Author Archives: Robin

New training programme will improve support for those caring for a friend or relative at end of life

A new training programme has been launched that will improve the skills of staff and volunteers who provide support to people providing end of life care for a relative or friend at home. The programme has been developed by Professor … Continue reading

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Star Studded Quiz Night Raises £50,000 – all the pictures

On 15th September, 48 teams took part in the 2nd annual World’s Greatest Quiz Night on the banks of the River Thames in aid of Dimbleby Cancer Care. Organised in partnership with Quintessentially Foundation, the evening was hosted by Jonathan … Continue reading

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Dimbleby fundraisers making a difference up and down the country

The recent bank holiday weekend was a big weekend for our fundraising friends around the country. Up north, Peter Walters and his team cycled from one coast to the other to raise money in memory of former colleague and friend … Continue reading

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Fundraisers take on a 3rd cycle challenge for Dimbleby Dimbleby Care

Former colleagues of a Home Office programme manager who died two years ago are taking on a 3rd year of fundraising in his memory to cycle from Morcambe to Bridlington at the end of August. Friends and co-workers of Graham … Continue reading

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NEW SIDCUP INFORMATION CENTRE WILL BOOST HELP FOR PEOPLE LIVING WITH CANCER

Dimbleby Cancer Care and Macmillan Cancer Support are developing a state-of-the-art information and support centre at Queen Mary’s Hospital in Sidcup to enhance support for people affected by cancer and their families in the area. It will be an important … Continue reading

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A fundraiser’s chance encounter with one of her idols on the streets of London

One of our fundraisers had the added bonus of a close encounter with one of her idols while walking the 50km walk through London for Dimbleby Cancer Care on Friday night. Sophie Richards was taking part in the charity’s 50/50/50 … Continue reading

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Guest blog: Sally Christensen shares her experience of walking 50km for Dimbleby Cancer Care

Well, it’s a marvellous night for a moondance… And with these great words and melody often in my head Jill and I and 99 others walked to raise funds for Dimbleby Cancer Care on Friday Night and Saturday morning, June … Continue reading

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Why I’m walking 50km for Dimbleby Cancer Care

Broadcaster Jonathan Dimbleby is taking on an endurance challenge this summer in celebration of the charity founded in honour of his father, Richard, who died 50 years ago this year. As Chair of the charity, Jonathan is leading Dimbleby Cancer … Continue reading

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Why we’re walking 50km for Dimbleby Cancer Care

Brothers Dan and Cary Mitchell from Hastings are taking to the streets of London this summer to raise money for the cancer support charity Dimbleby Cancer Care. The brothers are part of a team of ten walkers formed by one … Continue reading

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Why I’m walking 50km for Dimbleby Cancer Care

A fundraiser from Earlsfield will be hitting the streets of London this summer to raise money for the cancer support charity that he is director of, founded 50 years ago in honour of broadcaster Richard Dimbleby. Robin Pritchard, 43, is … Continue reading

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