News

6th February 2018

Paignton Dad completes seven marathons in seven days to support friend with bowel cancer

A super-human effort saw Steve Taylor from Paignton complete seven marathons in seven days over the weekend to help raise funds and awareness of bowel cancer for local charity Bowel Cancer West.

22nd January 2018

7 marathons in 7 days to support friend with Bowel Cancer

 

A Dad from Torbay​ is planning to run 7 MARATHONS IN 7 DAYS in support of his friend currently undergoing treatment for bowel cancer. 

12th January 2018

Young mother with bowel cancer to run marathon

Kelly Stabb, from Torbay, is undergoing treatement for bowel cancer and faces a further operation and chemotheraphy in 2018. That isn't going to stop her from running her first marathon though. This is Kelly's remarkable story.... 

12th January 2018

Derriford Hospital staff raise 1915 for BCW

A big thank you to the Outpatients Appointment Centre at Derriford Hospital who raised nearly £2,000 during 2017 for our work!

6th December 2017

Christmas Newsletter 2017

Our Christmas Newsletter is out! Celebrating our key achievements for the year including the wonderful support from our volunteers and fundraisers and looking ahead to 2018....

29th November 2017

New website to help families spot bowel cancer risks

 A new website funded by Bowel Cancer West has been launched to support families at a high risk of bowel cancer that could save thousands of lives. 

26th September 2017

Local Bowling club raise funds for Bowel Cancer West

Tiverton West- End Bowling Club selected bowel cancer west as their charity of the year 2017 and raised £1200 towards charity's causes to invest in local research, training and awareness of bowel cancer

20th September 2017

Bowel Cancer West issue training grant to local nurse

Bowel Cancer West are delighted to have funded Colorectal Nurse Debbie Fuller to attend a training course in Rectal Surgery to support her vital work a theatre nurse at Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust.

29th August 2017

Record fundraising as Bowel Cancer West voted Sainsburys Plymouth charity partner for a second year

BCW achived the highest amount raised by any charity since the Sainsbury's charity of the year scheme began in 2009 and were voted in for a second year as charity partner.

29th August 2017

Bristol's first cycle-centric office helps fund campaign to support young patients with bowel cancer

A Bristol based business has made a significant donation to support an important caampaign lead by Bowel Cancer West to offer further support in treating young patients with bowel cancer.

4th July 2017

Bowel Cancer West seeks to improve outcomes for young people with bowel cancer

BCW have launched a significant campaign to raise £10,000 to fund a research collaboration to improve detection and treatment outcomes of colorectal (bowel) cancer for young people across the south west.

12th June 2017

BCW up for nomination as Sainsbury's charity of the year 2017/18!

Please vote for us as we have another opportunity to become Sainsbury's charity of the year 2017/18.

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