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 […]
STANFORD man Adam Kortlandt is undertaking the gruelling 100-mile Prudential London/Surrey Bike Ride on Sunday 4th August 2019 and has chosen to support Hardie Park that his daughters love to come to and play in. What a star you are Adam, they are really grateful for your efforts! A spokesperson said: “So far we’ve raised […]
STANFORD-le-Hope brothers Aron and Ryan Farmer are among the 40-plus runners who will take on the legendary London Marathon in support of the National Deaf Children’s Society on Sunday, 28th April.
CUSTOMERS and staff at the Fox and Hound pub in Orsett, Grays, have donated more than 400 Easter eggs for patients and families being supported by St. Luke’s Hospice.
LOCAL charity Thurrock Contact the Elderly have thanked one of their volunteers Jane Penticost.
A fundraising Bingo evening in Grays raised over £1000 to help local mum Beccy Lewis who is battling to overcome life threatening cancer.
THIS month, St. Luke’s Hospice has been supporting a new national campaign aimed at widening access to the vital support hospice’s provide for people with life-limiting conditions and those who care for them. The ‘Open Up Hospice Care’ campaign highlights how hospice care is available beyond hospice in-patient units, including in people’s homes.
PUPILS from primary schools in Thurrock and Basildon sang their hearts out in a competition for St. Luke’s Hospice yesterday [Thursday 21 March], judged by BBC’s The Voice UK winner Ruti Olajugbagbe.
DANCE novices took to the dancefloor on Saturday (16th March) in a Strictly-inspired fundraising event for St. Luke’s Hospice, helping to raise a staggering £32,000 for the charity.
A GRAYS mother-of-two is hosting a family fun day for a very worthwhile cause. Ola Adegbenro is the Founder/CEO of Colourful Beginnings Ola told YT: “I am a mum of two girls who were born prematurely and the founder of Colourful Beginnings. My first daughter was born three years ago at 23 weeks with no […]