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Weʼre raising £20,000 to Purchase ‘The Steve Tyson Memorial Beach Hut’

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On June 3rd 2018 our dear friend Steve Tyson passed away after the most courageous of battles with throat cancer. His beautiful wife Michelle (his beloved Minky) and 11 year old son Freddie have been left with a big void in their lives.

Steve had such a big heart, big personality and loved his family and friends so much. All of us have been thinking what we could do, not only as a fitting memorial to Steve but something both Michelle and Freddie could enjoy. if sent by Steve, a Beach Hut has become available near the family home. This, we feel, would be the most perfect of memorials to Steve. A place of happiness, reflection, and fun for all that knew and loved him. Somewhere Michelle and Freddie could make happy memories on a daily basis and where we could all gather annually for a beach party to remember our friend.

Michelle told me about the beach hut and how rare it is for one to become available, she really feels that the timing of its availability was meant to be. Please give what you can to help us make this wonderful dream into a reality for Michelle and Freddie.

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  • Vanessa Shephard5 months ago
    Vanessa Shephard

    Vanessa Shephard

    5 months ago

    The vendor of the beach hut, which Michelle was hoping to buy, has gone quiet and we suspect he has accepted a higher offer. Therefore undeterred we are pressing on with fundraising. During September there will be a boat trip fundraiser and we are currently planning a dress sale for the Autumn. Please rest assured the dream to see ‘Steve’s Beach Shack’ is very much alive. Losing out on the original beach hut is disappointing but it allows us time now to raise more mone, so that the cost to Michelle lessens.

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  • Vanessa Shephard6 months ago
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    Vanessa Shephard

    6 months ago
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Page last updated on: 9/6/2018 2:18 PM



  • Gregory Blurton

    Gregory Blurton

    Sep 6, 2018


  • Shaun Miller

    Shaun Miller

    Sep 6, 2018

    Thanks to Shep for his hospitality in the Solent I would like to make this donation for what was a really great 24hrs....Good luck reaching your goal.


  • Andrew Lally

    Andrew Lally

    Sep 6, 2018

    Steve Shepherd kindly took us for the most fantastic day out yesterday and rather than us reimburse him for any of the costs, he asked us to make a donation, so here is mine. Hope you get your hut!

  • Kirsty Cuthbert

    Kirsty Cuthbert

    Jul 28, 2018

    Hi, we are donating from Ocean Fitness - Kirsty, Kriss and Matt


  • Karen Parker

    Karen Parker

    Jun 16, 2018

    Bibsy you will be so missed - so glad to have known you. Much love Mich and Freddie xx


  • Pierre Bricka

    Pierre Bricka

    Jun 15, 2018

    What a great idea for the beach hut!Pleased to be able to give a little to a man who gave so muchIn memory of my great mate Stevie.


  • The Outlaw

    The Outlaw

    Jun 14, 2018

    Will miss you so much.Lots of love Xxx


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