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.
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.
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.
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.
ST. Luke’s Hospice is joining forces with other hospices across the UK to support a new campaign aimed at widening access to the vital support they provide for people with life-limiting conditions and those who care for them. The ‘Open Up Hospice Care’ campaign – which launched this week and is led by national hospice […]
MORE than 500 runners donned their trainers on Sunday (17th February) to take part in the St. Luke’s Hospice Test Track 10 at the Ford Test Track in Dunton, Basildon. The sun was shining bright for the race, which is organised by St. Luke’s Hospice in partnership with Ford Motor Company Ltd. Now in its […]
THE Wig Bank operates on the last Saturday of every month at St. Luke’s Hospice and has a simple concept – Unwanted wigs are donated to the ‘Wig Bank’ where they are cleaned and conditioned to a professional standard.
MEMBERS of Orsett Golf Club have raised a fantastic £15,000 for St Luke’s Hospice through a series of fundraising events and initiatives held throughout 2018.
MEMBERS of Tai Chi for Health enjoyed their usual Monday Tai Chi, Beginners Yoga, 50+ fitness. For one day only they could have the session free or donate to St Luke’s Hospice. They could also drop off their unwanted towels and blankets to keep small animals warm this winter. Health Coach Trevor Rawson said “St […]
ST. Luke’s Hospice are putting out a timely reminder that their One Response, Hospice at Home are all operational over the Christmas New Year period:
ST. Luke’s Hospice is proud to announce that their volunteer and Lead Ambassador Peter Eates has been awarded the ‘Charity Comms’ Inspiring Communicator Award’. Peter was given this prestigious national Award in London by Charity Comms Executives.
IN October 2015 things could not have looked worst for John Moore, now age 73, as in his own words ‘’ alcohol took over and nearly cost me my life !’’
SUE Wooding and Karen Morris both have secondary breast cancer. They want people who also have the same incurable illness to know the great benefits they receive by attending a friendly, self-run ‘Get Together’ at Outpatients & Therapies department of St. Luke’s Hospice once a month, and invite them to come along and join in.
ST. Luke’s Hospice is keen to let people know that ‘The Wig Bank’ which offers support to women who have lost their hair through Cancer treatment or other illnesses has their next session on Saturday 27th October at the Hospice and there are still a few appointments left.
LAST Sunday over 200 people pulled on their walking shoes to raise funds for St. Luke’s Hospice by walking either 5 or 10 miles through the beautiful Langdon Hills country side.