Alisha and her family had a wild time during their stay at Little Bridge House recently. The Sibling Team had arranged a whole host of activities around the theme of 'Wild West' including panning for gold, which had been kindly donated by local business, Ilfracombe's fossil shop, 'Bones To Bones'.
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The Little Harbour children’s hospice in St Austell has been presented with a tree from Her Late Majesty The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee tree sculpture.
The spectacular 21-metre-high ‘Tree of Trees’ sculpture, designed by Thomas Heatherwick, was made up of 350 saplings from British native trees and formed the centrepiece of the Platinum Jubilee celebrations outside Buckingham Palace in June.
This year Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW) is celebrating 10 years of providing care and support to local families at its Little Harbour children’s hospice in St Austell.
Little Harbour opened its doors in December 2011 following the success of the Precious Lives Appeal which saw £5 million raised by the local community in just four years to fund the build of the hospice on land at Porthpean which was kindly donated by local farming couple; the Late Howard and Shirley Rosevear.
A dedicated super fan of the 1968 classic film Chitty Chitty Bang Bang embarked on a lockdown project to create a replica of the flying car featured in the film.
Kevin Edge, a retired kitchen fitter from Lympstone, made the magical car in his workshop, using various materials, including household objects such as a toilet brush holder and a thermal flask.
Her Royal Highness, The Duchess of Cambridge has sent a personal message of support for Children’s Hospice Week 2022, asking everyone to join her in celebrating the extraordinary work the UK’s 54 children’s hospices do for children and young people with life-limiting conditions, helping families make the most of their lives together, no matter how short. The Duchess is Royal Patron of East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH).
The team at Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW) is celebrating winning the Charity award at last week’s glitzy Bristol Life Awards ceremony.
The teddy bear department at Children’s Hospice South West’s Little Bridge House stood to attention this week to salute a very special new member to their ranks!
Mike Brown from Plymstock but currently living in Mystic, Connecticut, USA, is cycling 17.1 miles a day from the 1st Jan until 8th July (188 days); the equivalent distance from Mystic to Charlton Farm children’s hospice near Bristol and here’s why.
World-class footballer Mason Mount, is swapping his boots for a controller today (24 December) as he gives four families supported by UK children’s charity, Together for Short Lives, the chance to join their idol for some festive gaming fun.
11 year old Ithan Hancock from Tresillian has been busking with his cornet in Waitrose Truro each Saturday in December to raise funds for a charity that is a lifeline to his family.
Ithan has raised over £290 and counting for Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW) which cares for his sister Rosa and his whole family at its Little Harbour children’s hospice in St Austell.
Speaking about why he wanted to raise funds for Little Harbour Ithan said;