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10th Mar 2014
We recently held our second successful launch event at a Westminster reception. The event was kindly sponsored by John Robertson MP and it was a fantastic occasion for the charity whose...
10th Mar 2014
The Beatson welcomes ambitious new charity in the fight against cancerThe UK’s busiest cancer centre, The Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre, has received a major boost as a new charity is aiming...
11th Mar 2014
Brian John Chalmers, or ‘the Prof’ as he was warmly known by his friends, family and colleagues, sadly passed away on 16th November 2013 at the age of 78 after a short but difficult battle with a...
11th Mar 2014
We couldn't resist sharing this fantastic blog from Beatson Cancer Charity volunteer, Stephanie Symington, which gives you a great insight into the launch day from a volunteer's point of view. We are...
14th Mar 2014
The Beatson Cancer Charity held another successful parliamentary reception on Tuesday 11th March, this time a little closer to home at the Scottish Parliament, Holyrood.The prestigious event was...
17th Mar 2014
We’d like to extend our many congratulations and a huge note of thanks to the Forget-Me-Not fundraisers. For a number of years, our wellbeing centre has been kindly supported by the fund’s annual...
21st Mar 2014
Cancer survivor Todd Whiteford, 29, from Perth and friend Ross Mackay, 30, from Glasgow are about to embark on a gruelling and arduous challenge not for the faint-hearted, all in the name of the...
24th Mar 2014
Working at the Beatson Cancer Charity is a once in a lifetime opportunity to join a dynamic and inspired team at an exciting and unique stage in the evolution of a truly ground breaking organisation...
24th Mar 2014
Our hair can be a big part of our own image, but when Margaret Boreland’s friend and fellow Carmyle Bowling Club member was diagnosed with cancer and lost her hair, she decided to take on a daring ...
26th Mar 2014
Kind-hearted pupils and teachers at Glasgow Academy have raised a massive £3166.75 for the Beatson Cancer Charity. The 90+ strong group led by Beatson Cancer Charity Young Ambassador and Glasgow...
26th Mar 2014
The newly formed Beatson Cancer Charity has been given a further boost by the UK’s leading provider of logistics, construction and vehicle maintenance services, The Malcolm Group, which has uniquely...
27th Mar 2014
Supporter Hannah Goldsack kindly got in touch with us to share some very cute pictures of her baby rabbits spreading the word about the Beatson Cancer Charity.Hannah is one of the Performance...
31st Mar 2014
Andrew Dickson, Rangers Media pundit and commentator, has pulled on his hiking boots and scaled both Beinn Ime and Beinn Narnain to support the Beatson with his upcoming challenge; climbing 64 munros...
31st Mar 2014
We are pleased to announce that this prestigious event in aid of the Beatson Cancer Charity, which is due to take place on Saturday 31st May at the Glasgow Marriott Hotel, is now sold out.Over 500...
2nd Apr 2014
A highly successful Civic Reception for the Beatson Cancer Charity was held last night at the City Chambers in Glasgow.The event was kindly hosted by Councillor Sadie Docherty, the Right Honourable...
9th Apr 2014
We were delighted to pop in and meet with the very generous staff at Fratelli Sarti at their Renfield Street restaurant to accept a cheque totalling a fantastic £1,200 which was raised at the...
9th Apr 2014
The two balcony areas at our Beatson Cancer Charity’s wellbeing centre have been transformed just in time for spring!Over the last 12 months staff at the centre have been developing plans to make the...
11th Apr 2014
We are delighted to introduce you to Florian Tauser who is preparing for an incredible cycling challenge which takes place on the 7th-15th June.With the help of his girlfriend Julie, who is...
11th Apr 2014
Big thanks to fantastic fundraiser and #teambeatson member, Rona Stewart, who has raised an incredible £3, 061 by running the Inverness Half Marathon in March – what an amazing amount!Rona decided to...
