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Charity fundraising cycling app on track to hit 50,000km – mystery prize on offer

looking over handlebars of bike down the cycle path

The PedalAid user who hits the magic 50,000 kilometre target will win a mystery prize. Will it be you?

Friday, 4th October, 2019 1:30pm

By IW Council Press Office

Grand Spring Fete returns, supporting the Wessex Cancer Trust Daisy Bus

bunting and people in the background

The fete will once again be supporting Wessex Cancer Trust’s Portsmouth Daisy Bus, which provides invaluable help for those on the Isle of Wight needing treatment on the mainland.

Friday, 24th May, 2019 9:57am

By Sally Perry

New Daisy Bus and service secured for cancer patients thanks to fundraising efforts

daisy bus

Anyone involved in fundraising to save the Wessex Cancer Trust Daisy Bus service for cancer patients is invited to a celebration next week.

Wednesday, 13th February, 2019 6:09pm

By Lorraine White

Charity swim highlights importance of Cross Solent Travel Scheme says cllr

wessex cancer trust NY swim

Whilst swimmers took part in the annual New Year's Day dip, Cllr Love expressed his concerns over plans for the Isle of Wight council to scrap the Cross Solent Travel Scheme.

Wednesday, 2nd January, 2019 9:06am

By Sally Perry with 7 readers' comments

Bob steps up to help keep Daisy Bus running

Wessex Cancer Trust - Daisy Bus

Well done to Bob Gontar for stepping up to help keep the bus running after it was cancelled due to serious illness of the usual driver.

Wednesday, 28th November, 2018 11:04am

By Lorraine White with one comment

Portsmouth Daisy Bus out of action until next week

Wessex Cancer Trust - Daisy Bus

Due to serious staff illness the community bus which transports Island cancer patients to the Queen Alexandra Hospital is out of action.

Tuesday, 27th November, 2018 12:21pm

By Sally Perry

Witnessing the physical and financial cost of mainland cancer treatment

Jill Longstaffe on the ferry

Megan Baynes travels with an Isle of Wight cancer patient from Yarmouth to Southampton to witness the cost and physical stress of attending a 30 minutes pre-radiotherapy appointment.

Monday, 24th September, 2018 2:30pm

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with 5 readers' comments

Thousands raised for Daisy Bus at Spring Fete

portsmouth daisy bus cheque

The Spring Fete started out in 2005 and has now become a major social occasion, supported with donations from a growing number of Isle of Wight businesses and local residents.

Friday, 29th June, 2018 12:10pm

By Lorraine White with one comment

Letter: Easter Parade for those helping protect IW NHS

NHS poster simon wells

Did you have your photo taken over Easter to show your support for the NHS? Christine from IOW Save Our NHS Group shares concerns for future of NHS provision.

Friday, 6th April, 2018 7:07pm

By Christine Lightbody with one comment

Videos: Save our NHS Flashmob take on Newport

Flashmob in Curry's

Save Our Isle of Wight NHS groupp teamed up with the Melodic Choir for three Flashmobs in Newport on Saturday - watch videos of the events that were aimed to raise awareness of several issues.

Tuesday, 20th March, 2018 4:05pm

By Christine Lightbody

Islanders pull together to help save the Portsmouth Daisy Bus

In times of crises, residents on the Isle of Wight always pull together. Outstanding fundraising efforts have a hugely positive impact on the Daisy Bus Service - which transports those receiving cancer treatment.

Wednesday, 31st January, 2018 5:22pm

By Sofie Bennett

Hovertravel hosts rescue meeting for Wessex Cancer Trust minibus service

Wessex Cancer Trust - Daisy Bus

Long-term sustainable options for the minibus that takes Isle of Wight cancer patients from Southsea to QA Hospital in Portsmouth were discussed at a meeting hosted by Hovertravel today.

Thursday, 9th November, 2017 5:27pm

By Sally Perry