alchemist, Gusto, Grand Pacific, Australasia, San Carlo, Habas, The Bull and Bear, Hawksmoor, 20 Stories, Tattu,... Read More...

TBF partnership with The Alchemist rasies £43,390 for Bloodcancer

The Alchemist Bar and Restaurant raised an amazing total of £43,900 in 2021 for Blood Cancer UK and they couldn’t have achieved this without the generosity and support of their staff and customers.   TBF partnered with The Alchemist and Blood Cancer UK to raise funds for a Clinical Nurse Advisor and a Medical Social Worker to support those living with Blood Cancer. How Covid has affected those living with Blood Cancer Living with blood cancer, or supporting a loved one... Read More...

Tim Bacon Foundation at The Casual Dining Show

It was great to be invited as the Charity Partner for the Casual Bar and Dining Show at the Excel in London last month.  We caught up  with some old friends and also met some new ones.  We can't thank CDS 21 enough to allow us to have such a presence at the show where we could chat about our new Corporate Partnership Programme matching hospitality business with cancer charities. If you would like to hear more about how you... Read More...

Joshua Tree Official Opening

It was lovely to be invited to the official opening of The Joshua Tree Children with Cancer support Centre in Cheshire.  The invite came following our donation of  £30,000 that we raised with support the New World Trading Company. The donation was for a beautiful garden space for the children to enjoy when they are visiting the Centre. It was great to see the garden growing to its full potential.   We were pleased to see the hedgerows thriving,  a team... Read More...

Tim Bacon Foundation Hospitality Challenge

On the 26th September 11 teams from hospitality came together and ran the Great Manchester 10k for the Tim Bacon Foundation.  There were 90 runners from  Australasia, Blackhouse, Tattu, Grand Pacific,  Barlows Electrical, Gaucho, Alchemist, Robinsons, Arc Inspirations and Gusto. Shortages in staff and the petrol crisis meant that some people unfortunately had to drop out last minute.  Big Shout out to The Alchemist Leeds who drove around for petrol for 40 mins with no luck.  They managed to jump... Read More...

Tim Bacon Memorial Cup 2021

Following a forced year off the battle for Tim Bacon Memorial Cup Cricket match was back on. Paul Campbell XI took on Ian Edward XI again following on from his win last year.   We wish to congratulate Ian Edward and his team for their 2nd win. It is now 2 wins each, the battle will be on next year to see who edges ahead. A big thank you to everyone for contributing their match fees and fines to the TBF... Read More...

IT’S A ‘GOOD DAY’ FOR THE TIM BACON FOUNDATION

Salford Brewery SEVEN BRO7HERS has raised nearly £10,000 for the Tim Bacon Foundation through the sales of its Good Day IPA. Launched in November 2019, Good Day IPA has been sold through the brothers’ web shop and on tap in its beer houses; 60p from each can goes directly to support the foundation. For every can sold to the trade, LWC and Mathew Clarke wholesalers have been distributing at cost and a portion of sales have also been donated to... Read More...

£13,400 Donated to Maggies Manchester for workshops

We were very happy to be able to support Maggie's this Autumn with a donation of £13,400.  It is certainly a tough time for all Charities with most events and fundraising activity cancelled for the foreseeable.   Maggie's during the pandemic has remind open mainly electronically to be able to continue to provide the invaluable support.  The doors have slowly started to open again and they are enjoying seeing people at their kitchen table again. The donation we have made is... Read More...

Greg Holmes cycles Lands End to John O’Groats

A Big thank you to Greg Holmes from Australasia Manchester who cycled the length of Britain solo to raise money for the Foundation.  If you haven't followed his journey on Instagram then read his entertaining daily updates below.  His account proves  that these challenges are no holiday! LEJOG #1 - Lands End to Okehampton. Ludicrously tough day in the saddle, my lack of training quickly became apparent. Turns out that doing no training for three weeks whilst doing 50+ hour weeks in... Read More...

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