Dedicated to the memory of Alexander James Albiston. Gone but never forgotten.

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Alexander Albiston Fundraising Site

This website has been setup to help promote the fundraising activities for charities associated with the treatment and research of teenage cancers and in particular, bone cancer. The site has been created in memory of Alexander Albiston. 'Alex' was an inspirational young man who was diagnosed with bone cancer when he was just 17 years old, went on to achieve top A level grades and a place at Cambridge University whilst battling the disease in his last year in the school sixth form. Alexander sadly died aged 18 in March 2010, but his story has inspired others to continue to raise funds to support teenage cancer charities.
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Latest Events

Pink Party VIII - Saturday 27th April 2019
Tickets are now on sale for the Pink Party VIII which will be held again at the Sitwell Park Golf Club. Once again, we will be entertained by live ska/mod band Handsome Dan & the Mavericks with a DJ until late. A Charity Auction of some great items will also be held on the night.
Please see Tim Albiston, Dan Willis, Aran Hague, Adam Fletch or Beckie Hilton for tickets.

Charade Reunion/Motown Night - 30th November 2018
Collections at the annual Charade Reunion and Motown Night raised £420 for the BCRT.

Charlton's Halloween House - 31st October 2018
Collections at the annual Halloween dressing of the Charlton house raised £1,113 for the Weston Park TCU.

Great North Run - 9th September 2018
Dave Parry raised £1,631 for the BCRT and Liam Buttery £781 for the teenage cancer trust by completing the half marathon Great North Run.

Pink Party VII - Saturday 21st April 2018
Pink Party VII was held at the Sitwell Park Golf Club and the annual event this year attracted over 200 people who partied the night away dressed in pink in memory of Alex. Ticket sales, raffle and auction (and fund match from HSBC) raised a superb £5,421 on the night for the BCRT.

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£148,242 has now been being raised ,

Family and friends of Alexander Albiston have so far raised over £148,242 for cancer charities; the Bone Cancer Research Trust, the Teenage Cancer Trust and the Weston Park Cancer Charity. Fundraising in Alex's memory began in 2009 and it took less than 8 years to break through the magical £100k barrier. Please bookmark this website to follow our future progress. For fundraising ideas to raise money for the BCRT, follow this link.

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Your continued support for raising funds in memory of Alexander is very much appreciated. If you would like to make an online donation today please click the button below which you will take you to a Justgiving page for donating directly to the Bone Cancer Research Trust.

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