More than 28 musicians graced the stage at The Fabulosa Music Festival to raise £6,000 to help local cancer patients. The event was held in aid of the Trinity Holistic Centre at The James Cook University Hospital which provides complementary therapies and support to cancer patients.
When Darren Percival was admitted to hospital with pneumonia he spent more than 100 days in intensive care and survived against the odds And now he has achieved another amazing feat – raising £12,500 for the intensive care teams at The James Cook University Hospital and the Friarage Hospital who cared for him – by holding a grand prize draw.
Twelve volunteers from cardiac surgery teams on Teesside are set to fly out to Ghana to perform a series of life-saving heart operations. Their mission has received overwhelming support from colleagues at South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust – even those who are not going on the trip are gearing up to help raise £30,000 to fund equipment and medical supplies.
The annual Jazz Train returns this summer 16 June, aiming to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support and The Sir Robert Ogden Macmillan Centre in Northallerton.