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

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

writing in journal

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

Former Isle of Wight beach soccer player to cycle 4,000 km in 30 days for club

chris morey

Chris Morey will be taking on a mammoth cycle ride later this month in order to raise money for his former beach soccer club so they can buy new much-needed equipment.

Thursday, 10th May, 2018 7:09am

By Lorraine White

Isle of Wight to host Inflatable Rainbow Run in aid of Wessex Cancer Trust

Couple in colour run

Individuals, teams and Island businesses are encouraged to get involved in the Isle of Wight's first ever inflatable Rainbow Run. Taking place in August in aid of the Wessex Cancer Trust, registration is now open for the event.

Wednesday, 25th April, 2018 8:16am

By Lorraine White