Issue 52 September 2014

Issue 52, September 2014 of the Bath Cancer Unit Support Group newsletter.

Bath Half 2014

In the last edition of Supportline we asked for volunteers to run the Bath Half in support of our Positron Scanner Appeal. What a success we had! Twenty three runners completed the Bath Half and raised funds for our Appeal. Sent on their way by Appeal Vice-Patron Don Foster MP, the team from ‘The Hoskins Foundation’ which was set up in memory of Matt Hoskins who was diagnosed with a brain...

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Double Challenge

The Westminster to Bath 1,056 Kilometre (660 miles) Double Challenge In my last newsletter there was an article about the above challenge…I am pleased to say the challenge was a great success and here follows the story of the event. At 1.30 pm on Thursday 12th September Nigel Arbury from Frome set off to walk the 160 miles from the Houses of Parliament to the Royal United Hospital (RUH) in...

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Bike Bath

Pedalling for the BCUSG A massive thank you to Andy Single, from Bradford on Avon,  who cycled a total of 200 miles, during the weekend of the 28th & 29th June, in order to raise awareness, support and finances for the BCUSG. Andy raised a staggering total of...

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Thanks To One And All

DONATIONS Received up to 31 August • 1st Studley St John’s Guide Unit 125.00 • Mrs Anne Colquhoun 60.00 • All Saints Church, Oakhill 150.00 • Anonymous consultant 42.00 • Hannah Wiltshire Baby Cakes of Bath 307.25 • Bath Tangent Club 300.00 • Bath Rugby Past Players Association 250.00 • Broughton Gifford Bowling Club 575.00 • BEMAC Open Systems Ltd 95.00 • BEMAC Pool...

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A Very Big Thank You

As Long standing Supporter hangs up Knitting needles Doreen Russell from Frome, is one of our longest standing supporters, having supported the BCUSG since 1993 by selling hand made aprons and knitted children’s & dolls clothes. Doreen recently presented Tino Polledri with a final cheque for £1,400, which brings her total contribution over the last 21 years to in excess of £20,000....

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Mayor of Bath presents certificates

On Wednesday 14th May the remarkable achievements of those Supporters who had raised £1,000 or more during the past year were celebrated at a reception which was held at the RUH. Supporters had the opportunity to see for themselves the way in which monies raised had been spent at the Cancer Unit. James Rose from Pearson May Becky Weston...

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