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Sparkle for your local Hospice

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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 »

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Chester 10K #hospiceheroes

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Congratulations and huge thanks to Heidi Cotton and Charlie Brophy who recently completed the 2018 Chester 10k race. The event took place between Chester city centre and Mollington, with runners battling through cold weather after a week of snow and freezing conditions. As part of a small team, Company Secretary Heidi and her husband Steve,… Read more »

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Hospice volunteer takes on the epic London Marathon

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A volunteer bereavement counsellor is training hard for the 2018 Virgin Money London Marathon with high hopes of raising over £2,000 for the Hospice of the Good Shepherd. Volunteering at the Hospice has given Paula Reynolds, 41, an insight into the lives of some of the people the Hospice has supported and given her the… Read more »

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On your marks, get set for the Hospice!

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Lining up at the start of the Chester Half Marathon on Sunday 29th April 2018 will be many runners hoping to raise as much money as possible for their chosen charities. Among these will be Emma Croft, 34, from Hartford, who will be running the Half Marathon to raise funds for the Hospice of the… Read more »

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Urgent call for retail volunteers.

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Your local hospice, which provides free, dedicated care for local patients, and their families, facing a life-limiting illness desperately needs volunteers for its charity shops. Every year the Hospice relies on more than 400 volunteers – volunteers who support and care for patients, help fundraise, carry out vital tasks at the Hospice and in the… Read more »

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Hospice staff thank volunteers

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The Hospice of the Good Shepherd held a thank you evening to show their appreciation to volunteers from across the local community.

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Hospice car raffle winning ticket revealed.

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This New Year, one lucky raffle ticket holder will be driving away with a brand new Škoda Citigo, supported by The Mitchel Group, after the winning ticket was drawn on Thursday 11th January. Margaret Wright, Chief Executive of the Hospice of the Good Shepherd and Cath Garrod, Staff Nurse, Hospice In-Patient unit revealed the winning… Read more »

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Christmas tree-cycle a huge success for Hospice of the Good Shepherd

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Vans and volunteers spent last week driving around the community collecting 947 real Christmas trees from people’s doorsteps to support families with a life-limiting illness. Residents across the CH1, CH2, CH3, CH4, CH65 & CH66 post code areas made a donation for the service which saves them a trip to the skip, raising £10,100 for… Read more »

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Make a will and support your local Hospice

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We are encouraging local people to start the New Year by making a will to get their affairs in order during a special fundraising initiative. The Hospice of the Good Shepherd is hosting a series of Will Clinics on 15th February and 15th March and 11th April which will be held here at the Hospice. Established… Read more »