15th Apr 2014
Anyone can fundraise for charity and fundraisers who join the Beatson Cancer Charity will be integral to helping us beat cancer. However, sometimes someone comes along who goes the extra mile with...
18th Apr 2014
On Tuesday 29th April, Balbir’s will be supporting the Beatson Cancer Charity with a fantastic evening of banter, blabber and bubbly and fine Indian Cuisine at Church Street, Glasgow. You, your...
18th Apr 2014
We are very excited to annouce our charity partnership with multinational property, construction and infrastructure giant, Lend Lease.Staff at Lend Lease Guvnors Club (Scottish Branch) have chosen...
18th Apr 2014
Team Beatson, can you help long-standing Beatson supporter and professional footballer, Robert Douglas? Robert has been an active fundraiser for the Beatson for the past eight years after sadly...
21st Apr 2014
We are delighted to introduce you to our fantastic young fundraiser, Sean Kelly! Sean, 11, very kindly donated £500 he received from his first communion to #thebeatson in honour of his Uncle, Richard...
5th May 2014
Well Team Beatson we’d like to introduce you to a very special ‘nine and a bit year old’ - Cara Telford.Cara’s mum, Nicola, contacted us to tell us about her lovely daughter’s recent fundraising for...
5th May 2014
Our fantastic fundraiser Ross Graham who is doing six challenges in six months decided to take part in a 'Sponge the Teacher Day'.The Physical Education teacher had his face blasted with cold sponges...
9th May 2014
We’d like to say a huge thank you to all at Balbir’s Restaurant in Church Street, Glasgow, for hosting a wonderful evening on Tuesday 29th April in support of the Beatson Cancer Charity.Thanks to...
19th May 2014
My oh my Team Beatson you certainly keep impressing us with your amazing charity challenges!Supporter Rowan MacCallum has been sharing some fantastic snaps and the JustGiving page of Team Beatson...
19th May 2014
John Haughey is already a fully fledged member of Team Beatson and he is certainly going to be busy this year! John has very kindly pledged to cycle 1000 miles over the course of the summer months...
19th May 2014
This time last year Andrew King was racing in and winning the Stornoway half marathon, and was on his way to winning the Heb3 series while preparing to compete in the Bermuda Island Games. At that...
19th May 2014
We just had to share this heartbreaking and truly inspiring story about Angela McCafferty who is raising money for the Beatson Cancer Charity. We are so grateful to Angela for all her wonderful...
19th May 2014
Alexandria Slimming World members have been supporting each other to lose weight and raise funds for the Beatson.They have been sponsored for their weight losses over the last six weeks and have...
22nd May 2014
We meet so many amazing people at the Beatson and one of them is Ronnie Thompson who is currently a patient at the Beatson. Ronnie is extremely talented and recently wrote a song during his treatment...
22nd May 2014
John Robertson MP kindly spent time visiting staff and volunteers at the Beatson recently, arranged by the Beatson Cancer Charity.Mr Robertson is a huge supporter of the Beatson and was captivated by...
22nd May 2014
Have you heard about our fantastic Home Money Box campaign?? This is your chance to be part of something very special - your small change can make a huge difference to so many lives touched by cancer...
22nd May 2014
We are so thrilled to have such amazing support from our corporate supporters and the team at bto solicitors are about to embark on some fantastic running challenges at the Edinburgh Marathon...
27th May 2014
Team Beatson, meet an incredible young lady - Cherlene O'Donnell. She climbed Ben Nevis at the weekend along with friends and family, and has raised over £3000 for the Beatson in the process - what...
28th May 2014
Our lovely friends at COOK Glasgow have been in touch to offer a fantastic 10% discount to all Beatson patients.All their food is handmade using the same ingredients and techniques you would at home...
28th May 2014
Don’t miss out on your opportunity to visit one of Glasgow’s oldest curry houses whilst enjoying a great night out with friends and family. As part of Koh-I-Noor’s 50th Anniversary celebrations, the...
