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Thank you Northampton High School!

On Wednesday 13th December, I was privileged enough to be invited and attend the ‘Celebratio

Dee's 40th birthday celebrations!

  Dee Brown is one of our continuing supporters, whom recently turned 40! For her birthday, i

Northampton High School

  Recently, Taylan’s Project was kindly invited by Northampton High School, to give a ta

Ollie Gardiner heads to Centre Parcs!

UPDATE: It is with deep regret to inform you all know that unfortunately Ollie lost his battle on 1

London to Amsterdam Cycle

  UPDATE So proud of Ian and immensely grateful to him and all those who supported him during

Thank you Toyota UK!

A huge thank you to Toyota UK for making another very generous donation to Taylan’s Project, f

Elavation continues to support Taylan's Project

A huge thank you to Elavation Platforms & Training for making another generous donation of &po

Lions Club Winslow supports research!

Thank you to Lions Club of Winslow for choosing us as one of their charities to support and for do

On Yer Bike!

Saturday 25th February 2017 It's time to get On Yer Bike for Brain Tumour Research! We're callin

Wear a Hat Day - 31st March 2017

    Join the nation’s largest brain tumour awareness and fundraising event! &

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

As we approach the end of the year, we want to send a huge thank you to everyone who has helped an

APPG on Brain Tumours - December 2016

At the APPG meeting in Westminster on 14th December, scientists, clinicians, patients and MPs all

Thank you for supporting our Christmas Appeal 2016

UPDATE: 183 very excited bears travelled to the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford at the beginnin

Research News

Brain Tumour Research Director of Research, Dr Kieran Breen, probes the reality behind the headlin

National Research Funding Report 2016

Brain Tumour Research released a National Research Funding Report, on 11th October 2016, highlight

Another huge thank you to Elavation

A huge thank you to Elavation for sending through another generous donation of £668.0

In memory of Jasmine

Thank you so much to Karen, Manu, Maddie and their family and friends for continuing to support ou

Liquid aspirin breakthrough for brain tumour research

 A potentially ground-breaking scientific breakthrough with far-reaching consequences for futur

Famous 7 ride again!

UPDATE: The famous seven had a great ride and thankfully with not too many problems. They comple

Canonteign Falls Abseil

On Saturday 11th June, Dee Brown took part in an exhilarating abseil down the beautiful Canonteign

Well done to our Liverpool Marathon runners!

Well done and thank you once again to Matt Gregory for taking part in the Liverpool Marathon and h

UK Government acknowledges more must be done for brain tumour patients

Following on from the success of the recent Parliamentary Debate, the brain tumour community has w

Biking and Boating the Hebrides

UPDATE: We would like to say a MASSIVE congratulations to Phil and Mark who have completed their

A huge thank you to Toyota

A huge thank you to Toyota in Burgh Heath Epsom-Surrey, for making a very generous donation to Tayla

The first-ever report by the HofC Petitions Committee

  Funding for research into brain tumours On 14th March 2016, at the launch of the House of

Wear A Hat Day 2016

  We would like to say a huge THANK you to everyone  who helped to make Wear A Hat D

Results of Proton Beam Study

    The results of a study on the use of proton beam therapy for the treatment of medull

Petition Update

  Over 120,000 people signed the recent Brain Tumour Research e-petition and as a direct resul

Another huge thank you to Heathrow London!

  Another huge thank you to Karen Harrison and the Heathrow Charity Board for awarding us wi

On Yer Bike for Brain Tumour Research!

Fantastic new nationwide challenge for 2016!  On Yer Bike for Brain Tumour Research is a nat

Happy New Year

We hope you all had a wonderful Christmas with your loved ones and as the New Year approaches, we

Another donation from Elavation!

A huge thank you once again to Elavation Platforms & Training for making another donation of &


  UPDATE: 28th November 2015  Our emails are thankfully up and running again.  Onc

Please support our Christmas Appeal 2015

  Click here to download a poster  

Brain Tumour Research Launches Fourth Centre

On 25th September, patients, carers, scientists, clinicians and charities from across the UK gathere

Thank you to Heathrow!

A huge thank you to Karen Harrison for organising a fundraising event at Heathrow London and raisi

Early diagnosis rates up in Scotland

The number of patients in Scotland having their cancer diagnosed early has been increasing since 2

Elavation makes first quarter donation!

