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THE HOLIDAY INN, BEXLEY IN SOPHIE’S MEMORY

THE HOLIDAY INN, BEXLEY IN SOPHIE’S MEMORY The Holiday Inn is a valued supporter of the Tiger Ward Childhood Cancer Support Group. They have hosted Halloween, Easter, Summer and Christmas parties since 2017. They also organised a Quiz night in aid of the Tiger Ward...

The Cheeky Jawa

'The Cheeky Jawa'   It was lovely of Marco ‘The Cheeky Jawa’, and his dad Szen, to make a flying visit to the Tiger Ward on the 17th December to present Lead Nurse, Cat Wilde and Play Specialist, Carol Sullivan-Wallace with his £150 CeX prize that he had won in...

Southborough School

Southborough School   We are delighted that Southborough School, Bromley has chosen to support the Tiger Ward for 2019. In December, the pupils got off to an amazing start. They raised £670 at their Christmas concerts, by running their own post office and from a...

THANK YOU CO-OP

THANK YOU CO-OP Thank you to the Co-op and its members for supporting the Tiger Ward last year and for raising over a whopping £6,000! We were delighted to receive a cheque at the Co-op in Shooters Hill on 24th November. The Co-op has chosen the Tiger Ward again for...

Christmas Breakfast at Starbucks

Christmas Breakfast at Starbucks   The Tiger Ward Childhood Cancer Support Group were in Starbucks Greenwich Shopping Park tucking into a lovely Christmas breakfast on Sunday 25th November, when a surprise visitor appeared! In walked Father Christmas with one of...

Halloween

Spooky goings-on at the Holiday Inn, Bexley   On Sunday 21st October, The Tiger Childhood Cancer Support Group attended their annual Halloween Party at the Holiday Inn Bexley. The Group arrived to a very spooky reception, the room brilliantly decorated with...

VINCI FM SINGS THEIR HEARTS OUT FOR CHARITY

VINCI FM SINGS THEIR HEARTS OUT FOR CHARITY   VINCI FM led by Paulette West, Business Support/Helpdesk Manager organised a fantastic end of year Karaoke Night to help raise funds for Tiger Ward. A couple of talented superstars emerged on the night, Jennifer...

IN SOPHIE’S MEMORY

IN SOPHIE’S MEMORY Thank you to Jackie Daley and staff from Santander Bexleyheath Branch for presenting over 100 gifts to the Tiger Ward in Sophie’s Powell’s memory.

TigerWard Meetup

HE’S BEHIND YOU! The Tiger Ward Childhood Cancer Support Group took a trip to the Greenwich Theatre to watch Robinson Crusoe on Sunday 2nd December. The pantomime had received rave reviews so we knew the families would be in for a good time. Oh yes they would! It was...

Shopie’s Wish

SOPHIE’S WISH Isle of Wight Lodge Whitecliff Bay Holiday Park, Bembridge is near the eastern tip of the Isle of Wight. It enjoys a breath-taking rural countryside setting, alongside a beautiful private sandy beach with glistening sea views. The beach affords safe...

Christmas Updates

BROMLEY LIGHT SWITCH ON On Sunday 18 November 2018, The Glades Shopping Centre, Bromley held their Bromley Light Switch on. Shoppers in The Glades where entertained with songs by The Kentones and Courtney Noakes. A wonderful £420 was raised that afternoon, with thanks...

Waitrose Community Matters

Waitrose Beckenham’s Community Matters Programme have chosen CCT Tiger Ward as one of the charities to support during the month of December. Please support us by collecting the green tokens when doing your Christmas shopping in December at the Beckenham Store.

In memory of our beloved grandson Robbie Hannam

In October 2012, we sadly lost our Grandson Robbie Hannam, at the age of 7yrs. Robbie was an inspiration to us all, even at such a young age. He entered a competition to name a new Ward that was to be opened at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Woolwich. Our family were...

CCT Tiger Ward Prosecco Soirée

Thank you to long term supporter Theresa Hobbs for hosting a Prosecco Soirée in aid of CCT Tiger Ward. As well as a raffle, the party played ‘Guess the Grapes’. There were also some very interesting games played including ‘Bra Pong’! Split into two teams with inspired...