30th May 2014
Team Beatson, remember we told you about Andrew Dickson? Andrew just climbed fifteen Munros in eight days as part of a fundraising challenge he is undertaking for the Beatson…..to climb 64 in total...
3rd Jun 2014
A big thanks to supporters and Team Beatson members Lynsey and Laura who got in touch to tell us about their fantastic fundraiser all in the name of the Beatson Cancer Charity.Laura and Lynsey, with...
3rd Jun 2014
The annual Team Beatson cycling trip to Millport took place over the weekend with 35 cyclists in total descending on the island. Everyone did a fantastic job completing the full cicuit of the island...
4th Jun 2014
The Beatson Cancer Charity has announced its exciting new partnership with Scotland's premier national venue for public events, concerts and conferences, the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre...
10th Jun 2014
We would just like to wish our fantastic fundraiser and pedal enthusiast Florian Tauser the best of luck with his almighty challenge!On Saturday, Florian set off on an incredibly punishing 1562km...
11th Jun 2014
Last month supporter Neil Benson along with his friends and family hosted a fantastic football tournament raising a whopping £1,409.61!Neil is a former patient at the Beatson and therefore was...
11th Jun 2014
With Father’s Day approaching this Sunday our wellbeing centre is running a special raffle!Tickets are only £1 a strip and if you’re at the Beatson why don’t you pop in to the charity’s centre on the...
16th Jun 2014
We're always looking out for interesting articles in the news about the latest cancer treatments. BBC News has reported on a new technique for detecting bowel cancer which is to be trialled in parts...
16th Jun 2014
Team Beatson, check out the latest arm candy from the Beatson Cancer Charity!We have a limited stock of these fantastic wristbands at our Fundraising Hub which is at the entrance to the Tom Wheldon...
17th Jun 2014
Consultant in Medical Oncology, Dr Hilary Glen has embarked on a truly amazing fundraising challenge for the Beatson – a whole year of running events!Dr Glen, a self-confessed easy-going runner,...
8th Jul 2014
Baker extraordinaire James Morton has been unveiled as an ambassador for the Beatson Cancer Charity. The Great British Bake Off star and Glasgow University medical student has seen first-hand the...
9th Jul 2014
The Beatson Cancer Charity is delighted to have been selected as the beneficiary of the fantastic fundraising efforts of Miss Fagan’s registration class at Dumbarton Academy. The pupils of Clyde 5...
9th Jul 2014
Big time supporter Raymond Stark recently took on the challenge to play 72 holes of golf at Shiskine Golf Course to raise money for the Beatson Cancer Charity to say thank you to the wonderful staff...
9th Jul 2014
Anyone can fundraise for charity and fundraisers who join the Beatson Cancer Charity will be integral to helping us beat cancer.One member of #teambeatson is Linda Hall who raised an impressive £1,...
9th Jul 2014
The Beatson Cancer Charity is so lucky to have fantastic supporters spread far and wide across Scotland. Annie, Carly and Morgan are S3 pupils at Kilwinning Academy who held a bake sale which raised...
9th Jul 2014
With the help of some of our wonderful ambassadors, supporters and four-legged friends we launched our first ever mass participation event - Off the Beatson Track – an exclusive sponsored walk with a...
9th Jul 2014
We're on the hunt for a Communications Officer to support the Head of Communications leading on a wide range of communications activities.The Communications Officer will play an integral role in the...
10th Jul 2014
They're at it again! Check out the lovely staff at Rolls-Royce busily bag packing at Morrison’s in Stewartfield who raised £1,162.85 on the day. This is just part of the build up to 35 of Rolls-Royce...
10th Jul 2014
Rosie Barnes, 26, from Fort William is a true inspiration to us all at #teambeatson! She was diagnosed in 2009 with severe relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (MS) at just 21. Unfortunately due to...
