BFN @ Harpole Scarecrow Festival

This year saw the return of the Scarecrow Festival at Harpole which Breast Friends Northamptonshire have had a presence at for a number of years.

Thank you, Fiona

Fiona Caldron

Breast Friends Northamptonshire would like to take a moment to pay our respects and huge appreciation to fellow charity Something To Look Forward, whose founder Fiona Coldron sadly passed away peacefully at her home with family on the 18th February 2021. So many of our members have benefitted greatly from the wonderful work and support […]

Step Forward With Lewis creates Virtual race for Breast Friends Northamptonshire

Virtual 5K

Local runner and personal trainer Michelle Lewis is organising a virtual event to help raise funds for Breast Friends Northamptonshire. She is asking for entrants to run 5km every week throughout March and complete 20km over the month. On the plus side you don’t have to run it, just complete the distance. If you have […]

Mindfulness for Oncology Patients

Through LemonKind we have been running weekly drop-in mindfulness sessions for almost a year now, sharing relaxation techniques through mindful meditation and conversation. The sessions are run by Sarah who is a Chartered Occupational Psychologist as well as a Mindfulness Now Teacher. These sessions have been part of our initiative to involve our members during […]

What goes into a Chemotherapy bag?

Contents of a Breast Friends Northamptonshire Chemotherapy bag

We support members who are about to begin their chemotherapy treatment by sending them (post-COVID) a box in the post that contains items that can help aid their recovery. Each bag costs roughly £50 to produce and send out in the post and it is paid for completely by donations that the charity receives. Sometimes […]

BFN featured on BBC News

BFN member Ruth talks about the delays that the COVID pandemic has had on her reconstructive surgery.

Breast Cancer Stories

2020 decided to be difficult and for that reason, we had to think of doing something purely online.

Northampton Town FC Charity Partner

Northants Town FC Charity Partners

Breast Friends Northamptonshire were honoured to be chosen as a charity partner for Northampton Town FC for the 2019/20 season and we’d like to thank the club once again as due to the interruptions in the season that was beyond their control they have decided to keep all charity partners in place for the 2020/21 […]

Founder features on Podcast

Leonie goes on air

Our founder and Trustee, Leonie, has always enjoyed running and talks about how going through Chemo and Radiotherapy affected her in a chat with Michelle Lewis in the Step Forward With Lewis Podcast. You can listen to the podcast on iTunes here or on Spotify here