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APRIL is Bowel Cancer Awareness Month, a fantastic annual opportunity to raise awareness of bowel cancer and funds to support their work. Young, old, female or male – it affects us all. This Bowel Cancer Awareness Month they are shining a light on the varied…

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ST Clare Hospice partners with eight local businesses for Wills Month this June. This June, in partnership with eight local solicitors’ offices, St Clare Hospice is inviting everyone in West Essex and East Herts to make or amend their Will during their annual Wills Month,…

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ST CLARE Hospice calls for well-grounded volunteers to spring into action Now that spring is finally in full flow, St Clare Hospice is looking for new volunteer gardeners to help spruce up its gardens. The Hastingwood-based Hospice is hoping to find people who are looking…

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£10,000 awarded to Accuro’s Adult Friendship Scheme by The National Lottery Community Fund IN March 2019, Accuro was awarded with £10,000 for their Adult Friendship Scheme by The National Lottery Community Fund. Accuro’s Adult Friendship Scheme is one of the 6 schemes offered by Accuro…

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Team St Clare prepare to run London Marathon for their local hospice THIS year, a team of twelve will be tackling the world-famous London Marathon in aid of local charity, St Clare Hospice. On Sunday 28th April 2019, they will represent the Hastingwood-based hospice at…

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CARERS living in Harlow can get funding for computer training, respite care, adult education and additional support to make their lives better. An Essex Carers initiative (part of the Benfleet-based 4sx non-profit making consortium) is aimed at improving the lives of people who give up…

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Volunteering scheme gives valuable experience to aspiring medical student AN exclusive six-month, clinical voluntary placement scheme, which gives 16-18 year olds an opportunity to volunteer on a Hospice’s Inpatient Unit, has provided Loughton local, Zoe Donnelly, with a wealth of medical and life experience. Zoe…

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THE OWNER of SV Sports Therapy based in Harlow Rugby Club is raising funds as part of her attempt to run the London Marathon in April. Sophie Vowden will be running to raise funds for St Clare Hospice/

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IN MARCH, we are going to be interviewing members of the Old Men’s Running Club (OMRC) as they attempt to raise £5,000 by running 500 kilometres in a single year. Full details of their campaign is in the poster.

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A charity near you needs your help. Are you up for a challenge? Stepping off into the unknown! THE Harlow Tye Rotary Club are ready and able to offer you that challenge. On the Saturday 4th May and Sunday 5th May 2019, they will be…

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Calling all dog lovers! STAY ahead of the pack by joining us for their popular annual Winter Walkies event on Sunday 24th February 2019. From Cockapoos and Cocker Spaniels to Pugs and Poodles, dozens of dogs of all shapes and sizes are set to take…

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FIVE years after its launch, the iconic Memory Tree at St Clare Hospice continues to offer a special tribute to local families who have lost a loved one. The Memory Tree is situated at St Clare’s main hospice centre in Hastingwood. Based on an olive…

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A HARLOW sixth-former is taking on a sky-dive for a very worthy cause. Epping St John’s pupil, Destiny Ayliffe, aged 16, is diving on September 14th for Orphans in Need. She’s aiming to raise £365+ in order to sponsor an orphan for the year. Destiny,…

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‘Heart Your Hospice’ community art project celebrates dozens of entries West Essex and East Herts charity, St Clare Hospice, is celebrating the community spirit throughout its catchment area after receiving dozens of entries to its community art project, ‘Heart Your Hospice’. The ‘Heart Your Hospice’…

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HARLOW CAR MANAGER DRIVES FUNDRAISING EFFORT A TOP car executive from Harlow has pioneered a fundraising effort to raise funds for a four year-old girl with a rare form of cancer. General manager Jason Sayers, from Alan Day VW, told colleagues about Isla Canton’s condition…