11th Jul 2014
The Beatson Cancer Charity is so thankful to all our fundraisers and we’d like to give a special thank you to Linda Gourlay and her daughter Kirsty from Pittenweem in Fife for holding a coffee...
15th Jul 2014
On the 17th July Simon Leonard, James Fitzpatrick, David Lawson and Darren Gibson will be taking part in the daring Monte Carlo or Bust adventure. The four-wheeled team will start off their challenge...
15th Jul 2014
We were delighted to have Rayna Currie pop into our fundraising hub wearing her #teambeatson t-shirt to present a cheque for an amazing £705! Rayna’s mum is currently undergoing treatment at the...
16th Jul 2014
We are so lucky and touched to have so many amazing people fundraising for us! Fiona Swinton is one very busy #teambeatson supporter – she has taken on three impressive challenges for #thebeatson ...
17th Jul 2014
With the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games fast approaching, we were very proud to see our Beatson Cancer Charity fundraising ambassador Carolyn McAlpine carry the Queen’s Baton as it visited...
22nd Jul 2014
We are delighted to share the news that work is now under way on the £22 million radiotherapy centre - the Lanarkshire Beatson. The new cancer centre for the West of Scotland is set to open at...
22nd Jul 2014
We were thrilled to have the Glasgow 2014 Queen’s Baton visit #thebeatson on the 21st July, as part of the relay run up to the Commonwealth Games! The Baton was welcomed and cheered on by a fantastic...
28th Jul 2014
We are so grateful to all our fundraisers and supporters, and a special thanks must go to Billy Cameron from Knightswood.Billy has been a dance music DJ for over 20 years and decided to organise a...
28th Jul 2014
We’d like to introduce you to Esther Campbell who held a very successful coffee morning at her local church hall in Penilee.Esther has previously donated to #thebeatson and was thrilled to discover...
28th Jul 2014
#teambeatson we would like to share this amazing video of Morven Campbell’s Safaricom Marathon in Kenya. This is regarded as one of the toughest marathons in the world! Morven had to go through...
28th Jul 2014
We are so grateful to everyone who supports the Beatson Cancer Charity by either making donations or organising fundraising events, to taking part in sponsored charity challenges. You may be...
11th Aug 2014
We were delighted to have Holly Bartlett and her partner Stephen visit our fundraising hub to present a cheque for an incredible £1,520 to our non-clinical services fund!Holly organised a charity gig...
11th Aug 2014
Trying to think up ways to reach your sponsorship target for our fantastic, yellow event - Off the Beatson Track? Well ‘Be Inspired’ by these two young girls, Ella and her sister Neve who are doing a...
12th Aug 2014
We’re delighted tell you about one of our fantastic supporters Janis Ridley - a dance teacher from Coatbridge, who has been teaching dance pupils for 48 years! Six years ago she decided to support...
12th Aug 2014
Proud #teambeatson supporter Nisha Kaur popped into our fundraising hub to hand over donations she received for #thebeatson from getting her hair cut. She also donated her hair to The Little Princess...
14th Aug 2014
Our fantastic #teambeatson supporter Consultant Dr Hilary Glen has been continuing her amazing fundraising challenge - a whole year of running events for the Beatson!She completed the Ballater 10...
19th Aug 2014
Douglas Park Golf Club is hosting a Pro-Am competition on Thursday 21st August, with all money raised on the day coming straight to the Beatson Cancer Charity.The Professional at the club, Robert...
20th Aug 2014
We wanted to share this article about an inspirational tribute by the late actor Iain McColl whose life story will see its royalties go to the Beatson Cancer Charity.Iain was being treated at the...
20th Aug 2014
Can you spare a few hours to volunteer and help support Beatson Cancer Charity on Saturday 30th August? You will be helping us with our big, bright yellow sponsored walk Off the Beatson Track!We have...
24th Aug 2014
#‎offthebeatsontrack‬ is less than week away! We hope the excitement is building, your outfits are coming along and friends, family and colleagues are getting behind your sponsorship efforts.We want...
