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Newsletter No.65 – January 2024

Axminster and Lyme Cancer Support
January 2024

January is a time for some of us to set goals and challenges, we are grateful to those who are raising money for us with various different challenges a group of people are swimming the channel click here to find out more/to donate.We also have our annual Hill’s are Alive Walk on Saturday 14th September 2024 if you wish to set yourself a challenge  it is approximately an 8 miles over 3 hills with fabulous views, expected to take around 4 hours. Click here to sign up by 31st August.

In January we held our first Younger Person support group, if you have any topics or recommended books to discuss do let us know. In February we also have our first Bowel Cancer support group with Dr Yvonne Hodges.

Our first fundraising event of 2024 is quiz night at Cross Keys Hose details and tickets can be found on the social tile below.

In this edition 

  1. ALCS February Regular Events
  2. Thank you
  3. ALCS Events
  4. Recommended Reading
  5. Beach Hut
  6. Connect with us (shop, donate, hut)
Please click on the social tiles below to be taken to the website for more information or contact us should you be unable to access.
2.  Thank you

Congratulations to Rona and Stephen who celebrated their 50th Wedding Anniversary on 29th December, as an alternative to presents they invited their friends and family to make donations to ALCS and an amazing £184 was raised. Many thanks Rona and Stephen!

2.  Thank you

Thank you to Macmillan Cancer Support for funding our Pie & Pint, Blokes Brunch and the Chill Swim sessions this year.

4. Recommended Podcast  – The Doctor Louise Newson Podcast – Dr Louise Newson

Have a menopause question? You’ll find the answers here.

Join GP and Menopause Specialist Dr Louise Newson each week for the definitive perimenopause and menopause podcast.

The Newson Health Group funds cutting-edge menopause research and creates clinical-led education programmes for healthcare professionals. It provides free menopause resources and support to millions of people around the world, empowering and enabling women to have choice and control over their perimenopause and menopause treatment.

If you have any of your own recommendations to share for cancer or health books and podcasts please do let us know for our resources.


5. Beach Hut

Do look out for beach hut last minute dates on Facebook and the ALCS WhatsApp group going forward. Please send a text or WhatsApp to 07512 279663 to be added if you are an existing client.

The booking system has been designed to give priority to those going through treatment or recently finished. The confirmation and information is sent within the Eventbrite ticket. You can also manage your booking by cancelling any dates you are no longer able to use.

6. ALCS Online Shop and ‘The Nook’ at Cross Keys House

If you are looking for individual cards, or a bespoke gift locally made please do consider our online shop.
Hopefully we have made it easier for you to purchase beautifully illustrated blank cards, recipe books, key rings and CDs – all the money raised goes directly to help our clients.

Just add your items to the basket and go to the checkout which is now using Stripe payments but Paypal is still an option. If you have any problems please do not hesitate to contact us for assistance.

We also have a  little shop ‘The Nook’ at Cross Keys House with a selection of good quality reasonably priced items, where all profit goes directly to support local people affected by cancer. Please bring any donations to Cross Keys House

Ways to support or connect with Axminster and Lyme Cancer Support

If you wish to donate online you can via a one off payment or a monthly donation. Just click the link below and follow the instructions.

How to get involved with fundraising via Easyfundraising
Instagram & Facebook

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