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QUOTE OF THE DAY: RADIO PRESENTER KOJO TALKS ABOUT THE “REBRANDING” OF CHOICE FM

In a new interview with ‘Young Voices’ Capital Xtra breakfast show host/comedian Kojo talks about the demise of Choice FM and the birth of Capital Xtra. He also talks about his recent involvement with the African Caribbean Leukaemia Trust (ACLT). For me, it was hard being the face of the station and a brand that I had grown up with to all of a sudden get told that all this change is happening and it’s going to happen next week. That was []

BBC LONDON RADIO HOST EDDIE NESTOR RUNS MARATHON TO CELEBRATE 5 YEAR CANCER FREE ANNIVERSARY

Comedian and BBC London Radio 94.9 presenter Eddie Nestor has spoken about his immense joy as to why running the 2012 Virgin London Marathon means so much to him and why his efforts will be used to raise funds to support leading leukaemia charity the ACLT (African Caribbean Leukaemia Trust). Nestor said, “The 2012 Virgin London Marathon is the realisation of a dream that was denied to me 5 years ago when I was diagnosed with cancer.  I had already started training []

UK NEWS: COLORBLIND CARDS JOIN FORCES WITH ACLT ON STUNNING ‘ANGELS’ CHRISTMAS CARDS

Colorblind Cards, the UK’s award winning, multicultural card publisher, have released five new stunning ANGEL Christmas card designs, with 15% from the sale of each card donated to the African Caribbean Leukemia Trust (ACLT). ACLT founder Beverley De-Gale and Orin Lewis founded the ACLT in 1996 after doctors confirmed their son Daniel De-Gale, aged 8 years old, would require a bone marrow transplant to overcome his three year battle with Leukaemia.   They were informed due to the shortage of black and mixed []

UK NEWS: ACLT DONATION RECRUITMENT DRIVE (SATURDAY 18TH JUNE)

This Saturday (18th June) the ACLT (African Caribbean Leukemia Trust) will be holding their first donation recruitment drive for the year at the Choice FM head offices in Leicester Square. This is a particularly important drive as they are actively working to find life saving matched donors for a number of sufferers. There are two sufferers who are in need of an urgent transplant to survive.  These people are: 3 year old Kye Carpenter-Mark was diagnosed with an adult form of leukaemia (AML, Acute Myeloid []