Shooting Star CHASE Children's Charity Wins Queen's Award

And presents an action packed line-up of summer activities

Shooting Star CHASE, the children's hospice service caring for families with a child or teenager not expected to reach their 19th birthday, yesterday won The Queen's Award for Voluntary Service, becoming the first ever children's hospice service to do so. The award is the MBE for groups of volunteers who work in their local community for the benefit of others.

And now, with summer upon us, there are some great local activities coming up over the next few months in support of the award winning charity

Asics British 10k run is an annual event, bringing together thousands of people on a route through central London. You can take part in this memorable event whilst raising vital funds to support children and teenagers with a life-limiting condition in your area. Email

Date: Sunday 10th July 2011

Distance: 10k

Guaranteed places with Shooting Star CHASE! Suggested minimum sponsorship is only £150.

St Dunstan’s Open Golf Fun Day – A Texas Scramble at Sunbury Golf Club, Charlton Lane, Sunbury. Teams teeing off between 5.30pm-6.30pm on the small 9 hole golf course.  Meal & Prizes will follow with entertainment from ‘Why Not Now’ barbershop singers. Email

Date: Monday 11th July, from 5.30pm

Entry: £25 including practice days, golf round & meal.

Shooting Star CHASE Summer Fair - Live Music, BBQ, Face Painting, Games & Attractions, Donkey Rides,  Craft Stalls, Classic Cars & Motorbikes, Bouncy Castle and much  more. Taking place at Mytchett Community Centre, Mytchett Road, Mytchett nr Camberley. Visit

Date: Sunday 24 July 2011, 12:00pm to 5:00pm

Entry: £1 adults/50p children

Classic Car Show & Autojumble - This fantastic Classic Car Show is in its 10th year. Organised by Cranleigh Lions, this fun packed event is held at the Cranleigh Showground, Cranleigh, GU6 7DW. Visit

Date: Sunday 21st August 2011, 9.00am to 4.30pm

Entry: £5 for adults, free for children under 16.   Programmes  £3.

June 3, 2010