Tigers' appeal boost

Somerset County Gazette: The Tigers' cheque presentation to SURE

12:28pm Monday 6th October 2008

THE Taunton Tigers Veteran basketball team has helped boost the County Gazette-backed Somerset Unit for Radiotherapy appeal.

Birthday bash brings in the cash

7:06pm Tuesday 11th March 2008

DONATIONS totalling nearly £250 have arrived this week for the County Gazette-backed SURE campaign.

College boost for SURE

Somerset County Gazette: Social and Professional Studies staff are pictured presenting the cheque to SURE fundraiser Jeff Gale.

3:37pm Saturday 1st March 2008

CHARITABLE staff at Somerset College, in Taunton, have boosted the County Gazette-backed Somerset Unit for Radiotherapy Equipment.

SURE nearing £100,000 mark

11:18am Wednesday 13th February 2008

A CAMPAIGN to equip the new cancer unit at Musgrove Park Hospital, Taunton, is nearing the £100,000 mark - with the help of County Gazette readers.

Midge to raise funds with Wellington dance

9:12am Tuesday 29th January 2008

A WELLINGTON woman who is recovering from cancer for the third time is holding a dance in aid of the charity SURE at Wellington Football Club on Saturday, February 23 at 8pm.

Thanks for your fundraising efforts

3:40pm Wednesday 2nd January 2008

THE organiser of the County Gazette-backed Somerset Unit for Radiotherapy Equipment appeal has thanked readers for their support in 2007.

Pop in the fives!

Somerset County Gazette: Eric Saffin and Jeremy Browne

5:00pm Tuesday 25th September 2007

ORGANISERS of the Somerset Unit for Radiotherapy Appeal have enjoyed a superb start to a campaign to gain the biggest 5p collection in the world.

Quilting SURE is good for charity

Somerset County Gazette: Cheque presentation

5:49pm Wednesday 18th July 2007

THE Apple County Quilters, have raised and donated a significant amount of money to the Somerset Unit for Radiotherapy Equipment campaign.

Running raises funds

10:51am Wednesday 18th July 2007

THE Somerset Unit for Radiotherapy Equipment campaign has had a quiet but profitable week, when Laetitia Grant of Taunton ran in the Bath half marathon.

Just the ticket

Somerset County Gazette: Canon Piggot and Jeff Gale of SURE

11:21am Wednesday 11th July 2007

A WELLINGTON woman had a double win in the Somerset Unit for Radiotherapy Equipment Campaign spring raffle.

A crowning moment

Somerset County Gazette: The cheque presentation at the Crown Inn

12:20pm Tuesday 3rd July 2007

THE Somerset Unit for Radiotherapy has had a crowning moment, as regulars from the Crown Inn, in Staplehay, have presented SURE with a cheque for 1,170.

Generous donations

Somerset County Gazette: Patricia Morgan (centre) with husband Arthur and friends present a cheque to Eric Saffron and Jeff Gale from Sure.

5:24pm Monday 25th June 2007

A TAUNTON resident has raised just over £1,500 for the Somerset Unit for Radiotherapy Equipment campaign.

Swimathon benefits SURE campaign

Somerset County Gazette: Master of Vivary Lodge, Tony Criddle, presenting the cheque to Charles Barker, representing SURE.

10:02am Wednesday 2nd May 2007

THOSANDS of pounds worth of donations have been sent in to the County Gazette-backed Somerset Unit for Radiotherapy Equipment (SURE) campaign this week.

£62,000 mark reached

12:56pm Tuesday 24th April 2007

TWO Wellington women have raised over £300 for the County Gazette-backed Somerset Unit for Radiotherapy Equipment (SURE) by holding a special Easter raffle.

Work to start on new cancer centre

Somerset County Gazette: How the new centre is expected to look.

10:22am Wednesday 18th April 2007

WORK will begin on the new cancer centre for Taunton next month.

More donations for SURE

10:53am Wednesday 11th April 2007

SEVERAL donations have been sent in for the County Gazette-backed Somerset Unit for Radiotherapy Equipment (SURE) campaign this week.