The Perfect Way to See London’s Landmarks

Thank you to valued supporters Kerri and Danny Baker for organising a fantastic boat party on the River Thames on Saturday 25th August in aid of CCT Tiger Ward. It was a beautiful summer’s evening and a perfect way for family and friends to get together. What better...

Oh what a night!

VINCI FM in Woolwich held a fantastic fundraising Karaoke Night on Friday 31st August at the Meridian Social Club, and raised £1,260.00 bringing the total sum raised for CCT Tiger Ward to over £5,000. The ‘Vinci Divas’ strutted and flaunted their singing prowess, we...

Group Meet Ups

On Sunday 2nd September, The CCT Tiger Ward Childhood Cancer Support Group met at Pizza Express Bexleyheath. It was a lively morning learning about how to make pizza, tasting a variety of fresh ingredients and, of course, getting to make authentic Italian pizza...

Group Meet Ups

On Sunday 19th August 2018, The CCT Tiger Ward Childhood Cancer Support Group families met at Greenwich Theatre, to watch a performance of The Jungle Book. On arrival, the families stepped into the deep dark jungle, drums played in the distance and wild animals slept...

Warboar Games continue to support The CCT

On 11th August, Warboar Games hosted its annual Star Wars X-Wing store Championship event at its Bromley Board game cafe and gaming store. There was a slightly smaller turnout than previous years as a new edition of the game was being launched in September. But this...

Festival of Flight

The London Biggin Hill Festival of Flight took place at London Biggin Hill Airport on 18th and 19th August 2018. This year’s festival coincided with the 100th Anniversary of The Royal Air Force (RAF100), and there was an exciting atmosphere as spectators waited to...

Sophie’s Wish

Sophie Powell had inspiration and loved fundraising, particularly for children, like herself, with serious illnesses. She especially loved fundraising for the CCT Tiger Ward, a charity close to her heart, having spent much of her time on Tiger Ward receiving...

The British 10K run

A sizzling Victory! The British 10k run route is world famous. It takes you through the heart of Central London, passing many of the Capital’s world-class historic landmarks including Trafalgar Square, the Embankment, Big Ben and Westminster. This year’s theme was a...

The magic of AV1

The No Isolation Robot Pioneering technology keeping young Cancer and Leukaemia patients connected to school life, education, friendship and normality as they undergo treatment. An estimated 35,000 children in the UK are battling long-term illness and the traumatic...

DONATIONS

A big “Thank you” to everyone who has sent in donations. Thank you to Starbucks in Greenwich, Beckenham, Bromley and Orpington for recently raising donations through donations pots in store. Also to Rachel Bailey for donating her World Cup Sweep Stake Winnings. Thank...

VINCI GAMES NIGHT

On Friday 6th July Vinci Construction UK hosted another Table Tennis and gaming night at the Meridian Sports and Social Club. Vinci now organise these fun evenings on a regular basis for CCT Tiger Ward, which is fantastic. The evenings include driving games, football...

PROSECCO PARTY

Thank you to Rachel Bailey for hosting an Early Warning Prosecco party on 11th July in aid of CCT Tiger Ward and Bloodwise. Her son, Will, was diagnosed with Hodgkin Lymphoma in October 2017 at the age of 14. He received shared care between The Royal Marsden Hospital,...

VINCI AWARENESS DAY

On Monday 25th July an Awareness day took place on the children’s Tiger Ward, Queen Elizabeth Hospital. Paulette West and Matthew Knight from Vinci Facilities took their SOMAD (Stand out make a difference day) day off to join Gillian Mariner and Carole...

NHS PARTY

On Friday 6th July 2018, CCT Tiger Ward arranged a tea party to celebrate 70 years of the NHS on the children’s Tiger Ward, Queen Elizabeth Hospital. There were plenty of cakes, snacks and drinks kindly donated by Asda in Charlton for all the staff and patients. Some...

WOMENS GUILD SUPPORT

On 21st June the Petts Wood Lynwood (Evening) Towns Women’s Guild invited Gillian to join in with their 54th birthday celebrations. They also presented Gillian with a cheque totalling £1688 as a result of a year’s work of fundraising for CCT Tiger Ward. Thank you for...

