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THIS Volunteers’ Week (1-7 June) St Clare Hospice is calling on more local people to sign up for their brand new volunteer-led project, Compassionate Neighbours. More than 500 volunteers already support the work of the Hospice, volunteering in essential roles across the whole organisation. The…

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A memorial tree at the heart of St Clare Hospice gives the opportunity for local families to remember their loved ones in a very special way, whilst helping the charity to continue providing vital support to the community. St Clare Hospice’s ‘Memory Tree’ is an…

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A volunteer at St Clare Hospice in Hastingwood is celebrating reaching the milestone of 25 years in service to the charity. Marilyn Coleclough (77 years from Debden) has been a fundraising volunteer at the Hospice since 1993. During that time Marilyn founded the Loughton Friends…

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VOLUNTEERS across Essex have been acknowledged for their selfless commitment to communities across the county at the Who Will Care? Awards 2018. The prestigious awards took place on Wednesday 23 May at Anglia Ruskin University and celebrated inspirational individuals, communities, teams and businesses in Essex…

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A CHARITY that supports people in Harlow affected by sight loss will be able to extend its services thanks to a cash boost from a regional housebuilder. The Blind and Sight Impaired Society (BASIS), who work across south Essex, has received £1,000 donation as part…

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Teacher cuts off waist-length hair for charity A TEACHER at Passmores has taken the brave step of having her flowing locks radically chopped in support of three charities. Laura King, whose tresses measured 65cm in length, had two pigtails of hair cut off and donated…

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MORE than 30 venues will be opening their gates to the public in aid of St Clare Hospice during their 24th annual Open Gardens event. New for 2018, the perennially popular horticultural event will take place across the summer season – from May through to…

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Granddaughter records song to raise funds for hospice charity A STUDENT midwife from Harlow has honoured her grandmother by creating a charity song to raise funds for the hospice who cared for her. Kerry Garner (37 years from Harlow, now living in Welwyn) has created…

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DEATH is a very difficult topic for people to talk about – yet, here at St Clare Hospice, we frequently see the stress and worry that families can experience when they haven’t talked about their wishes for where and how they’d like to die –…

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Key Information Date: Sunday 13 May 2018 Time: 11:00 Children: £10.00 Women: £14.99 Young Women: £14.99 Under 6 entry (Girls and boys): free and no registration needed Venue: Harlow Town Park, Fifth Avenue, Harlow, CM20 2AG Distance: 5k< a href="http://www.yourharlow.com/wp-content/uploads/Race-for-Life-18.jpeg">

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WE ALL know that thousands of staff from Public Health England (PHE) will be descending on their new £350 million faciity soon but Head of Community Engagement, Michael Beard, is taking it literally, as he plans to sky-dive for St Clare Hospice. On June 9th,…

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A CHARITY Bingo night is set to be held at The Greyhound pub in Harlow on Friday night (May 11th) at 7.30pm. All monies raised go towards a garden at the Dementia ward at Princess Alexandra Hospital. £5 to play all night. Prizes donated include:…

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A 26-strong team from Harlow and Bishops Stortford is set to take on the Yorkshire Three Peaks challenge. The team are all members of the Fitness Squad. It is a 24 mile walk across Yorkshire’s three highest peaks in a challenging completion target time of…

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DOZENS of charity fundraisers have abseiled down the side of the Church Langley Water Tower as part of Harlow Tye Rotary weekend. YH climbed inside the water tower (that is a challenge in itself) to film members of the Princess Alexandra Hospital bereavement charity Petals.…

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Hospice calls on local schools and supporters to ‘Go Bright’ for St Clare! ST Clare Hospice is calling on their local schools, workplaces and community groups across West Essex and East Hertfordshire to put their creative fundraising skills to the test by taking part in…

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