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Sandbach set for a red-hot Christmas thanks to saucy Charity Ladies' Night this December!


Date: 28 November 2017

Sandbach set for a red-hot Christmas thanks to saucy Charity Ladies' Night this December!

Cheshire business woman and married mother of three, Andrea Sheardown, 46, is set to turn up the heat in Sandbach next month as she prepares for her Christmas Charity Ladies' Night on 15thDecember and which will again take place at Sandbach Rugby Club.

Following the success of her first Charity Ladies' Night held in June 2017 in aid of the UK's only cholangiocarcinoma charity AMMF, the second event is set to welcome more than100guests and feature acts including a Drag Act, Hunky Butlers, and Male Strippers from the UK's number one Strippergram and Events Agency, Eye Candy UK.

The June Ladies' Night was a massive success, attracting some 150 attendees and raising over £3,700 for AMMF. As guests attending the December event are set to enjoy show-stopping performances from Eye Candy UK, as well as a DJ and compere, organiser Andrea is hopeful that this event will not only serve to raise more funds for the charity, but more importantly to raise awareness about the rare cancer, theincidence of which appears to be increasing across all age groups, including younger people.

As Andrea explains, "As well as being a fun event that brings people together, it will serve as a valuable occasion to raise awareness and funds for the charity and its work withwhat is known as one of the 'silent killer' cancers. Cholangiocarcinoma (bile duct cancer) has one of the worst survival rates of all cancers, as it is difficult to diagnose accurately and early."

She continues, "The incidence of cholangiocarcinoma is increasing year on year throughout the world and more than 2,500 people will be diagnosed with this cancer in the UK in the next year. For most, this will be a lethal diagnosis, as fewer than 5% will survive for 12 months. Initially I was given just weeks to live, but I managed to defy the odds and go on to have major liver surgery in November 2015 to remove the cancer, and this was then followed by a gruelling 6-month course of chemotherapy. At times, I was left feeling very ill and weak and was in and out of hospital, but giving up never entered my head. Iam cancer free nowand living life to the full, with exciting plans on the horizon for 2018."

"Ultimately I want the ladies - and men - to enjoy the event and laugh as hard as they can on the night, all in aid of the amazing work being done right now by AMMF."

This year's raffle will feature a £250 Voucher for a semi-permanent make-up treatment provided by Shhh Beauty, a makeover voucher from a local hair and beauty salon and a selection of Christmas hampers all provided by local businesses all of which want to support Andrea with her fundraising mission for the AMMF.

Guests will also get to quaff Prosecco donated by The Effective Directories and festive nibbles supplied by Symphony Catering.

Helen Morement, CEO and founder of AMMF comments, "We are always so grateful to Andrea and "Andrea's AMMF Army" of supporters and fellow fundraisers for what they have managed to achieve to help AMMF in its work to tackle this devastating cancer. As a cholangiocarcinoma survivor, Andrea's inspirational fundraising efforts play a vital part in helping to raise awareness of this neglected disease, the incidence of which appears to be increasing across all age groups, including younger people. There is an urgent need for ongoing research to find the causes of this disease so we can develop better diagnostic tests and more effective treatments."

The event at Sandbach Ruby Club will start at 7.30pm until 1am. 

Tickets cost £25 and are available by calling 07983 377644 or


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About AMMF

AMMF (The Alan Morement Memorial Fund) was founded and registered as a charity with the Charity Commission in 2002 (registered charity no 1091915). AMMF is the UK's only cholangiocarcinoma charity, dedicated to tackling this devastating cancer on all fronts: providing information and support, campaigning to raise awareness, and encouraging and supporting research.

In recent years an enormous and extremely worrying worldwide increase in cholangiocarcinoma's incidence has been noted. Latest figures show there were 2,161 deaths caused by cholangiocarcinoma in 2013 in England alone (NCIN/Cancer52 report). The incidence appears to be increasing across all age groups, including younger people, and the cause of this ongoing increase is unknown. Much more research is desperately needed.

AMMF is dedicated to bringing about improvement for the cholangiocarcinoma patient, working closely throughout the UK with patients, families, carers, clinicians, healthcare professionals, researchers, politicians and policy makers, and collaborating internationally. For more information visit: (registered charity no.1091915).

For more information about Andrea Sheardown's fundraising efforts for AMMF, please visit her Just Giving page

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