  Back in March this year, Elavation made a huge and very generous commitment to Taylan&rsqu

iKnife: a new era for the treatment of brain tumours

In its first patient trial, run by the scientists at the forefront of one of the Brain Tumour Rese

Invest in a Cure

That’s what we’ll be asking MPs to do now that the brain tumour All Party Parliamentar

Capital to Coast June 2015

    UPDATE: The team made it to the finish line safe and sound in the end and we want t

The Way of the Roses

  UPDATE: On the 11th June, Jon Hill, Greg Orme, Richard Willis, Calum Hughes, Rob Harper, Da

Shane completes the Blenheim Triathlon

Huge congratulations and well done to Shane Angus for completing the Blenheim Triathlon consisting

Earlier diagnosis of brain tumours

The National Institute of Health and Care Excellence (NICE) have announced changes that have the pot

The British School of Paris supports Taylan's Project

We are thrilled to let you know that Taylan's Project continues to be supported across the waters.

New Report on Research for Children

The Nuffield Council on Bioethics has released a report examining the best way to increase research

BOOM for Taylan's Project!

We are so excited and deeply honoured to find out that Elavation have launched the UK’s larg

Abseiling the Spinnaker Tower!

  UPDATE: What a day! Despite the weather forecast showing rain for Saturday, Taylan made s

Call on Government to 'Invest in a Cure'

On Tuesday 17th March, we joined many patients and their families, carers, scientists and other ch

Thank you for taking part in Wear a Hat Day 2015!

  A #HATTASTIC Thank You!  Thank you so much to each and every one of you for taking par

Thank you for supporting the Crystal Ball 2015

What a night!  On Saturday 7th March 2015, 180 guests stepped inside the Hilton London Wembl

Cancer Research figures highlight need for research

Cancer Research UK released figures on 5th February - World Cancer Day 2015, showing that one in two

Charles Bradlaugh Charity Gig

        Thank you to all those who attended the charity gig on Friday 30th

Wear a Hat Day 2015

Join the nation’s largest brain tumour awareness and fundraising event!     &

Happy New Year

As we approach the end of the year, we want to send huge thanks to everyone who has helped and suppo

Teddy Appeal Update

Hello all! Just to let you know that the teddies went to the John Radcliffe at the beginning of Dece

Gift of Hope Appeal

    Brain Tumour Research are funding world-class research at their Centres of Excellenc

Launch of the 3rd Centre of Excellence - Plymouth

    Pioneering with Plymouth: Historic new chapter in cancer research begins as Brain Tu

Pattern of genetic 'switches' found

Brain Tumour Research news: Pattern of genetic 'switches' found to help identify reasons why 30% of

Silent Auction

We are pleased to have for auction, several great items kindly donated to us to help raise vital fun

Please support our Christmas Appeal 2014

Download the poster to share with your friends, family, workplace or school

Launch of the New Centre of Excellence - London

  On Thursday 23rd October, we saw the official launch of the new Brain Tumour Research Centre

Parliament discusses patients travelling for proton beam therapy

The number of patients travelling abroad to receive proton beam therapy in the last 5 years has been

Waitrose - Community Matters

UPDATE: Thank you to everyone who put their tokens into our box and continue to support us.  W

New research reveals startling new facts

    One in 50 people who die under the age of 60 die from a brain tumour    

Jenny & Alex Climb The 3 Peaks

UPDATE: Well done to Jenny and Alex for completing their challenge and for also smashing their targ

Phoenixbury Festival 2014

  We were proud to be chosen as this year's partner charity for the 2014 Phoenixbury Festival!

Host for Hope - Game on!

  Join in the Fun: Host a World Cup Fundraiser and Help Feed Vital Research   With Wo

Taylan's Fun Day 2014 was another success!

  Thank you to everyone who helped and supported Taylan's Fun Day on Sunday 18th May! With yo

Chloe's Challenges 2014

UPDATE: Well done to Chloe who completed the Otmoor Half Marathon on 7th June raising £490! &

50 Mile Ultra Trail Challenge

  UPDATE Well done Manu! Manu completed his 50.8 mile run over the hills of the North Downs

Taylan's Fun Day 2014

Taylan's Project welcomes you to their very special Family Fun Day, to help raise money and celebrat

Kelly Marches in March

UPDATE: Kelly Jo Hearsey has completed the "Cami de Cavalls" walk in Menorca for Taylan's Project.

