A MUM is taking on the epic Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge, helping to raise money for the neo-natal intensive care unit (NICU) at Basildon Hospital.
A LOCAL hospice charity is on the lookout for teams from local businesses to join its next annual charity golf event which raises vital funds for its care.
A WOMAN from Grays who organised her own Ascot event at home has raised more than £1,400 for the hospice that cared for her daughter.
THE Amazon fulfilment centre in Tilbury has donated £3,000 to charities that provide domestic abuse and counselling services.
THE UK’s leading heart charity, the British Heart Foundation (BHF) wants to say thank you to all its fantastic shop volunteers, ahead of Thank You Day (4th July 2021).
A GIRL will be celebrating her 10th birthday by having 14 inches of her hair cut off to raise money to help families with ill children at Basildon Hospital.
DAME Esther Rantzen, Founder of the NSPCC run service Childline, TV presenting duo Ant & Dec and TV presenter Emma Willis are calling on the UK to play today in support of the NSPCC’s Childhood Day.
ST. Luke’s Hospice will be launching a programme of four podcasts in a series called ‘It’s time to talk’ on Wednesday 26th May.
THEY did it! Team St. Luke’s – Dr. Melanie Piggott, nurses Emma Beale and Claire Ward, payroll supervisor Keeley Jones and two clinical directors Suzanne Sales and Joanne McCollum, have completed their 10K challenge.
NATIONAL Lottery funding of more than £876,784 has been given to good causes in Thurrock in 2019/20 according to new figures released today to mark the launch of The National Lottery Awards.
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, life-limiting conditions or have severe disabilities and to date has granted over 504 dreams!
JOIN an evening of quizzical fun on Thursday 6th May in a virtual quiz hosted by St. Luke’s Hospice.
DESPITE the recent easing of national COVID-19 lockdown restrictions, many parents of neonatal babies in the South East continue to face significant challenges in being with their premature or sick baby.
A GOLDEN opportunity is available to people in Essex, to take part in a matched-funding challenge aimed at raising a total of £750,000, that will increase the amount of vital support to local community groups and charities.
A team of six St. Luke’s staff, including nurses and a doctor, are taking on a virtual 10K challenge
THIS month a team of six St. Luke’s Hospice staff will be running a virtual 10k in support of the local people and families they care for, as well as the hard work and dedication of everyone at the Hospice throughout the pandemic.
MORRISONS has today announced it will be donating over half a million meals to local pet rescue centres to help feed the nation’s cats and dogs – after demand for pet food has surged during lockdown.
LOCAL organisations in the east of the borough are being invited to submit bids for small cash grants from Rotary East Thurrock.
BUILDING works on the new St. Luke’s Hospice site in Thurrock are complete and the building has been formally handed over by developers, paving the way for an opening later this year.
FIVE serving Essex Police officers have pledged to walk 71.449 kilometres in 24 hours in memory of their friend and colleague, PC Ewan Smith.
Essex Based Charity The Dream Factory launch their 2021 Kids Helping Kids Campaign – Kindness Makes Dreams Come True!
THE Dream Factory grants dreams to children and young adults between the age of 3 to 25 years, who suffer from life-threatening, life-limiting conditions or have severe disabilities
JOIN an evening of quizzical fun this Valentine’s Day and take part in a virtual quiz hosted by St. Luke’s Hospice.
CONCERNS about child abuse have soared since national lockdown measures were first introduced, the NSPCC has found – with the average monthly number of referrals from the charity’s helpline on the issue increasing by 126% in the East of England.
ST. Luke’s Hospice in Basildon, Essex, has launched a new Wellbeing, Information and Support Hub (WISH) for people living with a life-challenging or life-limiting illness. The new integrated service combines three traditional hospice departments; Day Hospice, the Information Resource Service and Complementary Therapy Service; under one umbrella, making it an easy to access holistic experience. […]
A LOCAL charity has said its committed to bringing the community together in grief and celebration this Christmas despite the Coronavirus restrictions.