Hospice News

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Miracle of Merrow…

Charity shops are always a great place to pick up little treasures at low prices, but our shop in Merrow also has a tendency to sell winning tickets to our Hospice Lottery! The latest £1000 winner was 53-year-old local shopper Linda Dixon-Dymott, who loves visiting the shop and sees it […]

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Join our Dragon Boat Challenge

On Sunday 6th July Goldsworth Lake will see teams paddle against each other for our inaugural Dragon Boat Charity Challenge. Trisha Corless, a member of ‘Wraysbury Dragons’ and the GB Dragon Boat squad, came along to the launch to give some tips for the big day. She is pleased to […]

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P4C continue its support with new events

Pedal4Charity, which for the past 6 years has raised nearly £180,000 for us, is changing its fundraising efforts to continue supporting us. The P4C team behind popular events such as the P4C Bike Ride & Fun Day, The Barn Dances, and The Big Quiz Night remains committed to the Hospices, […]

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Having a n-ice time…

Youngsters from our Children’s Bereavement Services got an Easter treat of the active kind, when they met up for a free ice skating session at the Guildford Spectrum, managed by Freedom Leisure. It was the first time that we’ve taken advantage of our recent partnership with Spectrum, and look forward […]

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Sam Beare Ball

Our glamorous fundraising ball for Sam Beare Hospice will take place at Mercedes-Benz World on Saturday 17 May, and there are still a few tables available. The black tie event will include a champagne reception, delicious three course meal, luxury tombola and dancing. There will also be live entertainment from […]

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Come on Girls!

We have launched our women’s only Midnight Walk, which will take place on Friday the 20th June. It will see women of all ages come together and walk the 8 mile circular route around Brooklands, New Haw and West Byfleet. It’s a truly magical evening with many walking in memory […]

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Palliative Care Congress 2014

Last month we took part in the 10th Palliative Care Congress at The Harrogate International Centre in Harrogate, as our ‘Hospital to Hospice’ designated beds model had been accepted as a poster presentation. Medical Director Dr Fiona Bailey and Director of Clinical Services Rachel Hill went along to deliver the […]

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Win a Honda Jazz for just £1

Purple was the colour in Mercia Walk, Woking, when we launched our annual WSB Car Raffle. Banners, pop ups, balloons and purple sweatshirts made the first prize of a Honda Jazz 1.2s look even more stunning. Each year the Car Raffle raises thousands of pounds for us, and we are […]

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Calling all Vintage Veterans…

We’ve launched our Classic Car Show and Fayre, which for the second year will take place at the iconic Mercedes-Benz World in Weybridge, Surrey, on Sunday 8th June. Have you got a vintage car or motorcycle that you would like to show off? Then this is the place to go! […]

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Happy retirement Libby!

After 18 years of outstanding service Health Care Assistant Libby Punter has retired, and former colleagues, volunteers and the founder of Woking Hospice, Rhod Lofting, came along to thank her and wish her all the best for the future. Libby has worked in the Woking Day Unit since the Hospice […]

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