Hospice News

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A wonderful evening of fundraising…

On Saturday 19th November we celebrated our 20th anniversary Dove Ball at the Wentworth Golf Club and the Alice in Wonderland themed event raised over £44,000 for our Hospices. Guests included Hospice Patron Michael Aspel and his partner Irene Clarke, New Build Appeal Patron Isabel Webster and her husband Liam Pearce, the Mayor […]

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Grant will ensure quality bathing equipment

We are delighted to have received a grant of £15,017 from the Community Foundation for Surrey, which will go towards the installation of Alenti lift Chairs and Miranti lift bath trolleys in the patient assisted bathrooms in our new hospice. The building will include two large, assisted bathrooms for patients with limited mobility […]

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New shop in Fairlands

There was a queue to get in to our new shop on Fairlands Estate in Guildford when it opened its doors for the first time on Thursday 27th October. This is the 17th hospice shop for our charity and is situated in the heart of the estate and the middle of […]

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Marathon Winners announced live

Last week, a live Facebook stream made the days of six lucky applicants, all who were hoping to secure a place in the 2017 London Marathon as part of Team WSB, by entering the WSB Hospices ballot. Challenge Events Fundraiser, Danni Pulido-Lopera was joined by Hope the Heart to announce […]

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Philip Hammond visits new hospice

We received a distinguished visitor on Friday 14th October, when the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond MP, paid a visit to the new hospice site. Member of Parliament for Runnymede and Weybridge, Mr Hammond was invited to view the new hospice; destined to serve his constituency in place of […]

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Chloe wins Local Heroes award

Eagle Radio celebrated some of the county’s most awe-inspiring residents last week, when they held their  held their annual Local Heroes Awards and excitingly, one of our youngest supporters won the Young Persons Award! Chloe Boyes was cheered by the audience as she made her way up on to the stage […]

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Summer Raffle Prize Draw winner

A First Prize cheque of £2500 has been awarded to regular raffle player Irene Watson, aged 69, of Goldsworth Park, after our Summer Raffle prize draw took place. As a supporter of the Hospices, Irene takes items to the Hospice Shop for resale and she also raises funds in her position […]

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Queen Mother’s Clothing Guild Donation

A gift of 10 sets of men’s pyjamas and dressing gowns and 10 sets of women’s sleepwear, knitted good and bed socks, have been donated to the Hospices from charity the Queen Mother’s Clothing Guild (QMCG). Established in 1882, the clothing and linen charity buys, makes and collects items for distribution […]

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Bobby Davro brings in crowds and cash

Bobby Davro’s Comedy Gala took place on Sunday 9th October 2016 in support of our Hospices, and was once again a rip-roaring success, enjoyed by the audience and volunteers alike. The crowd were in good humour to watch as a plethora of diverse acts took to the stage from Bobby’s […]

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Warehouse Volunteer Recruitment Open Day

Do you have some spare time in your week to volunteer? If the answer is yes, you are invited to come to our Warehouse Recruitment Open Day on Thursday 20th October from 10.30am – 3pm. Potential volunteers can meet the Hospices’ volunteering mascot, the ‘five a day’ banana, and see how […]

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