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03 / December / 2018

Light Up a Life

Our Light up a Life service remembering and celebrating the lives of loved ones saw over 375 supporters attend Hospice in the Weald on Saturday 1st December.

Hospice Chaplains Penny Stephens and Annie Blampied-Radojcin led the service with readings, carols and the chance to light a candle in memory of a relative or friend, followed by switching on the Christmas tree lights, mulled wine ...

30 / November / 2018

Millie and Savannah’s odd jobs pay off

Two 10-year-old schoolgirls who dreamed up a series of lively fundraising initiatives to raise money for charity have proudly handed over a cheque for £54 to Hospice in the Weald.

Millie and Savannah from Pembury Grange fundraised throughout the year with a series of odd jobs and other initiatives. They kicked off their fundraising campaign by clearing snow off...

28 / November / 2018

Our biggest Christmas Market ever!

Over 2,000 shoppers visited Hospice in the Weald’s biggest Christmas Market ever this weekend, raising more than £19,000.

The two day Christmas Market is held at the Hospice in Pembury, with the building being transformed into a festive space for the weekend, full of stalls and decorations complete with Santa’s Grotto!

“The atmosphere was just brilli...

06 / November / 2018

Radnor House

A sparkling summer ball at Radnor House School, Sevenoaks, raised an amazing £18,765 for Hospice in the Weald. The black tie ball, held on June 30 in a stunning marquee in the school grounds, was organised by the Friends of Radnor House and featured a champagne reception and lavish dinner. The sum raised for the charity mounted steadily through the evening as guests contributed generously...

19 / October / 2018

Cyclists Pedal for Hospice in the Weald

160 cyclists set off from Hospice in the Weald in Pembury on Sunday 14th October for Wheels around the Weald, covering 20, 40 and 80 mile routes. Participants ranged from 10 to 81 years old, with many families and friends cycling in memory of their loved ones cared for by the Hospice.

Despite a forecast of rain the weather conditions held out as the cyclists completed their routes reach...

10 / October / 2018

#MentalHealthDay2018

Paul Madden, Head of Counselling & Support Services, talks about the mental health of young people – the focus for 2018.

“Many parents worry about their son or daughter and feel ill-equipped to ask their children the ‘right question’ or say the ‘right thing,’ which means that putting support in place for young people can feel difficult. At Ho...