CHESTER CHEST

CCT Tiger Ward has provided the funding for a ‘Chester Chest’ specifically for the Tiger Ward. A Chester Chest is a life like model of a human torso with a detachable right arm designed for training in the insertion and removal of PICC catheter lines. This type of...

WELL DONE CONNIE

Well done to Connie, who is currently receiving treatment on Tiger Ward. She recently held a Tombola Stall in aid of CCT Tiger Ward at her school. Connie’s Mum, Lorraine said: “It was a wonderful afternoon and the kids really enjoyed the stall. Connie’s brother...

THANK YOU BETTY AND DAVE

Betty and Dave have been supporting CCT Tiger Ward whole heartedly, because they believe the children are our future and for young children to suffer with cancer or leukaemia is unbelievable. When they hear about a great success and recovery on Tiger Ward, and the...

ONE GREAT DAY

The Glades was one of 140 shopping centres from across the country to host a ‘One Great Day’ event – a national campaign to help raise awareness for many worthy causes. The family fun day over the weekend saw shoppers enjoying activities including arts and crafts and...

GROUP MEET UPS

On Sunday 3rd June the Bromley and Frog Childhood Cancer Support Groups got together at the Crofton Halls in Orpington for a really fun afternoon with Magic Frostie. Magic Frostie certainly knew how to entertain, wowing everyone with his impressive magic tricks. He...

DONATIONS

A big “Thank you” to everyone who has sent in donations. Mr and Mrs Hayter Jane Davies Portland Shellfish Starbucks Charlton Mr and Mrs Jamaspian

GAMES NIGHT A HUGE SUCCESS

In April, Paulette and Carol organised a ‘Games Night’ at the Meridian Social Club. The evening included a pop-up games arcade which proved hugely popular and raised a further £400. Due to popular demand a further Table Tennis event was organised at the end of May as...

CONGRATULATIONS

Congratulations to Michelle Cooper and Joseph Smith who took part in the 2018 London Marathon on Sunday 28th April and to “Sophie’s Sprinters” for successfully completing their Inflatable 5K run on Saturday 19th May, all raising funds for Sophie Powell.

DAVE AND BETTY CROFT

Thank you to valued supporters Dave and Betty Croft for selling their amazing collection of plants at the “Celebrate Spring” event organised by ChART Big Local - a resident-led programme in Chinbrook, Grove Park – with the proceeds donated to CCT Tiger Ward. Dave and...

VINCI FACILITIES

Facilities management and maintenance services provider for Queen Elizabeth Hospital, VINCI Facilities, have chosen to support CCT Tiger Ward on an ongoing basis and have been busy organising various fundraising events. Paulette West, Business Support & Helpdesk...

TIGER WARD UPDATE

Sophie, aged just 11, sadly passed away in January 2017 after a two-year battle against kidney cancer. Sophie was a passionate Millwall fan and her family wanted to unite all fans and clubs in Sophie’s memory to fundraise towards her dream of buying a holiday home on...

UP AT THE O2

Our first ever charity climb over the roof of one of the most famous entertainment venues, The O2, took place on Saturday 12th May. We had a team of 27 trekkers of all ages, the youngest being 9 years old, taking on the challenge. Read on to find out how they got on....

GROUP MEET UPS

The day of dreams!!! On Sunday 20th May, Bromley Football Club played in the Buildbase FA Trophy Cup Final against Brackley Town FC on the hallowed turf of Wembley, the home of English football. The build-up towards the final was very exciting with the whole Borough...

POSH BINGO!

On the day before Saint Patrick’s Day, Posh Bingo jigged its jolly way back to Highfield Infants’ School when, for the second year running, members of the Highfield community brushed up on their bingo lingo and raised thousands of pounds for The Chartwell Cancer...

Roundtable

Thank you to Beckenham Round Table members for their continued support for The Chartwell Cancer Trust and for their most generous donation of £5000 we received in February, specifically for The CCT’s childhood cancer support groups, CCT Tiger Ward and the Frog Ward. ...

Waitrose

Thank you to everyone who visited the Waitrose Oxted and Bromley North stores during February.  We received just over £500 in donations from the Waitrose Community Matters Green token scheme.  Fantastic!

