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Police challenge triples fundraising target

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Riot police runners raised more than £14,000 for us – smashing their fundraising target – after conquering the Market Drayton 10k in their full kit and body armour. The West Mercia Police team braved the difficult, hot conditions on May 12 to complete the race, raising funds to help us fund our care. The charity… Read more »

Classic car show to celebrate 10th year this summer

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Motorists in Shropshire and beyond are gearing up for the tenth year of a popular classic car show in support of Severn Hospice. Hundreds of classic and vintage cars will take centre stage at Attingham Park for our annual Classic Vehicle Rally on August 11. The event will see vehicles from all eras on display… Read more »

Hospice gardens to open to the public

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Our green-fingered gardening staff and volunteers are getting set to open the award-winning gardens of our hospice to the public. The blooming beautiful gardens of Severn Hospice will play host to two open garden events across both sites over the coming weeks. Hundreds are set to flock to our gardens in Bicton, Shrewsbury on Sunday… Read more »

Hospice opens 27th shop to community

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Our supporters, staff and volunteers came together as we opened our 27th shop to the community. The new Monkmoor store in Shrewsbury is the latest in our portfolio to contribute £1 million towards the care of local families. It is now the fifth shop we have opened in the town – joining our furniture store,… Read more »

School staff and teachers to take on boat race in memory of colleague Sam

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Sixty school teachers and staff are swapping the classroom for a dragon boat in a bid to raise £3,000 in memory of their friend and colleague. Three teams from Hadley Learning Community secondary school will take to the waters of the River Severn in Shrewsbury to put their rowing abilities to the test at our… Read more »

New date for Kapow! Shropshire’s biggest inflatable obstacle course

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We were never going to let Storm Hannah get the better of Kapow! 2019 and we can now confirm we have a new date for Shropshire’s biggest inflatable obstacle course – Sunday 16 June. Registration has reopened online so dust off that superhero costume and get ready for a fantastic fun-filled 5k challenge at Shrewsbury’s… Read more »

Our Virgin Money London Marathon runners

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Mega marathon runners Our supporters make us who we are. We would not be able to provide our care without the immense effort of so many who believe in what we do. A lot have experienced us caring for someone they love first hand so their support comes from a real understanding of the difference… Read more »

Sister trio to walk Quarry event in memory of loved ones

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The heartbreak of losing loved ones at Severn Hospice has brought the family of sisters Steph, Sue and Lesley even closer together. They first experienced our care back in 2013, after Steph Hardman’s husband of 37 years, Jim, was diagnosed with incurable lung cancer. The grandfather received ‘amazing’ care at our Telford hospice and spent… Read more »

Time running out to take on giant inflatable obstacle course

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Our team of nurses are searching for superheroes to join in with Shropshire’s biggest inflatable course next week. Kapow! takes place on Saturday, 27 April and time is running out for people to sign up and take part. Participants are invited to become superheroes for the day and take on the ten giant inflatables – either… Read more »

Reduced capacity at our Telford hospice

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A message about changes to capacity at our Telford hospice following a reduction in funding from Telford and Wrekin Clinical Commissioning Group. Severn Hospice has been trying over many months to engage with Telford and Wrekin CCG to discuss a proposed £250,000 cut in the support it gives us. Sadly, despite our efforts to make… Read more »