Memories of Oscar
OSCAR's Paediatric Brain Tumour Charity | | Researching Brain Tumours in Children
by philoscarspbtc
3w ago
Ten years after his death, we share thoughts and feelings and memories from family, friends and teachers of Oscar - the boy who gave our charity its name and its soul. Mum, Marie 10 years ago I held my boy close as he drew his last breath on earth. The pain is still as raw as ever and this week I have struggled and found myself unable to concentrate, a constant knot in my stomach and with a feeling of not really being here. I am fortunate to have people around me who have sent me memories of Oscar – great memories and stories of the undeniably strong and fun character that he was. All that ..read more
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Wiggington Grasshoppers raise £7k
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by developerChris
3w ago
From the York Press 20th November 2023 An “incredible” group of young footballers from York have raised over £7,000 to help support children with brain tumours. The players of Wigginton Grasshoppers U14s Girls’ team showed they could work together on and off the pitch by raising £7,018 for OSCAR’s Paediatric Brain Tumour Charity through a series of events. These included navigating a 5km run filled with inflatable obstacles in York and Leeds, and a celebrity football match at the LNER Community Stadium where the youngsters got to meet former Lioness Jill Scott. To read more – Click h ..read more
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Brave Cain, 22, vows to help others with brain tumours
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by philoscarspbtc
1M ago
From the York Press 12th February 2024 A brave 22-year-old from York has been given one year to live after being diagnosed with a brain tumour and is dedicating that time to helping others. Personal trainer Cain North has stage four malignant glioblastoma – an aggressive, fast-growing brain tumour. He has vowed to use his remaining time alive to help others with brain tumours by raising money for York-based OSCAR’s Paediatric Brain Tumour Charity. “Everyone’s got an end date, and I’m just a step closer to knowing mine. I’m not going to dwell on that, I just want to have the best 12 months ..read more
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OSCAR’s heads into its 10th year
OSCAR's Paediatric Brain Tumour Charity | | Researching Brain Tumours in Children
by philoscarspbtc
1M ago
From the York Press 29th December 2023 A charity working to help others in memory of a York schoolboy who died from a brain tumour is to celebrate its 10th year.   OSCAR’s Paediatric Brain Tumour Charity was launched in memory of Oscar Hughes from Dunnington who died aged nine in 2014. Oscar’s parents Marie and Ian Hughes set up the charity later that year. The charity said 2023 was a “record breaking year” – raising more money and reaching more people than ever before, including supporting over 50 children. Read more ..read more
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OSCAR’s in memory of Oscar Hughes looks to turn 10
OSCAR's Paediatric Brain Tumour Charity | | Researching Brain Tumours in Children
by developerChris
1M ago
From the York Press 29th December 2023 A charity working to help others in memory of a York schoolboy who died from a brain tumour is to celebrate its 10th year.  OSCAR’s Paediatric Brain Tumour Charity was launched in memory of Oscar Hughes from Dunnington who died aged nine in 2014. Oscar’s parents Marie and Ian Hughes set up the charity later that year. In 2020, Ian also died of a brain tumour and a few days after Ian’s funeral his son, four-year-old Milo, was diagnosed with the same disease and died a year later. To read more – Click Here ..read more
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Lucas Hughes Spirit of Youth Award
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by developerChris
1M ago
From the York Press 24th September 2023 A York youngster who has raised huge amounts of money for the charity set up in memory of his brother has been recognised with a Community Pride Award. Lucas Hughes has been named Spirit of Youth, sponsored by YO1 Radio. The teenager raised £24,500 for OSCAR’s Paediatric Brain Tumour Charity by climbing Yorkshire’s three peaks. During the climb, Lucas and the team of around 65 fundraisers battled high wind and rain to complete the gruelling 25-mile route. “It was crazy,” said Lucas. To read more – Click Here ..read more
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Celebrity Football Match raises thousands
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by developerChris
1M ago
From the York Press 24th September 2023 A celebrity football match in York has raised thousands for charity. The game brought well known faces such as England’s Lionesses legend Jill Scott, comedian Maisie Adam, YouTube and TikTok star Cal the Dragon and former Love Islanders Tom Clare and Casey O’Gorman to the LNER Community Stadium yesterday (Sunday, September 24). The event was organised to raise funds for OSCAR’s Paediatric Brain Tumour Charity and The Bradley Lowery Foundation. Phil Martinez, charity manager at OSCAR’s Paediatric Brain Tumour Charity, said over £5,000 ..read more
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Celebrity Football Match
OSCAR's Paediatric Brain Tumour Charity | | Researching Brain Tumours in Children
by developerChris
1M ago
From the York Press 24th September 2023 FROM former footballers to TikTok stars, celebrities from a range of industries laced up their boots for a charity football match in York today. Big names such as England’s Lionesses legend Jill Scott, comedian Maisie Adam, YouTube and TikTok star Cal the Dragon and former Love Islanders Tom Clare and Casey O’Gorman took part in the game at the LNER Community Stadium this afternoon (September 24). Well-known DJ and music producer Tom Zanetti was managing one of the teams – and he said it was great to be a part of the event ..read more
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Jill Scott MBE Celebrity football match LNER Stadium
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by developerChris
1M ago
From the York Press 22nd September 2023 A sporting star has joined the line up at a celebrity football match in York. Former Lioness and I’m A Celebrity Queen of The Jungle Jill Scott MBE is to join players at the LNER Community Stadium on Sunday (September 24). The match kicks off at 3pm, with doors opening at 1.30pm. Spectators will get a chance to rub shoulders with the players before and after the game, as well as grab selfies and autographs.  As reported by The Press, the heart of the event lies in its mission to raise funds and awareness for children battlin ..read more
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Ten birthdays without him
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by philoscarspbtc
3M ago
Today it is ten years ago since Oscar celebrated his last birthday.  I have just spent an hour looking at that sentence and crying. I needed a good cry. Life is going fast at the moment and I haven’t given myself time to sit down and just miss my boys. My body is in a constant state of tension and nothing I do makes it relax – so the last resort is crying. Maybe crying can release all this tension, so I am now torturing myself looking at old pictures and crying. Crying when I look into the beautiful eyes of my son: his eyes happy, his eyes when puzzled, his eyes when determined and his e ..read more
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