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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.

Deanwood Park Golf Club's Captain’s Charity Day match

Posted: Apr 19, 2018

On Sunday 15th April Deanwood Park Golf Club held its annual Captain’s Charity Day match in aid of the Rosemary Appeal. The weather (mostly) behaved for the fourteen teams who took part in the Stableford competition. The winning team was the Byrne family team of John and Michael Byrne and Tom Birch (pictured with Club Captain Keith Endersby). In second place was a team of Rosemary Appeal trustees, Paul Millard, David Ball and Tim Barton. Winners of the longest drives were Claire Goddard and Paul Millard and Alan Lawrence won the nearest the pin prize.

The Arrival of the new CT Scanner!

Posted: Jan 04, 2018

We are thrilled to announce that the CT scanner is now in place at the new centre at West Berkshire hospital. CT scanning is a fast, painless, non-invasive and highly accurate piece of equipment, and is vital for diagnosing and monitoring illnesses.

We can also report that the scanner has already been successfully tried and tested with a patient just yesterday. There will now be a month of training for staff at the hospital to prepare for when it is fully up in running in February.

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