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The End of The Rosemary Appeal

Posted: Jul 15, 2019

We are thrilled to share the news that that The Rosemary Appeal has achieved its target, by raising £5.5m for the Greenham Trust Wing at the West Berkshire Community Hospital. The Appeal is now closed. Thank you to everyone in the community who helped us to reach this milestone.

Gold Civic Award to be presented to The Rosemary Appeal

Posted: Feb 19, 2019

As part of the Thatcham Civic Award Scheme 2019, Thatcham Town Council presents up to three Gold Civic Awards to members of the public in recognition of their significant service to the community.

After the recent meeting of the Adjudication Panel, The Rosemary Appeal Team was delighted to receive a Gold Civic Award as recognition of the work undertaken in fundraising and developing the Rosemary Centre.

The reasons for the nomination were:

A Round Up of Rounders

Posted: Aug 23, 2018

We are pleased to report that the charity rounders match, kindly organised by Jones Robinson, was a roaring success!

Held at Park House school, teams from 6 local businesses participated in the tournament including: Gardner Leader, MAXX Design, Horsey Lightly, Newbury Building Society, Jones Robinson and FirstExtra.

Whilst it got rather competitive at times, the teams that participated played marvelously. However, it was Gardner Leader who took away the winning trophy!

Why The New Centre Is So Important

Posted: Jul 24, 2018

Cancer and kidney disease will affect all of us in some way or another, so let’s do all we can to transform the lives of those closest to us.

MAXX Design’s ‘Deadly Deeds’ raises nearly £28,000 for The Rosemary Appeal

Posted: Jun 18, 2018

On behalf of the team here at the Rosemary Appeal, we’d like to say a huge thank you to local creative communications agency, MAXX Design for putting on the Murder Mystery dinner ‘Deadly Deeds’ earlier this month. Held at the Donnington Valley Hotel, we are thrilled to announce that, thanks to the contributions from its guests and match funding from Greenham Common Trust and the Peter Baker Foundation, the 1920’s themed dinner raised a whopping £27,843 for the appeal!

Murrell's Manche a la Med 2018

Posted: Apr 23, 2018

We continue to be overwhelmed by the number of extraordinary fundraising challenges and activities people are taking part in, in aid of the Rosemary Appeal. The latest challenge that has been brought to our attention is an incredible cycle ride of the length of France. On the 18th of May John and Lorraine Murrell will be cycling from the English Channel to the Mediterranean, covering approximately 900 miles over 14 days. The dynamic duo is aiming to average 70 miles a day and to climb an impressive 65,000 feet.

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