Visit by HRH The Duchess of Cornwall

Trustee Jeanne Ingham-Law with Mayor and Mayoress of Bath

Trustee Jeanne Ingham-Law with Mayor and Mayoress of Bath

Duchess of Cornwall shaking hands with event attendee

Brenda Windsor receives her certificate

HRH The Dutchess of Cornwall prepares to cut a cake

Chairman John Carter awaits cutting of cake

HRH The Dutchess of Cornwall presents a certificate

Jeanne Ingham-Law receives her certificate

Duchess of Cornwall presenting certificate

Vice chairman Tino Polledri receives his certificate

The Duchess of Cornwall presents certificates to four event attendees

Children of Tony Newman receive their late Father’s certificate

HRH The Dutchess of Cornwall presents a certificate

Jo daughter of Charles Thompson receives her late Father’s certificate

HRH The Dutchess of Cornwall presents a certificate

Margaret Allen receives a certificate for her late husband Derek

One hundred invited guests and trustees were joined by HRH The Duchess of Cornwall and The Mayor and Mayoress of Bath to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the founding of The Bath Cancer Unit Support Group. The event which was held in The Post Graduate Medical Centre at The RUH on 31 March was supported by The Clinical Society of Bath and Great Western Wine.

The Duchess spent over an hour talking with supporters and presenting certificates, initially to those individuals and organisations who had raised £1000 or more.

  • The Partners of Pearson May Chartered Accountants represented by Mike Taylor partner
  • The Randall Family of Bath and Trowbridge, Roger and Margaret (Bath) Richard and Joan (Trowbridge)
  • The Rotary Club of Bathavon represented by Roland Adamson and Ivan Street
  • Patients of The Bath Cancer Unit and Brenda Windsor represented by Brenda Windsor
  • The Edington May Ball Committee represented by Paul Millard
  • Mrs Doreen Russell and Friends represented by Doreen Russell and
  • In Memory of Mr Derek Allen represented by Margaret Allen

Certificates were then presented noting exceptional contributions by:

  • Tino Polledri, Chairman of Trowbridge Branch BCUSG, Trustee of BCUSG and Vice Chairman of BCUSG
  • Jeanne Ingham-Law, Honorary Secretary Trowbridge Branch BCUSG and Trustee of BCUSG
  • Robin Dallimore, fundraiser and member of Trowbridge Branch BCUSG
  • Tony Gay supporter and donor
  • Jane Margetts, Honorary Editor of Supportline and Trustee of BCUSG
  • The late Mike Dymond First Honorary Editor of Supportline and Trustee of BCUSG received by Mike’s widow Ros
  • The late Tony Newman, Honorary Treasurer of BCUSG and Trustee of BCUSG received by Tony’s children Sally, Wendy, Michael and Richard and
  • The late Charles Thompson, Founder Chairman of Trustees and Honorary Administrator of BCUSG received by Charles’ daughter Jo.
Panoramic shot of room full of individuals attending HRH The Dutchess of Cornwall's visit

Supporters and Trustees pose with Mayor and Mayoress