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20 / August / 2019

Peter’s 1,000 mile challenge

In early August, Peter Kershaw from Blackham in Tunbridge Wells, and his friend Paul took on the UK’s ultimate cycling challenge, covering over 1000 miles from Lands End to John O’Groats by peddle power alone. Peter dedicated this epic adventure to the memory of his sister-in-law Lucy and raised money for Hospice in the Weald.

Lucy was cared for by the Hospice staff and...

13 / August / 2019

Launching our Great Wall of China Trek – October 2020

Next October, Hospice in the Weald supporters are undertaking a new and exciting fundraising challenge.  From Saturday 10th October to Sunday 18th October, join us on a once-in-a-lifetime experience and walk the Great Wall of China whilst raising vital funds for your local Hospice.

One of the ‘New Wonders of the World’, the Great Wall of China is a truly iconic location...

08 / August / 2019

Sharing Your Story - Laura Marshall

Laura Marshall is running the Hospice Run in memory of her husband Michael. Laura is a novelist and has written about her experiences of caring for Michael, and his death:

"I don’t know why they made the word hospice so like the word hospital. It’s completely misleading. My husband had spent the previous two days in hospital, and this [Hospice in the Weald] was a w...

07 / August / 2019

100km adventure through the Peak District raises vital funds

Neil completed a 100km Ultra Challenge this July, raising nearly £1,000 for Hospice in the Weald. Having completed two tough walking Ultra Challenges previously – the London to Cambridge in 2016 and the Cotswold Challenge in 2017 – Neil decided to take on the Peak District challenge, walking 62 miles in 24 hours through Derbyshire's finest scenery and peaks.


01 / August / 2019

Hospice supporters take on 100 miles in Prudential RideLondon

On the 4th August, 9 brave Hospice supporters will be taking to the road, cycling the 100 miles of the Prudential RideLondon. Starting from the London Olympic park, through the Surrey Hills, tackling hills along the way and returning to the Mall, all to raise money for Hospice in the Weald in memory of their loved ones. So far, the team have raised over £3,300, with donations still r...

25 / July / 2019

Rusthall FC take on the Pros in Charity Football Match

Rusthall Football Club took part in an enthralling charity football game against the Arsenal Charity XI on Sunday 21st July at the Jockey Farm Stadium. Organised by Rusthall FC, 474 people turned up to watch the match with a range of children and older people in attendance making for a fantastic atmosphere. The score ended 2-2 in what was a friendly, competitive gam...