Category Archives: News & Updates

Stolen Moments campaign launches

We can’t give back the stolen moments, but you can help us catch the thief Almost two decades are stolen from a woman who dies of ovarian cancer in the UK. Years of missed anniversaries, birthdays, weddings and graduations. The … Continue reading

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CLAPA Awareness Week 5-13 May 2018

CLAPA believes that every smile tells a story. Cleft Lip and Palate Awareness Week is a chance to share and spread real-life stories of the way cleft affects people and families in the UK with friends, family, and within the wider community. With … Continue reading

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Comedy night to raise money for Northwood cancer charity

A comedy night that will raise money for a medical charity in Northwood that helps people affected by cancer and other serious conditions will be held in September, it has been announced. Paul Strickland Scanner Centre is an independent medical … Continue reading

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Paul Strickland Scanner Centre – Plant and Cake Sale 15 May 2017

Opportunity to meet and quiz Royal Ascot’s head gardener at Mount Vernon Hospital charity event Local gardeners pulling at the reins to get their plants into the ground once the risk of frost is over will have the opportunity to … Continue reading

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Spring walk at Chenies Manor to raise money for people affected by cancer and other serious conditions

Spring walk at Chenies Manor to raise money for people affected by cancer and other serious conditions A medical charity at Mount Vernon Hospital in Northwood is calling on local people to join its Spring Walk to raise money for … Continue reading

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Walk All Over cancer fundraising update

https://fundraise.cancerresearchuk.org/page/team-aj Day three of ‘Walk All Over Cancer’ which you have to aim to do 10,000 steps per day to raise funds for Cancer Research UK. The fundraising is up to £145 which is really good. A BIG thank you … Continue reading

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August training update Eaking half marathon

A quick update…with just under seven weeks until race day the training is steady as they say. Still now it’s the summer holidays my daughter is on the case and cycling along to keep me running further 🙂 My work … Continue reading

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Dorney Dash completed…in under an hour :)

Despite my best attempts to injure myself the night before the race by dropping a fridge magnet on one of my toes, I lined up at the start of the Dorney Dash 10K on a very hot morning. The course … Continue reading

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Why do I fundraise?

A question I have been asked a few times down the years (I’ve done at least one charity event every year since 1985) and the main reasons are the charities are personal or ones that support/help young people, like this … Continue reading

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Dorney Dash again this year :)

I am entering the Dorney Dash 10K on Saturday 26th July after really enjoying last year’s run. It is my training run for the Ealing Half marathon later in the year. Lovely course with two laps around Dorney Lake used … Continue reading

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