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Snooker legend John Higgins backs the Westfield Health British Transplant Games

By |June 12th, 2017|

Thursday 8 June marked 50 days until games begin

John Higgins attended a publicity event at the Red Triangle Snooker Club in Cumbernauld to mark 50 days until the start of the games, and he met some of the competitors who will be taking part in July’s event.

The four-time world champion said: “I’m delighted to […]

Let the Games begin

By |December 7th, 2016|

24 November 2016

HUNDREDS of inspirational transplant recipients will soon be heading to North Lanarkshire for the 2017 Westfield Health British Transplant Games (WHBTG).

The event, which was officially launched at Colzium House in Kilsyth, is expected to attract more than 750 transplant athletes and more than 1,500 supporters to North Lanarkshire in July 2017.

Organised on […]

British Transplant Games finish with a flourish

By |August 10th, 2016|

01 August 2016

The Westfield Health British Transplant Games in Liverpool concluded with a spectacular day of track and field yesterday (Sunday 31 July).

The four-day event saw over 900 athletes, all of whom are either transplant recipients or live donors, take part in 30 sporting events. They ranged in age from 3 to 89, and every […]

10 Reasons to join the British Transplant Games

By |May 10th, 2016|

10 REASONS TO JOIN THE BRITISH TRANSPLANT GAMES

By Ian Hughes, It’s Liverpool

 

Liverpool loves sports and our city also prides itself on our generous and compassionate spirit, it’s what were known for. The British Transplant Games is a great mash-up the two, it’s coming to Liverpool and it’s a perfect match for our city.

 

Taking place from […]

NewcastleGateshead hosts most successful Transplant Games ever!

By |August 26th, 2015|

Monday 03 August 2015

With more than 850 Transplant Athletes from across the UK and overseas competing, the Westfield Health British Transplant Games NewcastleGateshead 2015 (30 July -02 August), were officially the best Games ever, attracting 2500 spectators.

Graham Wylie, Chair of the Local Organising Committee for the Westfield Health British Transplant Games NewcastleGateshead 2015, said: “The NewcastleGateshead Games […]

National Transplant charities unite to boost donation numbers and save lives

By |July 31st, 2015|

Friday 31 July 2015

The UK’s biggest transplant charities, including the British Heart Foundation, British Kidney Patient Association and Anthony Nolan, came together at The British Transplant Games today (31 July) in NewcastleGateshead to announce a new campaign to help ‘save a life a day’.

Every 10 minutes, somebody’s name gets added to the donor waiting […]

Vital ‘Transport’ for ‘Transplant’ games!

By |July 30th, 2015|

Getting in gear.. Organisers of the Westfield Health British Transplant Games NewcastleGateshead 2015, hosted at venues across the North East this week, have sent out a heartfelt thanks to car retailer Benfield Motor Group, who have stepped-in to help the smooth running of the games…by supplying a fleet of support vehicles for participants and organisers.

The […]

Public urged to show their support as Transplant Games arrive on Tyneside

By |July 27th, 2015|

Monday 27 July 2015

Inspirational athletes arrive on Tyneside this week to kick-start four days of celebration and competition at the Westfield Health British Transplant Games NewcastleGateshead 2015, (30 July-02 August).

Graham Wylie, chair of the Local Organising Committee for The Games, said: “With more than 2000 competitors and supporters set to attend the British Transplant Games […]

Sheffield transplant team get set for Games.

By |July 24th, 2015|

24 July 2015

A team of transplant survivors from Sheffield are donning their sportswear in preparation for the Westfield Health British Transplant Games taking place at the end of July.

Hosted annually by the charity Transplant Sport UK (TSUK) and sponsored by Westfield Health, the Games attract hundreds of athletes from across the UK – all of […]

Team Mash cycling 340 miles as ‘Warm up’ for the Westfield Health British Transplant Games

By |July 17th, 2015|

Friday 17th July

Transplant athletes on an epic journey to cycle from Bristol to the Institute of Transplantation at Newcastle’s Freeman Hospital will be greeted with open arms when they arrive at the Institute of Transplantation at the Freeman Hospital on Monday 20 July, 10 days before the Westfield Health British Transplant Games (WHBTG) take place […]