Author archive: Marie Foy

Lisa fundraises for her cool Arctic Trek

Newtownabbey woman Lisa Montgomery and her sister Lara Thompson (right) are taking part in the Cancer Focus NI Arctic Trek challenge to raise funds for the charity after their family was badly affected by the disease. Dad James Thompson had first been diagnosed with prostate cancer almost two decade...


New Cancer Focus NI and Translink partnership

Cancer Focus Northern Ireland and Translink have launched a new three year charity partnership with a new ‘Travel to a Healthier Life’ campaign. The partnership, announced ahead of Bus and Train Week (June 4 – 10), will focus on encouraging people to put their best feet forward and adopt a healthier...


Have a natural glow on your wedding day

As the wedding season gets into full swing, spring brides are lighting up the steps of churches, town halls and stately homes across Northern Ireland. But before the big day, there are months of planning and decision-making – including whether or not to have a tan. Some brides and grooms decide to u...


Cancer Focus NI marks 10 year smoke-free law

Northern Ireland celebrated the 10th anniversary of the ban on smoking in enclosed public spaces and workplaces on April 30, 2017. Leading local charity Cancer Focus Northern Ireland said that the smoking ban was one of the most important steps towards a healthier population in the last decade. The...