The Keighley News has teamed up with Manorlands hospice this week to launch a massive fundraising appeal. The dedicated Sue Ryder centre urgently needs £1 million in the next year just to maintain its current level of services. The stories on this page explain just why it is so important you back the Million for Manorlands appeal, ensuring this inspiring charity can continue to provide its vital range of services to the terminally ill and their families in their hour of need. Million for Manorlands logo

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Couple’s diamond celebrations boost Manorlands

5:40pm Sunday 20th April 2014

A Keighley couple celebrating their diamond wedding asked for donations to Manorlands instead of gifts from friends and relatives.

Dunwells play in Yorkshire again in aid of Manorlands

Keighley News: The Dunwells

7:00am Sunday 20th April 2014

Upcoming folk band The Dunwells (pictured) are to perform at a Keighley club in aid of Manorlands.

Mascot race for Manorlands is a huge success

Keighley News: Some of the mascots, pictured in the Airedale Shopping Centre, which will be taking part in the race at Wetherby on April 13

6:30am Friday 18th April 2014

More than 70 cuddly characters from across the UK took part in the Manorlands Mascot Gold Cup.

Company’s staff hit the road for Manorlands

Keighley News: Some of the 100 staff of Acorn Stairlifts who took part in the Keighley BigK 10k run

5:29pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A Steeton company has given a major lift to Manorlands.

‘Kind-hearted’ Keighley News readers smash £1m Manorlands hospice target

Keighley News: Manorlands’ palliative care services manager Lizzie Procter (right) toasts hitting the fundraising target with some bubbly for staff, fundraisers and volunteers

6:00am Thursday 10th April 2014

Congratulations – you’ve done it!

Praise heaped on successful Keighley News Manorlands campaign

Keighley News: Kris Hopkins MP

7:00am Thursday 10th April 2014

Community leaders have welcomed news of the success of the Million for Manorlands appeal.

Couple inspire each other in their marathon challenge for Manorlands

Keighley News: Adam Brunskill and Bethany Wise, who have taken part in running events to raise money for Manorlands

4:07pm Thursday 10th April 2014

A couple put their best foot forward to raise money for Manorlands.

Mascots warm up for big Manorlands race

Keighley News: Some of the mascots, pictured in the Airedale Shopping Centre, which will be taking part in the race at Wetherby on April 13

4:05pm Thursday 10th April 2014

Mascots are under starter’s orders for a Manorlands money-spinner.

Star trekkers hoping to peak for Manorlands Nepal challenge

Keighley News: The team taking part in the Manorlands Nepal trek are (back row, from left) Sam Procter, Adam Howarth, Ellison Ainsworth, Tom Schofield and Colin Featherstone, with (front, from left) Liz Leith, Liz Plews, Sue Cottier, Mandy Smith, Debbie Gibbs, Anne Cowa

1:01pm Thursday 10th April 2014

Adventurers taking part in Manorlands’ 40th-anniversary trek to Nepal have met up for the first time.

Manorlands shares in proceeds of Santa fun run

4:13pm Thursday 10th April 2014

Manorlands has shared in the proceeds of a Santa fun run.

Try your hand at country pursuits in aid of Manorlands

4:11pm Thursday 10th April 2014

A sixth annual action-packed challenge day is being staged in aid of Manorlands.

Green-fingered Brownies put boot in for Manorlands!

Keighley News: Members of 1st Thwaites Brow Brownies with the wellington boot planters they have created to support Manorlands

4:10pm Thursday 10th April 2014

Girls from a Keighley Brownie pack have been putting the boot into a local good cause!

Lift gift proves a life-changer for Manorlands home patient

Keighley News: ue Ryder regional fundraising manager Hannah Taylor, centre, joins Acorn Stairlifts’ European installations manager Georgie Chester and installation engineer Anthony Neild to thank the company for putting in a stairlift at the home of a Manorlands patie

5:00am Saturday 5th April 2014

A Keighley man being cared for at home by Manorlands has been given a new lease of life thanks to a Steeton company.

Councillor a-dresses his big ambitions on fundraising

Keighley News: Councillor Glen Miller sizes up a dress for the fashion show, with the help of event organiser Nikki Carroll, owner of Firth’s in Haworth

8:00am Saturday 5th April 2014

People still have time to support Worth Valley councillor Glen Miller, who intends to strut his stuff in a women’s frock at a fashion show for Manorlands next week.

A tasty donation for Manorlands down on the farm

Keighley News: Get active and help Manorlands

12:50pm Saturday 5th April 2014

Manorlands has received a tasty £2,000-plus donation following an auction of pork pies and fodder hay.

