The Chestnut Appeal proudly announces a landmark initiative in partnership with MTX

In commemoration of its 25th anniversary, The Chestnut Appeal proudly announces a landmark initiative in partnership with MTX, the renowned construction company behind the recently unveiled Chestnut Urological Investigation Unit. To mark this significant milestone, the collaboration will see the establishment of a Chestnut Forest, symbolising a commitment to sustainability, environmental stewardship, and a lasting…

Thank you Truro Folk Dance Club

The Truro Folk Dance Club held a fundraiser at the weekend, with dancing, fun, food and a raffle, they raised £284.00 for the charity, which is amazing. This kind donation will go towards the purchase of a £6000 hand held prostate sizer, to be used by Consultant Urologists at The Royal Cornwall Hospital in Truro….

Want to help make a real difference?

The Chestnut Appeal for Men’s Health is looking to recruit a new Trustee to our board. Would you like to help make a real difference to the lives of men and their families right across Devon & Cornwall? You’ll bring a blend of experience and expertise to help ensure the charity continues to have maximum…

Male Voice Choirs in Cornwall

On Sunday evening, at The Church of King Charles the Martyr in Falmouth, two fabulous choirs, Nankersey and Mousehole Male Voice Choirs sang their hearts out to raise funds for The Chestnut Appeal for Men’s Health. It was an emotional evening, with stories of hope and survival talked about during the interval. They were very…

Tree Planters needed.

For The Chestnut Appeals 25th Anniversary, and in partnership with the company that built the new Chestnut Urological Investigation Unit, we are planting a Chestnut forest to off-set the carbon imprint of the build and to leave a lasting legacy. This project has been fully funded by the building company MTX, and we can’t thank…

Singing for Chestnut

The Nankersey Male Choir and The Mousehole Male Voice Choir, are in concert on Sunday 7th April, 7.30pm at The Church of King Charles the Martyr, Church Street, Falmouth. TR11 3DY. Tickets are on sale now, £5. and are available from the Cornish Store in Falmouth, or you can pay on the door. We look…

I’m more than my Cancer!

The title of this series captures my attitude towards my cancer. It’s only in the forefront of my mind when I’m having treatment for it. The rest of the time I’m making the most of whatever’s left of my life – cancer having made me aware that it might be limited. By Peter Heywood. I…

I’m more than my Cancer!

This weeks hard-hitting story is from the remarkable Jim. We must do better! ‘As for man, his days are like grass, he flourishes like a flower of the field; the wind blows over it and it is gone, and its place remembers it no more.’  So says the psalm of King David.  It is a…

Wives and Partners Support Group

A New Support Group is coming…… With thanks to a very kind donation from The Postcode Lottery, we are able to set up a wives and partners support group, something we have wanted to do for a while. Wives and partners need support too, and their needs can be forgotten about, we want to be…

I’m more than my Cancer

We begin our series, I’m more than my Cancer, with an interesting story written by Andrew Renouf, and how he used to work at the Royal Palaces. We hope you enjoy reading it as much as we did in the office. Thank you Andrew.   Back in 1975 I finished my A-levels at Dover Grammar…