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TWCSC Christmas Appeal

  • October 15th, 2021
  • 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:

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    Joe Lycett wins £32k for Tamworth Wellbeing and Cancer Support Centre on Celebrity Catchphrase

  • October 4th, 2021
  • 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

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    Celebrity Catchphrase

  • September 16th, 2021
  • 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

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    Amazon Wishlist

  • August 9th, 2021
  • 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

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    We are now open!

  • April 27th, 2021
  • 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

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    How to donate whilst Christmas shopping

  • November 18th, 2020
  • 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

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    Our TV debut!

  • November 9th, 2020
  • 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

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    Midlands electrician shines a light on charity support

  • October 27th, 2020
  • 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

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    He did it!

  • October 1st, 2020
  • 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

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    Charity Ambassador Joe Lycett reaches Tipping Point

  • September 22nd, 2020
  • 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

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    Update from Centre Manager Paula Da-Silva

  • September 22nd, 2020
  • 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

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    Temporary Closure of the Centre – Covid-19

  • March 19th, 2020
  • **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

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    A Christmas Miracle

  • December 19th, 2019
  • 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

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    LoveBrum – Voting is now OPEN!

  • October 21st, 2019
  • 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.

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    LoveBrum Charity – please vote for us!

  • October 14th, 2019
  • 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

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    TWCSC 5 Year Celebration Open Day

  • May 31st, 2019
  • 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

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    Visit from our Charity Ambassador Joe Lycett

  • April 11th, 2019
  • 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,

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    Christmas Closure 2018

  • December 4th, 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

  • November 6th, 2018
  • 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

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    Popular TV comedian revealed as ambassador for Tamworth’s ‘big box of angels’ cancer charity

  • October 22nd, 2018
  • 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

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    Charity Golf Day

  • September 13th, 2018
  • 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

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    Support your local charity

  • July 26th, 2018
  • 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

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    5 Year Anniversary Celebration

  • July 17th, 2018
  • 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

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    Coping with Cancer

  • June 26th, 2018
  • 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.

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    Reiki

  • June 26th, 2018
  • 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

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    Part-time Administrative Assistant Required

  • June 19th, 2018
  • 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

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    Volunteer Therapists Needed

  • June 7th, 2018
  • 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

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    TWCSC Presents 4th Avenue – 22nd March 2019

  • May 8th, 2018
  • 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,

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    TWCSC 5 Year Celebration Open Day – 29th June 2019

  • May 31st, 2019
  • 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

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    Easter Closure

  • March 23rd, 2018
  • Please note that the centre will be closed on Friday 30th March and Monday 2nd April for the Easter period.  We will re-open as usual on Tuesday 3rd April at 10am.

    Early Closing Friday 8th December 2017

  • December 4th, 2017
  • Please note that on Friday 8th December 2017 we will be closing at midday in order to make preparations for our Charity Christmas Ball on the evening. We will re-open as normal on Monday 11th December at 10am

    Easy Fundraising

  • November 28th, 2017
  • Did you know that whenever you buy anything online – from your weekly shop to your annual holiday – you could be collecting free donations for Tamworth Wellbeing & Cancer Support Centre? There are over 3,000 shops and sites on board ready to make a donation, including Amazon, John Lewis, Aviva, thetrainline and Sainsbury’s –

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    TWCSC Christmas Card Donations 2017

  • November 20th, 2017
  • Quite a number of people have indicated that they would like to donate money to the Tamworth Wellbeing & Cancer Support Centre instead of buying Christmas Cards so I thought I would make like easy for everybody and create a Just Giving page specifically for this purpose. If you would like to donate we are

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    Tamworth Business & Community Awards

  • October 30th, 2017
  • We are so proud to announce that for the second year running we have been named as the ‘Community Group of the Year’ at the Tamworth Business and Community Awards. The presentation was held at Drayton Manor with over 300 people in attendance and we all had a fantastic evening. We would like to thank Dave Harper

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    TWCSC Wellbeing Activity Group

  • September 1st, 2017
  • We are delighted to announce that we have received joint funding from County Councillors Jason Jones and Alastair Little for our new project starting on Monday 4th September. Our project is called the ‘TWCSC Wellbeing Activity Group’ and the idea of our project is to help our clients become a little bit more active, improving

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