Charity of the Year and Business Support Archive

Our thanks to:

Harewood Downs Golf Club

We are very grateful to the Captain of Harewood Downs Golf Club, Kevin Mckenna, for choosing UCARE as his Charity of the Year, and would like to thank the Harewood Downs members for their support during the year, and raising a magnificent £9,000.

Studley Wood Golf Club

Thank all of the members at Studley Wood Golf Club for their fantastic support.

Art in Action

This year Art in Action at Waterperry Gardens is supporting UCARE.

Last year the Gardens hosted a charity bulb day with famous speakers such as Anna Pavord, Val Bourne, and Johnny Walkers. At lunch I got talking to their Head of Fundraising, Jane Henman mother of the famous tennis player, Tim and, as well as talking about the mental game of tennis, the idea of our charities mutually supporting each other came about.

The charity has a tulip motif and at the show this year they will have a tent with tulip inspired artworks being created and on display. You can give a modest amount to the UCARE charity when you buy a ticket online here.

And just get in touch with the team at HQ if you are looking for assistance with large group bookings.

Thank you also for your Painting tent memories submitted so far - please keep them coming. We will share our favourite next month.

Simon Buchanan, Organiser Art in Action

CED Stone Group

CED Stone Group are sponsoring the UCARE, RHS Spring Festival show garden.

CED Stone Group are proud to be supporting UCARE at this years RHS Malvern Spring Festival 2016. The UCARE show garden designed by the award winning Emily Sharpe from Garden Stories will undoubtedly create a lot of interest and publicity for the charity helping to raise awareness of urological cancer.

I had the pleasure of first meeting Emily Sharpe at the Blenheim Palace Garden Show in 2015 where she was awarded a well deserved Gold Medal and Best in Show. I was very impressed with her design and the quality of the construction of garden, so it is a real pleasure to be able sponsor the UCARE Show Garden Emily has designed. CED will be donating Golden Amber Footpath Gravel and providing some financial support to help facilitate the creation of garden.

Giles Heap CED Stone Group Managing Director

Champagne Lanson International

Lanson will be sponsoring the UCARE, RHS Spring Festival show garden.

UCARE (Urology Cancer Research and Education) is a small, independent charity committed to improving the treatment and care of cancer patients through research and education. And as an independent family-run Champagne House, we were delighted to be asked to be involved when we were approached by the Charity; and we are delighted to announce UCARE as our chosen Charity for 2016.

Paul Beavis, Champagne Lanson, Managing Director, UK and International.

Five Star Events

We are honoured to have been chosen as the 2016 Charity of The Year by Oxfordshire’s Five Star Events. Five Star Events have been managing golf days around the Oxfordshire area for 26 years raising money for local charities.

There are seven events scheduled for this year at seven of the top golf clubs in the county, traditionally at the last event in November they have a celebrity golfer playing and this year Sky Sports presenter Sarah Stirk will be representing UCARE.

We are delighted to have UCARE as our nominated charity for 2016, and to have Sarah Stirk as our sporting celebrity. Sarah will be our first lady celebrity and follows 15 other great sportsmen who have supported our charities.

2016 is the 27th season since Five Star Events was formed and we have been raising money for local charities since 2000. To date a total in excess of £100,000 has been donated to 14 different charities. Full details of our events can be found on our website

Barry Yates from Five Star Events

If you would like any further information about Five Star Events or would like to play at one of the golf days please contact them at or UCARE at the normal address.