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30 / October / 2020

UK to Mongolia – A Trip of a Lifetime

In the Summer of 2018 three Tonbridge School alumnis took part in the Mongol Rally, an exciting challenge which involved driving a 2003 Suzuki Wagon R over 10,000 miles from the UK all the way to Mongolia.

The Yakademics, as the team named themselves, were made up of school friends Joe Froud, Lawrence Tan and Georgia Marriott who hoped to raise money for three special charities: Hospice...

23 / October / 2020

40 years of care

This year, Hospice in the Weald is celebrating 40 years of care - 40 years of supporting our local community.

In the past 40 years we have grown from a newly established Home Care Service, to a charity with a large range of services to provide totally individualised Hospice palliative care to local patients and families. Since 1980 we’ve grown and changed, opened all our shops, Ho...

22 / October / 2020

Teresa and Natasha’s story

Natasha was diagnosed with cancer at the age of 27, she fought bravely for 8 years before passing away in December 2015, while being taken care of by the staff of TheHospice in the Weald.

Cancer was not Tasha, she was full of life with a smile that lit up a room. She loved to dance and had started Ballet at the age of 2. She joined  the National Ballet and had the opportunity danci...

21 / October / 2020

East Sussex MGOC – High Weald Tour

Some organisations are incredibly committed in their support of the Hospice. One of these is the East Sussex MG Club who donated the entry fees from an event that had been planned for months, but sadly did not happen. Enthusiasts, some from abroad, had hoped to participate in a new High Weald vintage MG tour event, but regretfully the Pandemic meant it could not go ahead. Nevertheless, once res...

16 / October / 2020

Flautist’s Initiative Supports the Hospice

Rather than being bowed by COVID restrictions, a Wealden musician used her lockdown as opportunity to remember her beloved niece and raise much needed funds for the Hospice. Elizabeth Harris staged a live Facebook flute performance from her home in Hawkhurst in late June. With an international audience in tow, Elizabeth raised over £250 for Hospice in the Weald, where her niece, Natasha (...

12 / October / 2020

Local Rotary Club Give Generously to the Hospice

Despite, indeed, perhaps in spite of COVID, the Rotary Club of Heathfield and Waldron, raised £500 for the Hospice over the summer. The Club had identified the importance of focusing on local causes given the pandemic and, according to Mark Garnett, the Club’s president , “It was an easy decision choosing to raise funds for Hospice in the Weald”.

The income ...