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Dear Supporters and friends, The start of the academic year has been a busy one for me with lots of teaching and organizational work, but also a visit to the Fifth International Symposium on Childhood and Adolescent Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma. This exciting meeting is held every three years and this year I was an invited member […]

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Baxter’s autumn blog

Hello again my human friends, November already, doesn‟t seem five minutes since I was writing my last blog, talking about the sunshine and now look at the weather, brilliant isn‟t it? I don‟t care if it is wet, muddy, windy or cold, I have this fantastic fur coat which keeps it all out. I love […]

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Dawn’s grand party for Alex

Rain and showers didn’t stop Dawn Concannon raising more than £1,000 at a garden party hosted at her home on 12th September 2015 for the Alex Hulme Foundation. The charity works to aid research into Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma in Children and is one especially close to Dawn’s heart. Fortunately, the sun came out just in time […]

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Alex Hulme Foundation contributes to NHL trial

The Alex Hulme Foundation, along with other charities, are contributing to the trial of the drug rituximab with chemotherapy. This trial is looking at a drug called rituximab alongside chemotherapy for B cell lymphoma or leukaemia in children and young people. The trial is supported by Cancer Research UK. More information can be found at: […]

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Oh what a night!

Oh what a night………..! We can’t think of a better phrase to describe our 4th Annual Star Ball, held this year on Saturday 11th July at the delightful Cottons Hotel & Spa in Knutsford. Guests were entertained on arrival by the fabulous Midweek Sax, headed up by Alex and Matt’s Primary school teacher, John Byrne […]

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Foundation Awarded £1,000!

We’re delighted to announce that the Alex Hulme Foundation has been awarded £1,000 by the Aviva Community Fund. This is due to the incredible kindness and hard work of Phil Sefton – a good friend of the family, who already raises money for the Foundation through running marathons. Obviously we are indebted to Phil for nominating […]

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New banner from Display Wizard!

Thanks to the kind folks at Display Wizard, we’ve just received a free banner advertising the Foundation! Display Wizard have just launched a new initiative aimed to help charities and other non-profits promote themselves more effectively. They are offering a PVC banner (up to 2000mm x 1000mm) completely FREE of charge to charities and non-profits with […]

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Network Charity Lunch 11/09

One of our corporate partners – Trafford Business Connect magazine are pleased to be able to invite Manchester’s business community together for a very special networking charity lunch supporting The Alex Hulme Foundation along with two other fantastic Manchester charities – Forever Manchester & Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital Charity.The event will be held on Friday 11th September […]

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Stella Maris School Sponsored Walk

Stella Maris is an independent Primary school situated in Heaton Mersey, Stockport, where Alex’s Grandma and Grandad, Dave and Jean live. They became aware of the Foundation through a connection to Alex’s Grandparents and kindly decided to hold a sponsored walk to raise money for Alex’s legacy. And so it was that we all met […]

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Festival of Rugby

Sale Rugby Host Alex Hulme Foundation Festival of Rugby On the morning Sunday 26th April 2015, Chairman of the Minis & Juniors section James Hourihan and his partner Tor, organized a Sale Rugby Club Under 11’s Festival of Rugby at their Carrington Lane training ground. Teams from Sale, Sandbach, Lymm, Dukinfield, Chester, Wilmslow and Macclesfield competed […]

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