Watch Your Back! Keeping all gardeners safe under the sun - for more information, click here...    Leeds United supporters have recently raised £313.00 in donations from the sale of 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

The Myfanwy Townsend Melanoma Research fund

Tackling Rising Rates of Melanoma

Skin Check Clinics

Do you have a mole or lesion on your body which is causing you concern? Here at the Myfanwy Townsend Melanoma Research Fund one of our aims is to promote awareness of the importance of early detection of melanoma. More than likely it is fine, but for peace of mind, why not visit one of the FREE pop-up skin check clinics we are holding this year?

Professional Advice

We have joined forces with Mr Samuel Orkar and Mr Siva Kumar from the MASCU (Melanoma & Skin Cancer Unit) at Queen Victoria Hospital in East Grinstead. They will be carrying out 10 minute spot check appointments with their team. These are not full body skin checks, but chance to have something suspicious checked, assessed and referred if required.


We would like to thank Ladival for generously providing us with full sized bottles of their  SPF30 & SPF50 sunscreen for our events. These will be available to everyone partaking in a skin check or visiting our stand, in return for a minimum donation to our charity.

Unable to attend?

Early detection and management of skin cancer or melanoma offers the best chance of cure, so if you are unable to secure a booking of your choice, why not get proactive and develop the habit of self-examination? This can alert you to changes in your skin and aid in the early detection of small problems that can grow. It should be done often enough to become a habit, but not so often as to feel like a bother. For most people once month is ideal, but ask your GP if you should do more frequent checks.
For further information on how to PROTECT, DETECT and PREVENT, please visit:

Require some help?

If you would prefer to book your appointment by phone, we would be delighted to hear from you.  Contact either Michelle on 07989551046 or Harry on (01342) 322508, providing your name, date/venue you would prefer and your contact details.  We can do all the rest!
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Upcoming dates & times

Sunday 30th July – From 1pm to 4pm

Tenterden Garden Centre, Appledore Road
Reading Street, Nr. Tenterden
Kent, TN30 7HT


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