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Win A Racehorse Owner Experience (Winner Announced)

Experience the thrill of being a racehorse owner for the day at Ayr Racecourse

Ayrshire Cancer Support nominated charity partner for Ayr Racecourse

Ayrshire Cancer Support has been announced as the nominated charity partner for Ayr Racecourse and Western House. The partnership will run for two years and during that time in addition to assisting in fund raising events the Racecourse and Western House will aim to heighten the public profile of the Ayrshire wide charity. Sandra McCall,…

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TCAT Employability Project: Making Cancer Your Business? The Video

The final Transforming Care After Treatment (TCAT) seminar on Work and Cancer formed the backdrop for a short video. Filmed at the Waterside Hotel, West Kilbride on 13 June by the Ayrshire Film Company, the video highlights the key issues and opportunities facing employers and employees when dealing with cancer in the workplace. Local business…

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Local hero Yvonne motors to a BEM

West Sound Radio interview with CEO Sandra McCall about our new centre

We’ve had exciting news to share this week with the start of the refurbishment and building works on our new centre in Kilmarnock. We’ll keep you posted on the progress. For more information on what our new project is all about and how it will benefit people living with cancer in Ayrshire, then please click…

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Support to eat well

Eating well and maintaining a healthy weight is an important part of life; however we know it can be difficult after a cancer diagnosis and/or anti-cancer treatments. Ayrshire and Arran’s dietetic service and the Macmillan Nutrition Team want to ensure that everyone living in Ayrshire with a cancer diagnosis can access high quality evidence-based advice…

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Bladder Cancer

If you have been affected by bladder cancer it can be a long and lonely road. But you don’t have to be alone, you can join up with fellow bladder cancer patients and carers in our small informal group where you can talk to others who know what you are going through. Whether you have…

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What implications does your emotional response to cancer have for your wellbeing?

Participants needed for a study concerning the emotional impact of cancer In the Department of Psychology at the University of Sheffield, we are conducting research into how people of any age with any type of cancer feel about themselves and the consequences those feelings might have for mental health. The study involves filling out a…

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Shop online with

By shopping online with you can help raise money for Ayrshire Cancer Support. There are no catches and it’s completely free to use. It’s really simple – just shop online via with over 2,700 well known retailers like Amazon, Argos, M&S, eBay (and many more!) and whenever you buy something online, the retailer makes a donation to your…

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Ayrshire Charity Goes Digital

In 2008 Ayrshire Cancer Support published a recipe book with the quirky title of ‘On Course for High Tee’s and More’. The book was the brainchild of Mrs Ruby Rowan who at the time was the Chef at Kilmarnock Barassie Golf, with contributions from Chefs at other golf clubs in Ayrshire. The recipe book was…

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