Tagged: hospice

Alan’s lasting legacy of care

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In the five years since his wife passed away at our hospice, Alan Cartwright has returned time and time again. And he wants to share their story of care to support this week’s Hospice Care Week. “It’s never been more important to support the hospice. I will do what I can for as long as… Read more »

Jeanette Whitford, Severn Hospice chair

New Chair ready for next chapter

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A new Chair has joined our board of trustees – and she has paid tribute to her predecessor. Jeanette Whitford, who returned to her beloved Shropshire last year, will take over from Tony Cordery, who has stood down after six years in the role. Jeanette said: “I am completely honoured – it is an extraordinary… Read more »

Trainer joins board of trustees

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One of our long-standing trainers has stepped up to the challenge of joining our board of trustees. With a background in HR, Ann Johnson is our newest member and brings a wealth of experience. She was appointed trustee late last year, but the COVID-19 pandemic has meant that her first 10 months have been challenging… Read more »

Severn Hospice - we can't stop caring - support us from your sofa

We can’t stop caring – support us from your sofa

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More than £100,000 a week is being lost from our income as our shops shut, events are cancelled and supporters are confined to their homes in the national fight against COVID-19. Now we are appealing to the community to ‘support us from your sofa’ with online donations so we can continue to help people living… Read more »

Shropshire hospice

We’re raising the roof at hospice

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Our commitment to community care has been formally crowned with the topping out of our new purpose-built day hospice in Shrewsbury. We are investing £5 million in a new centre at Bicton Heath which will enable us to provide enhanced services for people who need our help but don’t need to stay in wards. Principal… Read more »

Building the future of hospice care

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The wraps have come off our £5 million investment in community care as our new building takes shape in Shrewsbury. We are adding more community-based services and facilities for patients who need our help but don’t need to stay in wards. And this week the structural steel framework for the brand new building at Bicton… Read more »

Heartfelt plea to support Christmas raffle

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Christmas has started early for Severn Hospice as we launch our seasonal raffle appeal with a heartfelt plea to supporters. Our weekly lottery and seasonal draws raise almost £1 million a year to fund care for families living with an incurable illness in Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin and Mid Wales. And in a letter to… Read more »

Dragon boat teams all set to roar along river at festival

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Dragon boats will line the River Severn this weekend when dozens of teams roar along the waters while helping to raise money to help us fund our care. More than 40 teams are getting set to race in our Dragon Boat Festival this year, which is taking place by the Shrewsbury School and Pengwern Boat… 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 »