Maggie’s Lanarkshire at The Elizabeth Montgomerie Building celebrates 3599 visits in first year

Maggie’s Lanarkshire, the charity which provides free practical, emotional and social support for people with cancer and their family and friends, is celebrating its first anniversary. Maggie’s Lanarkshire was opened in September 2014 by golfer Colin Montgomerie. Since then there have been more than 3500 visits to the Centre in the grounds of Monklands Hospital. Lorrie Forsyth, Centre Head at …

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The official opening of  Maggie's Lanarkshire at the Elizabeth Montgomerie Building in Airdrie, North Lanarkshire.

Birthday celebrations for Maggies

IT was a special celebration when dozens of campaigners and supporters got together for a 1st birthday party. A year after opening Maggie’s Lanarkshire offers help and support to hundreds of people. It is based at the Elizabeth Montgomerie Building in Monklands Hospital and was built for £1.8 million. It was officially opened by Ryder Cup hero Colin Montgomerie. The …


Colin Montgomerie passes on good wishes to Maggie’s Centre

Golfer Colin Montgomerie has teed off the good wishes for Aberdeen’s Maggie’s Centre which celebrates its first anniversary of caring for city cancer patients today. Maggie’s will celebrate the end of its special year with tea and cakes at the charity’s landmark Elizabeth Montgomerie Building, which is named after the sportsman’s mother, who died from lung cancer in 1991. Mr …

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The official opening of  Maggie's Lanarkshire at the Elizabeth Montgomerie Building in Airdrie, North Lanarkshire.

Golfer Colin Montgomerie opens a new Maggie’s Centre in honour of his mum

GOLFER Colin Montgomerie swapped the fairway for a new Maggie’s Centre as he carried out its official opening. The Ryder Cup star established The Elizabeth Montgomerie Foundation (EMF) in memory of his mother, who died of lung cancer in 1991. He unveiled the new Maggie’s Lanarkshire, The Elizabeth Montgomerie Building, at Monklands Hospital. The aim of EMF is to support …


Golf star visits centre built in honour of mum

SCOTS golfer Colin ­Montgomerie visited the site of a new cancer ­support centre built in honour of his late mother. The sportsman was given a tour around the new Maggie’s Centre at Monklands Hospital in Airdrie, which is due to open later this year. The principal funder for the centre, which will offer practicial and emotional support to cancer patients, …


Camilla opens Maggie’s cancer unit in Aberdeen

The Duchess of Rothesay has officially opened a new cancer unit in Aberdeen, built in memory of Scottish golfer Colin Montgomerie’s late mother. Camilla – president of Maggie’s Cancer Caring Centres – was joined by the Queen of Norway for Monday’s ceremony. Former Ryder Cup captain Montgomerie said he was “proud” of the Elizabeth Montgomerie Building. The golfer’s Elizabeth Montgomerie …