Spotlight on an ultra-rare illness – Aplastic Anaemia …

By Grazina, Aplastic Anaemia Trust Chief Executive Officer 4th March is the Aplastic Anaemia Awareness Day. To mark this day, the Aplastic Anaemia Trust launches its AATea Party, encouraging groups of supporters up and down the country to get together over a cuppa and cake, to raise awareness of this ultra-rare and life-threatening bone marrow failure in their local communities.


Kilimanjaro charity climb in memory of grandad

CHARLOTTE Jones from North Yorkshire is always on the lookout for a new challenge, and this year she’s climbing Mount Kilimanjaro. She gained her HGV licence at the age of 18 and heads up one of the UK’s leading international horse transportation companies – C&C Horse Transport based in Stokesley. The 24-year-old, who is better known as Charlie, is now limbering up for a mammoth charity challenge – climbing Mount Kilimanjaro in memory of her late grandfather, Brian Jones. She’s starting the seven-day trek on March 16 and has been... Read More

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Millbry Hill fashion show boosts Macmillan Cancer Support

STAFF and customers at Millbry Hill raised more than £2,400 for Macmillan Cancer Support after they joined forces to stage a fashion show. The event was the brainchild of Liz Jones, Marcia Sanderson and Christine Swiers. Liz is a member of the Jones’ family, owners of Millbry Hill, and Marcia and Christine were competitors in Ride of their Lives at Macmillan Race Day at York – the oldest and largest charity event of its kind in the UK. Race day features a full card of professional racing alongside charity lunches,... Read More