Category Archives: News

A Message of Hope for the year ahead

As we approach the end of what has for many been a very turbulent year, we’d like to share with you the reading that our friend and fundraiser Asha Umrawsingh wrote for us for our recent Carols by Candlelight: A … Continue reading

Posted in News

Fundraising is a piece of cake for Kent friends

A group of friends from Kent have hosted a charity cake sale to raise money for Dimbleby Cancer Care. Rhonda Summerbell, Emma Brooks, Fiona Patel, Jane Powell and Sinead Tierney, all from Beckenham, wanted to find a way to say … Continue reading

Posted in News

VIP Quiz Night raises £52,000

Last night David and Jonathan Dimbleby welcomed Claudia Winkleman back to host the 3rd annual World’s Greatest Quiz Night in partnership with Quintessentially Foundation. Ben Elliot, Zac Goldsmith, Aaron Simpson, Henry Dimbleby, Patrick Grant, Simon Callow, Jo Brand, Rachel Johnson and Tom … Continue reading

Posted in News

Fundraising brother runs 100km in memory of his sister

Very sadly, in March this year, Vaughan Illingworth’s sister Sarah died after living with breast cancer for 17 years. Before she died, Sarah and her husband John decided with Vaughan, 51, from Bramley in Hampshire, to chose the Race to the Stones … Continue reading

Posted in News

Kelly Potter: a true inspiration

Today we learned the very sad news that Kelly Potter, who had become a huge advocate and supporter of the work of Dimbleby Cancer Care, has died a year after her stage 4 cancer diagnosis. Kelly had undergone extensive treatment at … Continue reading

Posted in News

Cancer: Then and Now

Macmillan have today released a detailed report that looks at how cancer treatment and care has progressed over the last 40 years. Cancer is no longer necessarily the ‘death sentence’ that it was 40-50 years ago. Early diagnosis is key, … Continue reading

Posted in News

Buffaloes charge ahead with charity fundraising

The Jack Wood Lodge of the Royal Antediluvian Order of Buffaloes has chosen Dimbleby Cancer Care as its Charity of The Year. The Lodge, which meets once a week in Lambeth, kicked off its fundraising efforts with a 10 bridges walk … Continue reading

Posted in News

DCC & Me: Faith’s story

Faith Chinwe Ezeronye Nwogu, 54, was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2014 & has now become a fundraising champion for Dimbleby Cancer Care. “I discovered a lump in my breast on 27th August 2014. I knew something was not right … Continue reading

Posted in News

Surviving the cancer storm: Kate’s story

Kate Bolton, 44, was diagnosed with cervical cancer in 2015. Here she explains how life after cancer is never quite the same again. “Life will never be the same again What is it about danger that means you can sense … Continue reading

Posted in News

Taking the Plunge for Charity!

A group of six friends will be battling chilly toes, tight wetsuits and the flailing limbs of other swimmers for a great cause this June as they take part in Europe’s biggest open water swim series to raise money for … Continue reading

Posted in News