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Have a spring clear-out and help Ark

Spring has finally sprung, so this is a great time to have a spring clear-out of your wardrobe and help Ark Cancer Centre Charity.

If you have a bit of spare time over the Easter break or coming weeks, why not fill up a bag or two with clothes or shoes you no longer want and take them to an Ark Bag It Up recycling bank.

It's been just over 18 months since Ark became a charity partner with Bag It Up Ltd (BIU) – one of the UK’s leading clothing and textile recycling companies.

Rugby Club quiz produces great result for Ark

The first Basingstoke Rugby Club Charity Quiz produced a winning result for Ark Cancer Centre Charity as more than £1,250 was raised for the good cause.

Teams from sponsors of the rugby club, many of which are also Ark supporters, took part in the inaugural quiz at the club’s Down Grange headquarters. Ark is the charity of the year of Basingstoke RFC President Dr Steve Tristram.

In a close-fought contest, the PDCM team, led by Basingstoke RFC vice-chairman Dave Cook, pipped a team from Lamb Brooks Solicitors to first place after a tie-break.

Ark daredevils gear up for abseil

Ark Cancer Centre Charity supporters who have a head for heights are set to abseil down an iconic Hampshire landmark to raise funds for the charity.

The ultimate Emirates Spinnaker Tower experience gives members of the public an opportunity to abseil down the side of the spectacular Portsmouth building.

Various dates between Friday, March 30 and Monday, August 27 have been designated as Public Abseil dates, and several Ark supporters have already signed up for the breathtaking challenge.

Rotary boxing event delivers boost for Ark

It was honours even in a boxing contest involving two of sport’s fiercest rivals – but the big winner was local good causes, including Ark Cancer Centre Charity, as nearly £20,000 was raised at a high-profile Basingstoke event.

Some of England’s best young boxers took on their counterparts from Wales in the 18th Basingstoke Deane Charity International Boxing tournament last Friday.

Beaufort team aim high for Ark

The team at Ark Cancer Centre Charity Our Partner Beaufort Financial have revealed more details of how they will be supporting the charity in 2018.

Beaufort Financial chose World Cancer Day on February 4 to announce that staff will once again be backing Ark Cancer Centre Charity’s mission to raise £5million towards a trailblazing cancer treatment centre that will help and support people in the Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (HHFT) area.

50:50 Club February 2018 Prizewinners

Our 2018 February Prizewinners are:-

1st Prize  -  Louise Funnell

2nd Prize - Nick Ward

3rd Prize - Helen & Julian Ricketts

 

There is still time to join the 50:50 Club and have the chance of winning yourself - Why dont you contact us and find out more!

 

Nick's positive message after gruelling cancer journey

He has come through a battle with tongue cancer – and now Nick Anderson is keen to spread the word about the power of positivity as well as showing his support for a local cancer charity.

Father-of-three Nick is just glad to be alive after enduring a gruelling personal journey that has seen him re-evaluate life.

“This all started at the end of 2016 when I thought I had bitten my tongue very badly,” said Nick. “The pain got more and more intense over several weeks, and I was eventually referred to consultant oral maxillofacial surgeon Michael Bater.

Abseil down the Emirates Spinnaker Tower for Ark

Ark Cancer Centre Charity supporters who have a head for heights are being invited to abseil down an iconic Hampshire landmark and raise funds for the charity.

The ultimate Emirates Spinnaker Tower experience gives members of the public an opportunity to abseil down the side of the spectacular Portsmouth building.

Ark will be a winner at Rotary boxing night

A night of great sport in support of Ark Cancer Centre Charity and other good causes is coming to Basingstoke – and it will feature one of the oldest rivalries in sport.

Some of the best young English boxers will take on their Welsh counterparts at the 2018 International Boxing Tournament organised by The Rotary Club of Basingstoke Deane.

The Hampshire Court Hotel, in Chineham, will again be hosting the popular event which will take place on Friday, March 9.

Beaufort team's great investment of support for Ark

The dynamic team at a thriving financial firm have given timely support to Ark Cancer Centre Charity by adopting it as their Charity of the Year for 2018.

The team at Beaufort Financial chose World Cancer Day on February 4 to announce that they will once again be supporting Ark Cancer Centre Charity’s mission to raise £5million towards a trailblazing cancer treatment centre that will help and support people in the Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (HHFT) area.

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