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See below for news about the charity and the latest on PCRF-funded research.


Information and contacts for journalists can be found on our media page.

March 2019

Leeds students strut their stuff for PCRF

8 March 2019
The brilliant Leeds RAG Fashion Show on 28 February raised over £23,000 on the night for its two charities, PCRF and Behind Closed Doors – more than double the previous year’s total! …more information

February 2019

Leeds students fundraise for research through flagship fashion show

18 February 2019
The Leeds RAG Fashion Show – the annual flagship event in the calendar of Leeds University Union’s charity fundraising society – takes place on 28 February 2019, with PCRF as one of its nominate …more information

RockThePav gig raises the roof for PCRF

1 February 2019
Hundreds of music lovers attended the RockThePav2 benefit concert for PCRF in Broadstairs on the Kent Coast on 20 January and were treated to fantastic line-up of bands covering country rock, blues, b …more information

January 2019

Marion’s recycling for research!

22 January 2019
We love hearing about the unusual and innovative ideas that our supporters think up to raise money for research - and Marion Platt from Urmston in Manchester is a great example! …more information

Victoria’s double donation in tribute to Grandad

7 January 2019
Huge thanks to Victoria Lloyd, 16, of Worstead near Norwich, whose fundraising has topped £1,000 after having 12 inches of her waist-length tresses cut off in November. …more information

December 2018

Well batted Mark! 1,000-mile challenge smashes fundraising target

6 December 2018
BBC Cricket commentator, Mark Church, finished his mammoth 1,000-mile fundraiser for PCRF on 04 December, arriving at the Kia Oval from Lords to complete the 200th 5-mile run between the two iconic cr …more information

November 2018

Why I support PCRF - Will Chiles

7 November 2018
Will Chiles shares his family's harrowing story about the loss of his wife, Claire, and talks about his involvement with the charity. …more information

She did it! Anna hits £50k target in tribute to her mum

5 November 2018
After eight years of determination and adventure, intrepid Cambridge mum-of-two, Anna Gomori-Woodcock is celebrating reaching the £50,000 fundraising target she set herself, in memory of her mum. …more information

October 2018

Howzat! Win one of two T20 family tickets for the Kia Oval!

23 October 2018
BBC London's cricket commentator, Mark Church, embarked on a running challenge for PCRF earlier this month, dubbed #200runs. He's running the 5 miles between the Kia Oval and Lord's four times a day f …more information

Fantastic young fundraisers, Amber and Edward

16 October 2018
Huge thanks to young superstars Amber Rowland and Edward Dudley who completed the 10km South Downs Walk at Goodwood race course earlier this year. …more information

Picture perfect! John’s lucky “right time, right place” moment

15 October 2018
The selection of Christmas cards available in the 2018 catalogue has a very special addition – a card created from a photo of alpacas in the snow, taken by PCRF supporter John Westwood (64) of Stock …more information

From the Kia Oval to Lord's, 200 times! Mark's 1000-mile run for PCRF

5 October 2018
On Monday 08 October, BBC London’s cricket commentator, Mark Church – known as ‘Churchy’ to legions of Surrey County Cricket Club fans – will set off on a remarkable and gruelling fundraise …more information

September 2018

Colleagues rally for Rudi

24 September 2018
Jewellery designer Francesca Glos and colleagues from Harriet Kelsall Bespoke Jewellery in Hertfordshire, completed a 55-mile fundraising bike ride to Cambridge and back in tribute to Francesca’s fa …more information

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