Hospital fundraiser in honour of ‘fantastic father’ Andrew

THE family of a Ringwood man who died while battling gallstone pancreatitis have launched a fundraising drive to buy vital hospital equipment. Sophie Lockyer wants to help the wards and medics who tried to save...

Thirsty villagers help hospice in lockdown ale giveaway

GIVING away one of his ales to villagers in Milford and Sway helped a pub landlord raise £1,185 for Oakhaven Hospice. Brendan and Julie Treacey, who run the Hare & Hounds in Sway and The...

‘Help our NHS heroes’ – charity kicks off fundraising campaign

A CAMPAIGN has been launched a campaign to support NHS staff working around the clock amid the coronavirus outbreak. The Southampton Hospitals Charity (SHC) aims to raise money to support the mental health and wellbeing...
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Cancer support charity thanks A&T readers for financial lifeline

A&T READERS have been thanked by the Forca cancer charity for their generosity worth thousands of pounds after an appeal to help keep its food service afloat. The Lymington-based support group asked last year for...

Runner Nicola’s fundraising feat at 50 for Oakhaven Hospice

FOR some, reaching 50 means taking things a little slower. Not so for Nicola Leydon Jones who decided to mark her milestone birthday by running 5k every day for 50 days – ending on her...

Travel firm overwhelmed by ‘amazing response’ to launch of bra bank

A LYMINGTON travel agency which is running a “bra bank” in aid of breast cancer research has been inundated with donations – racking up five boxes full so far. Hays Travel are inviting members of...

Jodi’s close shave a £10k snip for Little Princess Trust

A MUM diagnosed with breast cancer says she has been “completely overwhelmed” by thousands of pounds of donations after she decided to shave her head in aid of a charity which donates real-hair wigs...

Crisis-hit cancer charity launches big fundraiser Walk for Hope

A CANCER charity which is battling for survival has announced plans for its biggest fundraising event of the year in the New Forest to raise vital cash. The Wessex Cancer Trust is inviting people to...

Sky’s the limit for Oakhaven hospice founder Jan who takes 15,000ft leap aged 85

OAKHAVEN Hospice founder Jan Swallow achieved an ambition of a lifetime while raising nearly £4,000 when she celebrated her 85th birthday with a skydive. Jan jumped from 15,000ft over Salisbury Plain in tandem with an...

Rugby club raffle to help Syrian refugee family move to Forest

A ONCE-in-a-lifetime trip to the Hong Kong Rugby Sevens tournament is being offered in a raffle aiming to raise £10,000 to help a Syrian refugee family settle in the Ringwood area. The project has been...
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