Amazing 2015 Solstice Walk raises £100,000

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The 2015 Solstice Walk was an unbelievable success! Together, we raised over £100,000! On Saturday 20th June 2015, over 900 ladies gathered in a sea of fairy wings and general pinkness to take part in what was, without a doubt, the best Solstice Walk ever! We’re all still buzzing with excitement… The atmosphere was electric as […]

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Business group’s wonderful donation

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Business networking group, Business 1st has continued its fundraising efforts by handing over a cheque to us. As one of the longest established independent networking groups in Lichfield, Business 1st raises money for local charities each year at its annual networking awards evening. So far this year, the networking group has donated over £500 to […]

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#notdingy goes global: St Giles begins Twitter phenomenon!

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We’re proud to be at the forefront of a campaign to challenge outdated depictions of hospice care on two recent BBC programmes. Emma Hodges, our Deputy Chief Executive, recently posted her frustration on Twitter (@StGilesDCEO) after hearing two of the BBC’s flagship dramas – EastEnders and Casualty – use the phrase ‘dingy hospice’. Her tweet and […]

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Golfers get in the swing & raise £9,000

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The two captains at Lichfield Golf and Country Club have helped to raise thousands of pounds for us during their busy year in office. Helen Telford (Lady Captain) and Syd Langlands (Club Captain) nominated St Giles Hospice as their joint charity of the year to April 2015. Following a busy year of fundraising, the pair have […]

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New St Giles department store

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We’re excited to announce that our first ever St Giles department store is now open, in Tamworth! Our current Church Street shop has been transformed with the opening up of the first floor; the store now offers you the chance to browse all your favourite St Giles brands under one roof. The ground floor still […]

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Dordon restaurant raises £2,200!

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Fundraising guests at a Dordon restaurant enjoyed an evening of feast and magic as they helped raise £2,200 for us! The night of feast, comedy, music and fundraising took place at award winning Indian restaurant, Simla. Simla restaurant dedicated an entire evening to fund raising for St Giles Hospice by creating a ticket only event. Guests […]

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Tickets now on sale for Summer Raffle!

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Tickets are now on sale for the super St Giles Hospice Summer Raffle, offering you the chance to win some great prizes – including a brand new car or thousands of pounds in cash! We have a host of fabulous prizes to give away for 2015, including the jackpot choice of either a brand new Ford Ka […]

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Announcement that Emma Hodges will be our new Chief Executive

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We’re pleased to announce the appointment of Emma Hodges as our new Group Chief Executive. Emma, who joined the hospice nearly six years ago and has served as our Deputy Chief Executive since 2011, has been selected to succeed current Group Chief Executive Peter Holliday when he retires this autumn. As the handover process begins ahead of her taking […]

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