Celebrate your

Yorkshire Star

this Christmas

This Christmas, Yorkshire Cancer Research would like to join with you in celebrating the person who, in your eyes, is a Yorkshire Star.

It might be a star of celebration for someone who has recovered from cancer. Perhaps it’s in recognition of someone living with cancer. You may choose to remember someone special who is sadly no longer with you. Whoever you choose, you will be joining with people across Yorkshire in seeing their star shining brightly.

Help us light up 2,000 lives.

Samantha Smithson

we miss you so much. we love you.xxx

Star dedicated by lisa & family


Happy Heavenly Christmas Son, I ❤️ and miss you so much. Keep shining bright in the sky ⭐️

Star dedicated by Mom


Merry Christmas Mum. We miss you so much and we love you so much. Hope you are looking down on us all. Love Jack x Jess x Elsie MIGHTY MANDY

Star dedicated by Jack Stout

My Husband Simon Dixon

Merry Christmas Love you too the moon and back. Always have and I always will. Miss you every day xxx💙💙

Star dedicated by Your Loving Wife Mel Dixon

Alwyn Wood

In memory of my Grandma x

Star dedicated by Laura Scott

'My Hero' My Grandad

My Hero, I miss you & love you more & more each day. Love you Now, Always & Forever xxxxxx

Star dedicated by Hayley

Kathleen Monk

In memory of a loving Mum. Loved & missed always xxx

Star dedicated by Cath, Sarah & Andrew

Kathleen Ibbetson

In memory of a loving Mum. Loved & missed always xxxx

Star dedicated by Cath, Andrew & Sarah

Anne Norton, Grandma

Miss you Grandma. Xxx

Star dedicated by Sean xx

Ian Ellin

I miss you everyday

Star dedicated by Mrs J Oakley

with love this star shines brightly for Ben, my lovely son-in-law who has shown strength and courage on this long road. And for myself, this is the 2nd time down this path and also this star shines for the wonderful people helping us back along the road to recovery. Our families the NHS staff and UK and Yorkshire cancer teams and researchers. Thank you

Star dedicated by J Oakley


With love Pauline's grandchildren - Connor, Molly. Luke, Pheobe, Daniel With love Pauline's sons - Paul, Andrew, Richard

Star dedicated by Pauline's sons and grandchildren

Ann Broadbent

I dedicate this star to my late wife Ann Broadbent

Star dedicated by Melvyn

Clarry Kelsey

Loving dad and grandad. Clarry Kelsey 8-4-1928 to 7-5-2005

Star dedicated by

Michael Sterling

Michael Sterling God Bless Special Friend. Anne and Peter

Star dedicated by Anne & Peter

Kevin Buckley My star

I would like to dedicate this star to my late husband who died of cancer

Star dedicated by Mrs Buckley

Nicci Sugden

In loving memory of Nicci. Taken from us too soon

Star dedicated by Carol Illingworth

Thomas Walker

Thomas Walker I miss you everyday

Star dedicated by Mildred

Richard Lithgow

Star dedicated by Pamela

A huge thank you to all staff at Pinderfields. Pontefract, Jimmy's and Leeds General for saving Fiona Radcliffe from cancer in her neck this year she is now back at work. Thank you and a very Happy Christmas to All.

Star dedicated by

Melissa Jayne Boddy

You are our shining star, your strength and determination is now our inspiration. You are loved and missed every second of everyday but we know you are with us all always. Keep shining sis, I love you 🌟💕

Star dedicated by Rebecca Boddy

Kathleen Schofield

You were the BEST MUM in all the world. Love you xxx

Star dedicated by Mrs J White

Harry Milburn

My dad Harry Milburn. Miss you lots. Forever in our hearts.

Star dedicated by Richard

John Griffiths and his co-rectal nurses

Many thanks for your care over the years

Star dedicated by Mrs D Booth

Total dedications




Celebrate your Yorkshire Star

The ancient city of Ripon is a magical place at Christmas – that’s why we’ve chosen this location for the Yorkshire Stars tree.

Join us for a very special evening as, together, we remember and celebrate your Yorkshire Stars. We will have carols and refreshments, all at the Yorkshire Cancer Research shop in Ripon.

Date: Thursday 16 December 2021

Time: 4pm

Location: 11 The Arcade, Ripon, HG4 1NZ

The star that shines the brightest this Christmas

To mark the launch of Yorkshire Stars, we lit up Ripon Cathedral with 2,000 stars to represent the number of lives we aim to save from cancer every year in Yorkshire.

Thank you to Ripon Cathedral for allowing us to create such a poignant and moving tribute to all those affected by cancer in our region.

We hope our Yorkshire Stars campaign will offer a small comfort during what can be a difficult time for many families, while also raising important funds to support life-saving research in Yorkshire.

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