Cancer UK has awarded an Oxfordshire solicitors for the amount the firm and its clients have raised for the charity through gifts in Wills.

Bower & Bailey has offices in Oxfordshire and has been supporting Cancer Research UK’s Will scheme, for people aged 18 and over across the Thames Valley for more than 20 years.

During that time over £2million has been pledged to the charity as part of the scheme.

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Kirsty Southgate, a solicitor at Bower & Bailey said: "It is incredibly rewarding to know that, by participating in this scheme, we are helping to support not only those going through cancer and their families but also to help further medical advances and research in this area."

She added: "This will hopefully have a lasting benefit for generations to come. Bower & Bailey are committed to supporting charities and the community and this scheme is just one of the ways in which we are able to do that."

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Clare Moore, from Cancer Research UK, said: “It’s thanks to these vital donations and the generosity of our supporters that we are able to keep making progress in the fight against the disease.”