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Red Bear Music Quiz

Red Bear Music Quiz

Come down to the Red Bear in Thorne for a fundraising music pub quiz! There will be a raffle and football cards, as well as some pie and peas. Tickets are £10, and the event will take place on the 25th of November.

Staff of Life Race Night

We would like to invite everyone to the Staff of Life Race Night, starting at 7pm on Wednesday 24th November 2021. Enjoy a night of celebration and festivities, led by Steve Michaels as the compère!

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An Evening with Neil "Razor" Ruddock

Come spend an evening with previous central defender of the England national team; Neil "Razor" Ruddock! Starting at 7:30pm tickets are £25 each and available behind the bar at Yorkshire Main Club on Edlington Lane.

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Christmas Craft Fair

Come along to Barnby Dun Belle's Christmas fair, on the 6th of November, from 10am to 3pm at the Barnby Dun Social Club!

Sesh on the Sofa

Chewy and Paul would like to give a huge thanks to Kayleigh and Lindsay for raising a massive £500.00 from their 'Sesh on the sofa', a great effort by you which was probably followed by a huge hangover !! Thank you ladies

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The White Hart Race Nite

Chewy and Paul would like to thank Diane and David Penman on another great firefly fundraiser held at their house. Thank you to everyone that helped out on the day to make it a great success. The event raised a massive £865.00. The homemade pizzas topped the day !! True Firefly supporters x

The White Hart, Askern supporting Firefly held a Race Nite and Raffle along with Pie n Peas raising a winning total of £400 better than a day at the Leger any day. Thank you so much to management, staff and the locals who made it a successful meeting.

Staff of Life Race Night

We would like to invite everyone to the Staff of Life Race Night, starting at 7pm on Wednesday 24th November 2021. Enjoy a night of celebration and festivities, led by Steve Michaels as the compère!

The Dreams' Drag Queen Duo!

Come and enjoy fun times with the Dreams' Drag Queen Duo, with both raffle and bingo for a festive night out! The celebrations will be held on Sunday 19th December, arrive at 7pm for an 8pm start at the West End Social Club, on Cusworth Road.

Cake sale at Tots & Teens Children's Boutique

Chewy & Paul would like to give a massive thank you to Carolynne Levers, Laura Graham, Jane Kilvington, Claire Dickinson, Tracey Pollard and to everyone that helped raise an amazing £500.00 for Firefly by holding a cake sale at Tots & Teens Children's Boutique. Great support and effort by everyone involved.. Thank you...Support your local businesses.

Thank you to Helen Mahon!

Chewy and Paul would like to thank Helen Mahon, the bags in drag and all at the Foresters for holding a drag night ...Bags in Drag. This event was sold out and raised an outstanding £765.00 for Firefly. Helen, you are such a loyal supporter of Firefly and we thank you for all your commitment and fundraising you do. pictured with the cheque is Helen and Becky from The Foresters.

Trans Pennine Trek raises £2500!

Chewy and Paul would like to thank 3 plucky lads who decided to walk the Trans Pennine Route in June. They started at Southport and finished at Hornsea.... a massive 215 miles. The lads went self contained each carrying their own bergans with overnight equipment, clothing and food. The challenge took seven (7) days !! amazing.

Danny Laverick ( pictured), Jak Laverick and Jamie Deere who unfortunately could not make the presentation due to work commitments all chose Firefly as they have had family members or friends that have used the service. Your staggering effort raised a huge £2,500.00 for Firefly Cancer Awareness and Support which will ensure the service can remain running to take patients for life saving treatment at Sheffield treatment Centres.

Also pictured with Danny is Belinder who along with family members supported the lads from start to finish.

The picture with the lads is from the start at Southport

You should all be very proud of your achievement and we at Firefly are truly humbled by the amount raised. Once again THANK YOU.

Taking on the Big One!

John Dowse's challenge to donate £250 to Firefly if Mayor Ross Jones and Stainforth Mayor Dave Marshall, along with our very own Joyce ride the Big One... Challenge accepted! Thankyou you brave people...

Gala by The Beach - 30th August

Join us this Bank Holiday Monday at Stainforth Welfare Ground 11am-6pm. We have a tonne of fun filled games and events to enjoy from a funfair, Magician, giant sand pit, face painting, super bike racing and much much more.....

Bags in Drag

Foresters Arms 1900hrs

This Friday 27th August, The Foresters Arms are proud to host the BAGS IN DRAG, adults only, charity drag night, in aid of the firefly cancer awareness charity.

Organised by the lovely Helen Mahon and friends, the evening will be full of jokes, laughter, music and dancing. There will be a raffle and bingo on the night, with pie and peas available.

Tickets are available behind the bar, for only £5 each.

Put your hands in your pockets and dig deep for a very worthwhile cause folks.

See you on Friday

Donna and the team xx

Dowse Funfairs Raise £500

"That's the Way to do it" no prizes for guessing who it is but having a great time here in town. Now where did I put those sausages....

Civic Mayor Alan Jones & John Dowse

John Dowse with Civic Mayor Alan Jones and Our very own Mr Punch Chewy Bacchus pictured on the beach in Doncaster with a cheque for £500. Thank you John and Keely.