ASDA

Thank you to Asda in Croydon for their donation of £200 as a part of the Asda Green Token Giving Appeal. This programme allows the public who live in the area around their local Asda stores to nominate a charity or good cause in the local community.  If you do shop in...

Co-op

The two Co-op’s in Shooters Hill have chosen CCT Tiger Ward as one of their charities of the year commencing October 2017. Every time members shop in the Co-op, 1% of what is spent on selected own-brand products is put into the Co-op Local Community Fund pot. This...

New Essential Equipment

We are delighted to announce that Four Qube Monitors with Capnopods have been ordered for sole use on Tiger Ward.  The machines are being tailor-made which will take around a month to build, so we hope to see them on the Ward in early April. The monitors are an...

Team Sophie

In January 2017, aged just 11-years old, Sophie sadly passed away after fighting an incredibly brave two-year battle with cancer. Sophie was very passionate about raising money for charity, especially to support poorly children like her. Sophie spent much time on...

Co-op Support

We reported earlier that the Co-op are supporting CCT Tiger Ward. If you are a member and shop in the Co-op, 1% of what is spent on selected own-brand products is donated to us. So far just under a wonderful £1,200 has been raised so thank you so much to everyone who...

Early Warning Update

We were delighted when Linda Datson, Development Manager at Sycamore Lodge got in touch to take us up on our offer of FREE Prosecco and FREE mince pies by hosting a Christmas Prosecco Soirée in aid of CCT Tiger Ward on 20th December.   Residents of Sycamore Lodge...

Thank You Forum!

Thank you to The Forum at Greenwich for inviting CCT Tiger Ward families to visit their Christmas Craft Fair on Saturday 9th December to enjoy the day’s festive activities. They got to meet live reindeer ‘Snowflake and Tinsel’ and had their picture taken as a memento...

Body Jewellery Advent Calendar

Thank you so much to Lilli and QualiTi Body Jewellery for their amazing support to CCT Tiger Ward over the festive period. Lilli said, “we wanted to focus our fundraising efforts on the Paediatric Oncology Tiger Ward. In 2017, our company produced the world’s first...

Christmas Fair at Charlton Park Academy

Sarah Campbell and her daughter Sam have been organising Christmas and Easter Fairs at Charlton Park Academy for the past four years. Every year, they choose two local charities to benefit, one of which is the school as a thanks for hosting the event, and the other a...

Welling FC Visit Tiger Ward

Players from Welling United FC paid the Tiger Ward a visit on Monday 18th December. They came with plenty of Christmas treats for the children including selection boxes, tubs and stockings full of chocolate! Jack Parkinson, a Welling United player and head coach at...

Congratulations

Congratulations to Cat Wilde, Lead Macmillan Paediatric Oncology Clinical Nurse Specialist, Tiger Ward and Raz Aliyar on getting married in December! Wishing you both much love and happiness from us all at The CCT and CCT Tiger Ward.

ASDA Power

A BIG thank you to Asda at Charlton for all of the presents donated for our Oncology Children over the Christmas period as part of Asda’s toy appeal. We really appreciate your support

David Anderson Davis

On 4th July 2013 we were given the most devastating news of our lives. ‘David has cancer’. My attempt at articulating the feeling that the impact of this had would be to say that the world immediately exploded and crumbled around me. I know that for as long as I live...

Amazing Donation of PJ’s

Thank you to Charmaine Green, one of our oncology mums at the Frog Oncology Unit for organising a pyjama collection for nine oncology wards and hospitals. The pyjamas were donated by friends, families, businesses, playgroups and schools. Their incredible support meant...

Thank you ERSG

Thank you to CCT patrons ERSG for once again organising a ‘bring your child to work day’ in aid of CCT Tiger Ward. All employees were invited to bring their children into work for the morning. The children loved the games, cakes and pizzas and particularly enjoyed...

Support At THE SWAN, West Wickham

Since taking over The Swan pub in April 2017 Neil Howley and his wife Michelle have been supporting and raising funds for The CCT. Over the summer they ran a collectables market in their carpark and organised monthly open Mic nights. Later in the year, they held a...

Thank you to Starbucks for their support

We were delighted that Starbucks in Greenwich Shopping Park concluded their three month’s support in aid of CCT Tiger Ward with a Halloween Awareness day on Saturday 28th October. All of the staff dressed up for the occasion, which created a fun-filled atmosphere with...