27th Aug 2014
We would like to tell you about an exciting event Killin Rocks taking place on August 30th in KIllin. The little village will transform into a mini music festival over the weekend and this year's...
27th Aug 2014
‪#‎TeamBeatson‬ we want to let you know about an awesome team “The Beatson Mud Runners!”They will be taking part in the 'Muddy Trials' race at Craufurdland Castle on Sunday 7th September. The team...
28th Aug 2014
#teambeatson would like to say a HUGE thank you to the lovely ladies at Cawder Golf Club. Janet Sheridan contacted us earlier in the year to advise that Beatson Cancer Charity would be the...
28th Aug 2014
Before you go Off the Beatson Track, here’s all you need to know about joining us on the day and what you need to do. If you already signed up with us online, by phone or text, you do not need to...
3rd Sep 2014
What a fantastic day we all had when we went #offthebeatsontrack at the weekend! We were overwhelmed by the 1, 500 people who came along, the generosity of everyone and the true #teambeatson spirit ...
9th Sep 2014
Have you thought about fundraising for the Beatson Cancer Charity? Well "Be Inspired" by these two young boys, Zac and Ryan Mcguire, who have taken it upon themselves to fundraise for #thebeatson!...
10th Sep 2014
Team Beatson we are delighted to tell you about our fantastic new tea trolley service which we have introduced to day patients and family members at the Beatson in the following areas - the...
12th Sep 2014
Team Beatson - we're delighted to share you this lovely letter which we received from a very inspirational nine year old, Callum Larking.Callum did a sponsored climb up Ben Lomond in memory of his...
15th Sep 2014
We are very grateful to all the staff at Drumchapel Police Station who took part in a team Ice Bucket Challenge for Beatson Cancer Charity and raised £120 in doing so!Big thanks to Inspector Keith...
15th Sep 2014
A massive congratulations and thank you goes to the lovely ladies - Nicky Fagan, Morven Campbell, Aileen Wilson and Rachel McKean - who all took part in a very scary skydive at the weekend!The ladies...
16th Sep 2014
We are so grateful to our amazing supporter Jen Bremner and her fantastic family and friends who have shown huge support for Beatson Cancer Charity raising over £7000 from our event, Off the Beatson...
17th Sep 2014
On Saturday 30th August, 21 dedicated walkers from Rolls Royce East Kilbride, supported by a team of eight kind-hearted friends and colleagues completed the gruelling Caledonian Challenge.The walkers...
19th Sep 2014
Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre patients are being treated to a fantastic day out today at the SSE Hydro to see the much-adored Jack and Victor perform at Still Game: Live thanks to Beatson...
23rd Sep 2014
At our Beatson Cancer Charity Centre on the fourth floor of the Beatson, we offer patients a wide variety of delicious smoothies to try. The smoothies are made from a combination of whole fresh fruit...
23rd Sep 2014
Well-known Scottish TV and radio presenter, Jenni Falconer, is confirmed to host the Beatson Fashion Event which is taking place on Sunday 2nd November from 1pm in SWG3, Glasgow.This glamorous event...
25th Sep 2014
We would like to wish all our fantastic #teambeatson cyclists the very best of luck as they set off on our exciting cycling challenge event - Aim for the Skye. Along with Beatson Cancer Charity Chief...
1st Oct 2014
Beatson Cancer Charity has launched its brand new fundraising initiative ‘Bake it for the Beatson’ with cake connoisseur James Morton of ‘Great British Bake Off’ fame at the helm. Whether you’re a...
2nd Oct 2014
We’d like to extend a warm and sincere thank you to the staff from SLR Consulting who have been keeping busy in these last few months fundraising for Beatson Cancer Charity.They were inspired to...
7th Oct 2014
THANK YOU so much to all our amazing runners who took part in the Bank of Scotland Great Scottish Run 10K and half marathon! We were overwhelmed by the amount of runners we had signed up to run for...
