HASTINGWOOD-based charity, St Clare Hospice, is running a competition offering supporters the opportunity to name their Children, Young People & Family Bereavement Service.
Canalability Open Day. Full details on poster.
THE ASSISTANT headteacher of Burnt Mill Academy, Shawki Bakkar conquered the London Marathon on Sunday. He overcame very difficult conditions to run the 26 miles and 385 yards in 6 hrs and 56 minutes. The charismatic teacher has run a wonderful campaign on the roads and on social media in order to raise money for […]
WELL done to Harlow runner, Amie Bruce, who completed the London Marathon on Sunday despite the sweltering conditions. Amie, 21, competed the 26 mile course in 6 hours and 23 minutes on a day when the temperature topped 23 degrees. She has raised over £5,000 for mental health charity MIND. https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/amie-bruce2 Amie lives in Church […]
GOOD luck to all the Harlow athletes who are taking part in the London Marathon on Sunday. All week, we have featured some of our residents who are taking on the daunting challenge of 26 miles and 385 yards or as we say 1 mile, 26 times. If you can, spare a few pennies for […]
GET your brightest clothes on, don a rainbow-coloured wig, and grab your friends and family because St Clare Hospice’s first-ever Go Bright Walk is coming, and everyone is invited! On Saturday 14th July, St Clare promises that their newest summer fundraiser will be the ‘brightest 5k in West Essex’ as the family-friendly event comes to the Water Gardens for the first time.
TWO hospice charities have partnered up to host a Corporate Football Tournament, inviting local businesses to battle it out on the pitch to raise vital funding for the causes.
A HARLOW Physical Training instructor was part of a team that raised close to £2,000 for charity.
THIS is going to be a fun and interesting event for all the family. There will be a variety of high quality affordable arts and crafts stalls, as well as face painting and live entertainment from the pergola in the garden and more.
TO support Autism Awareness Week, Harlow MP Robert Halfon spoke during an important debate on autism in the House of Commons. He commended the work of Harlow-based charity, PACT for Autism, for the support they offer to autistic children and adults across the country.
ONE of the Essex’s largest health trusts has been stripped of a contract after NHS commissioners described its mental health services as ‘unacceptable’.
THE Harvey Centre in Harlow will be sponsoring the Harlow Tye Rotary Club’s annual Charity Abseil again this year. The Abseil is giving local people the opportunity to raise money for the charities and organisations that they care about. It could be a local, national or international charity, or even a school, club or care centre.
“I found it quite sad when I realised that people were in hospital, dying alone, and I was clocking off at 5 o clock. I thought, I’ve got a couple of hours and I’d love to sit with someone who needs company, and I’ve found it really rewarding. It truly makes a difference to patients and their families.” said Lynn Marriott, a board and committee secretary at Princess Alexandra Hospital who has recently become a Butterfly Volunteer.
ST Clare Hospice has hosted an Art Exhibition to showcase a selection of their patients’ art and raising awareness of the variety of creative and therapeutic services offered by the charity.
A PHYSICAL training instructor from Harlow is set to undertake a charity sky-dive. Church Langley-based Caroline Collins is well known to many residents as a highly motivated and inspirational exercise guru. But now, Caroline and her two friends, Alex and Charlotte are set to undertake a daring sky dive. They are diving for Grove Cottage. […]
A teacher is running the London Marathon in memory of a former student’s baby. Alec Laing, assistant vice principal at Nightingale Academy, in Edmonton, is taking on the mammoth task in support of the Annabelle Rose Foundation. The charity is dedicated to providing help and support to families affected by spinal muscular atrophy, which is […]
ON Sunday 13th May 2018, Harlow Race for Life will bring thousands of women together to support Cancer Research UK’s life-saving research. Just by signing up you’ll make a difference and whether you raise £10 or £200, every penny matters.
THE Girls Go Running group is a Facebook-based community of Bishop’s Stortford female runners and has over 600 members. Kim Bird is an administrator of the group and has been a member for over six years.
ST Clare Hospice is holding its annual 10k race on Sunday, 8th April. This popular annual sporting event has been a fixture in local running club calendars for over twenty years and last year raised £8,000 for the Hospice – a target which St Clare is hoping to beat this year!
A Marathon Fundraiser for No Child Without Harlow runner, Jody Randall has pledged to support local charity, No Child Without when he competes in the Southampton Marathon this spring. After applying unsuccessfully for a place in the London Marathon, Jody was undeterred and determined to find a way to raise money for the Harlow charity. […]
“When people tell us we’re doing well i feel like telling them we’re not doing enough. Once we no longer need to help anybody, then i’ll be happy.”
TIM Harper, a 29 year old local man, is a highly qualified Sports and conditioning expert. He was born in Essex and educated locally. His father, the late Dr Greg Harper, worked at the Harlow based Glaxo. Smith Kline where he had started in 1984 when it was Beechams. Tim takes a lot of inspiration […]
St Clare Hospice has announced the launch of a new organisational strategy which will shape the care and services they deliver in the future.