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Ey up, let
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Ey up, let's have some fun!
Have some self-isolation fun (and help us be there for those who need us across Yorkshire!)
Sun 29 March
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Our patient grants
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Our patient grants
Here at Yorkshire's Brain Tumour Charity we offer patient grants to support brain tumour patients across our region. That support is needed NOW more than ever.
Sat 28 March
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A short video on managing anxiety
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A short video on managing anxiety
Our counsellor, Paula, has put together a short video on managing your anxiety in this current situation.
Fri 27 March
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Ey Up, Let
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Ey Up, Let's Chat!
Ey up, let's chat!

We are still here for all brain tumour patients, their loved ones and carers across Yorkshire.
Thu 26 March
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Final Flat Cap Friday Push
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Final Flat Cap Friday Push
As we embark on the final week of Flat Cap Friday, here's how you can get involved!
Thu 26 March
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Message for professionals re GRANTS
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Message for professionals re GRANTS
Important message for professionals applying for one of our grants on behalf of a patient.
Wed 25 March
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Hold a Declutter Day!
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Hold a Declutter Day!
Looking for something to keep you busy at home?
Why not have a clear out - Declutter Day?
Tue 24 March
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We are still here for you!
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We are still here for you!
We have had to close our office and shop but we are still able to offer you support.
Wed 18 March
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Coronavirus Statement
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Coronavirus Statement
Joint statement from brain tumour charities
Tue 17 March
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How to cope with fatigue when you have a brain tumour
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How to cope with fatigue when you have a brain tumour

To mark World Sleep Day, we’re looking at the relationship between brain tumours and fatigue.

Wed 11 March
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Jennie runs the London Marathon for BTRS
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Jennie runs the London Marathon for BTRS

On 28 April 2020 Jennie Castlehouse is set to take on her biggest challenge yet, running the Virgin London Marathon for BTRS.

Sun 08 March
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Celebrities wear flat caps for BTRS
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Celebrities wear flat caps for BTRS
To mark Flat Cap Friday, a whole host of celebrities are donning flat caps for Brain Tumour Awareness Month.
Sun 08 March
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Worksop boy
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Worksop boy's marathon in honour of dad

An 11-year-old boy from Worksop has walked a marathon with his labrador dog in memory of his father who died of a brain tumour.

Sat 07 March
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Step into Strictly
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Step into Strictly

We're looking for 12 couples to take part in our Step into Strictly fundraising competition!

Mon 24 February
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What to do when you return to work after a brain tumour diagnosis
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What to do when you return to work after a brain tumour diagnosis
When you’re told you have a brain tumour, whether it’s malignant or benign, the prognosis is life-changing. 
Tue 18 February
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Introducing… Our selfies with Freddie competition
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Introducing… Our selfies with Freddie competition
To kick off Flat Cap Friday in March, we’re asking our supporters to take selfies with the statue of Freddie Gilroy on Scarborough seafront.
Sun 16 February
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Fantastic fundraising for Ellie’s Fund
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Fantastic fundraising for Ellie’s Fund
On Saturday 18 January Ellie’s Fund – a BTRS Fund presented an evening of entertainment at Scarborough YMCA Theatre. 
Wed 12 February
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The Leeds 10K route is changing for 2020
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The Leeds 10K route is changing for 2020
A fresh decade brings a new brand-new route for the Asda Foundation Leeds 10K. 
Mon 10 February
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5 quick and healthy meals to make if you’re too tired to cook
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5 quick and healthy meals to make if you’re too tired to cook
balanced diet can help those recently diagnosed with a brain tumour lower their risk of infection, up their strength and energy and recover well from treatment.
Wed 22 January
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Tracey Speight
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Tracey Speight's Story
Tracey Speight (54), first began noticing that something wasn’t quite right in the early months of 2018. As written by Rosy Deacon, this is Tracey's story.
Sat 21 December
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How to cope with a family brain tumour diagnosis this Christmas
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How to cope with a family brain tumour diagnosis this Christmas
Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year for most families. But for those dealing with a brain tumour diagnosis, it can be as stressful as it is special.
Wed 18 December
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A new partnership with vintage giving
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A new partnership with vintage giving

BTRS is pleased to share a new partnership for 2020 with Vintage Giving, a sustainability-led fundraising organisation.

