Charity bowlers strike back at cancer

Teams of accountants, architects, estate agents and engineers are preparing to do battle at the Hollywood Bowl in Poole’s Tower Park to raise money for families affected by cancer. Twelve local businesses have already signed up to take part in Dorset Cancer Care Foundation’s (DCCF) charity bowling night (on Wednesday March 1) including Tailor Made Estate Agents, Lovett International, David … Read More

Mum and son glow all out to help cancer sufferers

Mother and son fundraisers Alexa and Max Noble are ‘glowing all out’ to help Dorset cancer sufferers. Alexa and Max of Branksome View Avenue in Poole, are taking part in Bournemouth’s night time Blitz Glow Run 5K to raise funds for Dorset Cancer Care Foundation (DCCF). The Blitz Glow Run 5K takes place on Saturday January 28, 2017 and will see … Read More

Quarter of a million pound cancer donor chooses the betty bus

American Steve Blonstein, who donated quarter of a million pounds to Dorset cancer charities, has unveiled the county’s first ‘Betty Bus’. Californian airfield GM Steve contacted Dorset Cancer Care Foundation two years ago and made them the shock offer of £250,000 from his late aunt’s will. Having spent part of his childhood in Dorset, he wanted the money to be … Read More

Calendar benefitting Dorset’s cancer sufferers goes on sale

Dorset Cancer Care Foundation (DCCF) has unveiled its first charity calendar featuring photographs by local people. Around 150 people submitted their snaps for the chance of appearing in Visions of Dorset 2017. The desk calendar has now gone on sale in time for Christmas, with all proceeds going to help cancer sufferers in the county. Ann Petrie, from Highcliffe was … Read More

Hairdresser holds free pamper event for fellow cancer sufferers

A Bournemouth salon owner who has battled both breast cancer and a brain tumour is offering free beauty treatments to fellow sufferers. Tracey Verrall, owner of Nu-Vo Hair & Beauty in Holdenhurst Road, has teamed up with the charity Dorset Cancer Care Foundation (DCCF) to host a special invitation-only Pamper Evening on October 19. Tracey, 48, explained: “Having been diagnosed … Read More

Cancer charity inundated with calendar entries

DORSET Cancer Care Foundation (DCCF) has been inundated with stunning photographs for its first charity calendar. The DCCF is producing a 2017 calendar to fund its work in helping local cancer sufferers. In January it invited people to send in their favourite shots of Dorset. Since then it has received over 200 submissions, including a beautiful sunset scene taken at … Read More