Hospice News

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Midnight Walk grand total and winners announced

The total amount raised from our 2016 Midnight Walk has amounted to nearly £120,000 so far! The event, which took place in May, was one of the best attended yet, with over 900 walkers taking part. Almost all of the sponsorship money pledged has now come in and the fundraising superstars who […]

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Santa Fun Run 2016 Launched

Groups of families, friends and corporate organisations are once again preparing themselves for the annual, festive, sponsored Santa Fun Run. Entrants are being encouraged to unleash their inner reindeer in order to run, jog or stroll the 5k or 2.5k route around the Brooklands area. All participants aged 4yrs+ will […]

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Our 15 year partnership with Maastricht University

The UK palliative care system is viewed by many nations as being significantly advanced; indeed, hospice care as we know it has its origins in Dame Cicely Saunders, Founder of the modern hospice movement. As a result, medical staff from other countries look to industry professionals in Britain for expert […]

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Vote for Sam Beare Community Team

We have been given the chance to win £25,000 in an online competition, thanks to the Aviva Community Fund, which helps small charities by offering members of the public a chance to vote for the projects they care about. Any funds won in this online vote will go towards the Sam Beare […]

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Chocolate tombola BOGOF

Every year we have a huge chocolate tombola at our Christmas Craft Fair which raises significant funds for the Hospices. We wouldn’t be able to do this without the kind donations of chocolate items from the local community. If you are able to donate a chocolate bar, box, tub, bag, multipack, […]

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Surrey Half Marathon 2017 launched

We are excited to announce that the Surrey Half Marathon is now officially taking registrations for the next race on 12th March 2017. Team WSB are once again joining the race and have secured a limited number of places for supporters to run for just £22 per place! The official […]

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Bobby returns for 7th year in a row

Raising money for the Hospices, stand up comedian Bobby Davro is set to return to the New Victoria Theatre in Woking for his 7th Annual Comedy Gala on Sunday 9th October at 7pm. In advance of the show, he paid his regular visit to Woking Hospice to say hello to […]

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New interim CEO appointed

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Jayne Cooper as Interim Chief Executive. Jayne joined the Hospices in September 2015 as Director of Nursing from the Buckinghamshire NHS Trust where she was Associate Chief Nurse for Integrated Medicine and a member of the Executive team responsible for the operational, financial […]

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Get ready for a big night out, IN!

We’ve had our Big Get Together… now it’s time for yours! We are proud to be part of a collaboration of 13 hospices across the South East inviting people to join an exciting fundraising campaign by getting together to have a night out, IN, in support of hospice care. The Big […]

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Pool Tournament raises hundreds on cue

A pool tournament was held by Bell on the Green pool club last Monday, to raise funds for our hospices. The ‘Cookie Cup’ was held in memory of club member, Darren Cook, who died of cancer and was cared for at Woking Hospice in the last few weeks of his life. […]

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