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WEST Essex and East Herts charity, St Clare Hospice, is inviting members of the local community to attend their third annual Walking in Memory event, which will take place at the Hospice in Hastingwood on Sunday 19thSeptember 2021 at 11am.   “Walking in Memory is a…

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CAROLEANN Brannan, Director of Patient Care at St Clare Hospice, Hastingwood, has been shortlisted in the Nurse Leader of the Year award category in the prestigious Nursing Times Awards 2021.  The awards shine a light on the brightest talent in the nursing profession, recognising those who are making…

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ON Friday 13 August, Lord’s, the Home of Cricket will once again turn red for the Ruth Strauss Foundation’s annual #RedforRuth day. Test Series title partner LV= Insurance has kindly dedicated the entire Second LV= Insurance Test Match to the charity, helping raise awareness of its mission…

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Pizza, beer pong, music… The St Clare Summer Party is here! THURSDAY night is the new Friday night! On Thursday 29th July, we’re hosting our very own St Clare Summer party at the locally-loved and renowned nationwide Redchurch Brewery. You’re invited to come from 5pm! Please…

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FREE HOLIDAY WORKSHOPS At Church Langley Community Centre Calling all local families who receive free school meals They are now taking bookings for FREE holiday workshops taking place over five weeks at Church Langley Community Centre over the summer holidays! They kick off week one…

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SIR Jack Petchey, founder of one of the UKs most successful business empires and of youth charity the Jack Petchey Foundation, turns 96 years on 19th July 2021. To date, Sir Jack Petchey has invested over £143m from his businesses in opportunities for young people across…

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WEST Essex and East Herts charity, St Clare Hospice, has been shortlisted for two prestigious Charity Times awards, recognising the Hospice’s strength in leadership and the responsiveness of its Bereavement Support Services in adapting during the pandemic to carry on supporting local people. St Clare…

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NICKOLD’S Property are organising a fund-raising event in order to support mental health charity West Essex Mind It will take place on Friday 23rd July at the Painted Lady on Post Office Road in Harlow. Tickets for the charity event at £60 for the whole…

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A CHEQUE for £10,000 has been presented to the winner of St Clare Hospice’s Lottery rollover.   The jackpot was scooped by a player from Sawbridgeworth who won the top prize on Friday 11th June 2021.  The rollover prize, which hadn’t been won for 50 weeks, had…

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THIRTEEN colleagues from six branches of independent funeral directors Daniel Robinson and Sons raised more than £1,800 for Isabel Hospice when they took part in Sunday’s Ware 10K. The team included Jamie Lister, Liz Chapman and Hannah Free from the Harlow branch. Assistant funeral manager…

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TEAM members from delivery service FedEx have raised more than £1,000 to support mental health reports The Enfield Independent. The group walked 16 miles between Enfield and Harlow as part of FedEx’s global community engagement programme, FedEx Cares. The initiative welcomed team members from the…

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ALEXANDRA House staff in Harlow have been raising funds for their residents. Staff from the Hamstel Road residential home decided to do the walk across the o2 arena in London. They raised nearly £1000 for their residents. This is a great achievement and the moneys…

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WEST Essex and East Hertfordshire hospice, St Clare Hospice, has launched a campaign to recruit more trained nurses to the palliative care sector, whilst trying to raise the profile of the profession – in a bid to attract more nurses to the sector. There is…

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A FUNDING boost of £21,000 has been given to a charity to provide one-on-one speech therapy sessions for children with Down Syndrome reports the Epping Forest Guardian. Upwards with Downs, which helps around 40 families across Essex and Hertfordshire, offers support and guidance to those…

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ACCURO (Care Services) announce the launch of inclusive fundraising challenge #TryInJuly, with the help of volunteer Elodie. West Essex based disability charity Accuro (Care Services) have announced the launch of #TryInJuly, an inclusive fundraising challenge for all. TryInJuly is a completely customisable challenge, encouraging supporters…

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THE NSPCC is calling on individuals and businesses across Cambridgeshire, Suffolk, Essex and Norfolk to join its Childline 35 Club, to help it celebrate 35 years of Childline counselling children and young people.  To mark the milestone and ensure Childline can continue to be there…