Have you been impacted by recent or past cancer diagnosis? Please help Cancer Trust with survey

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The survey takes no more than ten minutes to complete and will help the Wessex Cancer Trust assess the awareness of their current services and help shape them in the future

Thursday, 17th December, 2020 9:19am

By Lorraine White

Drive-in cinema raises a whopping £17,000 for cancer charity

drive in film - cars parked for the screening

The Isle of Wight branch of Wessex Cancer Trust have been blown away by the positive feedback and £17,000 raised at the drive-in cinema

Tuesday, 8th December, 2020 1:23pm

By Lorraine White

‘Let’s raise as much money as we can for people who really need it’ says Harry

Harry Redknapp

Harry Redknapp says “Walk for Hope is normally the biggest fundraiser so it would be fantastic to see as many people as possible out walking in their local areas. Let’s raise as much money as we can for people who really need it”

Thursday, 23rd July, 2020 10:20am

By Lorraine White with one comment

Wessex Cancer Trust and Hovertravel launch new travel charter for cancer patients

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Sometimes really small changes can make the world of difference, especially if you are travelling to and from cancer treatment. Details within

Tuesday, 14th July, 2020 12:38pm

By Lorraine White

Cancer charity secures long list of stars for Facebook Live gig

Bang Bang Romeo

A long list of stars and community groups have recorded a song for the fundraising event which will premiere live on the Wessex Cancer Trust Facebook page this weekend

Tuesday, 16th June, 2020 3:56pm

By Lorraine White

New interim CEO for Wessex Cancer Trust during Coronavirus crisis

Peter Towler Wessex Cancer Trust interim CEO

The former barrister, whose daughter was successfully treated for cancer as a teenager, is stepping into the interim role until the Coronavirus crisis eases

Wednesday, 29th April, 2020 11:01am

By Lorraine White

Support through telephone and online services continues for 700 people living with cancer

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The Coronavirus pandemic represents a particularly anxious time for anyone living with cancer. Here's how Wessex Cancer Trust is helping and how you can help them

Wednesday, 15th April, 2020 10:01am

By Lorraine White

‘We’re still here for you’ say Wessex Cancer Trust: Supporting people with cancer more important than ever

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Daisy Bus services remain in operation, but halt on Wessex Cancer Trust's charity shops and events means they need our support

Friday, 3rd April, 2020 9:25am

By Lorraine White

Wessex Cancer Trust Newport support centre closed in light of Coronavirus

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An online support group has been set up and the Daisy Bus services will continue

Wednesday, 18th March, 2020 2:59pm

By Lorraine White

Don’t miss The Grinch as he goes on tour for Wessex Cancer Trust

The Grinch - Wessex Cancer Trust

The Grinch will be up to his usual mischief on the tour of the Isle of Wight this Sunday. Details within

Tuesday, 17th December, 2019 6:51am

By Lorraine White

Wessex Cancer Trust’s Crisis Appeal ‘a last resort’ says Chairman

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Wessex Cancer Trust say they must raise £600,000 by 31st January 2020 or it could be forced to close

Tuesday, 3rd December, 2019 10:18am

By Lorraine White

Isle of Wight Calendar Girls bare all for Wessex Cancer Trust

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Eleven Isle of Wight women teamed up to create a cheeky 2020 calendar, featuring familiar Island scenes and humorous props, in a one-day photoshoot in May.

Friday, 6th September, 2019 11:12am

By Lorraine White