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Hospice of the Good Shepherd means business

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The Hospice of the Good Shepherd has a new corporate fundraising manager to develop and deliver a robust strategy for the future.

Abi Smith joined the hospice in February from her previous role as CEO at the Railway Benefit Fund, where she was responsible for raising the profile and income for the charity. She also led the Cheshire fundraising programme for Claire House for over nine years.

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Bike Chester in aid of Local Hospice

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Bike Chester will be taking place this year on Saturday, June 25 and people are being urged to take up the cycle challenge and raise money for the Hospice of the Good Shepherd which has been nominated as the event’s official charity.

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New van ready to collect!

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Hospice are able to purchase new van thanks to generous donations from members of the community.

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Double Money SuperDraw!

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£2,000 1ST Prize, 2nd  £500,3rd £200 PLUS 30 OTHER  DOUBLE MONEY PRIZES. CLOSING DATE TO GET YOUR TICKETS IS FRIDAY 18TH MARCH. DRAW WILL TAKE PLACE ON THURSDAY 24TH MARCH. TICKETS £1 EACH. TEL 0370  330 09748 TO GET YOUR TICKETS, DON’T MISS THE CHANCE TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE. PLAY LOCAL & YOUR MONEY STAYS… Read more »

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New Lottery Prize Fund!

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  The prize amounts have changed to offer you all a better chance of winning! First Prize £1,000, 2nd Prize £250, 3rd Prize 100. 10 prizes of £20 & 20 prizes of £10. The new prize fund takes effect on Friday 5th February.

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Be a ‘Good Egg’!

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Every year we rely on our supporters to donate Easter Eggs to the Fundraising department so we can use these to create hampers for local businesses to raffle off. This is where you come in. We need your help to collect as many eggs as possible in order to create the hampers we need. Please… Read more »

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Freemasons aid funding of future development at Hospice of the Good Shepherd

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Assistant Provincial Grand Master Worshipful Brother George Mann was accompanied by Colin Ross the Provincial Charity Steward and Derek Brook the Provincial Communications Officer they brought with them a donation of £10,000 from the Cheshire Freemason’s Charity to assist the Hospice in its ongoing developments.

Sarah Mcloughlin (left) and Helen Hughes (right) from Sanctuary365 with Rachel Thomas (centre) from the Hospice of the Good Shepherd

Donating to ‘outstanding hospice’

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Members of the team at Sanctuary365 have pulled together to raise funds for a special cause that’s very close to their hearts. Recently the team at Sanctuary365, who provide personal alarms and assistive technology from Centurion House in Northgate Street, have dug deep to raise over £150 for a nearby hospice which provides care and support… Read more »

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Hospice of the Good Shepherd named charity of the year for Jackson Fire & Security

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The hospice, based in Backford near Chester, provides free-of-charge palliative care to patients and their families facing life-limiting illnesses across Cheshire West and Deeside.

Over the coming 12 months, Jackson Fire & Security will raise funds for the charity, which relies on £2.5 million annual donations in order to offer it’s services to local people. Six members of the team at Jackson Fire & Security took part in the hospice’s Colour Fun Run this year, which raised hundreds of pounds for the charity.

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Changes to the Lottery

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To members of the Hospice of the Good Shepherd Lottery.
In accordance with the Gambling Commission’s Licence Conditions & Codes of Practice, Page 18, S11. The Hospice of the Good Shepherd Promotions Ltd, hereby gives all members of the hospice lottery 28 day’s notice of the changes to the weekly prize draw.

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Retail shops opening hours

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Please Note: Shops will be closing on Christmas Eve at 1pm and re-opening Monday 4th January 2016.

Have a lovely Christmas and we will see you in the New Year!

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Leave the effort of getting rid of your tree to us!

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We are teaming up with the Charity xmas tree collection service this year.

Please support your local Hospice and help us to continue providing FREE care to all.
Have your Xmas tree collected by the JustHelping and Hospice team.

We will be collecting trees on the 9/10 & 16/17 January 2016
We would welcome a donation for having your tree collected.

Please help us to help others! To arrange a collection please book in at www.charityxmastreecollection.com