Hit your stride to help manorlands

Keighley News: Get active and help Manorlands

8:50am Saturday 5th April 2014

Manorlands is seeking runners to take part on its behalf in the Leeds Half-Marathon.

Ladies’ special booster for Manorlands

Keighley News: Sam Turner and Catherine Whiteoak with their cheque for Manorlands, part of the proceeds of the charity ladies’ night

6:10am Saturday 5th April 2014

A charity ladies’ night in Keighley raised £1,447.

Record numbers sign up for Manorlands Big K

6:00am Friday 28th March 2014

Keighley’s BigK 10K is on course for a record turnout.

Daffodil party is a thankyou for lovely care at Manorlands

Keighley News: Get active and help Manorlands

9:00am Friday 28th March 2014

Fundraising is blooming for Manorlands.

Ballot win gets Robert on run for Manorlands

Keighley News: Robert Morrisroe

7:00am Friday 28th March 2014

A Keighley man is striding out to raise money for Manorlands.

Brewery’s ale sales boost appeal for Manorlands

Keighley News: Manorlands fundraiser Matthew Binns, centre, receives a cheque from Bridgehouse Brewery sales and marketing director Simon Lamb, left, and co-owner David Halliday

6:40am Friday 28th March 2014

Sales of a Yuletide tipple have resulted in a cracker of a boost for Manorlands.

Duo turn £60 into £550 fund for Manorlands

Keighley News: Margaret Patel, from Manorlands, receives a cheque from Graeme Firth (left) and Tom Appelbee of Fenetic Wellbeing

5:53pm Thursday 20th March 2014

Bosses at an award-winning company have proved they are diamond geezers.

Sam set to join line-up for BigK 10K for Manorlands

Keighley News: Sam Newnham

5:51pm Thursday 20th March 2014

Keighley police officer Sam Newnham will be pounding a different beat this month.

organisers gear up for 10k Manorlands event

Keighley News: Regional fundraisers Karen Jones, left, and Rachel Cunningham fill goody bags for participants

5:49pm Thursday 20th March 2014

A massive operation has swung into action in readiness for Keighley’s BigK 10K.

Travel game is a winning move

Keighley News: Jill Buchanan, of Oxenhope, with the travel game she’s selling in aid of Manorlands and Haworth Parish Church

10:00am Wednesday 19th March 2014

A travel game is helping to boost Manorlands’ coffers.

On your marks for 10k run bid

Keighley News: Townend Close Nursing Home staff Sharon Sorsby, Alvin Cruz and Donna Ashton in training for the Keighley BigK 10K in aid of Manorlands

2:35pm Friday 14th March 2014

More teams are lining up to support the Keighley BigK 10K.

Singers’ support striking a chord

Keighley News: Sue Ryder fundraiser Karen Jones, right, receives a cheque from Cobbydale Singers members Elaine Isherwood and Christine Barrett

2:40pm Friday 14th March 2014

Manorlands fundraising struck a chord with the Cobbydale Singers.

Coining in the cash for London Marathon race

Keighley News: Keighley News editor Richard Parker, left, with David Mortimer, of Bracken Bank Stores, whose customers are supporting his efforts in the London Marathon

2:38pm Friday 14th March 2014

Kind-hearted shoppers at Bracken Bank Stores in Ingrow have been helping to back the Million for Manorlands fund-raising campaign.

Ex-policeman coins in coppers with flag

Keighley News: Jens Hislop with his flag

4:00pm Tuesday 11th March 2014

A retired policeman aims to coin in the coppers for Manorlands!

Mountain team hits new heights

Keighley News: The team, from left, Jawaid Iqbal, Iain Nutter, Jayne Harris and Ev Pritchard, during its training stint on Pen-y-ghent

9:00am Tuesday 11th March 2014

A quartet tackling a gruelling Lake District challenge in aid of Manorlands is stepping up its training.

Acorn gives Keighley 10k run another big lift

Keighley News: Acorn Stairlifts staff (back row, from left) Nick Wilson, Victoria Lamb, Jessica Dwyer, with (front, from left) Dan Webster, Nicola Mirfield and Rebecca Haworth celebrate their Manorlands support

9:00am Monday 10th March 2014

A Steeton firm has given a lift to Keighley’s BigK 10K.

Lots to be grateful for in rugby club auction

Keighley News: Worth Village amateur rugby league club members with the cheque presentation for Manorlands

12:00pm Monday 10th March 2014

An amateur rugby league club has converted auction lots into cash for Manorlands.

Here’s to fundraiser

4:00pm Sunday 9th March 2014

New licensees at the Bay Horse pub in Oxenhope are holding a fundraising event for Manorlands.

