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DO YOUR BIT IN A CHRISTMAS KNIT

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Wear your funkiest Christmas jumper & raise money for your local Hospice! If you’re part of an organisation or community club / school we’d love you to get involved!

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HOME WANTED FOR 2 ADORABLE BEARS!

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Can you help us!? We need a loving home this Christmas!!
The Hospice are asking for kind hearted people to make an offer by email at info@hospicegs.com no later than 17th December.
The highest bidder gets to take one (or both of us) home!!!

Back row: Geoff (my husband), sons Alex, Tim, Holly (Alex's wife)

Front row:  Grandchildren Nathaniel (7), Florence (6), Edward (4), Joseph (5)

Three generations taking part in Santa Dash

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Countess of Chester Hospital Foundation trust Governor Helen Clifton has signed up three generations of her family for this year’s Chester Santa Dash.  Ten members of the family including her children and grandchildren will be taking part in the event which is supported by Virgin Money on Sunday 6th December at 10am. The 3.3k route… Read more »

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Hoole Shop Heroine Volunteer!

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Why did you choose to volunteer for the Hospice? It’s great work experience for me. I have had to have operations in the past couple of years, so volunteering helps me keep active and social. How did you find out about volunteering at the hospice shops? I simply popped in one day and asked if… Read more »

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Family Fun and Birthday celebrations at the Chester Santa Dash!

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Kirsty Lowe from Upton has signed up for this year’s Chester Santa Dash and will be taking part with daughters Olivia and Verity and son Joseph. She called in to the Countess fundraising office last week to pick up her Santa suits and said  “Joseph was born in December last year and  needed treatment on the… Read more »

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Be part of our 2016 London Marathon team!

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  Want to be a part of the 2016 team? The run takes place on Sunday April 24 2016. The famous 26.2 mile route takes runners on an amazing journey through central London, from Blackheath to The Mall. Community Fundraising Manager at the Hospice, Rachel Thomas, said: “The London Marathon is a great way to… Read more »

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Marianne Legry, Our superstar volunteer

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Why did you choose to volunteer for the Hospice? Unfortunately my niece was diagnosed with Breast Cancer so I experienced first-hand the care Hospices give. People often judge a Hospice as a place where people go to die, but it’s so much more than that. It provides palliative care to make sure people have the… Read more »

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Hospice care needs your vote!

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We want Hospice UK to be Carillion’s next charity of the year! Hospice care needs your vote! Please go to http://www.hospiceuk.org/support-us/corporate-partnerships/our-corporate-partners/carillion to vote!

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Our Award winning Volunteer, Paul Gerrard!

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Paul Gerrard, 17 has been volunteering for a while now at the Overpool shop. We spoke to him and found out about his volunteering experiences and how volunteering has benefited him. Why did you choose to volunteer for the Hospice? I finished school and wanted a part-time job for the summer to keep me busy,… Read more »

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Lloyds Banking Group continue to support the Hospice!

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Last week, a group of 7 employees from the Commercial Banking team at Lloyds Bank volunteered their manpower for a full day at the Hospices warehouse, to help us prepare for the busy Christmas period. The staff, who work in the Data Privacy part of Lloyds Bank support the Hospice every year by helping us with any task in hand.