Aces High!

Thank you to Aditya Malik from Aces Trading for donating over 1,000 beanie caps to The CCT. We have taken lots of them down to our oncology childrens’ wards and will be offering them to our childhood cancer support groups. We do have plenty to go around so if you...

Orpinton Lights news

Thank you to Steve Parkins and Terry Batney from Mickleham Road, Orpington who are going to be decorating their houses with hundreds, if not thousands of Christmas lights again this year. This is the third year they have lightened up their street in aid of The CCT....

Workshops

Over the summer months, CCT Tiger Ward has been running a series of workshops on Tiger Ward. The children on the Ward participated in a range of planned activities including making butterflies, fairy wings, and dinosaurs and pottery painting. The children also had...

CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS!

We are urgently seeking volunteers to spare some time to help us in Bromley shaking buckets, handing out magazines, leaflets, and Xmas gift wrapping.

SCFI Bromley

A fantastic free festival of SCFI TV and film culture 23rd September 2017 - 11am - 6pm - Market Square & The Glades

Jake Elliott Dinner Dance

We are holding a dinner dance evening in order to raise money for the treatment room on Tiger Ward where Jake receives treatment throughout his treatment at Queen Elizabeth Hospital

CCT SKYDIVE Update

Well done to our tandem skydiving team who took the plunge on Saturday 1st July. Our team of four had an amazing time so they told us! Sian-Louise Fazzani, Emily Hone and Lesley-Anne Hollman explained how they really enjoyed the experience, although they were also...

STUDENT PLACEMENT ON TIGER WARD

Second Year Paediatric Nursing students Louise Furlonger and Jade Wiseman from Greenwich University, recently attended the Tiger Ward on a student placement. They found the visit to be extremely positive, valuable and rewarding and very much enjoyed working with the...

Issue 19 Donations

A big “Thank you” to everyone who has sent in donations.   Thank you to Asda, Bugsby Way, Charlton and shoppers for voting the CCT Tiger Ward winners of the Green Token Giving Scheme. Nikki Keys Mr and Mrs Hayworth, £500 - Sponsor money for “Walking Tigers”...

Lean, Mean Tiger Walking Machines!

Our amazing Walking Tigers set off on 8th July from The Globe Theatre in London to begin their six day journey, 162 miles and some more to the Eiffel Tower in Paris! The Tigers have been training for 10 months, driven by Phil Bone and his team starting from walks in...

GROUP MEET-UPS

The Childhood Cancer Support Groups, funded by The Chartwell Cancer Trust, help to provide a support system to oncology families at a very difficult time in their lives. The Groups meet once a month in a safe environment for children who may be immuno-suppressed, so...

POSH BINGO NIGHT

Beau’s Mum, Larissa Apsley and other mums whose children attend Highfield Primary School, held a “Posh Bingo Night” in the Infant School Hall at Highfield Primary School on Friday 5th May in aid of The CCT. Larissa’s daughter Beau was diagnosed with acute...

The Glades awareness week

Following the announcement that The Chartwell Cancer Trust is The Glades’ chosen charity of the year, to kick-start their fundraising activities we were invited to spend a week in The Glades’ shopping centre during the May Bank Holiday half term.   With The...

ANNAMARIA’S BENCH

“Whatever else is happening in the world, today Wednesday 24th May was a special day for us. Today, Annamaria’s memorial bench was installed in her favourite dog-walking park where she would walk her dog, Nica, whenever she was strong enough to do it during the last...

LONDON 1OK RUN UPDATE

Congratulations to our Running team who took part in the Virgin Westminster 10k Run on Sunday 9th July for The CCT and CCT Tiger Ward. They all did so well, it was such an incredibly hot day, but we are pleased to say they all made it safely to the finish line....

Walking Tigers Update

Our amazing Walking Tigers set off on 8th July from The Globe Theatre in London to begin their six day journey, 162 miles and some more to the Eiffel Tower in Paris!  The Tigers have been training for ten...

Donations

A big “Thank you” to everyone who has sent in donations.   SUPPORTERS OF THE YEAR FOR CCT TIGER WARD – Petts Wood Lynwood Townswomen's Guild supported The Chartwell Cancer Trust in 2014 and once more for 2016. We were presented with a cheque at the House of...

