More pain and suffering for Gerald!

The Elizabeth Coteman Fund’s dogged athlete, Gerald Coteman, took it on the chin (and everywhere else!) to raise over £1000 for the Fund in the Pain and Suffering Race. The ‘Suffering’ as it is known is one of the hardest obstacle races Great Britain has to offer, having taken inspiration from fell running, cross country […]


Lucy’s Cakes are a Winner!

Jen Patterson, our hugely successful fundraiser and supporter from Teesside, has highlighted the wonderful thoughts and deeds of eleven-year old Lucy Elliott, also from Teesside. Jen met Lucy’s mum at a local Pilates class who gave her an envelope with £6 in it. Lucy had made some cakes at home and sold them ‘for John’ […]


Jen Gets Them Rocking in the North East!

Jen Patterson, our hugely successful fundraiser from Middlesbrough, staged her second major event in a year and raised over £2000 for the Fund. The sum takes her total to a staggering £5000 plus raised for ECF since she lost her husband John from pancreatic cancer in 2013. Supported by her good friend, Mary Ambrose, Jen […]


Insane Terrain Challenge for the Coteman Family!

On Sunday 27th September 2015 Emma, Gemma, Mark, Nikkii and Tom are taking part in Cambridge’s INSANE TERRAIN obstacle mud run. If you know us, you will also know we are not runners – so an off road, water-wading, obstacle-climbing, mud-sliding run – is no easy task! Of course, we are running this and raising money in […]


In Memory

Members of the Chesterford Shoot Syndicate have raised £500 for the Fund. The group regularly runs a sweepstake at its events and at its last outing decided that the proceeds from the day would go to The Elizabeth Coteman Fund. Brian Sewell, a member of the syndicate lost both his brother and sister to pancreatic […]


Gemma and Colin on top of the world!

Gemma and Colin Wilson have successfully climbed Mount Kilimanjaro, raising over £4300 for the fight against pancreatic cancer. The fantastic amount will be shared between The Elizabeth Coteman Fund and Pancreatic Cancer UK. In addition to on-line donations, a total of £1660 was raised by Colin in his butcher’s shop in Brighton! Their truly wonderful […]


Elizabeth Coteman Fund to Provide Support in the North East

Following the great success of fundraising for the Fund in the north east of England we have decided that the generosity of people in that region should be recognised with benefits being made available local patients and families dealing with pancreatic cancer. Accordingly, grants, family support and advocacy will be available to local patients referred […]


Elizabeth Coteman Fund thanks the Friends of Ray Symonds

The Elizabeth Coteman Fund would like to thank friends of the late Ray Symonds for their donations following Ray’s sad death from pancreatic cancer last year. We are also extremely grateful to Ray’s family for thinking of us. A total of £1400 was shared equally between The Elizabeth Coteman Fund and the Arthur Rank Hospice. […]


Clair and Anna’s Triumph

Sisters, Clair Meager and Anna Fewell, completed the Thames Path Endurance Challenge to raise over £500 for The Elizabeth Coteman Fund. The pair, who lost their mum to pancreatic cancer in 2012, are pictured at the end of their ordeal. (Anna is on the left and Clair on the right). Thank you girls!


Cheers to the Cheerleaders!

Members of Cambridge Cobras Cheerleading team braved the cold at this year’s Mill Road Winter Fair. In spite of the weather, the team put on a splendid performance (with smiles) and raised over £40 for the Fund from members of the public.