Eddie ‘The Eagle’ Edwards getting ready to fly with the fairies at the St Giles Hospice Solstice Walk!

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Britain’s most famous ski-jumper will be swapping his salopettes and goggles for a tutu and fairy wings as the guest of honour at the 10th anniversary St Giles Hospice Solstice Walk. Eddie ‘The Eagle’ Edwards, who shot to fame in 1988 as the first ski jumper to represent Great Britain at the Winter Olympics – […]

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St Giles Hospice celebrates 30th anniversary of it’s charity shops

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Thirty years ago, St Giles Hospice opened its very first charity shop at 17 Tamworth Street, in Lichfield, to “provide a continual, reliable source of income” towards the growing cost of the hospice’s caring services. Selling second-hand clothes, books, and household items, the new shop took £1,000 in its first week of trading – described […]

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Scrap recycling firm shows it’s mettle to help the environment – and St Giles Hospice!

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Long-time St Giles Hospice supporter Briers has made a generous donation to the leading local charity from its environmentally-friendly fundraising projects. The company, which has a metal recycling facility in Glascote Road, Tamworth, has handed over £1,400 to the hospice, which provides specialist care for local people living with cancer and other serious illnesses. Edwin […]

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St Giles Walsall Hospice celebrates 5th anniversary

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St Giles Walsall Hospice is celebrating five years of providing free specialist care for people living with cancer and other serious illnesses in the West Midlands. The leading local charity has cared for more than 1,200 patients in its catchment area since opening in April 2011. The total annual running costs of St Giles Walsall […]

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Long-time St Giles Hospice Lottery player Jo sees loyalty rewarded with £2,000 jackpot win!

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If anyone deserves to win the £2,000 jackpot in St Giles Hospice’s weekly fundraising lottery, then it’s probably Jo Bayliss. The NHS worker from Burntwood has been playing the leading local charity’s lottery every week since it launched back in 1997, making a vital contribution towards the cost of hospice care for local people living […]

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Natalie shares touching St Giles Hospice story to encourage more ladies to sign up for the Solstice Walk

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A woman from Four Oaks, Sutton Coldfield, has opened up about her experience with St Giles Hospice in a bid to encourage more ladies to take part in the forthcoming Solstice Walk in aid of the leading local charity. Natalie Ellis (50) witnessed first-hand the exceptional level of care patients receive at St Giles Hospice […]

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St Giles Hospice Launches Advice Service to offer support for all, day or night

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Leading local charity St Giles Hospice has launched a new extended Advice Service which is now available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year for anyone across the hospice’s catchment area affected by life-limiting illness. For the first time the charity is now able to extend the advice and support it provides to St […]

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Youngsters at St Giles Bereavement Support Group earn national praise

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Teenage volunteers who help run a local support group for young people suffering with bereavement were recently invited to speak about their experiences at a national conference. ‘Phoenix at St Giles’, part of the St Giles Hospice charity, offers a range of support services to children and young people affected by bereavement across the St […]

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