Tiger Ward Update

Every child that frequents the Tiger Ward to receive treatment gets to choose a small present from the treasure basket. This helps to take their mind off the treatment for a short while. Having the new toys on the ward also enables the nurses to give them birthday...

YOUCAN – Supporting Young People with Cancer

YouCan are part of the Children’s Development Trust which has been operating for 9 years, mostly with children and young people, helping them to improve their lives through well-being, sport, health and the arts. Having cancer at a young age can be a lonely and...

A Night at the Opera

I had the great privilege of waiting backstage as the orchestra played the overture to Carmen to start the evening. My part of the performance was to start after the overture, when I would go on stage and tell the audience a little about our charity and our plans for...

Summer is here at last!

Summers here at last! Only a few tables left at our summer ball on Friday 9th June. Set in beautiful grounds with splendid views, The Warren venue is the perfect setting on a warm summer's evening. Enjoy a superb three course sit down meal before the fun commences,...

Glades Awareness Week

Exciting news for The CCT.  Supporters of the year The Glades have invited us to hold an awareness week during the May half-term from Tues 30th May - Sun 4th June.    This is a fantastic opportunity for us to promote awareness of  The CCT and CCT Tiger Ward.    We...

Bromley Girls Can

Thank you to supporters Mytime for inviting us to get involved with their forthcoming "Bromley Girls Can" event on Saturday 20th May at The Pavilion in Bromley. The event is designed to encourage being more active with a range of exciting 20 minute taster sessions...

Update from Cat

Cat Wilde, Lead Macmillan Paediatric Oncology Clinical Nurse Specialist, Tiger Ward took time from her very busy schedule to let us know just how busy it has been on the Tiger Ward over the last few months with full beds for much of this time.   The children,...

New Tiger Ward Kitchen

Seven-year old Frankie Rose’s mum, Michelle, recently wrote to CCT Tiger Ward to thank us “from the bottom of her heart” and to explain how the purpose-built kitchen became her “lifeline” during her daughter’s time spent on Tiger Ward. Michelle said that she and her...

Walking Tigers

We have a wonderful team of ‘Walking Tigers’ taking part in an incredible challenge this July in aid of CCT Tiger Ward. The 20-strong team, a group of school buddies from Wilmington, have decided to put their friendship to the ultimate test and take their reunion to...

Skydive Update

Congratulations and a massive thank you to our amazing skydivers for taking the plunge on Saturday 11th March. Trustee Michael Douglas and CCT Group Trustee Stacey Brown popped down to the Headcorn Skydive Centre to wish them all luck. Our skydivers could not have...

Drink, Dance & Donate Evening

In Aid of the Chartwell Cancer Trust & Centrepieces Art Drink, Dance & Donate with Bon Bonne DJ Martin Cee & Scottie Anderson on June 24 From 7:00 pm At Chislehurst Golf Club Contact Irene whelan for further details on  07775 912 814 or email...

Early Warning Update

Thank you to Brenda Amin for hosting our first 2017 coffee morning raising £300 for The CCT. We had the pleasure of meeting Brenda at one of our charity events in November last year.   HSL Chairs in Orpington organised a coffee morning in store on 6th March for...

Tandem Charity Skydive – Saturday 1st July

A more adventurous way to fundraise! Jump for The CCT at one of our forthcoming Charity Skydive Events in Headcorn, Maidstone in 2016.  Email info@chartwellcancertrust.co.uk for more information or fill out our online enquiry form.  Date booked for Saturday 1st July –...

Wing-Walking Adrenaline Event – Sunday 6th August

Fancy a roller coaster ride thrill seeking experience travelling at speeds at 50 to 600 feet riding between 80 and 130 mph? Then this could be for you! Our brand new charity fundraiser for the summer. Supporters of the year “The Glades” has a fearless brave team of 6...

The British 10K Run 2017 – Sunday 9th July

Places are now available to enter this year’s British 10k run on Sunday 9th July.  This flat and classic route takes you past London’s most iconic sites including Trafalgar Square, the Embankment, and Big Ben.  However, this year, this route has been adapted to...

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