3 new research partnerships are announced

We are proud to share the announcement that 3 new brain tumour research Centres of Excellence will r

Ground-breaking partnerships to be announced soon

  The unique strategy to fund seven Centres of Brain Tumour Research Excellence will soon be t

BTR Response to Cancer Research UK Report

Cancer death rate drops by 20 per cent over 20 years Brain Tumour Research welcomes the improvement

Wear a Hat Day 2014

  Friday 28th March was Wear a Hat Day 2014 and we are extremely grateful to everyone who took

Welcome to 2014

In April this year it will be five years since we launched Brain Tumour Research. It’s been an

Welcome progress for the Saatchi Bill

News via Brain Tumour Research Brain Tumour Research welcomes the Department of Health’s deci

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

As we approach the end of the year, we want to send huge thanks to everyone who has helped and suppo

Christmas Appeal 2013

A HUGE thank you to everyone who sponsored a teddy!  They have made it to the hospital and th

Sarah Beeny Launches new E-petition

Entrepreneur, Property Expert, TV Presenter and active campaigner on behalf of Brain Tumour Research

Eight institutions bid to be the new Centre of Excellence

Eight leading British universities and hospitals have been shortlisted in a stringent, peer-reviewed

Please support our Christmas Appeal

            Christmas Appeal     &n

Crabtree & Evelyn Exclusive Event

Crabtree & Evelyn in Guildford are opening their doors for us once again to help raise funds f

3 Peaks Challenge

Fancy taking on the 3 Peaks in just 24 hours for charity?  We are looking for a team of peop

Enotria 'singing in the rain'

On Sunday 13th October, while most people were tucked up in their cosy homes, a very determined

Bourton Meadow Academy raises more funds

Bourton Meadow Academy based in Buckingham, Buckinghamshire has supported Taylan's Project

Another ground-breaking report

  Almost three quarters (73%) of brain tumour deaths occur in those under 75. For cancer as

HeadSmart - Be Brain Tumour Aware

The HeadSmart campaign is run by a partnership between Brain Tumour Research member charities; the

Conquer it Together

Step outside your comfort zone to achieve a goal or realise a long-held ambition, or organise a team

Host for Hope

  Get everyone together to 'dine and donate', give 'cash for coffee' or a 'tenner at teatime'.

Multi Iron Man 2013

This is pretty crazy to say the least!! James Noble is another good friend of ours who has also b

Hadrian's Wall 2013

  UPDATE A huge well done to Simon Bradbury for completing this major task. We are extremel

Marmotte 2013

UPDATE They only just survived it but we are so proud to say they did it!  Blood, sweat, tea

Thank you for taking part in Wear a Hat 2013!

Thursday 28th March was Wear a Hat Day 2013 and we are extremely grateful to everyone who took par

David Cameron supports Brain Tumour Research

Following the recent launch at the House of Commons of the new report revealing the current fun

Taylanís Project receives Research Champion Award

We are thrilled to announce that Taylan’s Project was presented with the first ever Research

House of Commons Reception

On Tuesday 12 March, the Brain Tumour Research team, Taylan's Project, representatives from member

Charity of the Year!

2012 was a very successful fundraising year for us thanks to all our supporters and also to Enotria

Crystal Ball raises the roof, awareness and money

 A Ball is not a Ball without great food, fantastic wines, great company and wonderful entert

Daniel Cutting becomes first Ambassador

  We are thrilled to announce we have taken on board our first ambassador of the charity. Per

Book your places for The Crystal Ball 2nd March 2013!

  The Taylan’s Project Crystal Ball is the most prestigious and biggest fundraising even

Wear a Hat Day is back!

On Thursday March 28th 2013, along with our fellow Brain Tumour Research umbrella groups and membe

Showhome serves up festive treat in aid of charity

  The following Press Release was issued at the beginning of December 2012 by Connect PR on be

GlaxoSmithKline hosts charity bake-off!

