Archive for category: Campaigns
02
May
2017

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...

26
April
2017

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...

21
April
2017

Stay alert for bowel cancer

Jill Pearson (48) was diagnosed with bowel cancer ten years ago. She has two sons, Harvey (14) and Jacob (12). As part of Bowel Cancer month in April, she is backing the charity’s call for everyone to take up screening when they receive their test from the NHS. Jill says:  “I’ve never talked publicl...

13
April
2017

Local charities score top award

Cancer Focus Northern Ireland and Michaela Foundation have officially been awarded a new Guinness World Record for playing the longest Gaelic football match in history – and raised over £70,000 to fund their good work at the same time. The joint fundraiser also scooped a major award – it won t...