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Lupus NW Fundraising event

Elaine and Scott Holland celebrating their success in 'Come Dine with Me (Amongst Friends)'. They donated their prize money to LupusUK.

Lupus NW Fundraising event

Sarah Dewhurst, front second from right, black shorts, from Blackpool with her football team mates, She is resting until her Lupus lets her return to her ladies' football team. They have had fun raising money for Lupus.

Lupus NW Fundraising event

John Mayor, husband of Anne, of the Southport Support Group, joined a walk across Morecambe Bay to raise money for Lupus.

Lupus NW Fundraising event

Cathy Brundel, in orange tights, and her sister Marie O'Sullivan in blue jacket, surrounded by friends who have gathered to walk from Blackpool North Station to Penwortham, Preston. It was a sponsored walk to raise money for Lupus in memory of their Mum, Maureen Cullen who died last year. They were unlucky to get drenched but they persevered.

Lupus NW Fundraising event

Gemma Dupuis, centre,celebrating swimming a mile at Salford Quays, in The Great British Gas Swim. It was a family occasion as Gemma's Mum and Aunt who were twins, both have Lupus and they were there with their families to support her. Our Chair, David Price was there to see them set off. Sadly, Gemma's aunt had since died and the Preston Group miss her greatly.

Lupus NW Fundraising event

Kath Dempster, centre, the inspiration behind the South Cumbria Group's Craft Fairs. Kathy Fare who makes cards on the right, and her Mum on the left.

Lupus NW Fundraising event

Beryl Whittaker selling Lupus Christmas Cards at Ashton Methodist Church, Preston, which had invited us to their Charity Christmas Sale.

Useful info

We have coffee & chat groups as follows:

Preston - 2nd Wednesday - January, March, May, July, September, November

Lancaster - 1st Wednesday - February, April, June, August, October, December

Southport - 1st Sunday - March, July, November

Bury - 1st Tuesday - monthly

Liverpool - Suspended - please contact us

MRI - Wed 22nd Feb 2019, 10.30am; Wed 12th June 2019, 10.30am Wed 13th Nov 2019, 10.30am

South Cumbria - Not meeting at present, please check back for further details

Oldham - Thu 24th Janusary, Integrated Care Centre, New Radcliffe St, Oldham 1.30pm

Please use the contact form for more information.


  • Saturday 15th July, 11.30 till 4

  • Kath's Krafts For Lupus

  • Croftlands Community Centre, Ulverston.

  • Kath’s Krafts for Lupus will be there selling handmade fabric goods to raise funds for Lupus UK. Please pop along and help Kath raise funds and awareness for Lupus UK.

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  • Update

  • Bake Sale and Awareness Event

  • The Kellgren Centre for Rheumatology, Manchester Royal Infirmary

  • The bake sale at the Kellgren Centre raised just over £150. Thank you if you popped along an indulged in one of our cakes.

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We have active coffee and chat groups working in Preston and district, Lancaster, Southport, Bury and South Cumbria. We also have a group meeting occasionally in Oldham.

Details of upcoming Coffee & Chat sessions can be found here. Details of all groups can be found here:

Local Groups Information.

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