‘Hit the roads and raise cash’

7:00am Sunday 9th March 2014

Manorlands is urging people who missed out on a ballot place in the Great North Run to take part with the Sue Ryder team.

Shoppers in big support

Keighley News: Sue Ryder regional fundraising manager, Hannah Taylor, Keighley News columnist and Sainsbury’s Keighley bakery manager, Mike Armstrong, centre, and Keighley News editor, Richard Parker, during the fundraiser in the supermarket’s town store

9:00am Saturday 8th March 2014

Generous supermarket customers dug deep to help support a leading charity.

Past masters help

Keighley News: Kathleen Snowden, left, and Teresa Baines present a cheque to Manorlands regional fundraiser, Matthew Binns

4:00pm Saturday 8th March 2014

An event showcasing past activities and people in the Scartop and Stanbury area proved a huge success.

Mascot mayhem deal is agreed

Keighley News: Runners and riders in last year’s Mascot Gold Cup, which raised thousands of pounds for the Sue Ryder Manorlands hospice

6:10pm Friday 7th March 2014

An annual mascot race that was the brainchild of a Manorlands fundraiser is on firm ground for at least another three years.

Keighley News editor Richard Parker raises cash for Manorlands

Keighley News: Sainsbury’s Keighley charity co-ordinator, Duncan Turner, left, joins Keighley News editor, Richard Parker, to promote the trolley-load of goodies being raffled at the store on Sunday in aid of the Million for Manorlands campaign appeal

11:26am Friday 28th February 2014

Keighley News editor Richard Parker will swap jobs for a day... to become a trolley dolly!

Footballers raise cash for Manorlands

Keighley News: Manorlands Hospice in Oxenhope

11:28am Friday 28th February 2014

Three footballers swapped their boots for running shoes to raise money for Manorlands.

‘Thanks for the fantastic care’ at Manorlands

Keighley News: Rachel Sanderson with pictures of her late mother, Ann Holdsworth, who was cared for in Manorlands hospice at Oxenhope

3:11pm Friday 21st February 2014

A Keighley mum-of-three whose own mother was cared for in Manorlands raised more than £7,000 in just two months as a thank-you to the hospice.

Bikes stand ambition for Oxenhope pupils

Keighley News: Oxenhope Primary School year five pupils show off the giant letter ‘O’, with deputy headteacher, John Parkin, back left, and Councillor Russell Brown

3:49pm Friday 21st February 2014

Tour de France fever could lead to more Oxenhope Primary School pupils cycling to school.

Fundraisers are on song to raise £511 for Manorlands

Keighley News: Get active and help Manorlands

3:21pm Friday 21st February 2014

Fundraising for Manorlands hit a high note.

Keighley roadshow raises crucial funding

Keighley News: Robert Carr, left, and Mark Holmes, of Betta Bodies, with the cheque for Manorlands

3:14pm Friday 21st February 2014

A Keighley gym has given Manorlands a £330-plus boost.

Race night is held for Manorlands in Silsden

4:30pm Friday 14th February 2014

Silsden Allstars Majorettes are under starter’s orders for a charity race night.

Funds split for range of causes help Manorlands

4:26pm Friday 14th February 2014

Manorlands has shared in the proceeds of a fancy dress pub crawl and race night staged by Keighley Celtic Supporters Club.

More reasons for Manorlands support joy

Keighley News: Manorlands fundraiser Hayley Ibbotson, left, and Poppy Holmes, right, who is on placement at the hospice, join Keighley Morrisons staff, from left, Jean Brown, Wendy Wiseman, Ian Burns and Tricia Cutts, to celebrate the partnership

4:22pm Friday 14th February 2014

Manorlands is celebrating a massive coup for the Sue Ryder charity that runs the hospice.

Fine effort for Manorlands appeal

4:40pm Saturday 8th February 2014

A Cross Hills Italian restaurant is poised to serve up a tasty donation to Manorlands.

Wearing onesies for work - and Manorlands

Keighley News: Staff at NSF Controls Ltd in Keighley take part in the Onesie Wednesday to raise funds

11:30am Friday 7th February 2014

Staff at NSF Controls Ltd in Keighley donned their onesies to raise cash for Manorlands.

Fundraisers for Manorlands aim to hit their peak

Keighley News: Peel Island on Coniston Water

6:00am Friday 7th February 2014

A four-strong team is planning a gruelling Lake District challenge to raise money for Manorlands.

Entries sought for annual run for Manorlands

4:40pm Friday 7th February 2014

About 300 people have so far entered this year’s Keighley BigK 10k in aid of Manorlands.






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