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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 »

Handmade and hand packed with love in Shropshire

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Our beautiful range of forget me not products have been handcrafted with love in Shropshire and thanks to our friends at CJ Wildlife are guaranteed to arrive in time for Christmas. Members of staff at Europe’s leading bird food manufacturer are once again helping with the distribution of our range of gifts and fabulous Christmas… Read more »

Happy 1st Birthday Hosbis Hafren

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Penblwydd hapus 1af Hosbis Hafren! Or for those of you who don’t speak Welsh: Happy 1st Birthday Hosbis Hafren! We first opened a day hospice in Newtown back in 1998 located in the county infirmary but we decided to move to more appropriate premises following a review of our service provision in North Powys. To… Read more »

Hospice extension plans meet approval

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Our plans to ensure we are ready for the future of hospice care have been bolstered this week as planning permission is granted. We have submitted plans to add new facilities at Bicton and Apley which will complement our community-based services. Plans to extend our Telford site to enhance visitor and communal spaces and develop our therapy services to… Read more »

Lights of Love to shine out

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Our Lights of Love appeal, which launched earlier this week, offers supporters the opportunity to dedicate a light on our tree to loved ones who will be missed this Christmas whether separated by miles, months or years. The name of each person to receive a dedication will also be hand written on a tag which will… Read more »