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Award for Little Stars

Former Blue Peter host Zoe Salmon with Callum Sharp and Ben Merriman

Two young boys from West Yorkshire who became best friends while being treated for cancer at St James's hospital have been given Little Star awards for their bravery during treatment. Callum Sharp and Ben Merriman were invited to a party at London Zoo to receive their awards.

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Top cancer charity award for Calendar

Calendar's Lisa Adlam receives Cancer Research UK's Flame of Hope award Credit: Cancer Research UK

Calendar News received a national award from Cancer Research UK today in recognition of our outstanding contribution to the cause. The charity’s annual Flame of Hope Awards recognise the remarkable support from people from all walks of life.

Calendar scooped the Media Supporter of the Year accolade, beating off stiff competition from across the UK. Lisa Adlam picked up the award this lunchtime at a special ceremony in London hosted by Cancer Research UK’s Chairman, Michael Pragnell.

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