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

daisy bus

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

calendar girls with a music theme

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

Inflatable Rainbow Run raised more than £27,000

Children taking part in the inflatable rainbow run

The event, held at Sandown Airport, was in its second year and, once again, had around 1,000 people taking part. The 3km course featured ten giant inflatables and five colour clouds of powder paint.

Thursday, 1st August, 2019 12:26pm

By Lorraine White

Help Wessex Cancer Trust win £25,000 grant: Vote in store

bags of help at tesco

You can vote for Wessex Cancer Trust in store during July and August and help them potentially win a £25,000 grant.

Monday, 1st July, 2019 4:17pm

By Lorraine White

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

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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

Shanklin’s New Year’s Day Dip hosted by Wessex Cancer Trust

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The second annual event takes place outside The Salix Cafe on Shanklin’s Small Hope Beach and will raise money for the charity’s Building for the Future appeal.

Wednesday, 19th December, 2018 1:08pm

By Lorraine White

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

Book now for Isle of Wight’s first drive-in Christmas cinema

Drive in logo

Tickets have today (Friday) gone on sale for Drive-in Films for Christmas, which will feature six epic festive films screened over two days.

Friday, 12th October, 2018 2:43pm

By Lorraine White

Isle of Wight writing-as-therapy course for those affected by cancer

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This small and welcoming group is open to all, regardless of whether you have written before or not. It is an opportunity to join others, to share your feelings, to be supported and heard.

Friday, 7th September, 2018 1:30pm

By Lorraine White

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

BoRo Beach Bike launching on Isle of Wight

BoRo Beach Bike Artist Impression

The party bike comes to the Isle of Wight - although now modelled on a beach hut- the BoRo beach bike will offer tours along Ryde seafront from 22nd July.

Thursday, 14th June, 2018 6:59am

By Lorraine White with 18 readers' comments

Isle of Wight Beach Soccer season kicks off this weekend

beach soccer women

The exciting Isle of Wight Beach Soccer season kicks off this weekend with action from the kids. Check out the schedule of events over the next two months and show your support for this great sport.

Wednesday, 30th May, 2018 8:56am

By Lorraine White with one comment