Supportline Issue 50

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MP visits RUH

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MP visits RUH

Chris Skidmore MP for Kingswood recently visited the RUH to learn more about the PET-CT scanner and our appeal. The photograph below shows Chris with Stewart Redman, Sarah Hudson, Sue MacGregor and our Chairman John...

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Quizzes

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Quizzes At the beginning of December Wiltshire Council Human Resource staff organised a quiz night, sixteen teams entered with rounds ranging from “Pot Luck” to “what happened in 2012. An excellent evening was had by all, a big thank you to Jane Tagg who sorting all the questions and organised the evening and a total of £301 was raised for the scanner. The picture above is the winning team – “Pooh Corner”. Also, Mike Newman (the son of the late Tony Newman who was our treasurer for many years) organised a quiz for staff (this...

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Sponsors required

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Sponsors Required Wiltshire born and residing in Warminster, Nicola Noye, a Coach Driver, pictured here who is currently undergoing treatment at the Royal United Hospital, will be undertaking a Parachute Jump to raise funds for the Cancer Support Group’s Positron Scanner Appeal. During the course of her treatment Nicola had to travel to Cheltenham to undergo a scan with the Positron Scanner located there and because Nicola was aware of the BCUSG Appeal and wishes to “give something back” for all the care and kindness shown to her at the...

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Coffee Morning in Paulton

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Coffee Morning in Paulton

Coffee Morning in Paulton When cancer patient Brian Harrington and his wife Janet decided to raise some money for the BCUSG Positron scanner appeal they hoped that their coffee morning would generate a few pounds. Prior to one of Brian’s regular check-up at The RUH Brian handed over to BCUSG Chairman of Trustees John Carter a cheque for £550.00. Janet explained that thirty friends had been invited to their home in Paulton to a coffee morning on 7 December and at that event everyone decided not to give each other Christmas presents but...

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Trowbridge Celebratory Dinner 18 May

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Trowbridge Celebratory Dinner 25th Anniversary Dinner Dance. An absolute “must attend” this year. Almost to the exact date, when the Trowbridge Fund Raising Branch held its inaugural meeting (17th May 1988). This year sees the Trowbridge Branch celebrating the 25 year occasion at the Trowbridge Civic Centre, on Saturday 18th.May. The program for the event has now been confirmed with entertainment from local “Swing Band”, Opus One “The Little Big Band” who will be ably supported by a singing trio that we are delighted to say have...

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Thanks to One and All

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DONATIONS • Mrs D Naish £30.00 • Mrs Merrial Knight £40.00 • Mr Stuart Fenton £50.00 • P&S Hyden £161.00 • Mrs C M Davey £200.00 • M A Grosfil £5.00 • Miss FH McWatters £100.00 • Mrs ME Hill £100.00 • Anonymous cash £100.00 • BMT Defence Services £1,214.76 • RA & HM Northcott £20.00 • Unknown gift (CAF bank) £200.00 • Sue Lewis £19.86 • Mrs Margery Mayell £20.00 • Mrs MM Pelly £10.00 • Mr GR & Mrs RV Wilmott £50.00 • Diana Thompson £13.80 • Mr C & Mrs EA Coles £414.00 •...

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Trowbridge Report March 2013

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Trowbridge Report I’m looking at Artic conditions outside my window so a perfect day to sit down and write my Report on what Trowbridge Committee has been up to since the last issue of Supportline. A number of friends of BCUSG celebrated events in 2012 from which we benefited. Mrs Culverhouse had a 70th birthday and sent us £105 whilst Marilyn Green celebrated her 60th birthday with quite a lively party I understand and she sent us £162.74 donated on the night. Friends Barbara and Ken Pickard had a lovely 66th Wedding Anniversary lunch (I...

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Chairman’s comments March 2013

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Chairman’s comments March 2013

Dear Supporter Welcome to the 50th edition of this charity’s newsletter. The first was published in August 1986 and thanks to your commitment no less than £3.6m has been raised during the intervening years to improve facilities for cancer patients attending the Royal United Hospital. Truly a fantastic achievement! News of the Positron scanner appeal I am delighted to report that the Charter Trustees of The City of Bath have accepted an invitation for The Mayor of Bath to be a Patron of the appeal throughout its duration. More information...

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