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URBAN MARMALADE SUPPORTING TIM BACON FOUNDATION

My involvement with Tim started from the very first venture of his at JW Johnsons, where he served both myself and my now wife coffee. From there we were interested in all his new concepts, and being lucky enough to attend a few launch events during the growth of Spinningfields. He was my business idol and saw of lot of him in myself. Creativity, business lover, but also getting bored easily so couldn’t stand still to name a few. We... Read More...

OXHOO UK LTD CHOOSE TBF AS THEIR CHARITY PARTNER

Oxhoo UK Point-of-Sale systems has partnered with the Tim Bacon Foundation and will donate 1€ for every POS System sold monthly. “Oxhoo has been hugely inspired by the work of the Foundation. We are delighted to support this tremendous charity and to raise funds for their very worthy cause.” Sarah Appleby, UK Sales & Operations Manager, Oxhoo. The Tim Bacon Foundation was established in 2017 with the aim of supporting those that help people living with cancer. All funds raised... Read More...

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...

TBF DONATING £100,000 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

The Tim Bacon Foundation are extremely proud to hand over a cheque to Kidscan for £99,000.  This is an incredible amount that will be used to match fund three PhD students over three years to research into Children’s Cancer treatments.  A big thank you goes out to all of our supporters who have raised funds by completing personal challenges, attending events and donating £1 on the bill as well as other fundraising initiatives. Kidscan Children's Cancer Research is a Salford... 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...

KATIE’S STORY – MAGGIES MANCHESTER

Typically Maggie’s Manchester receives over 100 visits a day from people facing cancer and their loved ones. The £68,000 donated by the foundation has kept the centre open for over 34 days. These are people like, Katie, aged 31, who has incurable cancer and has been a regular visitor to Maggie’s for over a year. Katie explained how Maggie’s has helped her: “When I first walked into Maggie’s I immediately felt it was a safe space where I could talk... 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...

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