Aggressive brain tumour cells taken from patients were found to self-destruct after being exposed to a chemical in laboratory tests by researchers. The study could be the first step in tackling cancers such as glioblastoma, which led to Dame Tessa … Continue reading A new weapon against one of the deadliest cancers?
Jenny Roberts of Jenny Roberts British Millinery is holding an event at Ripley Castle. Please see poster below… Continue reading The “Hat Walk” 28th September 2018
HUGE thanks to the amazing Hilary Haresign of Snooty Frox, Harrogate and Bethany Haresign of The Wild Plum and their teams for such an amazing sum raised. This will make a tremendous difference to our work. Thankyou ALL so much Continue reading Hilary Haresign of Snooty Frox
On Sunday 27th August, Max Rusby, Ollie Bunting and James Stourton will each attempt to complete the 140.6 mile Vichy IRONMAN; swimming 2.4 miles, cycling 112 miles, and finally running 26.2 miles. Providing all goes to plan, we will start the race at 6.00 am and will hope to finish at any time before 11.59pm. Although we aim to finish the race in under 13 hours, for three ‘men’ who necessitate an exceedingly loose use of the term ‘athlete’, the idea of 13 hours continuous exercise is somewhat ominous. Last September, Ollie and James completed a 70.3 mile ‘Half’-Ironman, vowing … Continue reading The 140.6 mile Vichy IRONMAN
I am humbled on a daily basis by the generosity and support of so many people, but I felt that I had to share this on our website. Young Tristan was very moved by the plight of Bradley Lowrey and decided to donate some of his birthday money to The PPR Foundation. What an amazing young man; thank you so much Tristan from Pammie Roberts and all at PPR. Continue reading A very special letter!!
On Sunday 7th May Sir Thomas will be doing the 20 mile Nidderdale Walk to raise money for the PPR Foundation and thereby fund more research into brain tumours. The walk starts in Ripley and follows the NIdd up to Glasshouses before climbing the hill up to Brimham Rocks and returning via Bishop Thornton and Shaw Mills. An eight hour walk with a couple of decent climbs is a good test of stamina and he just hopes that it doesn’t rain all day! All sponsorship will be much appreciated – and will encourage Sir Thomas to keep going! Donating through … Continue reading Sir Thomas’s 20 Mile Nidderdale Walk for PPR