£60,000 barrier broken

10:21am Wednesday 28th March 2007

THE fundraising for the Somerset Unit for Radiotherapy Equipment (SURE) broke through the £60,000 mark this week.

Gazette Community Fund

9:47am Friday 16th March 2007

ö AS part of our 170th anniversary celebrations, the County Gazette has launched a Community Fund to give a platform to the exceptional voluntary work which goes on throughout our community.

Donations skyrocket this week

2:36pm Wednesday 28th February 2007

THIS week's total for the County Gazette-backed Somerset Unit for Radiotherapy Equipment (SURE) has skyrocketed after a massive donation of £12,500.

Vital equipment for SURE

Somerset County Gazette: Eric Saffin with his face mould.

9:34am Tuesday 20th February 2007

AS part of Eric Saffin's cancer treatment in London he had a lead mask made to protect most of his head during his treatment.

UKHO backs SURE

3:14pm Friday 16th February 2007

THE UK Hydrographic Office has decided to back the Somerset Unit for Radiotherapy Equipment as its chosen charity for the year.

£1/2 million mark reached

Somerset County Gazette: Helpers of the Charity SURE celebrating at the Half Moon Inn at Stoke St Mary with Mayor of Taunton Deane, Cllr Chris Hindley and the Mayoress Zelda Hindley and landlord Mike Merrick, wife Angie and sister Christine Cann.

8:30am Tuesday 13th February 2007

A TAUNTON charity is celebrating this week after reaching a £1/2 million mark in its fundraising.

Couple turn wedding into SURE fundraiser

Somerset County Gazette: Anna and Nick Saunders

1:49pm Tuesday 6th February 2007

A TAUNTON couple have celebrated their wedding by donating thousands of pounds to the Somerset Unit for Radiotherapy Equipment (SURE) campaign.

Work to start on cancer centre shortly

3:10pm Tuesday 30th January 2007

WORK could get underway on building the new cancer centre at Taunton's Musgrove Park Hospital by the end of this month.

Bumper week for SURE

Somerset County Gazette: Debenhams presenting a cheque for 1,000 to SURE. L-R SURE treasurer Eric Saffin, Pauline Lehy of Debenhams, Jeff Gale of SURE, and Mike Conway, Cathy Jeffs and Tom Poole of Debenhams.

9:37am Wednesday 24th January 2007

IT has been another bumper week for the Somerset Unit for Radiotherapy Equipment (SURE) campaign.

Steadily but SURE-ly

10:53am Friday 19th January 2007

GENEROUS donations have been continuing to flood in for the Somerset Unit for Radiotherapy Equipment (SURE) over the past two weeks.

£33,000 mark broken

12:13pm Tuesday 16th January 2007

DONATIONS have continued to flood in for the Somerset Unit for Radiotherapy Equipment (SURE) over the past two weeks.

Pounds roll in for SURE

8:57am Friday 17th November 2006

THE pounds keep rolling in for the Somerset Unit for Radiotherapy Equipment (SURE) campaign.

SURE cheque presentation

Somerset County Gazette: Stephanie Lawrence presents the cheque to SURE treasurer Jeff Gale.

8:55am Friday 17th November 2006

A CHEQUE for £300 has been presented to the SURE campaign.

Moonraker a success for SURE

Somerset County Gazette: The overall winner "Time Team" led by Richard Werner.

8:53am Friday 17th November 2006

THE 20th annual Moonraker walk was held on Saturday and is believed to have raised over £10,000 for the Somerset Unit for Radiotherapy Equipment (SURE).

Cancer centre urgent

8:59am Friday 20th October 2006

THERE is an urgent need for a new cancer centre in Taunton.

Walk raised thousands for SURE

8:31am Tuesday 17th October 2006

DOZENS of people took part in the Sports Leisure Show sponsored walk in aid of the Somerset Unit for Radiotherapy Equipment (SURE) on Sunday.

SURe events

9:03am Thursday 24th August 2006

EACH year dozens of events are held to raise funds for SURE.

SURe hits £450,000

9:00am Thursday 24th August 2006

FUNDRAISERS at the Somerset Unit for Radiotherapy Equipment (SURE) are celebrating this week, after reaching a milestone.

