Southsea dove release for cancer awareness

Left to right: Micheal Whitelock, who helps run the scheme, with Year 10 students Scarlett Thomas, Holly Linford, Zara Zahid, Wiktoria Lasocka and Leyton Whitelock

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CEREMONIAL doves will be released to recognise those who have suffered from asbestos-related cancer.

Action Mesothelioma Day, which was launched in 2006, was created to raise awareness of the disease, which is a form of cancer.

The Hampshire Asbestos Support and Awareness Group is hosting the dove release outside The Queen’s Hotel, in Clarence Parade, Southsea.

A public meeting will follow, speakers include Debbie Brewer, a mesothelioma sufferer and Dr Adrian Dobbs, who will be representing The June Hancock Mesothelioma Research Fund.

Refreshments will be served.

The event takes place on Friday, July 6, at noon.

For more information or advice, visit hasag.co.uk