ST.Joseph’s RC Primary School, Stanford Le Hope kicked off the PTA’s fundraising year with their ‘Funky Sock’ day challenge…
THIS September, intu Lakeside will be helping Macmillan Cancer Support by bringing the Essex community together to raise money as part of the annual fundraising campaign ‘World’s Biggest Coffee Morning’. Refreshments, cakes and sweets donated by Patisserie Valerie and Mr Simms will be provided for shoppers on Friday 28 September for a donation towards Macmillan […]
STAFF at St. Luke’s Hospice are holding a free to attend ‘Dementia Awareness drop in day’ taking place at the Day Hospice in Basildon on Saturday 29th September from 10am till 2pm.
ON Tuesday 4th September 2018 at the “Old Regent Ballroom”, in Stanford Le Hope, St Luke’s Hospice, in partnership with other prominent organisations in the Basildon and Thurrock area,
ON Saturday 8th September, 12 friends took part in Nuclear Rookie Races, Brentwood to raise funds and awareness for JDRF, the type 1 diabetes research charity. The children were spurred on to do the 3k run in memory of their dear friend Samual Meads.
Grays organisation receives £10K lottery money to advise on blood diseases that affect black community
A Grays organisation has received a car boost to help raise awareness of blood diseases affecting the black community in Thurrock.
FOLLOWING 19 years of raising money to help local people, the much loved Thurrock Community Chest will be joining forces with Giving for Thurrock (GiFT). Giving for Thurrock is a place based giving initiative which brings together local people and fundraising to effect change and develop positive communities.
St Lukes are pleased to announce that applications for ‘Strictly St Lukes 2019’ are now open – but be quick – applications close on 10th September !
THE housebuilder’s Community Champions fund supports grassroots activities that improve the quality of life for local people. The Persimmon Community Champions initiative is a national programme where charities
VETERAN Chadwell St Mary fundraiser, Stanley Wall was the special guest of the mayor of Thurrock.
THE 2018 Nursing Times Awards shortlist, recognising excellence in nursing, has been announced and St. Luke’s Hospice are in the running to receive an award for their ‘Shared Care Liver Pathway’ developed by St. Luke’s Hospice in collaboration with the liver team at Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Trust.
RESIDENTS on a Thurrock caravan and mobile home site who watched anxiously as firefighters fought a blaze that threatened their homes have responded by donating thousands of pounds to charity.
Autism Friendly event at Aveley FC. Full details on poster.
AT the end of June 2017 the local End of Life Care and Community MacMillan services transferred from North East London Foundation Trust (NELFT) to St. Luke’s Hospice, and became known as ‘The Community Palliative Care Team’ (CPCT).
DIANNE Revell, who was a Thurrock Council councillor for Orsett for 17 years and mayor between 2007 and 2008, passed away on Saturday.
ELAINE Stevens from the Rotary club of Grays Thurrock presented a cheque for £400 to five young people from Thurrock Scouts who are part of a group of eight selected to represent Essex Scouts and the UK at the 24th World Scout Jamboree in July 2019.
CHARITY runner, Tina Saville from South Ockendon, will be running St. Luke’s Hospice Hero Fun Run again this year – joined by her 10 year old son Freddie in his first official run; Tina explains ‘’ My sister Kara passed away 3 years ago, from an aggressive form of inflammatory Breast Cancer. She first discovered […]
Charity football match in memory of Kevin Malthouse. Full details on poster.
FROM 15th June to 29th June 2018, Amazon will be tripling its donation rate for qualifying purchases made by shoppers using AmazonSmile. Customers who shop at smile.amazon.co.ukcan choose a charity to support before they start shopping and that charity will receive donations from Amazon at no additional cost to the customer or charity.
REPRESENTATIVES from Grays Athletic girls under 14 and 15 teams held a cake sale at Little Thurrock Post Office on Saturday 2nd June with all proceeds going to the SANDS (Still Births And Neonatal Deaths) charity, a magnificent total of £1176 was raised on the day.
HUSBAND and wife Jo and Steve Drury, live in Grays: Jo and has been looking after Steve since he was diagnosed with Multiple System Atrophy (MSA) in 2014.
During Carer’s Week (11 – 17 June) Jo is keen to let other Carers who may be struggling to cope know about how the Hospice has helped her in her caring role.
ON Wednesday 6th June, Orsett Golf Club was proud to support Sir Ian Botham’s, Beefy’s Foundation Golf Challenge.
A PAIR of dedicated fundraisers will walk 190 mikes across Scotland in June.