9th Oct 2014
Commonwealth Games champion Eilidh Child has been unveiled as an ambassador for Beatson Cancer Charity. The athlete is rounding off a stellar year by becoming the latest famous Scot to support the...
10th Oct 2014
Many thanks to Tommy, Jeanette, Lesley Anne Weir and friends for bringing another hugely successful, Killin Rocks to the village of Killin. This event was held in memory of Tommy’s Father, Tam Weir...
10th Oct 2014
Meet Richard Browning, a competitive swimmer and passionate Beatson Cancer Charity fundraiser. Richard first contacted our team back in May, when he came up with the idea of a sponsored 25k swim to...
15th Oct 2014
A team of Beatson fundraisers made a splash recently as they got rather dirty to raise money for Beatson Cancer Charity. The testing 5k track took in rivers, fields, forestry and lots of thick,...
17th Oct 2014
We’d like to thank all our supporters who turned up in their masses to support Beatson Cancer Charity at the follow up Civic Reception event which we held at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Glasgow on the...
27th Oct 2014
Please join us in saying a HUGE thank you and well done to our lovely friends at Newarthill Bowling Club. The club’s members have been extremely busy recently, raising vital funds for Beatson Cancer...
27th Oct 2014
Please join us in saying a massive #teambeatson thank you to the MacMillan family. Earlier this month, we were delighted to welcome Dorothy, Derek and Donnie into our fundraising hub for a chat and...
27th Oct 2014
We're absolutely delighted to announce Craigholme School Junior Choir as one of our exciting performers at this year's Beatson Cancer Charity Christmas Concert!The Craigholme School Junior Choir is...
28th Oct 2014
The current Miss Scotland, Ellie McKeating, has been unveiled as the latest famous face to take on the role of ambassador for Beatson Cancer Charity.The stunning model already has close ties to the...
29th Oct 2014
Our Christmas Concert tickets have just landed in the office.   You can book your tickets for the Beatson Cancer Charity Christmas Concert which is taking place on December 14th 2014 at the...
4th Nov 2014
Calling all lads and ladies! During the month of November, we’re asking all of #teambeatson to ‘Get Their Beards On for the Beatson’. So shave off what you’ve got, and let it all grow! Make sure to...
5th Nov 2014
We are delighted to share some fantastic news with you all - Beatson Cancer Charity has been chosen as Bishopbriggs Academy’s Charity of the Year for 2014/15!  The Captaincy Team is made up of eight ...
7th Nov 2014
Lanark Grammar School’s week of FUNdraising for Beatson Cancer Charity kicked off this morning and already seems to be in full swing!S6 pupil and Charity Committee member, Amy Chester, contacted our...
10th Nov 2014
We were delighted to have Keris and Abby from Sandaig Primary School pop by our office to hand in an amazing £215.78! They had raised the money with other pupils at school by selling some fabulous...
12th Nov 2014
Breaking news…It gives us great pleasure to announce that the Beatson Cancer Charity Christmas Concert 2014 has now SOLD OUT!A huge thank you to everybody who has purchased a ticket for the Christmas...
14th Nov 2014
Our friends at King's Park Secondary School had a non-uniform day last month, raising a fantastic £400 for Beatson Cancer Charity! Declan Mullen, Leeann Dale and Taylor Gray are pictured here...
17th Nov 2014
We are so grateful to all our supporters and we feel it’s so important to give back which is why we love being able to tell you what your hard earned sponsorship and donations have provided at the...
21st Nov 2014
We’re thrilled to be recruiting for a Finance and Admin Assistant to join the team at Beatson Cancer Charity.The successful candidate will support the financial processes of the charity and will work...
21st Nov 2014
It gives us great pleasure to announce that due to phenomenal demand the Beatson Cancer Charity Christmas Concert 2014 will now take place over two consecutive nights. After selling out the original...
