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

two women talking - wessex cancer trust still here for you

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

daisy bus wessex cancer trust

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

closed but still awesome door sign

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

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

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

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