Blog posts : "General"

Early Xmas present

December 15, 2017

Thank you to the lovely members of the World Manx Association who met with me today in Green's for a cuppa, a chat and to present me with a cheque for £200.

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Colby Race Night WINNER!

April 9, 2017

Thank you so much to Richie and Louise Beech who organised a 'Races Night' at Colby Football Club, with the money raised being divided between our charity and the Club. A whopping £809 each! Thank you to everyone who went to the event and contributed.

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Tai Chi Workshop raises £100

March 27, 2017

Thank you to The Studio in Ramsey for hosting the Tai Chi workshops weekend recently with Tai Chi Master, David Turnbull (Mr T) who came over and gave his time free of charge. Thanks also to Ian Manley who marketed the event and provided The Studio free of charge for the weekend, and also to Cathi C…

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Central Marts £360 Turkey Trot!

March 2, 2017

Thank you yet again to everyone at Central Marts for the £360 donation received today. It was raised at their Christmas mart by the auction of a turkey, supplied as always by Kenny Sloane, a lamb from John Chadwick and a bucket collection. Your continued support is always very much appreciated.

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Jude’s Nepal Trek for IOM Breast Care

February 20, 2017

Bulletin from Jude
Whilst out walking the hills yesterday morning in preparation for Nepal with my walking buddy Bernie and wearing the right gear in good conditions....I slipped and fell!
Thanks to the fantastic Coastguard and Paramedic Services I arrived at Nobles A&E and got plastered...I have …

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Congratulations to Mr and Mrs Osborne

December 19, 2016

Mr and Mrs Osborne of Douglas recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary. Instead of gifts at their party, they asked for donations to our charity, as they lost their daughter Diane to breast cancer in 2014 aged 56. Mrs Osborne gave me £316! Thank you so much.

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Santa comes early with £2500!

December 4, 2016

A huge thank you to everyone at the Peel Charity Shop. Sharon was invited to attend their coffee morning on Friday to collect a donation along with 14 other charities and had no idea how much, in the past thay have given two donations of £500. Sharon opened the envelope to find a cheque for £2500!!…

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A Fantastic Catch!

November 10, 2016

A massive thank you to ‘Manx Boat Fishing’ for donating £511. The money was raised from the raffle held on the Presentation night for their 3 day Fishing Festival held in July. This is the third time we have received such a fabulous amount from them, and we all thank everyone involved for their…

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A Regal birthday donation!

August 20, 2016

Helen King presented Sharon with a cheque for £1000.30!! She celebrated her 60th birthday recently (doesn’t look it does she?!) as well as 15 years clear of breast cancer. She held a garden party with a raffle, a quiz and lots of cake and wine. She raised just over £2000 in lieu of presents, to be …

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Game, set and match!

July 23, 2016

The Friday morning ladies club at Arbory Lawn Tennis Club have raised £86 for us. Thank you ladies it is very much appreciated.

£928!! How great is that?

April 5, 2016

Jackie and Sharon have just been presented with a cheque from Louise Beech, her husband Richard and daughter Imogen, Louise was diagnosed with breast cancer 3 years ago and we were able to give her and her family a little bit of help. They organised a 'Night at the Races' at Colby Football Club and …

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Dress Down raises £522.44

March 14, 2016

Three BIG Cheers to the staff of Zurich Financial Services for raising and donating £522.44 from one of their monthly ‘Dress Down’ days. Thank you to everyone who gave so generously.

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Have a Heart!

February 15, 2016


Sarah (lovely) Surgeon has very kindly offered to make (free of charge) heart shaped cushions for patients after surgery or radiotherapy. These lovely cushions are so soft and made with loose covers for washing. The ribbon can go on top of the shoulder if you like to keep it in place. Sarah will m…

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Late Xmas pressy, £500!

February 8, 2016

Yet again the very generous people at the Christmas Mart
auctioned a 20lb turkey supplied as usual by Kenny Sloane. They raised money for 3 charities this year. IOM Breastcare, Hospice and The Motor Neurone Association. Their continued support is really appreciated.


The cheque was presented by R…

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Pilates Raffle raises £310

January 17, 2016

Thank you to Lizzy Main of Pilates Isle of Man, who kindly held a Christmas raffle at all her classes, raising a fabulous £310! The photo shows Lizzy in the centre and Scott from Filbey's Restaurant, Peel, who generously donated a meal for 2 as one of the prizes.

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Swim to Scotland!

January 17, 2016

Congratulations to two mermaids! Fiona Ango and Martina O'Brien who completed a 'Swim to Scotland' challenge at the Palace pool. They both completed a staggering 1,733 length swim, which is the same distance as The Point of Ayre to Burrowhead in Dumfries!! They raised £205 for us. Thank you so much…

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Kyle's 'beard off' day.

November 8, 2015


Saturday was "Beard off" day at the Quay Barber, Clinch's Court, Douglas, for Kyle Jones who had not had a shave for exactly a year! He has been collecting sponsor money for us and we will get back with the amount he raised. He has fabulous RED hair and we watched as the barber first cut his h…

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Fashion for Life 2015 raises £18,278!

November 6, 2015

An incredibly fun evening raising vital funds for our charity. The show, which this year was being sponsored by Lasenby Knox and once again supported by M&S and Shoprite, was  compered by Dot Tilbury MBE and Geoff Corkish MBE MLC.
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RL360 Bake off raises £87.50p

November 6, 2015

RL360 held a ‘Bake off’ in their Office recently and raised £87.40. The photo shows judges Denzil Williams and Jill Evans. Tough job! Jill was also a model in this year’s Fashion for Life. Thank you to all at RL360 for taking part and for their donations.

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Lasenby Knox sponsor 'Fashion for Life'

October 16, 2015

Sharon Maddrell, centre, Chair of Isle of Man Breast Care, receives a £2,500 cheque on behalf of the charity from Lasenby Knox Managing Director Steve Locking, and Lasenby Knox Financial Consultant Kathy Mitchell at the company’s Knox House offices in Finch Road, Douglas. Isle of Man Breast Care’s F…

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