2021 Charity Golf Day

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It was a pleasure to be able to hold out charity golf day again this year. As ever, we were grateful to Birstall Golf Club for hosting and to John and Jo Clayton for organising it. 20 teams came together … Continued

Roger’s parachute jump

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We’re so grateful to Roger Merchant who is taking on a tandem parachute jump to raise funds for us. Roger will brave the jump on 4th April, 2020 – the day before his 75th birthday! Roger is doing this in … Continued

Rachel’s half marathon for BAGs

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Rachel Vickers had been training for the Leicester Half Marathon on 6 October, which she was going to run to raise funds for Birstall BAGs. Unfortunately, due to a flooded route, the Leicester full and half marathons were cancelled. This … Continued

Donation from Birstall Cricket Club

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We’d like to thank Birstall Cricket Club who have held various events to raise funds for us. The club and its supporters donated £400 to us which will help us to continue supporting local people affected by cancer. A big … Continued

Generous donation from newlyweds

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Birstall BAGs would like to thank Jody and Chris Tinbergen for their generous £330 donation. Long time supporters and good friends of Birstall BAGs, Jody and Chris married recently in Majorca followed by a reception back in the UK. They … Continued

£100,000 and counting

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We recently hosted a black-tie ball to kick off our 20th anniversary celebrations and mark £100,000 of fundraising since we began. The evening, which raised £1,490, saw Birstall Golf Club transformed for the glamorous occasion which included a raffle, casino … Continued

Cedars Academy raises £1,100

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We’re very grateful to everyone involved in the Cedars Academy student dance show held in December 2017. The show was held on two evenings and Liz Darlison and Rachael Boyall both gave talks on the charity, explaining how it started … Continued

Christmas meal raises over £500

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Thanks to our team, trustees and ever-generous supporters who joined us for our ladies Christmas meal at The White Horse in Birstall. As well as enjoying a lovely meal, we managed to raise £556 for the charity with a quiz … Continued

Ladies’ Gift Night success

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We held our Ladies’ Gift Night on 17 November at Birstall Social Club and are delighted to say we raised over £1000 thanks to around 200 ladies who came. We had 15 stalls selling a range of unique Christmas gifts … Continued

New equipment for LOROS

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Supporters of  Birstall BAGS, have helped to raise enough funds to purchase two new syringe pumps for local hospice, LOROS. The £2,600 donation from Birstall BAGS paid for the much-needed syringe drivers which are small pumps that enable the safe … Continued

Donation from Co-Op’s Community Fund

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Thanks to our local Co-Op Food and the lovely people who shop there, we will receive an amazing £3,670 through the Co-Op’s Local Community Fund. BAGs was lucky to be chosen as the local charity to receive 1% of what … Continued

Cheque from Birstall Golf Club captain

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Dick Smith, former captain at Birstall Golf Club, presented us with a cheque for a whopping £3,264!! This was funds raised while we were the club’s nominated charity. We’re so grateful to the club for its support and the money … Continued

Annual golf day at Birstall Golf Club

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All keen golfers are invited to an open at Birstall Golf Club on Sunday June 25, 2017 at 11am, for a charity golf game to raise funds for local cancer charity, Birstall BAGs. This annual event is open to all … Continued

Quacking amount generated for Birstall BAGS.

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The 8th White Horse Birstall annual charity duck race was a superb success despite the less than perfect weather.  The top winning duck was number 634 receiving a £100 and there were nearly 50 other prizes.  £3,154 was raised for Birstall … Continued

Vicky’s London Marathon Challenge

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“On April 24 I will be taking on the biggest challenge of my life to raise funds for Local Charity Birstall BAGS” Vicky Vernon has been supporting Birstall BAGS for a number of years, after seeing loved ones go through … Continued