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More home comfort for hospice patients

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More people living with an incurable illness are set to benefit from our new community nursing service, launched as part of a major review of care provision. We now care for four out of five patients in their homes, as opposed to on our wards, and have developed our Living Well strategy in response. For… Read more »

Cinderellas sought for magical midnight fundraiser

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A parade of princesses is being conjured up for a midnight walk so a Shropshire charity can have a fairy tale ending for one of its biggest events. Severn Hospice, which cares for families in Shropshire and Mid Wales living with an incurable illness, is calling on women to step out with regal style to… Read more »

Everyone wins with Christmas raffle

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Christmas has come early for one lucky resident in Oakengates who’s scooped £5,000 in our fabulous grand prize draw. Thank you to everyone who bought or sold a ticket. In total, you bought or sold more than 85,000 tickets; an absolutely amazing effort! The families we care for will benefit from every penny you’ve helped… Read more »

This is Severn Hospice

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If you have ever wondered what happens when you support us, this sums it up pretty well. Watch now in HD. Thank you for your continued support.

It’s Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs – Oh no it isn’t!

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For one weekend only, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs at Theatre Severn will become Snow White and the SEVERN Dwarfs as we ask panto-goers to support their local hospice. Hospice fundraising manager Lucy Ruff said: “I’m not the wicked queen, we asked Theatre Severn very politely for their support and they were only too… Read more »

Lights of Love shine at St Chad’s

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More than a thousand people were remembered by families, friends and loved ones this weekend during a special candlelit service for charity at St Chad’s Church in Shrewsbury. Severn Hospice’s annual Lights of Love service gathers people  from across Shropshire and Mid Wales to reflect and remember those no longer with us this  Christmas. The… Read more »

Flicks in the Sticks comes to the hospice

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We recently joined forces with the team from Flicks in the Sticks to transform our day hospice into a mini cinema complete with big screen and popcorn for our patients and their carers. Living with an incurable illness has such a big impact on the lives of those with the diagnosis and those who love… Read more »

Lights of Love this weekend

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Hundreds people are expected to join us at St Chad’s Church in Shrewsbury for our annual Lights of Love service on Sunday 3 December. Our Lights of Love service offers families who’ve lost someone the opportunity to remember and celebrate them in light at a special fundraising church service. Due to the popularity of the… Read more »

Severn Hospice has Christmas all wrapped up

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Our network of 25 shops have turned on the sparkle and have gone full-on festive this week as we appeal for shoppers to keep it local and support their community when buying gifts this year. And in a first this Christmas, we have opened an online shop where people can support our work by buying gifts… Read more »

Nearly New Day

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We have joined forces with another Shropshire organisation to support the first national initiative to offer an ethical shopping alternative to Black Friday. Resale and recycling social enterprise Reviive along with our hospice will be promoting Buy Nothing New Day on Friday 24 November. Buy Nothing Day was first started by Canadian artist Ted Dave… Read more »