Mesothelioma

Charity Calendar Raising Funds for British Lung Foundation Research

Authored by SWMSG

The iPlymouth Photography Group on Flickr has united with the South West Mesothelioma Support Group to produce a 2019 calendar which is raising funds for the British Lung Foundation's Mesothelioma Research Scheme.

A full preview can be found here .

The calendar was produced for free by Plymouth University Cartographer Jamie Quinn, in his spare time, and features the work of 41...

Presentation by Councillor Pauline Murphy to South West Mesothelioma Support Group

Authored by SWMSG

The South West Mesothelioma Support Group would like to extend sincere thanks to Councillor Pauline Murphy who presented Mesothelioma Clinical Nurse Specialist Christine Jones with a cheque for just over four thousand one hundred and twenty five pounds on 8 August. The same amount was also presented to Frontline Veterans.

This amazing amount was raised by various fund raising events...

Presentation by Halfway Harmony Choir to South West Mesothelioma Support Group

Authored by SWMSG

The South West Mesothelioma Support Group would like to extend sincere thanks to their friends in Halfway Harmony choir who have once again made a very generous donation to help those affected by asbestos related cancer.

A fantastic £39.11 was raised via bucket collections at local gigs and £677.60 was raised via the annual New Years Dip at Cawsand organised by the Torpoint and Rame...

‘Hear Asbestos, Think Prevention!’ – Global Asbestos Awareness Week

Authored by SWMSG

The first week of April is Global Asbestos Awareness Week. This is a campaign by the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organisation (ADAO) which is the largest independent asbestos victims’ organisation in the United States. Its aims and objectives are to give victims a united voice, to educate and raise awareness and to push for a global asbestos ban.

This year’s campaign will translate...

Wally's Dance Party raises £770 for South West Mesothelioma Support Group

Authored by SWMSG

Lively music by 'Wally's Dance Party' was enjoyed in the beautiful setting of Plymouth Guildhall by those who attended an evening of ballroom and sequence dancing on Thursday 2nd February.

The event was organised by mesothelioma patient Wally Wright, in association with the Lord Mayor of Plymouth Councillor Pauline Murphy and her consort Councillor Brian Vincent, both...

Jessica and the Rabbits

Popular local band Jessica and the Rabbits will be following on from last April's hugely successful 'Music for Mesothelioma' fundraiser by holding a 'More Music for Mesothelioma' gig to raise funds and awareness for those affected by asbestos related cancer.

Dean Cruickshanks, Head of the Asbestos Team at Wolferstans who have sponsored the event said, 'Everyone is welcome to come and enjoy a fantastic evening of rock 'n' roll and old time soul whilst at the same time helping raise awareness of this dreadful disease that affects Plymouth and...

Plymouth Royal Mail '300 Club' donates £1,000 to help those affected by Asbestos Cancer Mesothelioma

Authored by SWMSG

On 28 November 2016, the Plymouth Royal Mail Community Action Team, known as The 300 Club, donated a fantastic £9000 to various local charities and organisations.

The region's Mesothelioma Clinical Nurse Specialist Christine Jones was kindly presented with a cheque totalling £1000 for the South West Mesothelioma Support Group by BBC Devon Radio presenter David Fitzgerald and...

Rame Peninsular Male Voice Choir Grand Christmas Concert

The popular Rame Peninsular Male Voice Choir presents details of their Grand Christmas Concert. Tickets only £5 for a great evening of entertainment, to include;

Special Guest Star Bianca Phillips Charity Auction of Traditional Work by The Last Fisherman Community Carols, Mulled Wine and Mince Pies

In addition, a four track CD of 'Minnadhu Breaks' will be on sale.

Proceeds to the South West Mesothelioma Support Group. Please support this event if you can. This asbestos related cancer which affects the lungs has claimed the lives of many of the choir...

2017 iPlymouth Charity Calendar launched in aid of SW Mesothelioma Support Group and Mesothelioma UK

Authored by SWMSG

The 2017 iPlymouth Charity Calendar is now available to buy at £6 each.

Every single penny will be going to charity, ie. South West Mesothelioma Support Group and Mesothelioma UK - helping support families affected by asbestos related cancer and supporting research into finding a cure.

The condition takes thirty to fifty years to develop. There is currently a national epidemic...

Lord Mayor's Charity Horse Racing Night raises £850

Authored by SWMSG

A great time was had by all those who attended a Charity Horse Racing Night on Sunday 30th October 2016 in aid of the South West Mesothelioma Support Group and Frontline Veterans Support.

A grand total of £850 was raised for the charities.

Members of the South West Mesothelioma Support Group would like to extend their sincere thanks to Plymouth Lord Mayor Councillor Pauline...

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