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Dearest Trees, This is one of the hardest things I've had to do at The Living Tree. Last night at 21.40, our beloved tree Fiona Burkeman died peacefully in the Royal Marsden Hospital, her partner Brian by her side. Despite being very weak and unable to walk, she had...read more
Annette recently founded the Cakes for Cancer Dorset group to provide Birthday, Wedding and Celebration cakes for people in Dorset with cancer. She, like just about everyone she knows, has been affected by Cancer in some form or other. She lost her youngest brother in...read more
I am delighted to inform you that my new book, Lifeshocks - And how to love them, will be out this June in hardcover. Much of it hit the page when I was almost immobilised by brain tumours last summer, but the one thing I could do was sit up in bed and write. As a...read more
I have been following Sophie's blog since I was told about it by a mutual friend so feel as though I've been sharing the highs and lows of her cancer journey for some time. She is a beloved wife and, above all, a mother of now 6-year-old Gabriella. This is important...read more
Invitation to join Roz Copson invites you to join her on two days of strolling in and around Bridport to raise money for our Stepping Out programme. A 10 stage, 15 mile walk over 2 days by, and for, the participants of Stepping Out & Living Tree. The more of us, the...read more
North Wales Cancer Care is launching a free wellbeing support service in March 2018. Please read this leaflet for further information.read more
The Living Tree amblers walk all year round. Please visit the news page to see the next planned walk. This photo gallery will be added to after each walk so that at the end of the year there will be a complete year's nature impressions and walkers enjoying themselves...read more
On 9 March Living Tree members of Baby Boomer age talked to a Cancer Research team, consisting of Ros, Claire and Palona about their opinions/experiences with cancer treatment. Lunch was provided.read more
On 12 March 2018 Sherry and Monique visited Southampton Hospital's Cancer Research Laboratories. They were shown around and marvelled at the technology available. The centrepiece was a B-Cell Receptor Detection Machine. This piece of equipment counts individual cells...read more
Friday 9th March 12.00-2.00pm (before Living Tree) at Quaker Meeting House, Ros Fry and three of her colleagues from CANCER RESEARCH who are investigating motivations and awareness of the “baby boomers” (born 1947-1964 but it’s not rigid) want to spend some time...read more
Monday 12th March at STEPPING OUT, six ambassadors from Dorset Community Foundation (who gave us £3000 last year for SO) will be visiting us. They will arrive about 11am at the Pavilion and then stay over lunch till 12.30pm to talk to us about SO. If you usually go...read more
COLMERS HILL FASHION SHOW will be on Friday 9th March Symondsbury Tithe Barn, 6pm for 7.30pm, £15 for Weldmar Hospicecare: 01308 426517 https://www.facebook.com/events/408673532900603/read more