Lincolnshire ladies raise funds for Cancer Research UK

Lincolnshire ladies raise funds for Cancer Research UK

A 45-year-old mental health nurse, whose family has had to fight cancer time and again, is taking a stand.

Amelia Bailey has joined forces with 19 other ladies from Lincolnshire who have all suffered with cancer themselves, or lost a close friend or relative to it. Together they are The Cancer Fighters, releasing a remake of the Nolan Sisters' hit, I'm in the Mood For Dancing.

Amelia says, "I was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2011. Then, just as I finished treatment, my older sister Allison was also diagnosed. As she was going through her treatment my brother-in-law Nigel was diagnosed with an aggressive, unknown primary cancer and very sadly died, two weeks later. That was when I knew I wanted to raise money and help fight the disease."

'That was the catalyst I needed to do something positive'

The single, partly rewritten by Amelia, is supported by original songwriters Ben Findon, Mike Myers and Robert Puzey. All royalties will go to Cancer Research UK, as well as money raised through purchases. It will be available for download from February 4, but can be pre-ordered from January 28 via Amazon, iTunes and Google Play.

The ladies' Cancer Fighters T shirt, modelled above, will also be available to buy exclusively from F&F at Tesco, from February 2. They cost £10 each and all profits will go to Cancer Reasearch UK.

For more about The Cancer Fighters' fantastic efforts, visit

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