Best photos as dream comes true for Vespa-loving Portsmouth mum with terminal cancer

An online appeal for woman with stage four cancer led to around 300 bikers making the journey to Portsmouth.

Monday, 19th August 2019, 4:54 pm
Updated Thursday, 12th September 2019, 2:45 pm
Lorraine Marshall aboard her scooter, and fellow riders. Vespa rally for Lorraine Marshall of Eastney, who is terminally ill. Pictured at Sainbury's Farlington. Picture: Chris Moorhouse (180819-21)

Hundreds of kind-hearted bikers from across the country gathered at the end of last month to put a huge smile on the face of Portsmouth mum Lorraine Marshall, who has stage four terminal cancer of the lung and liver. But she fulfilled a lifelong dream as around 300 riders joined her for a ride out to Petersfield. The 50-year-old from Eastney was diagnosed with metastatic melanoma in October last year. Read our full story here.

 

Vespa rally for Lorraine Marshall of Eastney, who is terminally ill. Lorraine is pictured at Sainbury's Farlington. Picture: Chris Moorhouse (180819-29)

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Lorraine Marshall, front. Vespa rally for Lorraine Marshall of Eastney, who is terminally ill. Pictured at Sainbury's Farlington. Picture: Chris Moorhouse (180819-28)
Dave Brewer. Vespa rally for Lorraine Marshall of Eastney, who is terminally ill. Pictured at Sainbury's Farlington. Picture: Chris Moorhouse (180819-27)
Johnno and June Johnston. Vespa rally for Lorraine Marshall of Eastney, who is terminally ill. Pictured at Sainbury's Farlington. Picture: Chris Moorhouse (180819-22)
Vespa rally for Lorraine Marshall of Eastney, who is terminally ill. Pictured at Sainbury's Farlington. Picture: Chris Moorhouse (180819-20)
Johnno Johnston. Vespa rally for Lorraine Marshall of Eastney, who is terminally ill. Pictured at Sainbury's Farlington. Picture: Chris Moorhouse (180819-23)
From left, Graham Humpston, Lisa Mason, Lorraine Marshall and Sean Mason. Vespa rally for Lorraine Marshall of Eastney, who is terminally ill. Pictured at Sainbury's Farlington. Picture: Chris Moorhouse (180819-24)
Vespa rally for Lorraine Marshall of Eastney, who is terminally ill. Pictured at Sainbury's Farlington. Picture: Chris Moorhouse (180819-18)
Vespa rally for Lorraine Marshall of Eastney, who is terminally ill. Pictured at Sainbury's Farlington. Picture: Chris Moorhouse (180819-19)
Vespa rally for Lorraine Marshall of Eastney, who is terminally ill. Pictured at Sainbury's Farlington. Picture: Chris Moorhouse (180819-17)
Keith Puttock, right, puts his wet waterproofs away now that the sun is out. Vespa rally for Lorraine Marshall of Eastney, who is terminally ill. Pictured at Sainbury's Farlington. Picture: Chris Moorhouse (180819-25)