Mother Daughter, Breast of Friends: Win Watermans UK hair care products to celebrate sponsorship of breast cancer podcast
Radio presenter Becky Measures and her inspirational mum Wendy Watson MBE – the podcast hosts – have teamed up with their backer to give away a bundle of Watermans UK products to one lucky winner.
For a chance to win simply follow @motherdaughterbreastfriends and @WatermansUK on Instagram. Share the @motherdaughterbreastfriends win @WatermansUK post – click here – with the caption “Know your risk, don’t risk it” and tag a friend who needs to know about this.
A winner will be chosen at random and announced on Friday, December 1, 2023. For more – click here.
LISTEN: Mother Daughter, Breast of Friends aims to redefine conversations around hereditary breast cancer through a unique blend of humour, camaraderie, and life lessons – find out more and hear all 12 inaugural podcasts at motherdaughterbreastfriends.co.uk.
Watermans UK will be the overall sponsor for its second series and the partnership heralds a new chapter for the podcast, which has quickly become a vital source of information and support for those affected by hereditary breast cancer.
The podcasts are the latest public information drive by the National Hereditary Breast Cancer Helpline, founded more than 25-years-ago by Wendy after she became one of the first people in the country to have a double mastectomy as a precautionary measure to avoid breast cancer, following the deaths of her grandmother and mother from the disease.
Her daughter Becky, who underwent the same radical surgery at the age of 24, is the popular BBC Radio presenter a who now broadcasts across Sheffield, Leeds, York, Derby, Nottingham and Leicester. She was breakfast host on Peak FM Chesterfield for 15-years.
The helpline provides a national 24-hour service, has taken more than 100,000 calls and changed the lives of 100,000’s of people – call 01629 813000, visit www.breastcancergenetics.co.uk, follow on Facebook at www.facebook.com/NHBCH and X: @nhbch.
The podcast are shining a light on the staggering fact that 97% of individuals carrying a faulty gene are unaware of their risk.
"Our mission is to change this," said Becky. "With Watermans UK's generous support and the ongoing backing from Aware BSE, we're equipped to continue our vital work.
"We're ecstatic to announce that Watermans UK is the new overall sponsor for Series 2 of the podcast. Their incredible support is a game-changer for our mission to raise awareness about hereditary breast cancer.
She said the second series will deliver the same mix of lively banter, fun, and crucial information that resonated with so many listeners in the first series. Among the highlights is an exclusive interview with Coleen Nolan, discussing the impact of breast cancer on her and her family.
Watermans UK, a Rotherham-based company founded by husband and wife team Gail and Matt Waterman, has been a beacon of innovation and care in the hair care industry.
Becky said: "Gail and Matt Waterman have built a business that's as compassionate as it is successful. Their commitment to quality and their community makes them the perfect partner for our podcast.
"Stay tuned for an exciting new series filled with meaningful conversations, expert insights, and the heartfelt moments you've come to expect from us”.
Powered by the support of Aware® Breast self-examination aid, a leading advocate for breast health awareness, the podcast aims to be a beacon of positivity, encouraging self-examinations and proactive health choices.
For more information about the Mother Daughter, Breast of Friends podcast and its collaboration with Aware® Breast self-examination aid, visit awarebreastcheck.co.uk.
Also look out for updates at www.motherdaughterbreastfriends.co.uk and search on social media for the hashtag #MotherDaughterBreastOfFriends.
Mother Daughter, Breast of Friends website: motherdaughterbreastfriends.co.uk
National Hereditary Breast Cancer Helpline website: www.breastcancergenetics.co.uk.
Helpline: 01629 813000
Watermans web: watermanshair.com