Joanne’s Marathon Achievement In Memory Of Dad Joe Raises Over £2,000 For St Giles Walsall Hospice

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Joe Whitcroft was passionate about the need for hospice care for people in the Walsall area – and during his illness he told his daughter she should run a marathon to help raise money for the cause. So it was particularly emotional for Joanne Rasmin when she crossed the finishing line of the London Marathon, [...]

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Explorers Urged To Act Now To Secure A Place On St Giles Hospice’s Trek To Vietnam

1106 - Explorers who have signed up to the Trek to Vietnam

Intrepid adventurers will need to be quick if they want to experience the trip of a lifetime – and help leading local charity St Giles Hospice in the process. Thirteen people have already signed up to the hospice’s Trek to Vietnam fundraising expedition which takes place in October 2013 – and with just 17 places [...]

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Solstice Walkers Turn Out In Force For St Giles Hospice

Image 1 - 1126 - Lichfield Bower Queen Rosie Smith getting the 2012 St Giles Hospice Solstice Walk underway

Hundreds of women stepped out in style at the weekend for the St Giles Hospice Solstice Walk – raising thousands of pounds for the leading local charity. More than 700 ladies – many wearing their finest fairy-themed fancy dress – hit the streets of Lichfield city centre on Saturday for the night-time stroll, which is [...]

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Act Now To Be In With A Chance Of Winning £5,000 In The St Giles Super Summer Raffle!

1121 - There’s still time to buy your St Giles Hospice Super Summer Raffle tickets.

There are just a few weeks left for people to snap up their tickets for the St Giles Hospice Super Summer Raffle which offers the chance of winning a big £5,000 jackpot. The closing date for buying tickets is 11th July – and with busy summer days zipping past, people are advised not to leave [...]

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Help is on hand for carers at St Giles Hospice

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There’s a whole host of events taking place until Friday 22nd June at St Giles Hospice in Whittington to celebrate Carers Week. From complementary therapies to learning how to access help online, St Giles’ experienced and friendly staff will be on hand to provide a wealth of information for carers. Sessions on how to navigate [...]

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St Giles’ Hospice At Home Service Celebrates A Decade Of Care

1109 - St Giles Hospice’s much-valued Hospice at Home service marks its 10th anniversary this month

A vital arm of St Giles Hospice’s caring services is celebrating its 10th anniversary this month. The Hospice at Home service has been providing high quality care and practical nursing support for patients living with cancer and other serious illnesses within their own homes since 2002. Hospice at Home started as a pilot service in [...]

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Volunteer Recruitment Underway At St Giles Hospice’s New Ashby Shop!

1117 - Ashby Shop Volunteer Recruitment

People in Ashby-de-la-Zouch are being urged to make a big difference to a worthy cause in their community by volunteering to work in the town’s eagerly-anticipated St Giles Hospice shop. A team of volunteers is needed to help out at the Bath Street shop, which will be opening its doors by the end of July [...]

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It’s Not Too Late To Sign Up For The St Giles Hospice Solstice Walk

1110 - Image 1 - Lichfield's 'Hot Mammas'

Women across the region still have time to sign up for the spectacular St Giles Hospice Solstice Walk in Lichfield. The event, sponsored by Lichfield-based Florette, the UK’s leading prepared salad specialist, is a high-spirited night-time stroll through the city’s streets taking place on Saturday 23rd June. The walk will see hundreds of women dress [...]

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