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Jailbirds Raise Over £10,000 for CHSW

The final amount raised is announced

Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW) held its annual Jail and Bail fundraising event at Devonport Guildhall in Plymouth on Friday 13th March which raised an amazing £10,700.38 for the children’s charity.

7 local businesses took part in the event which involved individuals getting arrested and put on trial for fictitious crimes including telling bad jokes, dad dancing and excessive talking. 

Rainbow Run 2020 tickets are on sale now!

Rainbow Run returns in summer 2020. Picture by Eleanor Davis

Families are being invited to get their tickets for the South West’s brightest’ 5k charity fun runs taking place in Bristol, Newquay and Exeter this summer.

Registration for Children’s Hospice South West’s Rainbow Runs is now open, with a 25 per cent discount available for those who sign up early.

More than 3,000 people walked, jogged or ran through a series of coloured paint stations at last year’s event, raising £178,000 for local children with life-limiting conditions and their families.

Bideford Pannier hosts special Light Up a Life service

The Light Up a Life service at Bideford Pannier Market. Picture by Graham Hobbs

Around 300 people packed into Bideford Pannier Market on Saturday night to join a special Light Up a Life service in aid of Children’s Hospice South West and North Devon Hospice.

The candlelit service, one of 17 services taking place throughout North and Mid-Devon for this year’s appeal, gave people the chance to remember a loved one and to make donation to the two charities in their memory.