2015 News Archive

9th November 2015
Calling all charities applying for Chariots of Fire 2016

Next year Chariots of Fire will be celebrating its 25th anniversary. Cambridgeshire’s largest annual charity relay race, has raised over £1 million for local charities.

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27th August 2015
Family enters four Chariots teams in memory of Eilish

A family from Fowlmere, near Royston has entered four teams into this year’s Chariots of Fire in memory of their daughter Eilish who sadly died of an aggressive form of kidney cancer last year. 

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14th August 2015
Television GP set to launch Chariots of Fire

Television GP, Dr Pixie McKenna, has been announced as the guest of honour at this year’s Chariots of Fire charity relay race, which is raising money for East Anglia's Children's Hospices (EACH). 

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22nd July 2015
Family praise specialist hospice team support

A Cambridgeshire family have praised a specialist team of nurses from a local hospice saying that choosing to work with them is “the best decision” they could have made.

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8th July 2015
From walking boots to running shoes

Spurred on by the achievement of Chariots of Fire raising £1 million since the event began, solicitors from Hewitsons aim to keep going further and faster for this year’s charity relay race. 

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26th June 2015
Specialist nursing team empower families when they need it most

Specialist care, expert around the clock advice and detailed symptom management plans are just a few of the things that a team of specialist nurses from East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices offer.

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10th June 2015
Local building firm supports Chariots race for 17th year running

 Construction firm RG Carter are hoping to build on years of dedicated charitable support after becoming the first team to enter Chariots of Fire 2015- celebrating the company’s 17th year taking part.

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26th May 2015
Connie's story tells of specialist support from children's hospice service

“We couldn’t have done it without them” is the message from the Dickason family who feature in a film showcasing the services of East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices True Colours Symptom Management Team.

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13th May 2015
Ready. Steady. Go….. Register your team for Chariots of Fire 2015

Today is the official launch of Chariots of Fire 2015 and this year all sponsorship money raised from the charitable relay race will go to this year’s charity East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH).

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11th February 2015
Thank you everyone. Chariots raises £1million

Chariots of Fire has raised over £1 million for local and regional charities since the event started in 1992. Thank you everyone who has contributed towards this impressive achievement.

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21st January 2015
Chariots of Fire 2014 raises £70,000

On Tuesday 20th January 2015 Hewitsons Charitable Trust hosted the 2014 Chariots of Fire cheque presentation. In total £70,000 was raised thanks to all the efforts of over 2,100 runners. 

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9th January 2015
Calling all charities applying for Chariots of Fire 2015

Over the course of its history, Chariots of Fire has raised nearly £1 million for a variety of worthwhile local charities, with tens of thousands of pounds being raised each year.

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