Sun 15 December
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Step into Christmas Ball raises an incredible £13,000
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Step into Christmas Ball raises an incredible £13,000
Saturday 7 December saw Brain Tumour Research and Support across Yorkshire raise over £13,000 profit in one night thanks to its Step into Christmas Ball.
Thu 12 December
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Introducing Slingsby Gin
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Introducing Slingsby Gin
The BTRS Step into Christmas Ball takes place on Saturday 7thDecember 2019. We’re so pleased to share that Slingsby Gin is on board as one of the headline sponsors of the event.
Wed 27 November
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A day in the life of Dr Ryan Mathew
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A day in the life of Dr Ryan Mathew
In the winter edition of the BTRS newsletter we head to our brain tumour lab at Leeds Institute of Molecular Medicine to find out what the typical day in the life of professor Ryan Mathew is like.
Wed 30 October
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Gemma takes on a BIG challenge for BTRS
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Gemma takes on a BIG challenge for BTRS
In memory of her mum Gemma Craven took on the biggest challenge of her life; to swim the length of the English channel.
Sun 27 October
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Kirstie and friends head for Barcelona in brave fundraising challenge
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Kirstie and friends head for Barcelona in brave fundraising challenge
At the end of September BTRS supporter Kirstie Speciale embarked on an epic challenge. She cycled from Carcassonne in France to Barcelona in Spain, that’s a whopping 270 miles.
Sun 20 October
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Trustee Opportunities
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Trustee Opportunities
We are looking to appoint new Trustees to govern our wonderful charity.

We are holding an open evening on Wednesday 23rd October 2019 from 5 - 6.30pm and invite you to join us.
Sat 05 October
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Changing your perspective on charity challenges
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Changing your perspective on charity challenges
Don't think you can take on a charity challenge? Think again!
Mon 15 July
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A Tina Turner Tribute
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A Tina Turner Tribute
Another amazing group of people making something amazing happen for BTRS.
Mon 08 July
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Skipton Restaurant Supports ‘Four Auld Fellas’ and BTRS
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Skipton Restaurant Supports ‘Four Auld Fellas’ and BTRS

In support of local ‘auld fella’ David Goldie, who owned its 4-6 Skipton High Street premises for 35 years, Alexander’s Bar & Kitchen has pledged to donate 10% of the sales of its beer named in honour of the former owner to the Rotary Club’s Yorkshire Boundary Charity Bike Ride cause.

Sun 09 June
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Geoff
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Geoff's Yorkshire Everest Challenge
Next week (during the last two weeks of May) BTRS ambassador Geoff Medd is setting off on his Yorkshire Everest Cycling Challenge as part of the BTRS Big Bike Challenge.
Wed 15 May
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Ellie’s Story – The Journey of Ellie’s Fund Recycling
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Ellie’s Story – The Journey of Ellie’s Fund Recycling
If you’re a supporter of BTRS, chances are you’re familiar with our Ellie’s Fund recycling initiative. But do you know how it started? To mark nine years since Ellie left her legacy, this is her story… 
Wed 27 February
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20 simple Flat Cap Friday fundraising ideas
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20 simple Flat Cap Friday fundraising ideas
With Flat Cap Friday almost upon us, here are 20 simple fundraising ideas you can do to help us improve the odds for brain tumour patients in Yorkshire.
Wed 23 January
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Sugarhouse Properties supports BTRS for 2019
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Sugarhouse Properties supports BTRS for 2019
We are thrilled to announce that Sugarhouse Properties – a letting agency based near No 31 in Headingley – has chosen BTRS as its nominated charity for this letting season!
Mon 17 December
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