A message on World Cancer Day

A message on World Cancer Day According to The Lancet Oncology in 2019, 57 per cent of men were not offered any help at all with sexual dysfunction, following their treatment for Prostate Cancer. This can cause a huge strain, and if left untreated, it can strain relationships, contribute to relationship breakdowns, and affect mental…

The Box in Plymouth

Thank you to The Box in Plymouth, who hosted our Support Group and gave them a tour of the latest exhibitions. Included in the tour was the new multi-screen film commission by artist and film maker Sir John Akomfrah.  The film is presented across five screens in the shape of a cross and features storms, restless…

New Website Coming Soon ……

We’ll have a new website soon, this one is almost a decade old so we need an upgrade to recognise our 25th year. If you are struggling to navigate our, relatively clunky site, please bare with us, change is coming.  In the mean time you can always check us out on Facebook >> https://www.facebook.com/groups/chestnutappeal Thank…

In memory of Barry Chapman

Thank you so much to The Lounge Golf Club in Stoke, Plymouth, who presented The Chestnut Appeal with £1000.00 raised following the sad passing of Barry Chapman. To be able to donate £1000 in these times of struggle and heart break is such an entirely altruistic act, and your kindness is very much appreciated. This…

We all need a pair of Capable Hands

Thanks so much to Phil Kearney, a local artist from the Camel Valley, who has donated a sculpture, called, ‘Capable Hands’ to the unit this afternoon. We have found an excellent home for them, as they take pride of place on the main reception desk. He is offering unique reproductions for £150 each, with profits…

25 Places for 25 Years

Chestnut Appeal. Running . Men's Health

The Chestnut Appeal has 25 Charity Places for the Plymouth Half Marathon. It’s FREE to enter if you run for us, but you’ll need to raise as much as you can for the charity, with a minimum target set at £70.

Thank you Jay’s Scrap Yard

Thank you so much to Jay’s Scrapyard who donated £412 to the charity, as part of a fundraising incentive he held at his scrap yard over Christmas. Jays Scrap Yard, at Rendle Street in Plymouth, is very community minded, and helps so many. The Chestnut Appeal are honoured to be supported by him and his team…

Fundraise Your Way

For a FREE fundraising pack, full of ideas that could spark some inspiration, just email our dedicated Events Manager, David, on chestnut.events@nhs.net and we’ll pop a pack in the post to you. 

More info on Prostate Enlargement

An enlarged prostate is very common in older men, however sometimes the symptoms being bothersome, and surgery may be required. Symptoms of benign prostate enlargement The prostate is a small gland, located in the pelvis, between the penis and bladder. If the prostate becomes enlarged, it can place pressure on the bladder and the urethra,…

Text to Donate

To donate £1, text CHESTNUT to 70201. To donate £3, text CHESTNUT to 70331. To donate £5, text CHESTNUT to 70970. To donate £10, text CHESTNUT to 70191