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2015 — This was another good year with runs, climbs and fun all helping to raise funds for Barrett’s oesophagus. Well done everyone!


  • Boxer Merv Langdale has made a comeback after a broken neck (not boxing related) and consequential stroke. He was to box in the Queensbury Boxing League starting with the “Rise of the Warriors” event in February but unfortunately, injury forced him to withdraw.  This tournament was rescheduled for May 9th at Epsom racecourse and Merv won!
  • Southampton Football club favoured Barrett’s Wessex at their match against West Ham in February.
  • Alison Chisnell ran the London Marathon in April 2015 raising £1690 for Action Against Heartburn through BOC.
  • In May, Nina Williams particiated in the race for life, raising over £250 for BOC in memory of her step father who died of oesophageal cancer last year.
  • Jane Allsop completed the 29 mile Brecon Trek on 6 June (pictured right).”It was so hard and ended up with blisters that seem to be bigger than my feet themselves, and every muscle from my neck down aching, some good monies raised so will let you know how much soon.”


  • Jane Allsop and colleagues bag packed to raise funds on three separate occasions.


  • Barrett’s Wessex benefitted from a charity concert by the OperaBabes in February.



  • Tony Austin abseilled down Portsmouth’s Spinnaker Tower in May raising over £266 for Barrett’s Wessex.
  • Jenny Shaw, Jason and Allison Eldridge, Niall Woodcock, Stephen Carrington and Rodden Shaw participated in the 10K London run in July raising nearly £1750 for BOC between them.
  • BOC had 6 places available for 2016.


  • In September, Kimberley and Jessica Newark cycled from London to Brighton for BOC in memory of their father who died from oesophageal cancer raising nearly £900.
  • In June, Robert Sadleir particitpated in the Raid Golfe du Morbihan: Ultra Marin raising £870 for BOC in memory of inspirational teacher, Robert Schofield.
  • In September, Robert’s brother Jack Schofield cycled from London to Paris for BOC raising nearly £2,800.


  • In November, Jack organised the “Robbie Schofield Charity Dinner” raising funds for BOC and Brake road safety charity raising nearly £2500 for each charity.


  • In November, Dr Li Von Schack ran her third marathon for BOC, in New York. She will be running the London Marathon for BOC in April. She may be sponsored here.


  • In October, Barrett’s Wessex had 4 runners in the Great South Run. Lou Munro, Paul Boyce, Dave Olsen and Elliott Olsen raised nearly £2,500 for Barrett’s Wessex between them.
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