Lloyds TSB supports Wessex Cancer Trust

Wessex Cancer Trust is getting a helping hand from community-minded management and staff from Lloyds TSB this week, as they donate time and paint to help set up a brand new cancer support centre in Newport. Lloyds TSB’s Regional Director, Nigel Howarth will be at the centre in Lugley Street on Thursday, 16 May to … Continue reading

Tribute Fest

CANCELLED It’s with deep regret that a decision has been made to cancel Wessex Cancer Trust 80’s Tribute Fest this Saturday. We would like to offer our sincere apologies to everyone who has been involved and put so much effort in to this event and thank them for all their efforts. Everyone who as bought … Continue reading

People with cancer invited to join choir

  Singing and friendship make us feel great so it stands to reason that standing side by side with companions and joining forces in song is an excellent therapy.   That’s the thought behind a Wessex Cancer Trust drive to form a choir for patients, families, friends and carers. The Portsmouth Singing Group launches on Friday, April … Continue reading

Fun and Friendly Quiz Night

‘Fun & Friendly Quiz Night’ The Quiz Night at the Atherley Bowling Club was won by ‘The Octet’ after a nail-biting tie break which saw them head to head in a best of three shoot out with the ‘Nursling Mob’. Both teams scored 61 points after nine rounds but ‘The Octet’ won the tie-break 2.0. … Continue reading

Pancake dash for cash supports local cancer charity

FRYING pans at dawn?  No!  A flippin’ good time was had by all at the Great Pancake Race on Bournemouth Pier this week.  Braving a cold wind and ignoring the threat of snow, intrepid teams took part in the Shrove Tuesday pancake tossing.  Joining the crowds were local businesses, who put down their pens and … Continue reading

Fire hits Island Shop

Tragedy struck our Isle of Wight charity shop last night. Fire has badly damaged our store and we desperately need storage space. Can you help? We are looking for anyone that has room in their garage or a spare room etc that could help us out. If you have spare room on the Isle of … Continue reading

Bucket Collections

Wessex Cancer Trust is delighted to be  holding 2 bucket collections this week at The Pavilion Theatre in Bournemouth. Staff and volunteers from the trust will be collecting after two fantastic events: One Night in Vienna and Grimethorpe Colliery Band Tickets are still available for both events and we would love to see you at … Continue reading

Sing for Life Choir

River Studios, a new musical haven, in partnership with Wessex Cancer Trust, have very kindly set up a brand new choir FREE for cancer patient, carers and/or their families in the hope of better understanding what music, and in particular singing, can do to help! Whether you sing in the car, the shower or just … Continue reading

New cancer unit for teenage patients

Plans for new cancer unit in Southampton for teenage patients Every year in the UK, 2,100 young people aged between 13 and 24 are diagnosed with cancer. On average, these patients have to visit their GP four times before diagnosis is confirmed. To provide specialist care for many of these young people, Southampton General Hospital … Continue reading