£475 raised from Nottingham Close

Firefly would like to give another huge thanks to the very generous and loyal people of Nottingham Close who have continued to show their support to the NHS and Firefly Cancer Awareness and Support every Thursday since the pandemic started and have managed to raise a further £475.00. Your support has been amazing and we are very humbled by your donations which will enable Firefly's wheels to keep on turning. Thank you for the chocolate cake!!.

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Where's Wally Charity Fun Walk

Come and do the Full Wally Challenge (22 miles) leaving Weston Park Hospital 8am or the Half Wally Challenge leaving Asda Mushroom roundabout 12 noon Saturday 23rd October 2021.

Race Night and Bingo

Race Night & Bingo

Join us at the Catholic Club on Friday 29th October 7-11pm for Race and Bingo Night! Tickets are £7.50. Text 07738 479799 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for tickets.

£2,810 raised from Hog Roast

Chewy and Paul would like to give a massive thanks to Emma and Nigel Hoe for putting on another Hog Roast Firefly Charity day, nearly 200 people turned up to enjoy the free entertainment, food and drink provided by Emma, the day/evening raised an amazing £2,810.00 for Firefly. Emma knows first hand about Firefly as well as a fantastic fundraiser she is also one of our drivers. Thank you Emma and Nigel.

General Tickets = £35

B&Q Doncaster Donation to Firefly

£3,000 raised from B&Q Doncaster

Chewy and Paul would like to give a huge thanks to all the great people of Redhouse B+Q Distribution Centre Doncaster for their great continuing support and raising an amazing £3,000.00 from instore activities and a 3 peaks challenge for Firefly. A great bunch of lads and lasses and your support has been fantastic.

Firefly Christmas event

3rd December 7pm - join us for our Xmas party night at the Regent Hotel, Doncaster. For tickets please contact Phil - 07961 276 986 or visit

Erasured start the night followed by Tony Lewis as Robbie Williams with his live band Hot Fudge. This festive season why not join us with colleagues/friends/relatives for a truly unforgettable Christmas Party with this unique show which boasts 2 of the UK's very best tribute artists and more importantly, will raise funds to support our charity.

Premium Tickets (staged area) = £50

General Tickets = £35

Rugby League with Adrian Morley and Special guests

RM Sports Events proudly present Bring Back The Biff with Barrie McDermott and Adrian Morley.

Saturday 16th October 2021 with special guests Greg Inglis and Lee Briers.

Garden Party Fundraiser

Join us on Sunday 22nd August from 11am for a Garden Party Fundraiser, at 15 Longfellow Road, Balby, DN4 8LW.

Entry is free, where you can take part in a raffle, pick a bottle and more fun and games.

We will also have made to order pizza and hot/cold drinks available for you to enjoy.

The Bunker Sprotbrough - Summer Fair

Come and join us at The Bunker Sprotbrough Summer Fair from 10am-5pm Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd August 2021.

Enjoy music and entertainment, Artisan food and drink, homemade produce, country clothing, arts and crafts and much more.

Under 18s go free and adults tickets are £1.

£3,500 Raised At Open Garden

Chewy and Paul would like to thank Tony, Ann, all the workers behind the scenes, stallholders and everyone that donated for a fantastic Open Garden on the 25th July, the event brought in a huge total of 170+ visitors on the day. The day raised a staggering £3,500.00 for Firefly to ensure the wheels keep on turning. The open garden has been running for many years now and it still amazes me how great the garden always looks and the people that always attend, its always great to catch up.

Sentry Door Charity Fundraising

Sentry Doors Raised £2000

Chewy and Paul would like to give a massive thanks to Sentry Doors and all those that took part in the Askern 10K marathon on May 16th. You raised a staggering £2,000.00 for Firefly. Thank you for choosing Firefly and for your commitment and support. Pictured L-R Jess Yorke, Gordon Yates, John Appleyard-Tatum, Declan Booth-Breenan and Lauren Yates.

The Bentley Bonanza Charity Fundraising

£156 Raised At The Bentley Bonanza

Chewy and Paul would like to thank Bentley Surgery and the Patient participation group (PPG) for organising raffles, tombolas, name the doll and selling raffle tickets and holding a stall at the Bentley Bonanza and raising an amazing £156.00. Thank you all so much for your hard work and commitment.

Strawberry Island Boat Club Charity Fundraising

Strawberry Island Boat Club In Aid Of Firefly Raise £376.00!

Chewy and Paul would like to thank Charlie and Graham for arranging and organising a 40's evening and a fantastic raffle at the Strawberry Island Boat Club in aid of Firefly and raising a superb £376.00. Thank you so much and keep up the great work the club does.

Charity Boxing Fundraising

Charity Boxing match Raises £2,255.58!

Chewy and Paul would like to thank the Doncaster Round Table for putting on a charity boxing night at the Dome in aid of Firefly... to date the night raised an amazing £2,255.58. Many thanks to Ian Wood for organising the event. Every penny goes back into Firfefy to ensure the wheels keep on turning for patients so they can receive life saving treatment at Sheffield treatment centres.

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