A WONDERFUL Sunday lunchtime in February of light entertainment.
STEPHEN Metcalfe, Member of Parliament for South Basildon & East Thurrock, is set to take part in a charity dance competition in aid of St Luke’s Hospice in Basildon.
THOUSANDS of local folk turned up to visit St Luke’s Hospice annual Christmas Market at the weekend – a smile-packed event that produced bargains, festive spirit and more than £7,000 towards the Hospice running costs.
AFTER the ‘hype’ surrounding such events as ‘Black Friday’ and ‘Cyber Monday’ the digital world has come together to promote a positive day – ‘#GivingTuesday’.
THEY swam, rode and ran sometimes in a howling gale and rain but there were smiles on the faces of almost 200 participants in the latest St Luke’s Triathlon which is expected to raise around £10,000 for the hospice.
ST Luke’s Hospice has been supporting people in the local community for many years that have experienced bereavement through their Dove Community Counselling Service, offering emotional support, through one to one counselling, support groups and various therapeutic groups.