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Experimental drug trial at The Christie provides lifeline for cancer patient

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A patient with a fast‑growing lymphatic cancer (non-Hodgkin lymphoma) who had failed to adequately respond to previous cancer treatments, has had a dramatic response to a brand new drug known as ADCT-402 which he is receiving as part of a clinical trial at the Christie in Manchester.    Husband, father and grandfather Michael Prestidge, 59, from Wilmslow, was diagnosed with stage 4 …

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New Monitor for NWTS

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Children’s charity MedEquip4Kids has provided an Intellivue MP5 Monitor for the North West and North Wales Paediatric Transport Service (NWTS), thanks to a generous donation by Irwin Mitchell Charities Foundation. The Manchester based office of the nationwide law firm spent the last year raising a record-breaking £16,000 for the charity. NWTS provide 24/7 stabilisation and transfer of critically ill children …

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Sandbach great grandfather launches business to prevent Alzheimer’s

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A great grandfather from Cheshire has launched a business that has the potential to prevent the onset of Alzheimer’s disease, thanks to a loan and support from Business Finance Solutions (BFS) the North West delivery partner of the government’s national £310m Start Up Loans programme and a lending partner of the Greater Manchester Combined Authority. Proving that it’s never too late …

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Techies gear up for charity bike ride

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A group of digital whizzes are set to take to their bikes in a gruelling cycling challenge to help raise funds for charity Prevent Breast Cancer. Five employees from Altrincham-based digital signage agency Pixel Inspiration will be taking part in the London to Paris Cycle Challenge, which will see them, along with five other supporters, travel a mammoth 320 miles …

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Fierce Fit

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Fierce Fit has launched the only female health club in the heart of Manchester. It is more than just a gym – it’s a movement encouraging women to feel more comfortable and confident. Whether you’re a gym novice or gym buff Fierce Fit offers a flexible service which fits around you and your abilities. They offer female lead private sessions, …

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Le Cirque rolls into town for Prevent Breast Cancer

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Manchester charity Prevent Breast Cancer raised an impressive £79,000 at its annual ball. The charity transformed The Point at Emirates at Old Trafford into an extravagant vintage circus, complete with acrobats, jugglers and a bearded lady, with guests being treated to show-stopping performances as they dined. Coronation Street star Sally Dynevor, who plays Sally Metcalfe in the soap, was in …

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SHOW Dry launches first salon in Manchester

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Tamara Ecclestone, Founder & Creative Director, launches SHOW Dry’s first fully functioning hair salon in Harvey Nichols, Manchester. Just in time for the summer, SHOW Dry launches exclusively at Harvey Nichols, Manchester. With 13 stations and services for both adults and children, customers are treated to a consultation from their stylist followed by their desired treatment. A full repertoire of …

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Karuna: meditation, mindfulness and mentoring

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Karuna is an internationally experienced meditation teacher, a corporate mindfulness consultant and a personal mentor for those interested in the process of transformation. Karuna’s clients include global financial consultants, Los Angeles-based retail branding specialists, a world-renowned architectural firm, award-winning authors and journalists, small business owners and highly trained athletes. For more than 25 years, Karuna has gained experience throughout the …

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Beijing Biddies bring their Tuk Tuk challenge to Manchester

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Four women who are raising funds to help fight children’s cancers by driving two Tuks Tuks round Britain visited Manchester on 12 May.  The Beijing Biddies Tuk Tuk Challenge team stopped off at the Manchester Cancer Research Centre Building, in Wilmslow Road – part of The University of Manchester, to find out about some of the research being carried out …