Christmas Closure 2023
Please note that the Centre will be closed from 3pm on Friday 22nd December and will re-open at 10am on Monday 8th January 2024. Wishing you all a merry Christmas and a happy 2024
Christmas Ball 2023 – a huge success!
Thank you so much to every single person involved in Saturday’s TWCSC Charity Christmas Ball. We all had a wonderful evening! Organising events such as this is really hard work and very stressful but looking out into the room seeing you all enjoying yourselves so much makes it all worthwhile. The main objective of the
Vote for us in the Asda Foundation Green Token Giving
We have been nominated to be part of the Asda Foundation Green Token Giving online vote through our local Asda store in Tamworth. The vote is now live and voting will close at midnight on Friday 30th September 2022. The cause with the most online votes will receive a £500 donation with second place receiving
On Friday we had a lovely visit from Gill Keegan from Sutton Coldfield Golf Club Ladies. They have been fundraising for TWCSC and we were presented with a cheque for an incredible £2137.41. Gill is good friends with our Trustee Adrian Bell and his wife Mandy, this is how the connection came about. Thank you
Appeal for defibrillator
As most of you know, I do a lot of fundraising for TWCSC but this time it’s a lot more personal to me. On December 22nd our family got the news that my brother Guy had collapsed at work of a heart attack, he was resuscitated at the scene by his incredible colleagues and was
Please note the Centre will be closed from 3pm today and we will re-open at 10am on Tuesday 4th January 2022. Wishing you all a very merry Christmas
Charity Ball Success!
On Saturday evening we held our long awaited charity Christmas Ball in the Tower Suite at Drayton Manor Park. The tickets were sold out back in October so we already knew in advance that people were definitely ready to party, and they didn’t disappoint. Alex Farrell hosted the evening in his own inimitable style as
TWCSC Christmas Appeal
The Tamworth Wellbeing and Cancer Support Centre are holding our annual Charity Christmas Ball on December 4th at Drayton Manor Park. The event is officially sold out but there are still ways in which you can support us. We are appealing for local businesses to sponsor tables for £100 each. In return you will receive:
Joe Lycett wins £32k for Tamworth Wellbeing and Cancer Support Centre on Celebrity Catchphrase
Joe Lycett gave his favourite Tamworth charity another THIRTY THOUSAND reasons to love him. The comedian won £31,900 for Tamworth Wellbeing and Cancer Support Centre, of which he is an ambassador for, playing against TV presenter Nick Knowles and actress Chizzy Akudolu on ITV hit Celebrity Catchphrase. He had won £6,900 in the earlier rounds
We are delighted to announce that Joe Lycett will be representing the Tamworth Wellbeing & Cancer Support Centre on Celebrity Catchphrase on Saturday 18th September at 6.30pm on ITV. He will be up against Nick Knowles and Chizzy Akudolu. Please watch and cheer him on if you can. Good luck Joe! We are all behind
We are hoping very soon to re-start our craft group. However we want to be extra cautious due to the vulnerability of some of our clients. Initially we want to offer crafts that people can do individually so that they don’t have to share things so that we can minimise any risk of transmitting any
We are now open!
Finally, I have some good news to share. After over one year of closure, we are now able to re-open the Tamworth Wellbeing and Cancer Support Centre on Tuesday 27th April. We plan on doing things very gradually so that we can ensure that we are all happy and comfortable that all the new procedures
How to donate whilst Christmas shopping
If you shop Amazon Black Friday Week deals from 20th – 30th November, you can do more than discover great deals: Simply shop at smile.amazon.co.uk/ch/1136569-0 or with AmazonSmile ON in the Amazon Shopping app, and AmazonSmile donates to Tamworth Wellbeing And Cancer Support Centre at no extra cost. This doesn’t cost you a penny but
Our TV debut!
We recently made our TV debut on Birmingham TV after winning £5000 worth of electrical work from NLT Electrical. We had a lovely couple of hours with presenter Nick Dee and enjoyed getting an insight into the work that goes into filming a news item. We are extremely grateful to NLT Electrical for choosing us
Midlands electrician shines a light on charity support
A cancer support charity is set for a brighter future thanks to a £5,000 lighting makeover made possible by a new scheme from a big-hearted Midlands electricians firm. Tamworth Wellbeing & Cancer Support Centre were the first to benefit from the new community initiative by NLT Electrical, which will offer Midlands-based charities the opportunity to bid for
He did it!
Our amazing Charity Ambassador, comedian Joe Lycett, made an appearance on ITV’s Tipping Point on Sunday evening representing our charity. Not only did he make the final round, he won the jackpot of £20,000. We are completely overwhelmed and delighted, the news is still sinking in. This has come at the perfect time for us
Charity Ambassador Joe Lycett reaches Tipping Point
We are delighted to announce that our charity Ambassador Joe Lycett will be on Tipping Point: Lucky Stars on Sunday 27th September at 7pm on ITV. He will be playing alongside Melody Thornton (Singer/Pussycat Doll) and Henry Blofeld (Sports Journalist/Cricket Commentator). As always Ben Shepherd will be asking the questions and hopefully making sure Joe
Update from Centre Manager Paula Da-Silva
Well, what a few months it has been! I have been on furlough since April because we unfortunately had to close the Centre due to the coronavirus pandemic. It has been a very strange time not having to go to ‘work’ – I use the term work loosely because I love my job, it isn’t
Temporary Closure of the Centre – Covid-19
**Statement from Management and Trustees regarding temporary closure of Centre from Monday 23rd March. Telephone and online support is still available ** In line with advice that has been specially sought for the Centre from Public Health England, our paramount priority is naturally the safety and wellbeing of our clients, staff and volunteers. Reluctantly, but
A Christmas Miracle
As you may be aware our boiler at the Tamworth Wellbeing & Cancer Support Centre has broken, so we need to replace it as a matter of urgency. Obviously we support people affected by cancer and other chronic illnesses and it is vital that they are comfortable in a warm environment as many of them
LoveBrum – Voting is now OPEN!
