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How we can help you make a will

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Loved ones left in limbo as one in two adults in the UK die without making a will, according to new research. In a bid to get more people to make a will we have joined forces with legal eagles Clarkes Solicitors, Hatchers Solicitors and mfg Solicitors for our will writing initiative. Under the scheme… Read more »

It’s Volunteers’ Week

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As part of national Volunteers’ Week we wanted to say a huge thank you to each and everyone of our volunteers for the vital contribution they make to our hospice. Without their unwavering support we simply would not be able to care for the thousands of people from across Shropshire and Mid Wales who need… Read more »

Rollers take on charity paint challenge

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Skaters from a roller derby team are swapping their wheels and club kit for trainers and T-shirts to take part in  our colourful fun run. Evolution Roller Derby club are all ready for our Colour Run, where runners circuit Telford Town Park braving a series of paint-pelting stations. Billed as Shropshire’s ‘most colourful 5k’, the… Read more »

A colourful surprise for six-year-old Lacie

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Six-year-old Lacie Peate from Telford had a colourful surprise when she learned her design will grace the T-shirts of more than a thousand charity fun-runners. Scores of primary schools entered our competition to design a runner’s T-shirt for our Colour Run taking place on June 10 at Telford Town Park. During a special assembly at… Read more »

Fancy some lolly?

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  We are hoping to spread a little sunshine by giving our supporters the chance to win up to £5,000 this summer. Our annual Summer Raffle has now launched and we are asking local people to make a difference to our patients by purchasing tickets for the bumper draw. Money raised from raffle ticket sales… Read more »

Lets go quackers

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Ironbridge is set to go a bit quackers this weekend as the much-anticipated Lets Go Quackers Family Art Trail officially opens. Ten larger than life ducks will be on display at various points within the town between Saturday 5 May and Sunday 8 July before swimming off to Southwater in Telford where they will be… Read more »

Following in Jo’s footsteps

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The friends and family of a Telford woman say they will be ‘walking in her footsteps’ when they take part in a ladies-only charity walk next week. Jo Pearce, from Muxton, died at the age of 37 after losing her battle with breast cancer at the end of 2017. The mother of one had been… Read more »

Super-fundraiser achieves his goal

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A super-fundraiser from Telford has achieved his goal of raising £20,000 for two charities. Deputy Mayor of Telford and Wrekin Cllr Raj Mehta set out to raise £10,000 for both our hospice and John Taylor hospice in Birmingham. The father of two set out on his mammoth fundraising efforts after being inspired by the work of… Read more »

Acclaimed author is coming to Shrewsbury

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Acclaimed author and palliative care pioneer, Dr. Kathryn Mannix, is coming to Shrewsbury to give a talk about her book ‘With the End in Mind’ on 17 May at the Shrewsbury Education Centre, Royal Shrewsbury Hospital as part of Dying Matters Week. The book, which is a Sunday Times Bestseller, looks at the biggest taboo… Read more »

Stars to come out for three-day outdoor film festival

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Film fans and families are being promised a premiere with a difference when we host our first Sunset Cinema festival, in aid of our £5 million appeal. We are providing three nights of movie magic at Hawkstone Park Follies, near Shrewsbury. The showings of silver screen classics Some Like It Hot, The Lion King, and… Read more »