A fourteen year old from Burry Port has returned from Germany following successful Proton Beam Therapy to treat four brain tumours, following a lengthy fight for a diagnosis.
News & Events
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LATCH Welcomes New Young Ambassador, Amira
We’re pleased to announce the appointment of our youngest Ambassador yet – Amira Barry, aged seven from Maesteg. Amira was diagnosed with leukaemia back in July 2018 and, like all families of children receiving treatment for cancer and leukaemia at the Children’s Hospital for Wales, her family are currently being supported by LATCH Welsh Children’s Cancer Charity.
Boxing Event at the Pavilion, Llandrindod Wells set for 23rd Nov
Save the date - at 6pm on 23rd November 2019, Nicks Gym Boxing Club is hosting a night of premier bo ...
Donate to LATCH or send LATCH eCards this Christmas
To move with the times, this year we’re launching an Alternative Christmas Card Fundraiser and inviting people to donate the cost of a pack of cards instead of buying them.
Welsh and Cornish Choirs Come Together for LATCH
A chance meeting between members of choirs in Wales and Cornwall resulted in over £1600 being raised for charity after a keen singer on holiday enjoyed a popular local duo in West Looe, Cornwall.
Annual Grand Prize Draw Launched
We’re thrilled to share that the Annual LATCH Grand Prize Draw has officially launched and tickets a ...
LATCH AGM 2019 - Chair and General Manager Update
An update from LATCH's Chair, Susan, and General Manager, Jade, following the recent LATCH AGM.
Childhood Cancer Awareness Month Campaign Launched
Throughout September, LATCH is also inviting our supporters to help support our Childhood Cancer Month Fundraising Campaign, helping to ensure our vital services are around for families today and for those who will face similar struggles in the future.
Mrs Susan A E Gwyer-Roberts DL Appointed as LATCH Chairperson
LATCH Welsh Children’s Cancer Charity is pleased to announce the appointment of Mrs Susan A E Gwyer-Roberts, Deputy Lieutenant of Gwent, as Chairperson following the recent retirement of Ian Rogers.
Cardiff Schoolgirl Receives Proton Beam Therapy at Pioneering Facility in Manchester
A ten year old girl from Cardiff has returned from The Christie Hospital, a £125 million NHS facility in Manchester which opened in December 2018, to receive treatment for a rare form of cancer.
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