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Basingstoke RFC support for Ark

Ark Cancer Centre Charity is proud to be the 2018-19 Charity of the Year of Basingstoke RFC President Dr Steve Tristram.

Basingstoke RFC members and supporters have certainly played their part in keeping Ark's £5million appeal total ticking upwards in recent years, and this year has already seen a successful charity quiz take place. The event in March was supported by people from many Basingstoke RFC local business sponsors, and it raised more than £1,250.

Bison and Zizzi team up for Ark charity nights

The Trane-sponsored Basingstoke Bison and Zizzi restaurant will be teaming up for two charity evenings that will deliver a boost to Ark Cancer Centre Charity’s £5million fundraising appeal.

Long-time Bison sponsors Zizzi are opening their doors to Bison fans on Wednesday, October 24 and January 23, 2019 for two special events which will see some of the Herd players become waiters for the evening.

Clarke & Son team walk the walk for Ark

The amazing team at a Basingstoke law firm really walked the walk when it came to their latest fundraising feat in support of Ark Cancer Centre Charity.

Nineteen fundraisers took on a River Thames London Bridges walking challenge to pull in more pounds for their charity of the year.

The team at Clarke & Son Solicitors have raised £55,000 for Ark Cancer Centre Charity since 2015, and they are on a mission to add a further £15,000 to that total in 2018-19.

Lights, camera, action - Ark supporters have a busy weekend ahead

It's a busy weekend ahead for Ark Cancer Centre Charity and its supporters.

On Saturday, a team from wonderful Ark Our Partner supporter Clarke & Son Solicitors will be piling on the miles and pulling in the pounds on a 25km River Thames bridges walk in London.

The fabulous fundraisers from the firm of legal eagles, in Winchester Road, Basingstoke, have raised over £60,000 for Ark since 2015 and they are on course to add a further £15,000 in 2018-19.

Saturday also sees the grand finale of the Exit 6 2018 Film Festival, for which Ark is the chosen charity.

Rotary District Governor visits Ark

The big difference that local Rotarians have made to Ark Cancer Centre Charity and the NHS cancer treatment centre project was celebrated during a VIP visit today.

Ark was delighted to welcome Rotary District 1110 Governor Allan Smith, Assistant Governor Linda Lawson, from Basingstoke Loddon Rotary, and Basingstoke Deane Rotarians Lindy Richardson, Alan Gibson and Jim Lawson.

Une Grande Nuit is a grand success

Magnifique! – a fabulous French-themed evening celebrated the awesome achievements of a terrific team of cycling fundraisers and saw them smash the £200,000 barrier in support of Ark Cancer Centre Charity.

Une Grande Nuit was organised by the Arkriders, in partnership with the Apollo Hotel, in Basingstoke, to mark the success of three years of fundraising by the bike-riding supporters, and to pull in more money for the charity, which is raising £5million towards a new NHS cancer treatment centre in Basingstoke.

Jane's recipe for success will help Ark

It's a big week for BBC MasterChef 2016 champion Jane Devonshire who is a long-standing supporter of Ark Cancer Centre Charity and the NHS cancer treatment centre project.

Today sees the launch of Jane's first book. Hassle Free, Gluten Free: Over 100 delicious, gluten-free family recipes is published in association with Coeliac UK, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary. 

Sian's art for Ark's sake is set be an auction winner

She made her mark in Ark Cancer Centre Charity’s major fundraising event of 2017 – and talented artist Sian Storey is making a big contribution to this year’s showcase event.

Basingstoke-based artist Sian has very generously created a work of art for Une Grande Nuit – and this will be one of the prizes that will be auctioned at the September 22 event.

Darren will pile on the miles for Ark

He's a man on a mission – and Royal Mail worker Darren Barham has a very personal reason for wanting to deliver a positive fundraising result for Ark Cancer Centre Charity.

Father-of-four Darren, who is a Royal Mail delivery officer, is training hard for the Basingstoke Half-Marathon on Sunday, October 7, and he is looking forward to raising as much money as he can to support the charity which is helping to fund a new NHS cancer treatment centre in Basingstoke.

Festival Of Choirs on song for Ark

Ark Cancer Centre Charity is honoured to be the chosen charity for the 2018 Basingstoke Festival Of Choirs concert.

This popular annual evening of marvellous musical entertainment is taking place on Sunday, September 30 at The Anvil, and Ark will be the beneficiary of the charity collection.

Starring hundreds of enthusiastic, local singers, the Festival Of Choirs ‘Voices Together’ concert will feature a programme of memorable music to suit all tastes and ages.

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