2019 News Archive

24th October 2019
First of two new emergency children’s ambulance services for the East of England funded thanks to donations

Addenbrooke’s charity fundraising success raises hopes of an anticipated second emergency children’s ambulance service.

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23rd September 2019
Chariots of Fire race to the final ACT

With the dust settled and the runners recuperating after this year's Chariots of Fire the official charity, Addenbrooke's Charitable Trust (ACT), are aiming to gather £100,000.

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20th September 2019
Teaming with enthusiasm for Sir Michael Marshall

Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group is entering more teams than ever into this year’s Chariots of Fire event, all running in honour of Sir Michael Marshall, the company’s former president, who had also been race president since 2007 until his death in July.

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11th September 2019
Last chance to register for Chariots of Fire 2019

Businesses, Colleges and keen fundraisers are ready to race in this year’s Chariots of Fire on Sunday 22nd September.  Some spaces still remain for teams to take part for those who have not yet registered. With over three hundred teams already expected on the day there is still time, albeit limited, for teams to register and secure their place in the region’s largest charitable relay race.

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29th August 2019
‘Call the Midwife’ handyman on hand to starts of Chariots of Fire

Addenbrooke's Charitable Trust (ACT) is delighted that 'Call the Midwife' star, Cliff Parisi will be part of the iconic Chariots of fire relay race on Sunday 22nd September. 

Cliff Parisi – who previously played Minty Peterson in EastEnders and now portrays handyman and gardener Fred Buckle in the well-loved BBC period drama ‘Call the Midwife’ – will sound the klaxon

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21st August 2019
Countdown to Chariots!

Businesses all over Cambridge are going head to head at this year's Chariots of Fire relay race to support Addenbrooke's Charitable Trust (ACT).

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29th July 2019
Sir Michael Marshall, Race President, passes away

Our sincere condolences to all of the Marshall family from everyone at Chariots of Fire.

Sir Michael Marshall had been our Race President since 2007 and long standing supporter of Chariots of Fire.

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10th July 2019
Addenbrooke’s staff pull out all the stops to raise funds for a new children’s emergency ambulance service

Three teams from PICU at Addenbrooke’s have signed up to take part in Chariots of Fire and have organised a raffle selling tickets for the duration of the summer holidays to raise money for the Children’s Emergency Ambulance Service. Will you join them?

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26th June 2019
Support the new children’s emergency ambulance service and help save the lives of children like ours

This September, Chariots of Fire has partnered with Addenbrooke’s Charitable Trust (ACT). With your sponsorship, ACT is fundraising for a new specialist children’s ambulance service, dedicated to providing the highest level of care for the regions sickest children.

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14th May 2019
The Addenbrooke’s Charitable Trust (ACT) team is limbering up

The Addenbrooke’s Charitable Trust (ACT) team (pictured) is limbering up for this year’s Chariots of Fire after being selected as the official recipient charity for this year’s race on Sunday 22ndSeptember. Each member of the team will each run a leg of the 1.7 mile relay race.

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17th April 2019
Hewitsons Solicitors prepare to join in on the ACT!

As part of Hewitsons’ policy of investment in the communities in which it is based, a team of its 30 lawyers will be donning their distinctive red t-shirts and trainers in support of Addenbrookes Charitable Trust (ACT)

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2nd April 2019
The Chariots of Fire baton is poised - will you join in on the ACT?

Addenbrooke’s Charitable Trust (ACT) is limbering up for this year’s Chariots of Fire after being selected as the official recipient charity for this year’s race on Sunday 22nd September.

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