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Under starters orders at charity race night!

What better way to spend the extra day of the year than at a night at the races?! And so it was that, on Saturday 29th February 2020, around 50 members and supporters of the East Surrey Branch of the Motor Neurone Disease Association attended the Branch’s annual Race Night …

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Mobile Chemotherapy Unit will have first dedicated therapy service

Thanks to support from two major donors, Tesco Centenary Grants and the Vinci UK Foundation, the Fountain Centre will be able to support the new Mobile Chemotherapy Unit launched today by the Royal Surrey NHS Foundation Trust.  They will be providing the first dedicated therapy service for a mobile chemo …

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Coffee, cake and quiz supports Australian bushfire victims!

(‘3E London’, winners of a special ‘Coffee, Cake & Quiz Morning’ organised by Leatherhead Rotary Club at Layla’s Coffee House in Leatherhead High Street on Friday 21st February 2020) What better way to spend a Friday morning than enjoying a cup of coffee and a slice of cake, whilst also …

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It’s cold outside and maybe inside

Are you, or someone you look after, having difficulty paying energy bills?  If you are, Citizens Advice may be able to help with advice about your energy issues. Anyone can ask for help, but we would particularly like to speak to you if you fall into the following groups: Those …

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Patron James Cosmo visits The Fountain Centre to receive cheque for £13,300

Film and TV star James Cosmo MBE, one of the UK’s busiest actors, today visited the Fountain Centre (Guildford’s local cancer charity), where he is a Patron.  He was delighted to receive a cheque for £13,300 from Gary and Manjit Smith.  Gary Smith is Master of the masonic Lodge of …

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Edna delivers hand knitted teddy bears to Frimley Park Hospital’s Neonatal Unit

Edna Jones who lives at Abbeyfield Wey Valley Society’s Ridgway Court knits everyday and over the last six months has been knitting teddy bears. She was delighted when she heard the Neonatal Unit at Frimley Park Hospital wanted her teddy bears for their babies. Edna went with Steve one of …

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Local Rotary Club says thank-you for Christmas collection

Photo shows Leatherhead Rotary members (L to R) Pieter van Brakel, Nikki Sutton and Heather Hunt collecting in the Swan Centre in Leatherhead Leatherhead Rotary Club would like to thank everyone who so generously supported their recent Christmas collection in the Swan Centre in Leatherhead. Altogether, a total of just …

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Struggling with your finances?

We may be able to  suggest ways to maximise your income, reduce your outgoings offer solutions for an immediate difficulty help if you have mental health issues  So that we can help you will need to tell us about the income you have, including any benefits you already claim what …

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‘Marksmen’ on target at charity quiz!

On Saturday 26th October 2019, over 100 enthusiastic quizzers took part in this year’s annual Quiz Night organised by the East Surrey Branch of the Motor Neurone Disease Association at St Mark’s Church Hall at Tattenham Corner on Epsom Downs. After eight challenging rounds of ten questions each, on subjects …

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Can you do it…? Volunteering with Citizen’s Advice

Anne does it on Tuesdays, and Philip does it on Wednesday mornings and Thursday afternoons. Tom does it on his day off from college where, as a recent law graduate, he’s taking the legal practice course. He thought it would look good on his CV, but he admits it’s been …

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Oakleaf Firewalk

Oakleaf Fire Walk. Last week myself and Sarah took part in the Oakleaf Enterprise Fire Walk. Not only was this a completely exhilarating experience it was also for a very worthy cause. I first heard about Oakleaf long before I worked at VantagePoint, a good friend of mine, her sister …

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Local Rotary Club donates £7,500 to MND Association!

The East Surrey Branch of the Motor Neurone Disease Association would like to thank all the members and supporters of Leatherhead Rotary Club who so generously supported them during the last Rotary year, which ran from 1st July 2018 to 30th June 2019. Altogether, a total of £7,500 was raised …

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Marksmen on target at Mayor’s Mega Quiz Night!

On Saturday 28th September 2019, over 150 enthusiastic quizzers filled St Joseph’s Church Hall in Epsom for a very special ‘Mayor’s Mega Quiz Night’. After five challenging rounds of fifteen questions each, on subjects ranging from ‘General Knowledge’ and ‘Current Affairs’ to ‘Food & Drink’ and ‘History’, together with a special …

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Sunday Roast hits the spot for local charity!

On Sunday 22nd September 2019, over 50 members and supporters of the East Surrey Branch of the Motor Neurone Disease Association attended a special Sunday Roast Lunch organised by the Branch at Surrey Downs Golf Club near Tadworth. As well as an excellent three-course Sunday lunch, courtesy of the golf …

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