Category Archives: Cancer

Mr Blue Sky single set to be released in memory of Worcester dad

by David Cosgrove, Reporter

A CHARITY single in memory of a Worcester dad who died of cancer is set to be released.

The version of Electric Light Orchestra’s Mr Blue Sky was recorded in memory of Battenhall dad Nigel Collinson.

Mr Collinson was diagnosed with oesophageal cancer in September 2013, and died 12 weeks later – just two days after his 45th birthday.

One man and his dog take on Exeter half marathon

Mark Goff with Pongo and brother in law Tom

Dimbleby Cancer Care

One man and his dog from Ponsanooth took part in the Exmoor Half Marathon earlier this month in memory of his BAFTA winning uncle and raised £550 for charity.

Mark Goff, 30, ran the race with his dog, Pongo, and his brother-in-law, Tom, in memory of Chris Collins, a BAFTA winning producer, who died of cancer last year.

Husband frustrated at lack of good care when wife was battling cancer launches own business

East Grinstead Courier  |  Posted: March 22, 2015

Rajive De Chickera set up his own care business after getting frustrated at the lack of quality care available to his wife when she had cancer

A HUSBAND who grew frustrated at the variable quality of care in hospitals and care homes while looking after his wife as she battled cancer has launched his own business caring for people in and around East Grinstead.