LOVEBRUM VOTING IS NOW OPEN!!! Last week you will hopefully have seen our video made for LoveBrum where we were one of 3 chosen causes to receive a donation. The winner will receive £2000, 2nd place will receive £1000 and 3rd place will receive £500. Anybody can vote but your vote will only count once.
LoveBrum Charity – please vote for us!
We have been fortunate enough to be shortlisted as one of 3 causes supported by LoveBrum For the month of October they have showcased 3 different causes, TWCSC being the third, and then next week people can vote. 1st place gets £2000, 2nd gets £1000 and 3rd gets £500. We will let you know next week
TWCSC 5 Year Celebration Open Day
Please come and join us on Saturday 29th June between 11am and 2pm to celebrate our 5th Anniversary at Stonydelph. Meet our dedicated team, see our facilities, learn more about our services and enjoy our refreshments. Radio Tamworth will be doing a live broadcast from the event. Please let us know if you are coming
Visit from our Charity Ambassador Joe Lycett
A popular TV personality and well known comedian was the special guest of a Tamworth charity this week. Joe Lycett, who has appeared on Live at the Apollo, Taskmaster, Never Mind the Buzzcocks, 8 Out of 10 Cats, QI and many other shows, was welcomed to the Tamworth Wellbeing & Cancer Support Centre. Paula Da-Silva,
Christmas Closure 2018
Please note that the centre will be closed from 3pm Friday 21st December until 10am Thursday 3rd January 2019. If you need to speak to us then we can be reached via our Facebook page or via email – [email protected]
Co-op Community Dividend Fund
It’s that time of year again to nominate a good cause for the Co-op Community Dividend. Please could I ask this year that for the Glascote branch you consider voting for the Tamworth Wellbeing and Cancer Support Centre? It’s really easy to do, just follow the link, fill in your name and address, select Glascote
Popular TV comedian revealed as ambassador for Tamworth’s ‘big box of angels’ cancer charity
A well-known TV comedian has been revealed as the new ambassador for a vital Tamworth charity which supports people with cancer and chronic illnesses. Staff and volunteers at Tamworth Wellbeing and Cancer Support Centre are celebrating after popular comedian Joe Lycett pledged his support for the cause by taking on the important role of charity
Charity Golf Day
We had a wonderful day yesterday at the Charity Golf Day organised by Four Oaks Legal Services. We have an awful lot of people to thank who helped make the day such a huge success. Thank you to everybody who donated golf and raffle prizes. Thank you to all of our golfers and everybody who came
Support your local charity
We have now made it even easier for you to make a donation to TWCSC. You can now donate via text message. All you need to do is text XTLL70 to 70070 with the amount you want to donate. For example if you want to donate £2 simply type XTLL70 £2 in your text message
5 Year Anniversary Celebration
In March 2019 The Tamworth Wellbeing & Cancer Support Centre will be celebrating 5 years at their building in Craven, Stonydelph. As a celebration they have set themselves a challenge to raise £50,000 between now and March 5th 2019. It costs around £3000 per month to keep the centre running so this amount of money
Coping with Cancer
Coping with cancer is a very individual thing and everybody deals with their diagnosis in their own way, it is important to remember there is no ‘right’ or ‘wrong’ way. You are likely to feel a range of emotions when you are diagnosed with cancer. These may change over time, during treatment and when treatment has finished.
Reiki is a hands-on type of healing used as a complementary therapy. The Japanese word Reiki means universal energy. Eastern medicine systems work with this energy, which flows through all living things and is vital to wellbeing. The energy is known as ‘Ki’ in Japan, ‘Chi’ in China and ‘prana’ in India. Reiki isn’t part
Part-time Administrative Assistant Required
We wish to recruit a part time administrative assistant to support the Centre Manager and help to ensure the smooth running of the charity. This post is for 10 hours per week based over 2 days with possible extra hours to cover holidays/sickness. The working days are flexible with agreement from the Centre Manager. This
Volunteer Therapists Needed
We provide free therapies to our clients including holistic therapies and nail treatments. We now need 1 volunteer nail technician and 2 holistic therapists. Hours are negotiable and can be discussed. Even 4 hours a fortnight will be a huge help to us. Our clients deserve to be pampered so please help us to make
TWCSC Presents 4th Avenue – 22nd March 2019
On Friday 22nd March at Wilnecote Working Men’s Club we will be hosting a charity event in aid of Tamworth Wellbeing & Cancer Support Centre. The evening will be hosted by Mark Paul from Radio Tamworth, and we will be entertained by vocal harmony group ‘4th Avenue’. A vocal harmony group based in the Midlands,