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18 / April / 2019

Pembury students get creative for Easter

Pembury Primary School celebrated Easter this year with an Easter Bonnet competition and parade. Pupils made a £2 donation to enter their beautifully hand-decorated bonnets, which were topped with everything from lights, straw, chocolate eggs, chicks, toadstools and glitter!

Three Year 6 girls were behind the idea, having spoken to their teachers to suggest the parade and how it c...

15 / April / 2019

Brighton Marathon runners give Hospice in the Weald a £10,000 boost

12 members of #TeamWeald competed in the Brighton Marathon at the weekend and have already raised nearly £10,000 for Hospice in the Weald.

The team, cheered on by 125,000 spectators, successfully completed the second largest UK marathon in the bright sunshine and chill winds on Sunday. They were given enthusiastic encouragement by Hospice staff and volunteers at a strategic cheer ...

28 / March / 2019

Couple in top 1% of fundraisers in half marathon

A couple from Sevenoaks challenged themselves to the London Landmarks Half Marathon on Sunday, 24 March, for Hospice in the Weald.

Sue, who is a volunteer on the reception desk at the Hospice, and Paul Lansdale took on the 13.1 mile race which passes Big Ben, the Shard, the Tower of London and the London Eye in beautiful sunshine, and finished ahead of their target time, in 2 hours and ...

26 / March / 2019

Tonbridge students gain insight into Hospice care

Fourteen Sixth Form students from Hillview School for Girls, Tonbridge, gained a valuable insight into the Hospice Day Service when they visited Hospice in the Weald on Friday 22nd March.

All of students are studying Health and Social Care and have indicated an interest in following a career in the care sector. One student commented, ‘When I first approached the Hospice, I was ner...

18 / March / 2019

Pembury Fitness Aerobathon

Pembury Fitness hosted a 3-hour aerobathon to Fundraise for the Hospice on Sunday 17 March. The group danced to Zumba tracks and took part in other aerobic activities after being started by a welcome from Dame Kelly Holmes. Adele Clark organised the event to give something back. The Pembury Fitness instructor explained: “I am a firm believer that if you do good, good will come of you...

01 / March / 2019

Thank You Performance in Hospice Day Service

Richard was so impressed with the end-of-life care provided for his mother-in-law, Ellen, that he wanted way of saying ‘thank you’. An entertainer by trade, Richard decided to offer to perform his Danny La Rue tribute act for patients, carers and staff.

His performance on February 27, reminiscent of the ‘Good Old Days’ shows, brought smiles, laught...