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

Coast to Coast RIde, 31st May to 2nd June 2019
Tim and 7 friends from Durham University cycled the 170 miles of the Way of the Roses route from Morecambe to Bridlington. Over £5,000 has so far been raised for the BCRT, a big thank you to Josh Crookes, Karl Jankowski, Stuart Mason, Pete Murphy, Michael Silver, Steven Silver and Glen Taylor for taking on this challenge. Thanks also to Mark Neville, Dan Myers and Andrew Mclennaghan for road support during the ride.

Pink Party VIII - Saturday 27th April 2019
Pink Party VIII was held at the Sitwell Park Golf Club and the annual event this year attracted nearly 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 £7,142 on the night for the BCRT.

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.

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£160,245 has now been being raised ,

Family and friends of Alexander Albiston have so far raised over £160,245 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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