Monday 15th August 2011

Bowel Cancer West - Derriford to Lands End Bike Ride - Completed!

Photo: The Finish - Bowel Cancer West Riders arrive at Lands End
On Saturday 6th August, 26 cyclists left the entrance of Derriford Hospital to cycle 118 miles to Lands End in one day, this was a sponsored bike ride in aid of Bowel Cancer West which was lead and organised by members of the Colorectal Team at Derriford Hospital including Surgeon Mark Coleman and theatre staff colleagues Dee Richards and Niki Mellor. The majority of riders were from the medical team at Derriford and they are hoping to raise of £1,000 for the charity from this event, a dedicated Bowel Cancer West bike ride newsletter has now been produced and can be viewed with photos on the web site at
All support is appreciated and if you wish to donate to the charity for this event please contact 01752 439845 or go to the Bowel Cancer West page at 
Following on from the success of this bike ride, a date has already been pencilled in for next year on Saturday 4th August 2012 from Derriford to Glastonbury – anyone interested in taking part should contact the Bowel Cancer West team.

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