Taylan’s Project was nominated by Tina-Iacurci Hussey to be one of the charities the GSK Con

Taylan's Project Firewalk

  On 17th November 2012, 10 brave and courageous people, including Taylan's mother Figen too

New Brain Tumour Research Laboratory Launched

  First of seven ‘Centres of Hope’ expands bid to beat brain tumours More people

Enotria Ran to the Beat!

On 28th October, the day finally dawned for brave Enotria runners, who many months ago signed u

Christmas Cards

Christmas provides another great opportunity to raise funds to support our dedicated centres of brai

Life Changing Challenges

We have recently teamed up with Life Changing Challenges who offers safe, organised and afforda

Football Tournament raises £800!

On Sunday 7th October we held our 4th Annual Football Tournament in memory of Taylan. Organi

Taylan's Football Memorial Tournament 2012

  Sunday 7th October 2012 11am - 4.30pm Marsh Gibbon C of E School Field   Every ye

DAILY UPDATES - Kayaking the Thames!

      Day 1: Wednesday 19th September What an emotional 1st day Kayaking the Th

Charity Firewalk 2012

FIREWALK   Overcome your fear and take part in the challenge of a lifetime!   WHEN:&

THANK YOU from 700 Miles in 7 days!

    THANK YOU! Well, we did it! 745 miles cycled in 7 days, between the seven main brai

Enotria 'Run's to the Beat!'

Enotria have chosen Taylan's Project / Brain Tumour Research as their chosen charity of the year for

The Olympic Torch and our moment to shine!

  What a day! Carrying the Olympic Torch in London just 2 days before the Games was an in

Garden Party for 'Host for Hope' Campaign

“Host for Hope” is a new campaign which encourages people to get together to socialise

Well done to Team Enotria for completing their challenge!

Enotria World Wine nominated Taylan's Project as their charity of the year for 2012. They hav

London to Oxford Bike Ride. Good luck Team Enotria!

Enotria World Wine have chosen Taylan's Project / Brain Tumour Research as their chosen charity of t

Olympic Torch Relay location confirmed!

Many of you will already be aware that I have been selected to carry the Olympic Torch in memory of

Please sign the new e-petition

Brain Tumour Research patron Bill Tarmey alias Coronation Street’s Jack Duckworth has launched

Parliamentary Lobby 2012 - a great success!

  Patients, carers, supporters, charities and scientists from across the UK converged on Westm

Well done at the Blenheim Triathlon 2012!

On Saturday 9th June, Team Taylan's Project took part in the Blenheim Triathlon to raise vital funds

Please Vote for James by 28th May!

Please please vote for James.   He needs as many people as possible to vote for him to be in

Coaching FX fundraising day!

Coaching FX Goalkeeping School held a charity fundraising day on Saturday 19th May raising £25

Taylan's Fun Day and balloon race winners!

  Well done to Mr & Mrs Hamarat for winning the balloon race!  Their balloon travelle

Paul Barcz completes his challenge!

Well done Paul for completing the BUPA 10k Manchester run on 20th May 2012! We really appreciate yo

Change of Venue - Taylan's Fun Day 2012

PLEASE NOTE: The venue for this event has been changed to Calvert Green. Unfortunately due to

Bishop Stopford's School raises £1,000!

St. George's House at Bishop Stopford's School in Enfield, raised an incredible £1,000 for Tay

Fliss and Laura's Challenge for Taylan's Project

  Date: 18/4/2012--> Fliss and Laura have decided to take on a challenge in support of Tay

Cherry's running 10k this time!

Cherry Newnham is taking part in the BUPA London 10k run on 27th May 2012, to help raise vital funds

Thank you for taking part in Wear a Hat 2012!

  Friday 30th March was Wear a Hat Day 2012 and we are extremely grateful to everyone who took

Wear a Hat Day on Friday 30th March! Get Involved

On Friday 30th March 2012, along with our fellow Brain Tumour Research umbrella groups and member ch

Prime Minister David Cameron supports Wear a Hat Day

  We are delighted to tell you that Brain Tumour Research is incredibly proud to have the supp

Figen to carry the Olympic Flame in memory of Taylan

The London 2012 Organising Committee has announced and confirmed places for over 7,300 people who wi

Abby completes her challenge!

