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Swapping scrubs for a running vest- The children's carer running for her hospice

17 April 2024 chsw Events

A children’s carer is running the London Marathon this weekend raising vital funds and awareness for Little Harbour children’s hospice, where she works in St Austell, Cornwall.

Suzanne Brown from Bodmin, is swapping scrubs for a running vest and taking to the streets of London on Sunday 21 April for the infamous marathon, to raise vital funds for the charity that is very close to her heart. 

Brother and sister's Firewalk in memory of brother

23 February 2024 chsw Events, Fundraising

A brother and sister walked barefoot over coals reaching temperatures of 1200F to raise money for the children’s hospice which cared for their disabled sibling.  

Charley Davis and brother Liam took on the roasting hot pathway at the Children’s Hospice South West’s (CHSW) Firewalk at Charlton Farm, Wraxall in memory of their foster brother Jack on Thursday 22 February 

Jack was welcomed into the Davis family by mum and dad Sandie and Jim, aged just 2 years-old in 2007. 

Tawstock concert has all the ingredients for a very merry Christmas

22 November 2022 chsw Events

A winter-warming Christmas concert is being held at Tawstock Court near Barnstaple in aid of Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW).

The Very Merry Tawstock Christmas concert is taking place on Friday, December 9 and will feature performances by Chivenor Military Ladies Choir, West Buckland Prep School Choir, Barnstaple Music Comedy and Dramatic Society (BMCDS) Voices, The Voice Community Choir and The Jurassix Shanty Singers. 

Hundreds enjoy emotional moonlight charity walk at the Lost Gardens of Heligan

14 November 2022 chsw Events

More than 300 people took part in an emotional night-time charity walk at The Lost Gardens of Heligan on Saturday night.

Children’s Hospice South West’s (CHSW) Moonlight Memory Walk took place under clear skies at the gardens in Pentewan near St Austell, a new location for the event, which has been held in Falmouth since 2009.

Sporting stars do lunch and raise more than £10k for children’s hospice

13 October 2022 chsw Events

Stars from the world of sport took centre stage a special fundraising event for Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW) on Thursday.

The Sports Lunch at the Seat Unique Stadium (formerly Gloucestershire County Cricket Stadium) featured fascinating insights into top-level sporting careers and raised over £10,000 for CHSW.

Jenny’s special reason for taking on Great Bristol Run

08 August 2022 Ruby Events, Fundraising

Bristol mum-of-two Jenny Milton will have a very special motivation to reach the first of two finish lines when she takes on the Great Bristol Run this weekend.

Jenny, a member of the Sibling Support Team at Children’s Hospice South West’s Charlton Farm Hospice in Wraxall, will be taking on the city’s much-loved 10k on September 25 to raise money for the charity. After that, she will be lacing up her running shoes again to take on the Bath Half on October 16.