Anne-Marie Trevelyan Letter of Support

Letter of Support from our MP

Prior to the North East Charity Awards we were contacted by our MP for Berwick-upon-Tweed, Anne-Marie Trevelyan, with a letter wishing us good luck. We would like to thank Anne-Marie and her Chief of Staff Tom Forrester for their support and kind words, it meant so much for us to be acknowledged in this way.

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Driver Presentation at the Tweedmouth Bowling Club 10 Dec 2021

Driver’s Presentation

By Roger Peaple | 12th December 2021

Friday 10th December, 2021. We were honoured to say a huge thank you to some of our former drivers at a gathering held at the Tweedmouth Bowling Club. Pictured with our Chair, Andrew Smith and Vice-Chair Gillian Mitchell are John Mole, Ian Alsop, John Rattray, Robert Jeffrey and Gordon Learmonth. Jimmy Forrest, Jim Park, Eric…

Berwick Cancer Cars Christmas Raffle 2021

‘Updated to £3000!’ 2021 Christmas Raffle Raises £2961.49

By Andrew Smith | 12th December 2021

In the absence of our Christmas Fayre this year it was left to the seasonal raffle to raise some pennies for our cars. Your support has been amazing and you have helped us match our previous efforts with the raffle alone, an amazing £2961.49. Our fundraising team has worked so hard to achieve this huge…

Roddy handover with Mutiny

Fond Farewell to Mutiny, Warm Welcome Roddy!

By Roger Peaple | 4th December 2021

Saturday 4th December, 2021. Today we said a very fond farewell to ‘Mutiny’, one of our fantastic team of hard-working cars. Mutiny, named after our very special friends Plundering Pirates of the North East for their amazingly generous support, has driven over 85,500 miles, safely carrying cancer patients to hospitals all over our region and…

Berwick Cancer Cars Christmas Draw 2021

Christmas Draw

By Roger Peaple | 10th November 2021

Fantastic Prizes to be Won in our 2021 Berwick Cancer Cars Christmas Draw Tickets available via Joy Cowan – one of our amazing fundraising team !! Tickets also available at Derrants of Berwick-upon-Tweed and The Post House B&B Belford who have both so generously donated £100 Prize Vouchers for our lucky 2nd and 3rd place…

Berwick Cancer Cars ‘GNR40’ Team Fundraisers Make The News

By Roger Peaple | 9th November 2021

With over 50 runners ‘Team Cancer Cars’ were out in force at the Great North Run 40th Anniversary Half Marathon and raised a record-breaking £32,000. Read our story on the Berwick Advertiser Facebook page Visit our Great North Run website page !!

Flodden Fundraising Walk

Flodden Battlefield Guided Walk Fundraiser

By Roger Peaple | 17th August 2021

We are excited to announce that on Sunday 19th September local historian and author, Clive Hallam-Baker, is leading a guided walk in aid of Berwick Cancer Cars. It promises to be an absolutely fascinating and informative event and we hope that as many of our supporters, family and friends as possible are there to join…

Celebrating ‘Our’ Salmon Queen, Freya

By Roger Peaple | 23rd July 2021

Tweedmouth Salmon Queen 2019 and 2020 – Freya Weatherley-Ryan was crowned Tweedmouth Salmon Queen in 2019, retaining her reign the following year due to the restrictions of the Covid-19 pandemic which didn’t allow the 2020 ceremony to take place. We were so honoured when Freya nominated The Berwick & District Cancer Support Group as her…

Julie ‘Rings The Bell’ at Freeman!

By Andrew Smith | 16th July 2021

RINGING THE BELL At the end of treatment it has become a milestone to ‘ring the bell’. As you can imagine it is quite an emotional moment. One of our clients, Julie Neil has given us permission to share her ‘ringing of the bell’ at Freeman Hospital earlier today.Thank you for sharing this with us…

Working Alongside Our Local Community, Capturing Treasured Memories For Our Future Generations

By Roger Peaple | 16th July 2021

A Berwick Cancer Cars Committee initiative to provide our local schools and community care organisations with Time Capsules. Lead by Sandi Henderson, our team of Committee Members, Freya, Joy, Shona and Tom, visited the first of 12 schools and community organisations to collect their Time Capsules. Many thanks to all the headteachers, staff and pupils…

Russell Toward - Berwick Cancer Cars

New Car ‘Russell’ Named

By Andrew Smith | 9th March 2021

When it comes to naming our cars, we take great pride in being able to choose a name fitting to honour, appreciate and sometimes to remember our fantastic supporters and fundraisers. On Saturday we took delivery of our latest fleet member ‘Russell’. Named in memory of Russell Toward who sadly, recently passed away. Russell was…