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01 / July / 2020

Brenda and her bear

Brenda is currently a patient on our In-Patient Ward, and has made no secret of her love of bears. In fact, anyone can tell from the moment of walking into Brenda’s room that they mean a lot to her from all the photos dotted around.

One photo in particular caught the eye of the nursing staff – a photo of a bear Brenda adopted from a local wildlife sanctuary. Sadly, Brenda ha...

23 / June / 2020

A sponsored run ... around the garden!

Sophie, 9, and Olive 4, were looking for a “lockdown challenge” to keep them occupied during their time shielding, and luckily for us, the girls wanted to use the challenge to support Hospice in the Weald.

On Saturday, both girls, along with their younger brother Arthur, completed a fun run in their back garden. At 9 years old, Sophie challenged herself to run 9km – a ...

18 / June / 2020

Small change adds up!

Peter has been volunteering for Hospice in the Weald for over 7 years. Whilst he may not seem like a familiar face in the Hospice itself, he certainly is for the shops and businesses around Tunbridge Wells, where he exchanges collection pots on a regular basis.

When Peter retired, he wanted to give something back to his community. “I had heard what a wonderful organisation Hospice...

08 / June / 2020

“If it weren’t for the Hospice, we’d never have got to know each other”

Over the last few weeks, many of us have made ‘Clapping for our Carers’ part of our Thursday night routine. We’ve been really touched those of you who have kept our Hospice doctors, nurses and frontline staff in your thoughts whilst clapping. But for Sarah, a Hospice volunteer, her Thursday night clap for the Hospice ended up being more than a celebration of our carers.

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04 / June / 2020

Patients stay connected with donated tablets

We are delighted to have received a kind donation of ten Samsung tablets from Holmesdale Lodge 874 Freemasons in Tunbridge Wells. These have been donated to Hospice in the Weald so that patients on the Ward can keep in touch with their loved ones.

During these difficult times, more than ever, we recognise the importance of having heart-to-heart conversations with the people who matter t...

01 / June / 2020

Teams united in sport for their local Hospice

Despite lockdown, two local clubs challenged themselves to stay active, keep up practise and raise money, in celebration of the hard work of everyone at the Hospice during these difficult times.

Tunbridge Wells Rugby Football Club (TWRFC) started fundraising with the “Home Nations Lockdown Challenge”. The aim of the challenge was for club members to collectively walk, run or...