Redknapp pitches up for local cancer charity

  Harry Redknapp swung by Savills in Canford Cliffs to thank staff for cycling the equivalent distance to St Tropez for a charity he supports. Harry is a patron of Dorset Cancer Care Foundation (DCCF), which provides grants for Dorset cancer patients experiencing financial struggles. Savills is a long term supporter of DCCF and presented Harry with a cheque for … Read More

AFC Business riders go the distance for cancer charity

Nine AFC Business members have raised more than £3000 for local cancer patients by getting on their bikes. The cyclists, led by AFC Bournemouth Commercial Director Rob Mitchell, cycled a total of 450 miles in the Heartbeat Cycle Ride 2017 to raise funds for Dorset Cancer Care Foundation (DCCF).   Rob explained: “It’s one of the toughest things I’ve ever … Read More

Savills cycle to the south of France for cancer charity

The Savills team in Canford Cliffs cycled 932 miles to the company’s St Tropez office in the South of France, to raise funds for Dorset Cancer Care Foundation (DCCF). The 12 took it in turns to pedal the distance on two static bikes set up on the pavement outside their branch in Haven Road – and even managed a few … Read More

AFC Business seeks more riders for charity ride

AFC Bournemouth Commercial Director Rob Mitchell is looking for a further five riders to join him in the Heartbeat Cycle Ride 2017. Rob is hoping to create a team of 10 riders from the local business community to take part in the 40 or 70-mile ride through the Test Valley, on September 10. Rob said: “I’ll be tackling the 70-mile … Read More

Brave Ali uses her cancer treatment to help others

A Shillingstone woman whose mouth ulcer turned out to be head and neck cancer is inviting people to ‘sponsor’ her through six weeks of radiotherapy, with all proceeds going to charity. Marie Campbell, known as Ali, is currently undergoing the treatment following major head and neck surgery. And thanks to her friends, family and a Just Giving page, she has … Read More

Second Beach Netball UK event is a hit

The UK’s only Beach Netball event rolled into Bournemouth for a second time and attracted teams and spectators from across the country. Sixteen teams from as far afield as London took part in the event on Boscombe Beach (July 1st). The closely contested tournament was eventually won by London-based Team Ghaz (pic attached), who beat local team Ringwood Brewery 12-8 … Read More

Cherries chairman takes to the catwalk for cancer patients

AFC Bournemouth Chairman Jeff Mostyn admits to being a little nervous about his latest ‘fixture’. The Cherries Chairman, who has helped steer Bournemouth into the Premier League, will swap the boardroom for the catwalk to appear as the lead model in a charity fashion and lifestyle show. The Summer & Lifestyle Show takes place at AFC Bournemouth’s Vitality Stadium on … Read More

Bearwood comes together for tragic Lynzie

Friends and neighbours of care worker Lynzie Holloway, who died of cancer aged just 38, have raised over £2600 to help others fighting the disease. Lynzie, from Bearwood, Bournemouth, was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2013. She underwent surgery followed by chemotherapy and radiotherapy and received the all-clear in 2014. But when she returned to hospital for reconstructive surgery, her … Read More

Matt prepares to fight dirty against cancer

Bournemouth businessman Matt Mellor is to tackle the world’s toughest ‘mudder’ in honour of a friend who died of cancer. Matt, a director of Active Therapy South, is taking part in the 20-mile Rat Race Dirty Weekend at Burghley in Lincolnshire on May 6. The longest obstacle course in the world, competitors tackle 200 physical challenges, from giant hay bale … Read More

Cancer patient Steve thanks ‘stranger’ for paying his mortgage

Broadstone plumber Steve Jewell has been introduced to the ‘stranger’ who helped pay his mortgage as he battles cancer. Steve, 62, was filled with emotion as he met Jude Castell, 34. Jude and her colleagues at Caterpillar Marine Power UK Ltd, in Wimborne, are supporters of Dorset Cancer Care Foundation (DCCF) which gives financial assistance to people with cancer. In … Read More