A charity that provides care for children with life-limiting conditions has received a donation of £1,500 from the Amazon fulfilment centre in Tilbury.
ST Luke’s Hospice still have a few places left on their next ‘HOPE’ course starting on Tuesday 19th June.
THE sun shone on the 250 riders in The annual cycle Marathon at Blackshots on Sunday.
A NEW Hospice Heart Partnership project (HHP) has been launched by St. Luke’s Hospice aimed at supporting people with Heart Failure. The project will implement a shared care pathway between the Cardiology team at Basildon and Thurrock University Hospital, the North East London Trust Community Heart Failure team and St. Luke’s Hospice.
ST Luke’s Hospice is raising public awareness during ‘Dying Matter’s Week’ (14th to 20th May) about planning and choices at the End of Life, at a series of events across Basildon and Thurrock.
AT their recent annual dinner and dance, Thurrock Lions presented the highest Lions achievement award, the Melvin Jones Award, to two of their long standing members. This is the first time that Thurrock Lions have presented this award to their members. There are only approx. 350 people in the world that hold such an honour. […]
ST Luke’s Hospice have been selected as finalists in the HSJ (Health Service Journal) Patient Safety Awards in Palliative Care 2018.
A RACE night will take place at Aveley Football Club’s Parkside ground next month to raise money for two charities.
THE Fundraising Team at St. Luke’s Hospice are looking for ‘fun loving’ people willing to volunteer and offer their help at Hospice events and in their office.
BASILDON Hospital’s paediatric matron has persuaded her husband into completing the nuclear races with her to raise money for the children she cares for.
THURROCK music group, Quest Music Services, and community fundraising project, Giving for Thurrock, are inviting locals to come along to their fundraising charity disco at The Civic Hall on May 4th. All ages will be welcome to join in and boogie through a selection of music spanning six decades.
HAVING battled with freezing temperatures and torrential rain during months of training, Simon Hicks, a nurse at Basildon University Hospital, heroically completed the hottest- on-record London marathon on 22 April. Simon was running his first 26.2 mile event to raise money to enhance care for older patients on Lionel Cosin ward. He set a fundraising […]
A NEW group for women who have Lipoedema is having its inaugural meeting at St. Luke’s Hospice Nethermayne, Basildon, on Friday 20th April between 2 – 4pm. Paula Henderson, who will be heading up the group with her team, explains: “Lipoedema is an underdiagnosed, inherited disease, only found in women, that results in fat being […]
THERE are three care homes within Thurrock so, this is very much a local cause. They provide excellent care for our elderly citizens and rely solely on charitable donations. Please dig deep!
ARE you running the London Marathon on Sunday? As we do every year, we want to give as much publicity as possible to our runners. On the day, we will be charting the progress of runners as they go through the 5KM splits. Simon Howarth contacted us to tell us his story. Simon said: ” […]
A CHAFFORD Hundred woman who was diagnosed with breast cancer five years ago is holding a tennis-a-thon to say thank you to the hospital that treated her.
A POPULAR Indian restaurant in Grays raised £1250 for Haven’s Hospice. The New Delhi on Orsett Road in Grays held the special charity night at the popular restaurant last Saturday (April 7th). Restaurant owner Shumon Rahman said: “We would like to thank everyone that attended the charity event. With everyone’s help, I’m please to say […]
Magic charity night for Romford Hospital. Full details on poster.
ST Luke’s Hospice are keen to let people know that their OneResponse and Hospice at Home Services are ‘on call’ 24/7 throughout the Easter
AWARD-winning local business owner, Benjamin Scarsbrook from Blatella Films, competed in Strictly Air Ambulance 2018 on Saturday night, an annual ballroom dancing competition held by Essex & Herts Air Ambulance Trust in order to raise funds for the charity.
ST Luke’s Hospice received an incredible donation of £2,060 from sisters Sarah and Katie in memory of their mum Maureen Kemp who passed away in St. Luke’s care.
DP World London Gateway presented two cheques, each worth more than £19,000, to two charities following another successful charity quiz.
PARKINSON’S UK is encouraging Essex residents to push their courage to new limits and take on a Wing Walk on Saturday 12 May at Damyns Hall Aerodrome in Upminster. Wing Walkers will be securely strapped to the top wing of an authentic vintage Boeing Stearman biplane, with their very own highly experienced pilot, as they […]
ON Saturday 21st April, The Old Regent Ballroom host a FABULUSH Cabaret night.