25th Nov 2014
We'd like to send our good luck wishes to Beatson Cancer Charity ambassador and Miss Scotland 2014 - Ellie McKeating! She's currently working her stilettos off at the Miss World competition in London...
27th Nov 2014
We're so grateful to all our supporters and we would like to say a special thank you to ‘Action Man’ #teambeatson fundraiser Ross Graham.The physical education teacher based in Perthshire undertook...
28th Nov 2014
We'd like to say a MASSIVE thank you to Donald and his Wife, Moira who raised £1543.88 by organising a Bake it for the Beatson Coffee Morning on 15th November. Donald and Moria were determined to do...
3rd Dec 2014
Please join us in saying a massive #teambeatson thank you to Deborah, Nicola and Michelle for handing in a cheque of £9000! The money was raised through mother Margaret Andersons funeral who sadly...
3rd Dec 2014
Safety is more than just a priority at ExxonMobil — it is a core value.”Beatson Cancer Charity recently benefitted from ExxonMobil’s safety at work scheme - a company incentive to encourage...
3rd Dec 2014
We’re very excited to announce that Capital FM Scotland’s drive-time DJ, Garry Spence will be hosting our newly added Christmas Concert date on Saturday, 13th December at Kelvingrove Art Gallery...
4th Dec 2014
Everyone at the Beatson Cancer Charity would like to say a huge thank you to Laura and Debbie who recently handed in a cheque for a fantastic £1122!The girls organised a fun-filled fundraising night...
4th Dec 2014
Throughout the month of November we have been thrilled to see so many people Bake it for the Beatson, all raising vital funds to support people living with cancer.One of those events was organised at...
4th Dec 2014
There are four fantastic nurseries within the Enchanted Forest Nursery – Greenock, Erskine, Thornliebank and Inverkip. Each nursery in the group has a dedicated staff member or committee who look...
9th Dec 2014
We are so indebted to every one of our fundraisers whose efforts make such a difference to the thousands of patients that visit the Beatson each year. Robert Gibson and his family recently held the ‘...
10th Dec 2014
The Scottish Parliament has passed legislation that will require ALL retailers (food and non-food) to charge a minimum of 5p for each new single-use carrier bag (including paper, those made from some...
12th Dec 2014
We would like to say a massive #teambeatson thank you to one of our kind and generous supporters, Martha Brindley.  Since the death of her brother, Scots actor and comedian Iain McColl, Martha has...
12th Dec 2014
Meet Aniqah Javaid, a current Beatson patient and amazing #teambeatson fundraiser.Aniqah was just 22 when she was diagnosed with Hodgkins Lymphoma in February 2014, during the final year studying...
12th Dec 2014
Hi #teambeatson! Due to unfortunate circumstances the Gartnavel hospital campus phones cannot receive any incoming phone calls, which is where our office is located. If you have been trying to...
16th Dec 2014
Recently we were delighted to receive a donation from the other side of the world in memory of brave British solider and former patient Lance Corporal Sevania Tabua, who sadly passed away whilst...
17th Dec 2014
Former patient Andrew Wright and band mate Andy Brien kindly dropped by the Beatson to play Christmas songs for all the patients and staff on the wards. They brought along acoustic guitars and played...
18th Dec 2014
Thank you to everyone who came along to our two fantastic Christmas Concerts which both took place at the Kelvingrove Museum & Art Gallery. We were overwhelmed with the generosity and support we...
22nd Dec 2014
In the lead up to Christmas we have been so touched by the amount of lovely and inspiring messages of support we have a received for our Beatson Bauble Appeal - all to raise vital funds to support...
23rd Dec 2014
We'd like to wish all our supporters a very Merry Christmas and all the best for 2015!2014 marked a very significant year for Beatson Cancer Charity. We've achieved SO much already and that's all...
23rd Dec 2014
We have such fantastic volunteers! A team of them recently popped into the Beatson to kindly wrap presents for the patients who will be in the wards over Christmas. They did a wonderful job and the...