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Great night for a great cause

October 17, 2014 by


Charity catwalk event raises over £3400 Broughton High School student KATHERINE WRIGHT volunteers at the Cancer Research UK charity shop in Stockbridge. The charity stages an annual  fundraising fashion show – here’s Katherine’s take on this year’s event: Cancer Research UK held its fifth annual ‘Charity Chic’ fashion show and pop up shop on Friday 10 […]

You couldn’t make it up: No makeup selfies raise £8m for Cancer Research!

March 25, 2014 by


It’s been a social media phenomenon that’s swept the country – even the Scottish government has joined in the fun. The ‘no makeup selfie’ is one of those daft ideas that just takes off – and it’s raised over £8m for a cancer charity in just six days! Cancer Research UK did not start the […]

Tickets on sale for Cancer Research catwalk event

August 13, 2013 by


CRUK_CATWALK_JULY13 This year’s Cancer Research UK Stockbridge event  Charity Catwalk and Pop Up Shop takes place at the City Art Centre on Thursday 5 September from 6 – 9pm Tickets cost £5 (standard) or £10 (VIP) and the fabulous, fun evening will include live music, raffles, fashion show, fabulous shopping opportunities and of course the […]

Local families step out in Race for Life

July 5, 2013 by


A group of staff and families from Stepping Stones took part in the ‘Race for Life’ at Holyrood Park on  Sunday 16 June. Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life is a series of 5k or 10k women-only fundraising events, which are raising money for research to help beat all 200 types of cancer sooner. If you missed […]

Tesco raises £11.85 million for Cancer Research UK

April 25, 2013 by


Tesco staff and customers have raised £11.85 million in one year for Cancer Research UK, its charity of the year. The money was raised by staff, customers and suppliers at more than 3,000 stories, offices and distribution centres across the UK, and according to Tesco this is the largest amount ever raised by a business […]

Cancer Research fashion night

December 6, 2011 by


The cancer Research shop in Stockbridge hosted a fashion night last month at the Edinburgh Academy. This is the third year that shop manager Carrie Lennon has organised the event and after excellent evening was over Carrie said “We raised £2600 on the night showcasing charity chic at our Charity Catwalk. The models were friends, […]