  Abby Hughes took on a major challenge last year when she decided to start training hard and&

Less than 2 weeks to go until Wear a Hat Day 2012

On Friday 30th March, along with our fellow Brain Tumour Research umbrella groups and member chariti

Sheila Hancock CBE and Bill Tarmy appeal for help

  Please watch the ‘It’s Me’ Video – An appeal by Sheila Hancock CBE a

Vetri Velamail speaks about need for brain tumour research funding at Summit

  Taylan’s Project attended the Brain Tumour Consortium Summit in London last week. 

Brain Tumour Consortium held Summit on 29th February

  Brain Tumour Research and other members of The Brain Tumour Consortium held a Su

A new study from coalition of leading cancer charities

    New study from coalition of leading cancer charities supports the critical role of c

Enotria World Wine partners with Taylan's Project

We are delighted to be chosen as Charity of the Year during 2012 by Enotria World Wine. Based in Lon

Abby Hughes runs the Silverstone Half Marathon

Abby Hughes has decided to take up running for the very first time and to challenge herself by

Crabtree & Evelyn Shopping Evening

Crabtree & Evelyn in Guildford-Surrey held an exclusive shopping evening for Taylan’s Proj

Taylanís Annual Memorial Football Tournament

Seven teams took part in Taylan's Football Tournament this year, to remember a special lit

Charity Garden Party

Taylan's gran and grandad held their 2nd annual charity garden party for their nearest and

Erayís London to Cambridge Bike Ride

Eray Mustafa took part in the London to Cambridge Bike Ride for the 2nd year running and managed to

Erkan and Steveís London to Cambridge Bike Ride

Taylan's Uncle Erkan and his close friend Steve completed the London to Cambridge Bike Rid

Taylan's Fun Day and Balloon Race

To mark what would have been Taylan's 9th birthday, we held our 2nd Fun Day for friends and family a

Brighton Marathon

Kath Ferguson ran the Brighton Marathon with the sun beating down on her back at 25 degrees! Sh

Wear a Hat Day

We encouraged schools, colleges and organisations to take part in the national Wear a Hat Day campai

Florette Fradley 10k

Tony Walsh ran the ‘Florette Fradley 10k’ for Taylan's Project, to raise vital

Charity Ball

Our first Charity Ball was held in the brand new and beautiful Crowne Plaza Hotel at the Heythrop Pa

Musical Minis Charity Christmas Party

Leena Thakker from Musical Minis held children's charity Christmas parties at two venues, with 50% o

Garmin Auction on eBay

A unique and rare Garmin signed cycling jersey and a Garmin Edge 705 GPS were kindly donated to us b

Taylan's Annual Memorial Football Tournament

The annual tournament kindly arranged by Kelly Fogden raised over £800, with Pendik Sport taki


Kelly Hearsey and Mandy Bocker climbed Mount Kilimanjaro in memory of Taylan, but also to raise vita

Wagamama 'Run to the Beat'

A team of 25 athletic runners came together and competed at 'Run to the Beat', London's only mu

Just Dance Concert

During the school holidays, a group of Taylan's cousins decided that they wanted to hold a concert t

Charity Garden Party

Taylan's gran and grandad Rawlinson wanted to help more and decided to hold a charity Gard

The Enotria Wine Pedallers London to Cambridge Bike Ride

Nine colleagues at Enotria Wines joined together to help raise money and awareness for bra

Breakthrough London to Cambridge Bike Ride

Eray and Ipek Mustafa cycled 57 miles from London to Cambridge in memory of Taylan, raising vital fu

Cycling around Poole Bay for Taylan

Taylor Dart, aged seven, decided to cycle 40 miles around Poole Bay in memory of his frien

Cycling the South Downs Way

Lance and Fergy completed their 105 mile off-road cycle from Winchester to Eastbourne in a

7th Ashton Rainbows 100 Pennies Challenge

The 7th Ashton Rainbows from Ashton-under-Lyne raised £56.72 during their Centenary

Pheonix Cards

Kay Breeden held a Pheonix Cards evening, with a mini raffle run by Julie Freeman. Julie kindly

2010 Mazda Blenheim Triathlon

Shane Angus took part in the Blenheim Triathlon to raise funds and awareness for

June 2010 Ė Music Evening

St Mary's Catholic Primary School in Bicester held a music evening to raise awareness of m
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