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Sparkle Night Walk 2018 Early Bird ends 30th April 2018!

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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 »

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New Hospice Chair of Trustee appointed

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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 »

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Eggceptional Easter Egg Fundraising

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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 »

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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.