Charity of the Year

The Costello School supports Ark Cancer Centre Charity

Ark Cancer Centre Charity has received a first-class pledge of support from a Basingstoke headteacher and his school.

Leigh Adams, who leads The Costello School, in Crossborough Hill, has made Ark Cancer Centre Charity his Headteacher’s Charity of the Year and he is encouraging pupils, staff, parents and governors to support the good cause.

As part of the partnership between the school and charity, Mark Jones, director of fundraising and communications for Ark Cancer Centre Charity, was recently the guest speaker at the school’s Annual Presentation Evening.

Basingstoke RFC President’s Charity Lunch

Basingstoke RFC President Dr Steve Tristram and generous club members and supporters have delivered a winning fundraising result. 

On November 7, Dr Tristram, who is supporting the Charity as his Charity of the Year, hosted a special lunch before the First XV’s home game with Cobham to celebrate the outstanding contribution to the club made by Past-President John Evans at the club . 

Let's Face It Celebrate 25 Years of Business

Vikki Kearns and her team at Odiham's Let's Face It salon celebrated 25 years in business with a number of fundraising events to support the Charity. Donations were made through Greenham Common's findmeagrant scheme and over £1,400 was raised as a result. Thank you to everybody who has been involved.

A big thank you for a big cheque from Test Valley Golf Club

Thank you so very much to everyone who took part in various fundraising events over the past year at Test Valley Golf Club. Ladies Captain, Dawn Nicholson, proposed Ark Cancer Centre Charity as this year's beneficiary and we were delighted to receive a cheque for £14,000. Dawn herself took part in a cycling challenge and the ladies team put on their very own fashion show. In addition, the Club produced their very own version of a"calender girls (boys)" calender!  Merv Rees was delighted to receive the cheque on behalf of the charity at their annual dinner.

Basingstoke Golf Club

A big thank you to every member of Basingstoke Golf Club who gave their support and donations towards the £5,000 that we have received from the Club. This is a fantastic amount which is very much appreciated.