Tuesday, October 3, 2023


Support your local hospice one-step at a time at St. Luke’s Loop sponsored walk

SUPPORT your local hospice one-step at a time at St. Luke's Loop sponsored walk

Sally Gunnell OBE champions cancer charity Cancer Support UK

OLYMPIC Champion and Health and Wellbeing advocate, Sally Gunnell OBE has announced that she will be supporting national cancer charity Cancer Support UK.

Essex Air Ambulance week takes off in Thurrock

STARTING today (Monday 4th September), Air Ambulance Week 2023 will take off across the UK, and local charity, the Essex & Herts Air Ambulance (EHAAT),...

New charity launches to support good causes across Essex

A NEW Essex-based charity has launched with thousands of pounds of grant funding available to support community-centric good causes making a positive impact in...

CEO of EHAAT marks 20 years of loyal service to life saving charity

IN a milestone year for Essex & Herts Air Ambulance (EHAAT) marking 25 years of saving lives, colleagues and friends have paid tribute to CEO, Jane Gurney, as she reaches 20 years of loyal service with the charity.

North Stifford woman set to take on swimming challenge for Bowel Cancer charity

ANNA Ellis from North Stifford is taking on the challenge to swim 15km throughout the month of August to raise money for Bowel Cancer UK

Make The Dream Factory your Charity of the Year and help grant more dreams for Essex youngsters!

ESSEX-based Charity The Dream Factory, grants dreams to children and young adults between the age of 3 to 25 years, who suffer from life-threatening,...

One Love’ for Little Havens’ Patron of boyband fame

LOCAL charity, Little Havens, is proud to announce its new Patron, Simon Webbe of boyband Blue.

Women’s Institute and Essex Freemasons in a tight knit group to help Neonatal Intensive Care Units all over the UK

THE Women’s Institute (WI) in Thurrock and Essex Freemasons have got together with a local charity, ‘Get Started Art’, and the Stifford Clays Health Practice PPG (Patient Participation Group) to provide knitted toys and clothes for a Basildon based charity ‘Colourful Beginnings’.  Around 60,000 babies are born prematurely every year in the UK. This means that one in every 13 babies is born before 37 weeks. At Colourful Beginnings, they support families with premature and sick babies in Neonatal Intensive Care Units (NICUs) all over the UK.

Local businesses step up to ‘Brew for the Crew’ in aid of Essex & Herts Air Ambulance

LOCAL businesses step up to ‘Brew for the Crew’ in aid of Essex & Herts Air Ambulance

Local business celebrates turning 60 and donates £6,060 to St Luke’s Hospice

SEIB Insurance Brokers have this week donated £6,060 to St Luke’s Hospice in Basildon as part of their diamond anniversary celebrations. SEIB has a history of donating to St Luke’s and has named the hospice their Charity of the Year for 2023. SEIB is set to support to further fundraising events run by St Luke’s in the months to come. 

Thurrock woman who helped organise the Queen’s funeral awarded MBE

SOPHIE Scowen, 35, from Chafford Hundred, will be awarded an MBE for services to the State Funeral of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Since...

Thurrock Soup returns to help new entrpreneurs

FROM The organisers: "Thank you for taking the time to read this, I would like to invite you to a Great New Thurrock SOUP...

St. Luke’s Hospice celebrates volunteers during Volunteers Week

VOLUNTEERS at St. Luke's Hospice were celebrated last week (Tuesday 6th May) at a special thank you event hosted by the charity during Volunteers Week.

St Luke’s Hospice In-Patient Unit to open this summer 

THE In-Patient Unit at the St. Luke’s Hospice site in Thurrock is set to open this summer, creating a range of job opportunities at the leading local healthcare charity.  

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