XII I II III IIII V VI VII VIII IX X XI

Charity

Responsive image

WEST Essex and East Hertfordshire charity, St Clare Hospice, is celebrating the second anniversary since the launch of its innovative, social support model to help those experiencing bereavement – Bereavement Cafés. St Clare Hospice’s Bereavement Cafés launched in February 2019 in order to connect people…

Responsive image

COMMITTED supporter walks 874 miles (that’s 33.35 marathons!) for charity and finishes in 10th place out of 11,500 participants! Martyn Mead from Hornchurch  in Essex has just completed a mammoth virtual walking challenge from Lands’ End to John O Groats and he did it in just 42 days.…

Responsive image

[email protected] – new free online girls project launched THE Gifted is proud to launch its new online craft-along course, [email protected], which aims to share the joy and creativity of crafting and developing new skills, while also alleviating some of the isolation of lockdown. Aimed at…

Responsive image

A HARLOW comedian has organised a virtual comedy night in aid of a Princess Alexandra Hospital charity. Claire McCartney has gathered together a group of comedians for a special night on March 6th. Among the top quality guests is Lost Voice Guy, Lee Ridley, who…

Responsive image

THE community can show their support for their local hospital in the fight against coronavirus (COVID-19) through The Princess Alexandra Hospitals’ Charity’s latest appeal. In response to the requests and kind offers of support from local people during these unprecedented times, the hospital’s charity has…

Responsive image

THE HARLOW Rugby Club Under 15s have been set a running and fund raising challenge. Their coach, Ian Rundall is raising money for Haven House Children’s Hospice in February by running 100Km.  They thought they would support him by running it with him in a…

Responsive image

St Clare celebrates 7th birthday of Hospice at Home team ST Clare Hospice is celebrating the seventh birthday of its Hospice at Home service which was launched in January 2014. The team of registered nurses and nursing assistants provide free, short-term, compassionate care for people with…

Responsive image

A NINE-year-old boy from Ongar, Hector Bodiam, is undertaking a running challenge for the whole of Lockdown 3.0 to raise funds for St Clare Hospice, who cared for his Grandad Bobby. Hector began his challenge on 6th January 2021 when his primary school was shut…

Responsive image

ST Clare Hospice is running an introductory course in Namaste Dementia care for unpaid carers, who are caring for people living with advanced dementia. The Introduction to Namaste Dementia Care for carers is running, via Zoom, on two dates in February: Wednesday 10th February 2021,…

Responsive image

SV Sports Therapy has been supporting Haven House since 2013. They are just so incredibly in awe with the level of care they offer the children at the Hospice, but not only the poorly child but the siblings and entire family. Who knew how many…

Responsive image

OVER the last few months, thousands of community volunteers across Essex have directly supported their neighbours and other community members during the pandemic, collecting prescriptions, shopping and essentials, taking pets to appointments, offering telephone support and catch ups, and other tasks which have helped people…

Responsive image

A message from Melanie Whitten THE NHS FRONTLINE COVID TEAMS AT PRINCESS ALEXANDRA HOSPITAL DESPERATELY NEEDS OUR SUPPORT NOW MORE THAN EVER. THESE ARE UNPRECEDENTED TIMES – LETS MAKE A DIFFERENCE!! Friday January 15th Saturday January 16th Sunday January 17th Address: The Epping Golf Course,…

Responsive image

WE did report that Jo Busson had been awarded the British Empire Medal (BEM) but as the wondered Anne Robson Trust sent us an individual tribute we thought we would publish their press release. == A DEDICATED volunteer who has supported patients to have precious…

Responsive image

ST Clare Hospice receives £25,000 Lloyd’s Market funding after nomination from patient’s husband West Essex and East Hertfordshire charity, St Clare Hospice, has been awarded £25,000 funding after winning one of the Lloyd’s Market Charity Awards 2020. The award came after a successful nomination by…

Responsive image

WINTER Walkies is coming! Canine capers as St Clare prepares for 15th annual charity dog walk. Puppy love is in the air at St Clare Hospice as registration officially opens for the charity’s annual Winter Walkies event. The 5k pooch parade will be taking place…

Responsive image

WE HAVE run a number of Harlow Foodbank stories over the past few months. As we approach the end of the year, the chief executive, Andy Thornton has a message of appreciation. Andy said: “This Christmas we expect to be feeding around 500 families through…