Musical friendship helps Dave stay positive

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When headteacher Dave Markham was diagnosed with incurable prostate cancer, his life was changed forever.

But after coming to terms with the initial shock, he vowed to approach the challenge with a positive attitude.

Two years ago after his diagnosis, the dad-of-three from Stannington teamed up with his friend, Mike Lydiat, and started performing a series of musical concerts throughout Sheffield to raise money for Weston Park Hospital Cancer Charity, including a regular night at Shakespeare’s on Gibraltar Street.


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