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

Jo O’Farrell

Jo O’Farrell, co-founder of The Living Tree, died peacefully in her sleep on the Fortuneswell Ward of Dorset County Hospital on July 5. She was aged 68. Jo, who lived in Bridport, was recognised in this year's Queen’s New Year’s Honours List for her voluntary work and...

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Friday Meetings

Every Friday 2.00-4.30pm Bridport Quaker Meeting House, South Street. July 27 July - Art with Libby; therapist to be arranged August: 3rd – 1pm Rising Voices with Jane, 2pm NHS 70th birthday BIG7Tea in the garden of the Meeting House for DCH cancer appeal 10th – 2pm...

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Wellbeing – Healthy Living

WELLBEING is an event offering info and tasters on complementary therapies, nutrition, exercise, creative arts etc to help us live well/better. It will be on 3rd Wednesday of month 10.30am-2.30pm at Bridport Town Hall. On September 19th, local herbalist Mary Tassell...

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Falling Leaves

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...

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Cakes for Cancer Dorset

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...

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Sophie Sabbage anounces her new book “Lifeshocks”

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...

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The Cancer Whisperer, Sophie Sabbage

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...

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