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Ark supporters raise nearly £90K in a few weeks

Fundraisers and supporters of Ark Cancer Centre Charity have clocked up an amazing achievement by raising nearly £90,000 in less than two months.

Ark is raising £5million to help fund the new HHFT cancer treatment centre that will be built at Basingstoke hospital, and this summer has seen the following fundraising successes:

Arkriders rise to Twin Towns Tour challenge

They've done it! Thirty fabulous Arkriders have cycled 500 miles through five countries in five days – and their fundraising has taken the group’s total past the £250,000 milestone.

The Arkriders have been at the heart of the community campaign to raise £5million for a new NHS cancer treatment centre in Basingstoke – and now the 2019 peleton have piled on the miles, and the pounds, in the latest formidable feat.

And they are off!!!!

It was a fantastic turn out this morning to see the 30 riders who are taking part in the 5 Countries 5 Days cycling to raise funds for Ark Cancer Centre Charity.

The team will cycle a distance of 453 miles and climb 13,769 ove the net 5 days. 

This fantastic group of cyclists have already raised £42,275 and counting!

We wish them all good luck and hope they have a fantastic time.   Especially our own Mark Jones who is also taking part.  The office will be quite this week!!    

Arkriders gear up for Twin Towns Tour challenge

Cycling nearly 500 miles through five countries in five days is a massive challenge – but that’s exactly what 28 fabulous fundraisers are going to do as they write the next chapter of the amazing Arkriders story.

The Arkriders have been at the heart of the community campaign to raise £5million for a new NHS cancer treatment centre in Basingstoke – and now the 2019 peleton are gearing up for the Arkriders Twin Towns Tour which will take place from July 17-22.

Arkriders gear up for 2019 challenge

They are at the heart of the community campaign to raise £5million for a new NHS cancer treatment centre in Basingstoke – and now the Arkriders are gearing up for their 2019 fundraising feat.

Ark Cancer Centre Charity has raised more than £2m as it continues its appeal to help fund the new centre which will provide care and support for cancer patients and their loved ones throughout the Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (HHFT) area.

Arkriders donation takes Ark past £2million milestone

They have been a driving force when it comes to fundraising for Ark Cancer Centre Charity – and now the latest donation by the Arkriders has taken the charity past the £2million milestone. 

The Arkriders have raised more than £215,000 for Ark’s £5million appeal which will help to fund a much-needed new NHS cancer treatment centre at Basingstoke hospital.

Une Grande Nuit is a grand success

Magnifique! – a fabulous French-themed evening celebrated the awesome achievements of a terrific team of cycling fundraisers and saw them smash the £200,000 barrier in support of Ark Cancer Centre Charity.

Une Grande Nuit was organised by the Arkriders, in partnership with the Apollo Hotel, in Basingstoke, to mark the success of three years of fundraising by the bike-riding supporters, and to pull in more money for the charity, which is raising £5million towards a new NHS cancer treatment centre in Basingstoke.

Jane's recipe for success will help Ark

It's a big week for BBC MasterChef 2016 champion Jane Devonshire who is a long-standing supporter of Ark Cancer Centre Charity and the NHS cancer treatment centre project.

Today sees the launch of Jane's first book. Hassle Free, Gluten Free: Over 100 delicious, gluten-free family recipes is published in association with Coeliac UK, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary. 

Sian's art for Ark's sake is set be an auction winner

She made her mark in Ark Cancer Centre Charity’s major fundraising event of 2017 – and talented artist Sian Storey is making a big contribution to this year’s showcase event.

Basingstoke-based artist Sian has very generously created a work of art for Une Grande Nuit – and this will be one of the prizes that will be auctioned at the September 22 event.

Ark wonder woman Anna gets her message across

She's cycled hundreds of miles, run half-marathons, and abseiled 100 metres down a Hampshire landmark - so there's no doubt that Anna O'Shea is an Ark wonder woman.

Anna, sales and lettings manager at Winkworth Estate Agents, in Basingstoke, has really gone the extra mile to support Ark Cancer Centre Charity and the NHS cancer treatment centre project it is helping to fund.

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