During the course of national Volunteers’ Week (1 – 7 June), the Hospice of the Good Shepherd held a special Volunteer Celebration Day on Monday 4th June in the Hospice marquee to present Long Service Awards to their volunteers who have reached a milestone number of years in service to the organisation. The Trustees, Chairman, staff… Read more »
The Hospice of the Good Shepherd has officially launched their brightest and messiest fundraising event yet to help raise money for local people with a life limiting illness. Participants will get covered in a kaleidoscope of rainbow colours and incredi-bubble foam at the Foamtastic Colourblast on Sunday 30th September at Chester Racecourse, sponsored by Oliver… Read more »
A HUSBAND and wife team are getting closer than most couples as they hop on a tandem bicycle for the Liverpool Nightrider on 14th/15th July. Anna Manning, and her husband Howard Jennings from Saughall are cycling Liverpool Nightrider in a bid to raise money for the Hospice of the Good Shepherd. The challenge sees the… Read more »
The winner of the Hospice of the Good Shepherd Škoda Citigo car raffle was presented with the keys to drive away a brand new Skoda Citigo by Margaret Wright, Hospice of the Good Shepherd Chief Executive. Jonathon Parker, who lives in Crewe, said: “I’d bought some tickets whilst Christmas shopping at Cheshire Oaks and you never… Read more »
The Hospice of the Good Shepherd are going to try the impossible this week and get the general public thinking and talking about death and dying as part of the nationwide annual Dying Matters Awareness Week taking place 14 – 20 May Every year in May, Dying Matters and its coalition members, host an awareness… Read more »
Events Management students from the University of Chester are celebrating after raising almost £7,500 for charity. Around 65 second year students, from the Chester, Warrington and Shrewsbury Campuses, were placed in small groups and tasked with creating, developing, planning and delivering a fundraising event on behalf of a range of local and national charities. One… Read more »
There’s less than five days left to take full advantage of the Chester Sparkle Sponsored Night Walk early bird offer! So far nearly 400 supporters have signed up to join the ‘sparkle army’ including hospice supporter, Joy McCallum, who will be walking with a group of friends and family in loving memory of her husband… Read more »
The Hospice of the Good Shepherd are pleased to announce Robert Mee has recently been appointed the new Chair of the Hospice Board of Trustees. Robert has had an extensive career in banking and financial services and has held a number of senior board positions within the sector. Since his retirement in 2009, he has… Read more »
The Hospice Of the Good Shepherd received eggceptional support from the cracking people of Chester and West Cheshire, following our appeal for Easter egg donations. Kind-hearted individuals and businesses donated more than 500 Easter eggs for us to use in Easter hampers on display across the community. The chocolate hampers could be won by guessing… Read more »
Volunteers needed for Chester Sparkle Night Walk.
Local hospice volunteer signs up to cycling challenge.
Hospice of the Good Shepherd in Chester is inviting people to ‘sparkle’ and take part in a sponsored city centre night walk and help raise vital funds to support local people affected by a life limiting illness. The Chester Sparkle Sponsored 5k Night Walk, sponsored by URENCO, is an exciting new city centre fundraising event… Read more »