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.

Posts & Articles


 Our recipe book, Living Treats, is being printed this week, Martyn has had an exciting tour round the printers – see pics. The book of "not so sinful" recipies will be launched next Wednesday 7th December from 11am at The Ropemakers and again later at Christmas Cheer...

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Living Tree events from 1 December 2016

Living Tree Friday meetings every Friday 2.00-4.30pm Bridport Quaker Meeting House, South Street. December 2nd – 2.00pm Tripudio with Elizabeth, followed by decorating Christmas wreaths.  Sarah Brown, Project Officer from Living Well, a research project on the impact...

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You can make a donation and dedicate a light in memory of someone special either online or there are forms in all the hospice shops.  There are Light up a Life services in Sherborne, Gillingham, Wareham, Dorchester (Tues 6th Dec 6.30pm at the hospice), Weymouth (Sun...

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CHRIS LEWIS’ cancer charity

Your simPal is a unique service that provides people affected by cancer with free calls/texts/data and where appropriate, mobile devices.  Cancer affects us all uniquely and every application for support is looked at individually.  Chris has already helped several LT...

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PUYSSENTUT retreats, France

PUYSSENTUT retreats in the Gers, South West France. “Puyssentut  welcomes any one who has or is recovering from cancer. It does not matter whether you have cancer for the first time, whether cancer has recurred or whether you have been in remission for years, we have...

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Rising Voices

Living Tree Rising Voices relaxed and informal singing group with Jane Silver-Corren, Fridays before Living Tree meetings. All welcome, just join us when you can, no such thing as late.  Usually from 1.00-2.00pm. Next dates: 11/25th November, 9th December.

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Fossil Talk

Ros Cole (Charmouth Heritage Coast Centre) and Martyn Allen did a combined Jurassic Coast / Fossil Talk on 8 July 2016 for the members of The Living Tree (self-help cancer support group) in Bridport. The members had previously been encourgaed to bring their own...

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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,

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