JUST like the rest of our community, and indeed the country, we find ourselves in exceptional circumstances at the moment with developments surrounding COVID-19.
FRIENDS, family and St. Luke’s Hospice supporters are coming together with ‘Soul Fiesta’ who are organising a Soul night party to celebrate the 30th anniversary of St. Luke’s Hospice after the loving care given to Simon Cudbil.
PUPILS from primary schools in Thurrock and Basildon sang their hearts out in a competition for St. Luke’s Hospice yesterday evening [Thursday 5 March].
THE new logo, launched in the charity’s 30th anniversary year, was created for free by local designers from Encompass Creative Ltd, a company which has worked with St. Luke’s Hospice for over 10 years.
ST. Luke’s Hospice invites local businesses to join their new network of like-minded businesses called – The Grand Plan.
THIS year St. Luke’s Hospice in Basildon will be celebrating its 30th anniversary; marking three decades of caring for the community.
ARE you a business support worker or volunteer who wants to better understand the grieving process? Come along to St Luke’s Talking to a Bereaved Person course on Friday 17th January, 13:30 – 16:30, for just £25!
DID you hear that our amazing school choirs raised a total of £4,291.43 by singing at local shopping centres?! How amazing is that!
A LONGSTANDING volunteer at St. Luke’s Hospice has won an award for his commitment to the local charity.
MORE than £4,500 has been raised for St. Luke’s Hospice at the charity’s annual Christmas Market on Sunday (17th November).
St. Luke’s Hospice is seeking volunteers for Christmas tree collection and recycling fundraising initiative.
THE charity is looking for volunteers with their own van to help collect Christmas trees from designated addresses on Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th January, 9am – 4pm, and drop them off at the Basildon Recycle Barleylands Depot. Addresses will be concentrated within a three mile radius of the depot and routes will be mapped out for each driver before the day.
COME and join St. Luke’s Hospice at the charity’s annual Christmas Market at the Chichester Hotel on Sunday 17th November.
THURROCK Darts players have raised over a thousand pounds for St Luke’s Hospice.
MORE than 200 people took part in the Luke’s to Luke’s Walk on Sunday 6th October – a 5 and 10 mile charity fundraiser organised by St. Luke’s Hospice.
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.
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.
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 […]
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.
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.