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20 / February / 2019

Hillview School host an evening of dazzling performances

Following the death of Stephen Bovey, the former Headteacher at Hillview School for Girls, in April 2018, it was the school’s wish to commemorate the huge impact he had upon the school and its community and to support Hospice in the Weald, which supported Stephen and his family over many months prior to and after his death.

Out of this vision was borne ‘A Night to Remember&r...

13 / February / 2019

Bishop of Chichester Visits Cottage Hospice

The Right Reverend Dr. Martin Warner, Bishop of Chichester, visited the Hospice in the Weald’s Cottage Hospice site at Five Ashes, Mayfield, on Tuesday 12th February to see for himself progress being made on the UK’s first Cottage Hospice.

The Bishop, who was accompanied by the Rural Dean of Rotherfield, the Rev Sharon Francis, and Mayfield churchwardens Mrs Sheila Rait and ...

28 / January / 2019

Fantastic Five Fundraise at Frant School

Five children from Frant Church of England Primary School took time out from their festive celebrations to fundraise for Hospice in the Weald.

Ella, Ben, Ophelia, Tom and Oliver finalised their ideas during a school lunch and set about dividing the work between them. Ella made origami Christmas tree decorations, Ben made Christmas decorations, Tom and Ophelia made Christmas cards and Ol...

25 / January / 2019

BBC: We Need to Talk about Death

Helen McGee, Medical Director, was interviewed by John Warnett on BBC Radio Kent in response to the BBC Horizon documentary: We Need to Talk about Death.

The documentary encouraged open conversations about death and dying, and featured patients discussing their end of life plans with family and doctors, including John, a patient who spoke about his end of life care a...

21 / January / 2019

10 years of Running for Hospice in the Weald

Andy Knight is a familiar face at our Hospice 10K Run, having braved the route for the last 10 years, totalling over 100 kilometres in sponsored running for Hospice in the Weald. When asked where his dedication to the event comes from, Andy speaks of his wish to support his local community and join other runners with a common goal: to fundraise his local Hospice. Speaking of his motiv...

14 / January / 2019

Colin the Conductor!

Colin Offord, one of our wonderful supporters from East Peckham, was inspired by one of his colleagues who regularly collects for charity and decided to spread some festive cheer of his own along the trains at the end of last month.

A conductor for Southeastern Railway, Colin delivered chocolates and accepted donations on his train routes between London, Tunbridge Wells...