Previous fundraising events


Scrap to the Future Car Rally Smashes Fundraising Target!

A team of doctors, nurses, management and patients took part in a major scrap car rally at the weekend to raise funds to increase the use of a revolutionary mobile radiotherapy machine at Southampton’s university hospitals. The ‘Scrap to the future car rally’ saw 15 road legal scrap cars – each with a value of under…

Great Day for PLANETS at Dawn to Dusk Event!

A great day was had by all at the Dusk to Dawn Event at the weekend with over £1500 raised! Our first ever Dusk to Dawn event was held in Lymington at the weekend.  The sun was shining and lots of participants chose to take advantage of the free camping at the lovely Hurst View…

Bollywood Ball Raises an Incredible £21,000!

  We are delighted to announce that we raised an incredible £21,000 at our 5th Anniversary Bollywood Ball! A fabulous time was had by all, we had incredible Bollywood dancers leading the way which got everyone in the mood and we have never seen a dance floor fill so quickly!  Thank you to everyone that…

Concert Raises £385 for PLANETS!

On 7th October Flûtes Légères and The Ophelia String Quartet put on a concert of chamber music at St Mary’s Church Michelmersh which was dedicating to the memory of their friend and colleague Sandra Howlett who sadly passed away on September 5th. The organisers said ‘the concert was a great success, the audience was very appreciative, and we…

Team PLANETS Make it to Paris in 24 Hours!

Team PLANETS Make it to Paris in 24 Hours! We are delighted to report that all 58 riders in the PLANETS LP24, London to Paris in 24 hours cycle challenge made it to their destination, with 50 riders completing the full 300+ kilometres and the other eight in the cancer patient’s/medics relay team averaging over 200…

Ryan Raises Money for PLANETS by Completing the SAS Charity March!

A huge congratulations to Ryan Holloway who completed the extremely challenging SAS Charity March on Sunday in aid of PLANETS! Ryan, who chose to support PLANETS in memory of his aunt who sadly passed away last year, has raised £870 to date with donations still coming in. Ryan said after completing the challenge; ‘After being caught…

Jump for PLANETS event raises over £6000!

Thank you to all of the amazing supporters who bravely jumped out of a plane at the weekend for PLANETS! Yet again our Jump for PLANETS event was a great success with perfect weather conditions and smiles from everyone that took part.  We imagine they are still smiling two days on!  We’ve had some great feedback from…

Charity Ball in Memory of Karen Dolan raises £20,000!

Thank you Emily Dolan, Deb Rigelsford and Lesley Powell for organising a truly stunning Ball at the Ageas Bowl Hilton and raising a fantastic £20,000 in guest donations, auction & raffle on the night!  Our biggest ball to date, these ladies worked incredibly hard to make sure it was a night to remember and the evening…

Team PLANETS Takes on Tough Mudder!

  Tough Mudders Brave the Elements and Raise over £10,000 for PLANETS! A fantastic day was had by all on Sunday at the South West Tough Mudder course.  Surgeon Neil Pearce suggested the run after a discussion with friends and the team was created, gradually growing (with plenty of encouragement from Neil) to an impressive…

Great Day for PLANETS at Longstock Park Water Gardens!

A big THANK YOU to Elizabeth (pictured right) and Brian Gay or a fantastic day at Longstock Park Water Garden’s on Sunday. We are delighted to announce that over £1700 was raised for PLANETS! Also, a special thank you to Caroline and Ian Douglas for helping to make the day a great success alongside all…