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Shakers Sign-Up to Blow the Whistle on Cancer!

1 February 2019

Bury take on Crawley Town at the Energy Check Stadium at Gigg Lane this Saturday, and we are delighted to announce that this game is dedicated to supporting Cancer Research’s ‘World Cancer Day’ campaign.

Monday 4th February represents ‘World Cancer Day,’ so as our closest home fixture to this date, we are calling on supporters of both teams to come together and help us blow the whistle on cancer.

Cancer will affect 1 in 2 people, and 330,000 people are diagnosed in the UK every year – but Cancer Research UK are leading the way to prevent more cancers, improve the outlook for future generations, and help ensure that fans enjoy match days with loved ones for years to come.

We’re proud to welcome an army of Cancer Research UK volunteers to the Energy Check Stadium at Gigg Lane this Saturday who are collecting donations at various points around the stadium. We encourage Shakers fans to give generously and help thousands of scientists, doctors, and nurses to deliver life-saving work and accelerate progress.

Supporters are encouraged to donate generously to Cancer Research UK, with several ways to do so:

· Fans can make a £5 donation by text message. Simply text the word BAND to 70200. Texts charged at £5 plus a standard rate text (age 16+, UK mobiles only). Cancer Research UK will receive 100% of this donation. Full T&Cs at

· Fans can make a cash donation today. Simply pass your donation to one of the Cancer Research UK volunteers who are at the stadium.

· Fans can pick up a World Cancer Day wristband which are now available to buy from Main Reception, Club Shop and Social Club with a suggested donation of £2.

· Fans can make a donation online using the following link –

Every Unity Band worn, every pound donated, and every gesture of support will play a vital role in beating cancer, supporting ground-breaking research which is taking place right here in the North West and across the UK.

Find out more about Cancer Research UK and #WorldCancerDay by visiting

Together we will beat cancer.

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