CUSTOMERS and staff at the Fox and Hound pub in Orsett, Grays, have donated more than 400 Easter eggs for patients and families being supported by St. Luke’s Hospice.
LOCAL charity Thurrock Contact the Elderly have thanked one of their volunteers Jane Penticost.
A fundraising Bingo evening in Grays raised over £1000 to help local mum Beccy Lewis who is battling to overcome life threatening cancer.
THIS month, St. Luke’s Hospice has been supporting a new national campaign aimed at widening access to the vital support hospice’s provide for people with life-limiting conditions and those who care for them. The ‘Open Up Hospice Care’ campaign highlights how hospice care is available beyond hospice in-patient units, including in people’s homes.
PUPILS from primary schools in Thurrock and Basildon sang their hearts out in a competition for St. Luke’s Hospice yesterday [Thursday 21 March], judged by BBC’s The Voice UK winner Ruti Olajugbagbe.
DANCE novices took to the dancefloor on Saturday (16th March) in a Strictly-inspired fundraising event for St. Luke’s Hospice, helping to raise a staggering £32,000 for the charity.
A GRAYS mother-of-two is hosting a family fun day for a very worthwhile cause. Ola Adegbenro is the Founder/CEO of Colourful Beginnings Ola told YT: “I am a mum of two girls who were born prematurely and the founder of Colourful Beginnings. My first daughter was born three years ago at 23 weeks with no […]
Contact the Elderly to host a night of variety. Full details on poster.
ST. Luke’s Hospice is joining forces with other hospices across the UK to support a new campaign aimed at widening access to the vital support they provide for people with life-limiting conditions and those who care for them. The ‘Open Up Hospice Care’ campaign – which launched this week and is led by national hospice […]
MORE than 500 runners donned their trainers on Sunday (17th February) to take part in the St. Luke’s Hospice Test Track 10 at the Ford Test Track in Dunton, Basildon. The sun was shining bright for the race, which is organised by St. Luke’s Hospice in partnership with Ford Motor Company Ltd. Now in its […]
THE Wig Bank operates on the last Saturday of every month at St. Luke’s Hospice and has a simple concept – Unwanted wigs are donated to the ‘Wig Bank’ where they are cleaned and conditioned to a professional standard.
ESSEX’S largest shopping centre is sharing the love with the region’s only children’s hospice ahead of Valentine’s Day.
MEMBERS of Orsett Golf Club have raised a fantastic £15,000 for St Luke’s Hospice through a series of fundraising events and initiatives held throughout 2018.
FOR the first time ever, a community action day is being launched to raise money for Thurrock on Friday 29 March by local Charity – Giving for Thurrock.
Barn Dance Fundraiser for Special Needs Activity Club. Full details on poster.
THURROCK Foodbank is pleased to announce that they have a new food collection point at Morrisons in Grays town centre. It is available all the times the store is open.
FREE donated winter clothes, bedding and footwear will be available to those in need thanks to Essex County Fire and Rescue Service Winter Warmers pop-up shop at the Beach Park The Lighthouse Café at Grays Beach on Thursday 17 January from 10am to 4pm. Take what you need so these items help as many as […]
GIVING for Thurrock (incorporating Thurrock Community Chest) are pleased to announce that the first round of funding has become available from the various fund raising activities that have been undertaken over the past 9 months.
A MAN born and brought up in Grays has been recognised in the New Year Honours. Mervyn Thomas, has been appointed a Companion of the Most Distinguished Order of St Michael and St George (C.M.G), in recognition of his services to human rights and freedom of religion or belief. Following the publication of his appointment […]
MEMBERS of Tai Chi for Health enjoyed their usual Monday Tai Chi, Beginners Yoga, 50+ fitness. For one day only they could have the session free or donate to St Luke’s Hospice. They could also drop off their unwanted towels and blankets to keep small animals warm this winter. Health Coach Trevor Rawson said “St […]
ST. Luke’s Hospice are putting out a timely reminder that their One Response, Hospice at Home are all operational over the Christmas New Year period:
DP World London Gateway and ATL Haulage Contractors Ltd make special, festive delivery to Little Havens Hospice.
AN ATL truck, decked out in a Christmas sleigh wrap, and with Father Christmas behind the wheel, delivered presents to the children’s hospice in Hadleigh.
INTU Lakeside has partnered with mental health foundation Blurt to provide advice to customers and staff on managing their mental wellbeing over Christmas.
A CHARITY golf day has raised an amazing £4,053.63 for Basildon University Hospital’s Breast Unit Fund (BUST) and event organiser, Allan Brodie, presented the cheque to Breast Unit staff on 21 November.