We are delighted to announce that The Big Lottery Fund has helped us set up and launch a brand new project at the charity.

The Chestnut Appeal Awareness Network is a project dedicated to spreading awareness right across Devon & Cornwall. As you may know, Prostate Cancer is the most common cancer in men yet alarmingly less than 20% know where their prostate gland is, let alone what it does, so much work needs to be done to address this.

It’s really up to all of us to spread the message, if you think something is wrong or if you have prostate cancer in the family and are over 45 then a visit to your GP is a necessity.

That’s where The Chestnut Appeal Awareness Network comes in, we can’t spread this message without you, we can’t increase awareness without help.

If you would like to be part of a brand new network then please get in touch with us, even if you are not sure what you could do to help.

Not only will you get to meet lots of people in your area but by talking about prostate cancer, by posting a flyer in a church hall or by going along to an event as an ambassador of The Chestnut Appeal, you might just save some ones life.

We’ll give you training on aspects of prostate cancer and we will also brief you on the latest work at the charity as well as providing you with all the necessary kit to help you look the part.

So if you want to join us, help us, if you want to make a real difference in your local community then please let us know. You can contact Lesley-Ann anytime:

call 01752 792 736 or
email chestnut.appeal@nhs.net

We’ll come and see you for a coffee and a chat about the CAAN and how you can get involved.

November 9, 2018

Five Chestnut Swims

The Chestnut Appeal for Men’s Health is organising 5 swims across the summer. Drakes Island Sunday 7th July Plymouth Breakwater Sunday 4th August St Michael’s Mount […]
November 9, 2018

The Great Chestnut Walk

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November 9, 2018

Dash ‘Assault on Cancer’ 10k

An exciting and challenging 10k Assault course in the fantastic surroundings of Bush Farm in Cornwall. This event is open to all and there is a […]
November 8, 2018

The 2019 Mayflower 400 Chestnut Cup

The Mayflower 400 Chestnut Cup will help promote Men’s Health The 2019 Mayflower 400 Chestnut Cup will take place on Sunday 9th June. The tournament will […]
November 8, 2018

The 2019 Drakes Island Swim

Situated in Plymouth Sound, this 6.5 acre Island has been home to a military fortification since the time of the Tudors. Todays the Island is in […]
November 8, 2018

The 2019 Plymouth Breakwater Swim

The 2019 Chestnut Appeal Plymouth Breakwater Swim will take place on Sunday 4th August.  The swim takes place across a busy stretch of water – therefore […]
November 8, 2018

The 2019 St Michaels Mount Swim 

The Chestnut Appeal for Mens’ Health annual one and a half mile swim around the spectacular St Michaels Mount will take place on Saturday 10th August […]
November 7, 2018

The 2019 Looe Island Swim

The 2019 Looe Island to East Looe Beach swim will take place on Sunday 8th September (tbc) with a swim time of around 13.00. The length […]
November 7, 2018

More capacity for Medical Trials at Derriford Hospital

This is Lyn, she is a very experienced research nurse and is now full time thanks to your support. At Derriford Hospital we now have more […]