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D Caesar Jones’ Raffle Raises £800 for LATCH

Published: September 29th, 2017 in Uncategorized

D Caesar Jones funeral directors and memorial consultants, based in Rhiwbina Cardiff, launched an exciting raffle in aid of LATCH back in Autumn 2017 which helped to raise an incredible £800. All proceeds from the raffle, which was drawn on Friday 15th December 2017, have gone directly towards LATCH’s vital services for children with leukaemia… More»

LATCH to Participate in 2018 Ultra Challenges

Published: September 13th, 2017 in Future events

We’re very excited to be participating in the 2018 Ultra Challenge Series which is set to be bigger & better than ever before, with 7 events including the Jurassic Coast Challenge and the Wye Valley Challenge. Whether you’re a walking enthusiast and new to endurance events, a regular long distance trekker seeking adventure, or perhaps… More»

Bar Foods Announce LATCH as their ongoing Charity of the Year

Published: August 24th, 2017 in News

Following a successful relationship in the past, LATCH is pleased to have been named Bar Foods’ Charity of the Year yet again this year. Bar Foods are suppliers of soups, sauces and recipe dishes to the UK’s Foodservice and manufacturing industries. Over the last 20 years they have become market experts and are a much-loved… More»

Cardiff University Students Cycle the Length of Wales for LATCH

Published: August 11th, 2017 in News

Two Cardiff University students recently cycled the length of Wales to raise money for LATCH Welsh Children’s Cancer Charity. Caitlin Peers and Liam Evans, students of the University’s School of Medicine, spent five days cycling along the 257 mile Lon Las Cymru route, completing the epic route on Wednesday 2nd August. Setting off from Holyhead… More»

LATCH Benefits from Inspiring Secondary School Pupils and First Give Programme

Published: August 8th, 2017 in Past events

First Give work in partnership with secondary schools across the UK to help young people to give their time, tenacity and talents to improve their local communities. Their vision is to help build a new generation of motivated and switched-on young people who want to use their skills to support local charities and improve the… More»

Gaming Chair and PS4 on Rainbow Ward

Published: April 29th, 2016 in News

Fantastic to see the new Gaming Chair put together and ready for use in the Children’s Playroom on Rainbow Ward.  The chair, PS4, various games and controls were very kindly donated by the Co-operative Store in St Clears.  Morgan was very keen to try out the new chair and is looking forward to playing on… More»

Cwmgors Cherries

Published: April 22nd, 2016 in News, Past events

A big LATCH thank you to the Cwmgors Cherries running team that raised £5,086 for LATCH by running the Llanelli half marathon in 2015. Due to 18 of them running the half marathon, it has been a logistical nightmare to collect all the money and present the overall cheque to LATCH.  LATCH Ambassador, Marlene Thomas,… More»


Published: April 21st, 2016 in Future events, News

Last year, Steve Western, Steve Copeland, Lee Gillen and David Watkins organised the Ten-Y-Fan Challenge which was an outstanding success with over 140 registered climbers, 11 of whom completed the full challenge of ten climbs! Since then, the Ten-Y-Fan team has pledged their support to help a different charity each year and for 2016 they… More»

Marathon Man!

Published: April 20th, 2016 in News

Ken O’Leary will be joining over 37,000 runners when they line up to start the Virgin London Marathon on Sunday 24 April.  The elite runners will be followed by thousands of club athletes, fun runners, charity fundraisers, celebrities, politicians and fancy dress costume wearers.  Here’s Ken’s story:- A little bit of background about me!!  I’ve… More»

St David’s Day Run

Published: April 8th, 2016 in News

Naomi Lewis and Chris Carey participated in the St David’s Day 10 Run on 28 February and raised an incredible £2,055.54 for LATCH. Naomi’s younger brother is currently receiving treatment at the Children’s Hospital for Wales.

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