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Local gardener raises over £9,000 for Macmillan Cancer Support

Gary Hart July 30, 2019

The Macmillan Coastal Garden Trail, took place over the weekend of July 27-28. TWENTY one gardens across the city opened to the public over last weekend (July 27-28), with eleven brand-new to this year’s trail. Organiser Geoff Stonebanks says on several levels it was the best ever trail he has produced over the last eight […]

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Switchboard and Macmillan launch two LGBT+ cancer surveys

Graham Robson June 9, 2019

Switchboard, the LGBT+ helpline, partners with Macmillan Cancer Support to launch two surveys, one aimed at LGBT+ people living with cancer and another at professionals and volunteers who support LGBT+ people living with cancer in Sussex or East Surrey.

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Open your garden for Macmillan Cancer Support in 2019

Besi Besemar January 6, 2019

2019 sees the eighth annual Macmillan Coastal Garden Trail take place along the coast between Brighton and Seaford. Last summer, over twenty private garden owners took the leap of faith and opened their gates to visitors. Organisers have already signed up ten gardens this year.

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Open your garden this summer for Macmillan Cancer Support

Besi Besemar February 18, 2018

Organisers of the Macmillan Coastal Garden Trail are seeking more gardens to be added to their 2018 garden trail. partnership between the Sussex Cancer Fund, Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust and Macmillan Cancer Support.

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Cancer is complex, but so are our sexualities

Besi Besemar April 18, 2017

Lesbian Gay Bisexual people share their experiences of cancer care. The unique experiences of lesbian, gay, bisexual and queer (LGBQ+) people with cancer have been shared on a new video hub from The University of Manchester, funded by Macmillan Cancer Support – highlighting differences in their care, and issues around sex, support and bereavement.

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The Bears and Belles raise £425 for MacMillan Cancer Support

Besi Besemar November 26, 2014

Bear-Patrol and The Brighton Belles women’s choir raised £425 during their joint MacMillan coffee morning supported by The Queens Arms on September 27, 2014. Organisers would personally like to thank all the members of Bear-Patrol, The Brighton Belles and their supporters for creating such an amazing effort to support MacMillan and those affected and touched by them.

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