GOLFERS will take to the fairways in a charity championship at Rockliffe Hall this summer.

The event, in aid of the Look A Head (correct) Cancer campaign, will feature a speech from former footballer and throat cancer survivor Gordon McQueen.

The charity, which covers Teesside, County Durham and North Yorkshire, aims to raise awareness of head and neck cancer.

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Ear, nose and throat consultant Anirvan Banerjee said: “We wanted to do something to help Look a Head continue the important work they do in improving awareness of head and neck cancer with the public and health professionals.

“There is a high incidence of this type of cancer in the North-East and we wanted to do something that would benefit local people. We hope people will swing into action and help us make the event a success.”

The event will be held on Wednesday, August 27.

For details of the various packages available, call Julie Prince on 01642-854046, or email