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A moving tribute to a very special lady, Daisy Campbell: why care and support really matters

Susan Farrell and Ian Campbell recently shared the story of their mum, Daisy Campbell, with us, and explained just why Dimbleby Cancer Care became such an important part of her life. “Mum never told her friends or relatives she had … Continue reading

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Carols by Candlelight raises over £3,000

On 7th December, David and Jonathan Dimbleby welcomed over 250 people to St Mary Magdalen church on Bermondsey Street for an evening of Christmas readings and festive songs, led by the Junior School Choir from Farringons School in Chislehurst. Special … Continue reading

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Working together to build a new Dimbleby Macmillan Support Centre in Sidcup

Representatives from Dimbleby Cancer Care and Macmillan Cancer Support, which have partnered to develop a state-of-the-art support centre within the new Guy’s and St Thomas’ Cancer Centre at Queen’s Mary’s Hospital in Sidcup, spoke of their pride during a visit … Continue reading

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We Heart The Park Tavern

Today we took a trip down to Chichester to catch-up with Jason and Jill who run The Park Tavern on Priory Road. As well as a warm welcome, we were also presented with a cheque for £8,000 thanks to a … Continue reading

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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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