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Special Achievement award win for Shrewsbury

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Thank you to the readers of the Oswestry and Border Counties Advertizer for recognising our community contribution in the paper’s new awards. Our Breidden Ward at Shrewsbury has been presented with the Advertizer’s first ever Special Achievement Award, voted for by readers who chose us to win the category which celebrates community contributions often overlooked…. Read more »

Open gardens this weekend

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There will be more than beautiful blooms on display at our open garden and plant sale this weekend A number of our Day Hospice patients have been putting their artistic skills to good use ahead of the event by creating hand painted bird boxes and wooden spoons to help supporters identify the myriad of plants, shrubs… Read more »

A display to remember at Attingham Park

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To mark the arrival of our new limited edition forget me not we have temporarily transformed the walled garden at Attingham Park with a display of more than 700 of the copper and brass flowers. The beautiful handcrafted flowers will be on display to the public between June 20th and July 3rd, entry to the display is… Read more »

Marks and Spencer spark something good at the hospice

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Volunteers from Marks and Spencer in Telford and Shrewsbury sparked something good this week when they swapped shopping trolleys, tills and shelves for wheelbarrows, trowels and mowers to help in our gardens. We were chosen by local staff to benefit from the retail giant’s community volunteering commitment, donating time and £1,000 to be shared between the… Read more »

Getting ourselves ready for the future of hospice care

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Our preparations to be ready for the future of hospice care have been approved by planners in Telford. We want to add to facilities at our Telford and Shrewsbury bases so they complement much better our community-based services; eight out of ten patients cared for by us are now looked after in their own homes…. Read more »

Colour Run returns this weekend

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Our Colour Run returns to Telford Town Park this weekend! Registration for the event is now closed and unfortunately we are unable to accept any registrations on the day but you are more than welcome to come along and cheer on those taking part. If you have been lucky enough to secure a place here are… Read more »

Cinderella Midnight Walk success

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It was a fairytale ending for more than 300 fundraisers who stepped out in style on Saturday night to support our Cinderella Midnight Walk in Telford. The promenading princesses – it was a ladies-only event – are expected to raise more than £30,000 when all their sponsorship has been collected and combined with the total… Read more »

BT lend a hand in the garden

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On a gloriously sunny day in May a team of nine volunteers from BT Fleet, part of the BT Group, spent the day volunteering in the award-winning gardens at our hospice in Telford. This was the second year the team, made up of volunteers from across the country, swapped their regular jobs for a day… Read more »

£5,000 up for grabs in Severn Hospice Summer Raffle

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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 will… Read more »

Book to raise funds for Severn Hospice

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A Shropshire based writer has written a touching tribute to her late husband, which is now available to buy, with all proceeds being donated to Severn Hospice. Christina Graham has written the novel entitled ‘Reiver’ in memory of her husband Robert. The book has gone on sale to raise funds for our hosipce, as we… Read more »