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  The Chestnut Appeal for Men's Health, Level 6, Derriford Hospital, Plymouth, PL6 8DH
chestnut.appeal@nhs.net

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It was…. Hellish and Hillish

It was…. Hellish and Hillish

Thank you to Lyn Cogley, a urology research nurse from Derriford in Plymouth completed the "Hellish and Hillish” race just before lock-down.  Hellish and Hillish is 10 miles of hill running around the beautiful Cornish fishing harbour of Looe, Lyn completed this on...

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The Lugger Inn raises much needed funds.

The Lugger Inn raises much needed funds.

This morning we went to meet the amazing Mandy and Shona from The Lugger Inn in Devonport. If dealing with your own trials and tribulations isn't enough, and also trying to make a pub work during a pandemic, the staff and customers have been raising money for local...

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Thank you Terry & Karen

Thank you Terry & Karen

Pleased to say Terry from Looe is feeling a lot better after his lovely daughter Karen bought him the PAFC signed football we were selling early on in the week. Because of this kindness not only is Terry feeling perkier, but we were able to do this with the money...

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Ali and Bea do it again…..

Ali and Bea do it again…..

I wanted to share this photo, a photo full of joy. Ali and her 10 year old daughter Bea, who had just completed a series of 3 swims across the summer raising over £600. They swam Drakes Island, Burgh Island and The Plymouth Breakwater, all three were very choppy and...

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You have helped to fund this project in 2020

You have helped to fund this project in 2020

The Radiotheraphy department at Derriford Hospital approached us and asked if we would fund a series of DVDs. As part of the treatment pathway patients with prostate cancer are invited to a pre radiotherapy consent session where we discuss what to expect from...

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Brian Pollard Christmas Cards

Brian Pollard Christmas Cards

This Christmas might be a little different than we're used to, so with that in mind we think that sending a Greetings Card to a loved one will be more important than ever this year. On sale now are these amazing Brian Pollard Christmas Cards, we are able to sell them...

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Healthy Eat Guide on sale now!

Healthy Eat Guide on sale now!

As we all know it’s always important to eat a balanced diet, although even more so during a pandemic where you want to be as healthy as possible. With that in mind we’ve produced a recipe book, kindly sponsored by The Sportman's Arms in Menheniot Cornwall.  The...

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Launching soon…..

Launching soon…..

Despite the odds we managed to hold 3 swimming events during 2020, The Burgh Island Swim, Drakes Island and the infamous Breakwater Swim. Although they were trimmed down so social distancing could be maintained we're just so very pleased to have been able to hold at...

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Go Team CityBus!

Go Team CityBus!

Our amazing Chairwoman, Carolyn Giles is also Head of People and Operations at Plymouth CityBus Ltd and Go Cornwall Bus. If that isn't enough to keep her busy, especially during this pandemic, she has put together a team of wild swimmers from the depot to support this...

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THE CHESTNUT APPEAL FOR MEN'S HEALTH LTD
Charity Number: 1087175

Tel: 01752 792736
Email: chestnut.appeal@nhs.net
The Chestnut Appeal for Prostate Cancer, Level 6,
Derriford Hospital, Plymouth PL6 8DH