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Charity Golf Day at Remedy...

Charity Golf Day at Remedy Oak GC
We're delighted to announce that we are again returning to Remedy Oak Golf Club, a firm favourite among our golfing friends, for what will be our 5th charity golf day at this truly magnificent course. Our host, Bruce Woollard,...


It's cold in February, but that's what woolly hats are for. FebBRAINairy is your chance to show your support for those who have their heads shaved for brain surgery, by having yours shaved to raise funds for Smile4Wessex. In...

Brave febBRAINairy volunteers...

Brave febBRAINairy volunteers raise over £11,000
A total of 11 brave souls volunteered to have their heads shaved for our inaugural 'febBRAINairy' fundraising event, collectively raising a quite incredible £11,182 for Smile4Wessex. Throughout February (and into March),...

Linda’s Life Turns Full...

Linda’s Life Turns Full (Epileptic) Circle!
When Linda Littlechild, then 38, was first diagnosed with Epilepsy it was not only a daunting time for her, but the whole Littlechild family. It was also the beginning of a difficult and sometimes frightening journey, but one which...

'Wall of Smiles' Launched

'Wall of Smiles' Launched
We are delighted to announce details of the Smile4Wessex 'Wall of Smiles'. For the full story of this new initiative please click Wall of Smiles  

You Smile, We Smile,...

You Smile, We Smile, They Smile - Promo Video Launched
We're delighted to reveal the new promotional video about Smile4Wessex - You Smile, We Smile, They Smile.  You may find it moving, emotional, uplifting, inspirational, or a combination of all those things, but we hope...

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Anca's Pedal to Paris

When Anca and husband, Chris, set off to ride from Chichester to Chartres (near Paris), they did so knowing that it would be tough, but that they'd be raising funds for two charities very close to their hearts, Smile4Wessex and Brain Tumour Research. Riding a road bike was a new challenge for Anca, but she was absolutely determined to complete the 200-mile route - and here, in her own words, is a taste of why it meant so much to Anca.

"Back in 2002 I suffered a subdural haematoma. Following that I was diagnosed with a benign vascular brain tumour and underwent brain surgery at Wessex Neurological Centre under the care of the most amazing surgeon and staff! My battle with this tumour continues, but I'm determined to fight it and raise awareness and funds to join the fight against neurological conditions including brain tumours."

With 11 hours in the saddle on Saturday, then another early start Sunday, at times cycling into 35mph headwinds and freezing rain it was every bit as hard as they thought it would be, but we're delighted they and their fellow riders made it to their destination. Thank you both for your tremendous support.