Cancer centre delayed again

6:38am Thursday 17th August 2006

THE signing off of documents that will allow work to start on a new cancer centre at Taunton's Musgrove Park Hospital has again been delayed.

Event launch for SURE

Somerset County Gazette: Jeff Gale and Eric Saffin from SURE launching the sponsored walk with Paul Ensor, organiser of the Sport Leisure Show.

6:21am Thursday 10th August 2006

A MAJOR sponsored walk is being held in Taunton to help raise thousands of pounds for the Somerset Unit for Radiotherapy Equipment (SURE) in just one day.

Start date still not agreed

9:04am Thursday 3rd August 2006

A START date has still not been set for work to begin on a new cancer centre at Taunton's Musgrove Park Hospital because the finance has not been signed off.

Donations are rolling in

10:30am Thursday 13th July 2006

THERE has been a big jump in donations for the Somerset Unit for Radiotherapy Equipment this week, which is backed by the County Gazette.

New centre is vital, says Eric

Somerset County Gazette: Eric Saffin

10:07am Thursday 6th July 2006

THE main aim of the SURE campaign is to provide equipment to treat cancer patients in Taunton instead of them having to make the long trip to Bristol on a regular basis.

SURE's delay anger

9:59am Thursday 6th July 2006

FUNDRAISERS for the Somerset Unit for Radiotherapy Equipment (SURE) are furious that a start date has not been set for a new cancer centre at Taunton's Musgrove Park Hospital.

Summer events SURE to help

Somerset County Gazette: A CREAM tea event held in aid of SURE

10:05am Thursday 29th June 2006

WITH the summer now well underway more and more events are being organised in aid of SURE (Somerset Unit for Radiotherapy Equipment).

Lots of events for SURE

7:00am Thursday 22nd June 2006

NEWS of events is now rolling in aid of SURE with several more planned in the next few weeks.

Figure keeps on rising

7:00am Thursday 22nd June 2006

THOUGH it will take several weeks for the money raised from by the County Gazette's 50/50 cycle ride team to be added on to the fundraising total, things are still on the up in our campaign to raise money for SURE (Somerset Unit for Radiotherapy Equipment).

Tasty way to raise money

Somerset County Gazette: David Brewer, Mary Blackborow, Lis Treasure, Margaret Lock, Mary Clark, Marlene Burnell, Dick Brewer and Richard Brewer with some of their goods.

11:10am Thursday 15th June 2006

TASTY cakes and refreshments have helped raised a massive £950 for the Somerset Unit for Radiotherapy Equipment (SURE) campaign.

It SURE is going well...

11:07am Thursday 15th June 2006

THE County Gazette's campaign to help the Somerset Unit for Radiotherapy Equipment raise its final £200,000 towards providing cancer treatment equipment in Taunton is now well in to its second month and things are going exceedingly well.

Round Table's £10,000 for SURE

Somerset County Gazette: The Round Table presenting their cheque to SURE

7:00am Thursday 18th May 2006

A MASSIVE £10,000 has been presented to the Somerset Unit for Radiotherapy Equipment by Taunton Round Table.

Pounds pour in for SURE

7:00am Thursday 18th May 2006

NOW in its third week, the County Gazette's campaign for the Somerset Unit for Radiotherapy Equipment is off to a flying start, with £2,612 raised so far.

Golf club donation

7:00am Thursday 11th May 2006

THE Enmore Park Golf Club's ladies' section presented a cheque for £1,325 to SURE.

Over the Half Moon

Somerset County Gazette: Christine Cann, Eric Saffin (SURE treasurer), Mayor Richard Lees, Jeff Gale (SURE), Angie and Mike Merrick (the Half Moon) and Sue Lees (mayoress).

7:00am Thursday 11th May 2006

A STAGGERING £4,900 was donated to the SURE campaign by Christine Cann and the staff at the Half Moon Inn at Stoke St Mary.

Campaign off to a flying start

7:00am Thursday 11th May 2006

THE County Gazette campaign to help local cancer charity SURE has got off to a flying start.






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