Entries by Sarah Bostock

Christmas Jumper Day is coming!

On Wednesday 9th December, wear a Christmas jumper and donate £1 to Weston’s local Hospice. Weston Hospicecare challenges you to wear your silliest Christmas jumper with pride on the 9th – to work, to college, or round the supermarket – to raise money for a great cause this Christmas. Put on your beautiful light-up Santa […]

Everything’s £1 at the Aller Parade Hospice shop

Weston Hospicecare has turned its Aller Parade charity shop in Weston-super-Mare into a £1 shop, offering locals a last chance to buy its donated items for an amazing bargain price. Linda Kelly, the charity’s Head of Retail, says: “The response has been fantastic – despite everything being £1 or less, our income is significantly higher, […]

The Barn beauty salon rides for Weston Hospicecare

On Sunday 4th October, the multi-award-winning beauty salon, The Barn, organized a charity bike ride to raise money for Weston Hospicecare.  “We always like to support charity,” says Kelly Hooper, Creator and Director of The Barn, “but with our busy schedules we couldn’t find an event to suit us, so we organized our own.” The […]

Sarah’s Dry September For Weston Hospicecare

Regardless of the weather, for Sarah Twigg from Weston-super-Mare it’s been a dry September.  Sarah took on the challenge of abstaining from alcohol for the whole month to raise money for her local Hospice and in early October, having successfully achieved this she was able to present cheques totalling £11,000. Sarah was motivated to help […]

Walking group’s tough challenge raises thousands for Hospice

A walking group for people with health conditions has raised an impressive £1,800 for Weston Hospicecare. The Carlton Ramblers were sponsored to complete the Mendip Challenge, a walk of up to 30 miles along the West Mendip Way. There are around 12 members of the Carlton Ramblers, who all have mental or physical health conidtions. […]

Model train enthusiasts put on an impressive show

Each year, model train enthusiasts put on an impressive show in Weston-super-Mare, showing off their engines and layouts in aid of charity. This year was the first time that Keith and Joyce Price and the team have run an extra show in September, and it was a big hit with almost 800 visitors and £1,800 […]

A party for Jeanette and the hospice that cared for her

Keeping a promise they made 12 months ago, Jeanette Eastman’s husband Marcus and her son Steve held a special celebration evening at The Commodore Hotel on 13th September, raising £1,500 for Weston Hospicecare. The party marked Marcus’s 84th birthday and what would have been his and Jeanette’s Diamond Wedding Anniversary. Jeanette passed away at Weston […]

Weston Hospicecare is Charity of the Year for Sainsbury’s Worle

Weston Hospicecare is very pleased to have been chosen by Sainsbury’s in Worle as the store’s Charity of the Year for the second year running. The store will run a monthly programme of fundraising activities and events that raise awareness for the hospice, getting colleagues, customers and the general public involved. Last year, Sainsbury’s Worle […]

Runners hit the streets to give something back to Weston hospice

Three runners took on the challenge of the Bristol Half Marathon to raise funds for a Weston charity. Gemma Griffiths, Miriam Ford and Natasha Sealey all completed the 13.1 mile course on 13 September in aid of Weston Hospicecare. Natasha has raised around £500. She said: “I ran the Bristol Half Marathon for Weston Hospicecare […]