Does Respite Really Matter?

Grand-father and grand-daughter on respite break

Does respite really matter? This is what the scientists say… Common sense says that getting away from it all has a positive effect upon people’s well being and our ability to cope with what life throws at us. In fact, research undertaken by the Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA) suggest that 80% of Brits … Read more

Roller Ski World Record!

Four time Olympic skier Chemmy Alcott along with adventurers Adam Libbey, Chris Brooks, Max Wilcocks and Richard Gibbs broke another World Record on Friday the 13th of February 2015. The ‘Arctic V‘ as they have become known, set a new World Record for the fastest mile on roller skis. The challenge took place in Hyde … Read more

2014 Annual Review

Spending time with family

The 4 Cancer Group offered respite to RECORD NUMBER of people in 2014! In 2014, the 4 Cancer Group offered respite to 468 people living with cancer for a total of 2078 “respite days”- days when families and individuals could forget hospitals, treatment, appointments – could forget cancer altogether for a short while and concentrate … Read more

Nordic Ski World Record Attempt

Starting at midday on Monday the 22nd of September and ending 24 hours later, a team of five intrepid skiers will attempt to set a new World Record for the greatest distance skied indoors on a cross-country ski machine. The challenge will take place in the foyet of 1 Canary Wharf (London). The team is … Read more

2014 Cycling Jerseys Now On Sale

ORDER your 2014 cycling jersey now! Because of our extensive contacts within the cycling industry, we have been able to source a premium quality cycling jersey at a highly discounted price. This quality of such a jersey would cost £50 in your local cycling stores. They cost just £30 (including postage to any address in … Read more

Sail 4 Cancer Wins Haven Academy Award

Family sailing day - Sail 4 Cancer

The 2014 Haven Academy Awards vote has now officially closed. Sail 4 Cancer was one of three boating projects on the shortlist to win – the winner being selected by an online public vote. Sail 4 Cancer received a staggering 85% of the public vote! Sail 4 Cancer will be partnered by boat insurance specialists … Read more

2013 Annual Review

Family have a water fight on holiday

In 2013, thanks to all our wonderful supporters, 468 people living with cancer enjoyed a respite opportunity with Sail 4 Cancer on a total of 2,078 respite days. Wonderful days away from the realities of living with cancer. Below is a very small sample of the amazing feedback from and photos of the people we … Read more

The Paul James Wickerson Fund

The Paul James Wickerson Fund The Paul James Wickerson Fund is being launched to support Ski 4 Cancer. Paul Wickerson died in a car accident on 31 August 2013, aged 32. His passion in life was the peace and absolute freedom of the mountains, snowboarding, and all that is related. Those close to him know … Read more