St Luke’s Hospice Make A Will Month: “Why mum’s death made me plan for the future” “Why mum’s death made me plan for the future” This September is ‘Make a Will Month’, an annual will writing initiative organised by St. Luke’s Hospice. Throughout the month, local solicitors have offered to lend their time and expertise […]
A FREE Dementia Awareness Day offering advice and support to the public and healthcare professionals is being held by St. Luke’s Hospice on Saturday 14th September. Taking place in the Day Hospice, the event is an opportunity to find out more about dementia and the range of help and support that is available locally. It’s […]
Hospice at Home service receives ‘Outstanding’ rating by CQC in first inspection HOSPICE at Home, a palliative care service at St. Luke’s Hospice in Basildon, has been rated ‘Outstanding’ by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) following its first inspection. The service, which was inspected last month [July 2019], supports people to be cared for at […]
IMAGINE an extra £1,000 at the end of summer… A last minute getaway, some home improvements or the start of a new winter wardrobe! You could do anything but nothing will beat the satisfaction of knowing you’ve helped support your local hospice.
THIS year’s annual Fun Walk (again hosted by Barleylands Farm) has announced it is making good progress towards its event on 8 September. Last year, the event raised £100,000 for nearly 100 charities – bringing the total monies raised since inception in 2002 to £1,064,000.
DOTING father and husband Richard Puffett was 65 years old when he passed away from a rare form of lung cancer. Here, his wife Sharon and daughter Charlotte share his story and are encouraging others to join them in supporting the Hospice.
IT’S time to sign up to this year’s Luke’s to Luke’s Walk – a 5 and 10 mile charity fundraiser organised by St. Luke’s Hospice.
THOUSANDS of pounds have been raised following a Charity Football Match between the Essex County FA and Palmers FC to raise money for stillbirth and neonatal death charity, Sands, and CALM, the Campaign Against Living Miserably.
THURROCK charities and community groups are being encouraged to apply for funding of up to £20,000 from a pot worth over £3 million that has been raised by players of People’s Postcode Lottery.
FIRST Give and Gable Hall School worked in partnership to help young people give back to their communities and speak out for causes they believe in. Students at the school dedicated time and effort to chosen charities through social action, with one class winning a First Give grant of £1,000 for their charity!
THURROCK charity launches giving circle to help local people to achieve their goals and dreams Precious Pearl charity is launching a giving circle at a charity event in Grays next week to support local individuals and small start ups. The initiative will be launched at the charity’s community champions grants and awards event taking place […]
St Luke Hospice host Make a Will Fortnight. Full details on poster.
Hospice art festival showcases creative work of patients – Unique two-day exhibition featured creations by Hospice patients and their families, as well as photographic art donated by royal photographer Arthur Edwards MBE – The personal, creative work of patients and families at an Essex Hospice went on display to the public as part of a […]
PATIENTS and staff at Basildon Hospital cheered on former patient Alan Moorcraft -Sexton on Sunday 16 June, when he joined Soccer Aid 2019, the world’s biggest charity football match at Stamford Bridge in Chelsea.
VITAL infrastructure works at Redrow’s forthcoming “The Shires” development in Bulphan have been delivered by the housebuilder, paving the way for the construction of an eagerly awaited new care facility for the local community.
ON TUESDAY, Contact the Elderly were treated to a luxurious Tea Party with Clarins treatments hosted by Intu Lakeside.
SUMMER is fast approaching, and what better way to celebrate then joining the Hospice at our annual SUMMER FETE. Similar to their all famous Christmas Market, the Summer Fete will be hosted behind the Hospice as well as within surrounding fields and Hospice Garden.
A POPULAR Grays estate agent has made a donation to the Thurrock Foodbank.
APPLICATIONS for funding welcome from local charities and community groups across London and Thames Valley
Celebrity football match to support Isla. Fulll details on poster.
MARTIN Leslie, head of upper school at Beauchamps High School in Wickford, raised £3716.75 by completing the London Marathon in 4hours 38minutes.
A BASILDON fundraiser is calling on people to join her team for this month’s Mud Run – a gruelling mud and obstacle race – to help raise funds for St. Luke’s Hospice.
BASILDON resident Dave Penson will be embarking on the Prudential RideLondon 100-mile cycle challenge to raise money for St. Luke’s Hospice in memory of his mother.
STANFORD-le-Hope residents Aron and Ryan Farmer were among 47 runners who took on the legendary London Marathon in support of the National Deaf Children’s Society on Sunday, 28 April. Aron, 23, finished the marathon in four hours five minutes and Ryan, 28, finished in five hours 41 minutes. The brothers have raised £5,837 so far […]