Supportline Issue 48

Supportline

Issue 48 February 2012

Chairman’s Comments

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Chairman’s Comments Dear Supporter. Another successful fundraising year! Thanks to you and many like you 2011 turned out to be another highly successful fund raising year with the charity banking in excess of £140,000. This edition of Supportline contains a number of reports of remarkable fund raising efforts and The Trowbridge Branch, under the leadership of Tino Polledri continues to make a major contribution for which the Trustees and myself are extremely grateful. Significant contribution by BCUSG towards the development of Digital...

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Royal Somerset Lodge

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Royal Somerset Lodge

Royal Somerset Lodge On Tuesday 11th October in the Oncology Department at the Royal United Hospital, Bath, Ken Tredgett WM of the Royal Somerset Lodge of Frome presented a cheque for £750-00 to Mr John Carter Chairman of the Trustees, Bath Cancer Unit Support Group. The money was raised at the Annual Summer Lunch hosted by W Bro Terry and Janet Buckley at their home in Vobster Somerset, in June. The lunch was organised jointly by the Royal Somerset Lodge and the Forest of Selwood Lodge of Frome, with the help of members and their wives...

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Trowbridge Report

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It’s been a busy 6 months for Trowbridge Committee members and of course our wonderful Supporters without whom we would not raise as much money as we do. So I will start my Report by saying how much they are appreciated and offering them a huge ‘Thank You’ Store collections are a fantastic source of income and this year so far the total raised is £3,221.70. In April the amount collected at TESCO was £1,104.96 followed by £748.88 at MORRISONS in Warminster. A very good month! In June we were at MORRISONS in Westbury and added £517.18...

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Big Band Concert

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Big Band Concert

Big Band Concert Wow, what a Charity evening. With practically a “full house” at the Frome Memorial Theatre, anyone not fully converted to the “BIG BAND SOUND” prior to attending this event, must be a disciple now. Organised by Trowbridge resident Dennis Overton with the support of BCUSG’s Fund Raising Branch of Trowbridge, the evening went with a “swing” Likened to James Last, who himself is on record as saying that the Mike Smith Orchestra is a “great band with a great sound”, Mike’s arrangements and orchestra ably backed...

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Colleagues Walk To Help Cancer Charity

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Colleagues Walk To Help Cancer Charity

Colleagues Walk To Help Cancer Charity Staff from Radstock Co-op put their best foot forward to support people with cancer. They took part in the Walk of Hope, a 14-mile trip along the Norton Radstock cycle track to Mells. The trek raised £1,816 for the Bath Cancer Unit Support Group. The Co-operative society also made a donation, bringing the total to £2,419, which was presented to the group’s chairman John Carter. Several staff at the Co-op and their families have been affected by cancer and wanted to give something...

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£1,000 Presentation

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£1,000 Presentation

£1,000 Presentation The following photographs taken by Geoff Parcell are of BCUSG Supporters receiving their £1,000 certificates from the Mayor of Bath Councillor Shaun McGall.                

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Trowbridge Street Fayre

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Trowbridge Street Fayre

Trowbridge Street Fayre Another successful day in the Trowbridge Fund Raising Branch’s efforts for the Unit. Not the best of weathers, but still the shoppers looking for bargains braved the elements. Our Bric a Brac stall, together with the raffle and our 5 Christmas Hampers did brisk business throughout the day raising a combined total of £745, all of which will be put to good use in the R.U.H. Cancer Unit. Our sincere thanks to everyone who supported our efforts.  

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Collar Group

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Collar Group Head & Neck Cancer Patient Network – We are patients who help patients, now going through the same experiences that we all went through on being told that we had a HEAD or NECK Cancer. Liz Eley of Frome 01373 472312 – Ken Brock of Filton 0117 3304968 or Kingsley Knott of Henleaze 0117 9621167 are all available to talk with you or family, face to face or on the telephone ANY time.  

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Sisters Walk Coast To Coast

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Sisters Walk Coast To Coast

Sisters Walk Coast To Coast Sisters Eileen Cook and Sheila Poulton have just completed a sponsored walk of 192 miles raising £1,250 for The Bath Cancer Unit Support Group. They walked Alfred Wainwright’s Coast to Coast route from St Bee’s to Robin Hoods Bay in 14 days. The sisters have always lived locally and were both brought up in Corsham but Sheila moved, all of 4 miles when she married 42 years ago. Eileen moved away to Bristol to train as a nurse but returned to Corsham when she married 39 years ago. Both sisters are now retired and...

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Thanks To One And All

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Thanks To One And All   DONATIONS Issy Coke – Bike Ride 247.55 CAF Receipt 15.00 CAF Receipt 50.00 Medical Report – Hugh Newman 41.00 Medical Report – Dr Emma De Winton 30.00 Medical Report – Hugh Newman 41.00 Medical Report – Dr Emma De Winton 30.00 Mrs SA Hyden 103.00 Medical Report – Dr Emma De Winton 41.00 KA Plumb 36.00 CM Davey 200.00 Principal Investment Management – Half Marathon 2,147.50 Medical Report – Hugh Newman 41.00 Medical Report – Hugh Newman 55.00 Angela...

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Chippenham Half Marathon

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Chippenham Half Marathon

Chippenham Half Marathon Pictured here presenting a cheque for monies received to date to Trowbridge Chairman Tino Polledri, is young Westbury mum, Marie Brichard-Parsons who on Sunday 11th. September ran the Chippenham Half Marathon. Marie’s first but hopefully not the last endevour to raise monies for the Cancer Unit, which really pleased her because of the time she achieved in completing the course of 2hrs 19mins, much better than she...

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