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Library items, including Macmillan brochures

We keep in touch with clinical nurse specialists, local cancer-specific support groups and a wide range of complementary therapists and mind/body/spirit practitioners.

By using the menu at the top of the page you can access details of local groups, hospital transport and further resources and links.

We are building up a library of relevant books and hold a wide range of Macmillan Cancer Support leaflets. We have reviewed a number of the books in our library.

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Dorset Volunteer Awards 2016

On 27 October we took Roz Copson to the Dorford Centre Dorchester for the Dorset Volunteer Awards 2016. It was a very enjoyable evening as you can see from the photos. Roz did us proud and collected her well-deserved certificate from Lord and Lady Fellowes, he of...

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Heating Costs too High?

The CAB has a project with the British Gas Energy Trust to help with home heating and costs if that’s a problem for you: call 07711988319, projects@bridportcab.cabnet.org.uk

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CARERS’ SUPPORT

To access support from the Carers Support Worker and other help, you/your partner/family member need to register as a carer.  We have some forms at LT but you can also register online: https://forms.dorsetforyou.com/default.aspx/RenderForm/?F.Name=a1FVCXqtyF2&HideAll...

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BLEEPS AT FORTUNESWELL OUTPATIENTS DCH

Reminder that bleeps are available to borrow at reception if you have to wait for test results, meds etc so you can go and have a break, relax at the coffee bar or restaurant.  Do ask if this would help you and your family.

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Creative Activity Courses in Dorset

Please find below an interesting list of creative acitivity courses arranged by LIVING WELL (free) and Living Well Plus (small charge). These courses are funded by the Department of Education: - Creative Writing - Mon 2-5pm - 7th Nov-12th Dec – Dorchester.  Let this...

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Living Tree Library News

Jude says there are currently about 30 books out on loan!  We are delighted that people are using the library but some books we do need back as they are frequently asked for - such as Dr David Servan-Schreiber’s Anticancer: A New Way of Life. So please do bring back...

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2016 Garden Party at Limbury’s

What to say?  What a wonderful occasion and celebration of The Living Tree. About 100 people gathered in the beautiful setting of Limbury to meet & chat in good company, eat & drink plentifully & listen to great music from Nina Garcia.  Thank you to everyone who made...

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New Support group in Weymouth/Portland area

C’SIDERS is a new support group for Weymouth and Portland. They are meeting on Mondays at 7:30pm at Sainsbury’s Café, Gateway Business Park. Please contact Peter Meacham for further details: email csiders@btinternet.com or telephone 0772 961 7748. There is also now a...

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Website with useful products for cancer patients

https://livebetterwith.com/ . This is a commercial website with 100s of recommended products for people with cancer. It offers an- amazing range of products which you may be able to source eslewhere if you at least know about...

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