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I thought it would be helpful to share this wonderful photo of a woman wearing her wig and still went fell walking in the strong winds and braved the elements. From my own experience last Winter during radiotherapy treatment I had to go out in the gale force winds and rain with my wig on and .it was a huge relief to me when it was so secure and wanted to share this with other women who are worried about the same thing

Specialist Fitness for Cancer Rehabilitation- Cumbria 2014

Posted by on Oct 2, 2013 in Uncategorized | 183 comments

The Odyssey Charity is working in partnership with Carlisle Leisure Ltd to provide cancer rehabilitation programmes in 2014. It will be a new advance in exercise referral training to include GP Practices. “Strong evidence among survivors of breast cancer and prostate cancer that those who exercise up to three hours a week can re-duce the risk of recurrence by up to 40%, prolong their life expectancy by up to 70%”   “We are very excited to team up with The Odyssey Charity going forward into 2014 as part of our Carlisle Leisure ltd GP...

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ITV SURPRISE SURPRISE – SHARON FOX

Posted by on Sep 30, 2013 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Both Sharon and I have met to discuss what our potential joint plans are working together- it was amazing to support sharon at her Surprise Surprise show on 29 September 2013. http://m.tamworthherald.co.uk/articles/news/article/19852819

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Posted by on Sep 30, 2013 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

sharon Fox , Gabby and Sandra      

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ITV SURPRISE SURPRISE SHOW – 29 September 2013

Posted by on Sep 30, 2013 in Uncategorized | 1 comment

These two gorgeous cancer survivors are both making a difference in their own communities. I would like to say thank you to both of them for travelling from Manchester and Cumbria to celebrate surprise surprise last night. Good luck to them both with Confidence after Cancer and The Odyssey...

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LEE BRENNAN, 911

Posted by on Sep 27, 2013 in Uncategorized | 7 comments

I had the opportunity to meet Lee Brennan today at the Macmillan Coffee morning and we had a brief chat about our local cancer charity – The Odyssey Charity as we would very much like for Lee to be our high profile Patron. Fingers crossed!

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NEW CANCER REHABILITATION PROGRAMME FOR CANCER PATIENTS

Posted by on Sep 25, 2013 in Uncategorized | 181 comments

The Odyssey Charity is working in partnership with Carlisle Leisure Ltd to provide cancer rehabilitation programmes in 2014. It will be a new advance in exercise referral training to include GP Practices. “Strong evidence among survivors of breast cancer and prostate cancer that those who exercise up to three hours a week can re-duce the risk of recurrence by up to 40%, prolong their life expectancy by up to 70%” “We are very excited to team up with The Odyssey Charity going forward into 2014 as part of our Carlisle Leisure ltd GP...

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THE ODYSSEY CHARITY CANCER SUPPORT CUMBRIA

Posted by on Sep 25, 2013 in Uncategorized | 2 comments

By working alongside the conventional medical treatment, when diagnosed with cancer, people will now have the opportunity to access a range of support and complementary services dealing with the psychological, emotional and well-being factors. The Odyssey Charity aims to bridge the gap between medical and home as an inter-generational strategy in all local communities. The vision is to have a bespoke Centre inCumbria including outdoor recreational grounds. “Bridging the Gap” is the charity’s strap line. We want the general public...

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12 HOUR SPINATHON FUNDRAISING EVENT WITH CARLISLE LEISUREA

Posted by on Sep 25, 2013 in Uncategorized | 3 comments

12 HOUR SPINATHON -CARLISLELEISURE & ODYSSEY CHARITY Would you like to take part by this challenge and raise funds for our new local charity? Would any local businesses in Cumbria like to take part in this challenge to compete with other businesses? On the 16th November starting at 7am The Sands Centre will be hosting a 12 hour charity Spinning event in aid of The Odyssey Charity –“ Bridging the Gap” Cancer Support Services Cumbria & Borders. Participants are encouraged to gain sponsorship for their individual rides throughout...

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THE ODYSSEY TEAM ABSAIL – Do you want to join the team??

Posted by on Sep 25, 2013 in Uncategorized | 3 comments

Cancer ResearchUKare delighted to work with Odyssey Charity on their first Fundraising and Awareness event. A sponsored Abseil down Carlisle’sCivicCenteron 5th October. There are places still available for both Charities. We hope that you can come down on the day to support our brave Abseilers and enjoy a bounce on our bouncy castle get refreshments from our stall and learn more about these 2 great charities that are working hard to make lives of cancer patients and their families a lot easier. The abseil is on from 9.30 – 2.30 pm at...

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LAUNCH NIGHT OF THE ODYSSEY CHARITY CUMBRIA

Posted by on Sep 25, 2013 in Uncategorized | 2 comments

The launch night will be held in Dempsey’s Restuarant, Carlisle which will be a 3 course meal cooked by John Crouch, Trustee. Carlisle Living have confirmed they will be covering the launch event. I have met so many other people who have been affected by cancer, including children and young people and their family and friends. Every person would consistently tell me the same thing; the need for more opportunities for support awareness and social interaction. People want to be given the information and resources to enable them to help...

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