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Douglas MacMillan Hospice

Times Echo and Life / Douglas MacMillan Hospice

January 20, 2022

“He was one in a million”

The son of a popular Moorlands community figure has paid tribute to his father after he sadly passed away last month. Roy Colclough passed away on December 21, aged 80, after a lifetime of dedication to the area.

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January 6, 2022

Thousands raised in memory of sister

The duty manager of South Moorlands Leisure Centre in Cheadle has raised nearly £2,000 for charity after completing a gruelling three-day challenge. Shelley Barrett, who is also a Crossfit coach at Crossfit Napalm, took on the fantastic feat in memory of her sister Tammy Fowell who sadly passed away from cancer.

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May 13, 2021

Fundraising duo hit £3,200 for charity

Two widows in the Moorlands have raised more than £3,000 for charity in memory of their husbands. Jo Upton and Mel Avery, who both live in Cheadle, recently completed a ‘March Walkathon’ in aid of both the Douglas Macmillan Hospice and the Midlands Air Ambulance.

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April 22, 2021

More than £11,000 raised by walkers

Walkers who put their best feet forward for charity, have handed over more than £11,000. The team behind the Gordon Banks Legend Walk have now handed over a total of £11,295 to the Douglas Macmillan Hospice.

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March 18, 2021

Charity walkathon for Mel and Jo

Two widows in the Moorlands have teamed up to take on a charity challenge together in memory of their husbands. Jo Upton and Mel Avery, who both live in Cheadle, are currently carrying out a ‘March Walkathon’ in aid of both the Douglas Macmillan Hospice and the Midlands Air Ambulance.

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February 27, 2020

All the fun of a dog show and more

A MOORLANDS woman is pulling out all the stops to raise further funds in memory of her late mum. Kathleen Dyas, who lived in Blythe Bridge, passed away in August 2016 at the age of 66. Her daughter, Liberty-Skye Dyas, has since been fund-raising in her mum's memory and has raised thousands for charity by hosting dog shows – both online and at venues.

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February 7, 2019

Dog show in memory of Kathleen

A FUN day is being held in memory of a Moorlands woman who sadly lost her battle with cancer. Kathleen Dyas, who lived in Blythe Bridge, passed away in August 2016 at the age of 66. Her daughter, Liberty-Skye Dyas, has since been fund-raising in her mum's memory and has already raised more than £6,000 for charity by hosting dog shows.

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January 10, 2019

Duncan’s Dougie Mac drive tops £40k

MORE than £40,000 has been raised by Cheadle people in support of a town hairdresser. Duncan Cowan has been a supporter of the Douglas Macmillan Hospice over the past 42 years. Since 2010, he has taken an even more active role in raising funds for the charity – and this year his total has reached a whopping £33,000.

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October 11, 2017

HIGH-FLYING FUNDRAISERS PAY TRIBUTE TO COMMUNITY

BRAVE COUPLE RAISE MORE THAN £1,300

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September 6, 2017

BRAVE COUPLE PLAN CHARITY JUMP IN MEMORY OF BOB

AN intrepid couple from Cheadle are planning a daring mission for a charity close to their hearts. Brave Vikki and Phil Johnson will skydive from 10,000 feet in memory of family friend Bob Meredith, who died from cancer a year ago.

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August 23, 2017

GOLFERS MAKE CHARITY BOOST IN MEMORY OF LOST FRIENDS

BLYTHE BRIDGE GOLF CLUB CHARITY GOLF DAY

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