Watch Your Back! Keeping all gardeners safe under the sun - find out more, click here...    Leeds United supporters have recently raised £313.00 in donations from the sale of merchandise...in memory of Bruce Craven. THANK YOU!    Angie Newman & Julian Marks who raised £567.00 from stalls at various fairs and festivals around Richmond this summer    to Irene and Bill Kershaw of Haddenham for their kind donation in memory of their beloved son Alan

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New arrangements affecting patient access to melanoma treatment in England

i Nov 30th No Comments by

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) recently issued a positive recommendation for the combination of Ipililumab and Nivolumab for the treatment of advanced metastatic melanoma in adults. Whilst awaiting implementation by NICE, the combination was granted interim funding through the new Cancer Drugs Fund (CDF). It came […]

Research update from the Blond McIndoe Research Foundation

i Nov 16th No Comments by

1 “I think you can do it!” With these words in 2010, Harry Townsend, founder of the Myfanwy Townsend Melanoma Research Fund encouraged us to develop a melanoma research project at the Blond McIndoe Research Foundation. With a generous donation of £ 25,000, we were off to a very good start.  l […]

Melanoma Charity has GoFest Covered!

i Aug 15th No Comments by

The Myfanwy Townsend Melanoma Research Fund was out in force again this summer, promoting the Outdoor Kids Sun Safety Code at GoFest; a family festival dedicated to all those who love sport, music, dance and health. x The festival, brainchild of Paul Farris, was held at the Surrey Sports Park […]

Blow the Whistle on Sunburn at GoFest 2016

i Aug 8th No Comments by

  If you’re planning a visit to GoFest this weekend, it appears you can leave the umbrellas at home, with the prediction of a hot and sunny weekend ahead!  Although this is good news for all those attending this exciting family festival, themed around sport, music, dance and fitness, the organisers are keen to ensure that everyone […]

The afPE National Conference – Moving Muscles, Hearts & Minds

i Jul 8th No Comments by

The Association for Physical Education (afPE) held its National Conference 2016 on the 5th and 6th July at St George’s Park in Staffordshire, home of the England Football Association.  The event was attended by over 200 PE teachers and coaches, all of whom were there to network, learn about developments […]

Sun Shines on The Kent School Games 2016

i Jul 1st No Comments by

The Kent School Games multi-sport event finals day concluded an exciting run of sport in the county this week, with over 2,000 school children taking part. Held in the fantastic sports facilities of the University of Kent in Canterbury, not only was the sport dramatic, but so was the weather; […]