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Singing in support of CHSW


The Cantanti Singers and Wind Band, based in Stoke Bishop Bristol, held a concert last month in support of local charity, Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW). The Choir decided to raise funds for CHSW after visiting its Bristol hospice, Charlton Farm.

The next concert is due to take place on the evening of Saturday October 12 at Westbury Baptist Church

Keynsham Chicks continue to support the hospice


A group of ladies from Keynsham have been knitting chicks and selling them in the local area for 21 years.

The Keynsham Chicks, co-ordinated by Margaret Roper, kindly give the proceeds to the local children’s hospice - Charlton Farm in Wraxall. Once knitted and stuffed with a chocolate eggs, the chicks are sold all over the local area and beyond during Easter.

Record Year for CHSW Golf Day

£17,400 raised at CHSW Golf Day at Carlyon Bay Golf Club

An annual Charity Golf Day at Carlyon Bay Golf Club has taken place for the seventh year and raised £17,400 for Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW).

This year the event saw a record number of 40 teams take to the course as part of the Golf Day which was held on 17th May to help raise funds for local children’s charity CHSW which runs Little Harbour children’s hospice at Porthpean.

East Devon sea shanty singers are on song for children’s hospice

The Jurassix band members present CHSW with a cheque

East Devon sea shanty singers The Jurassix have presented a £1,255 fundraising cheque to Children’s Hospice South West.

The money was raised during a number of recent performances by the shanty band, whose members all hail from the Jurassic Coast.

The Jurassix formed in 2011 and members meet for practice sessions at Whitford Village Hall near Axminster.

They regularly perform at village fairs and regattas across East Devon and West Dorset, including at Beer Regatta, Sidmouth Folk Festival, Branscombe Village Fare, Chardstock Village Fair and Whitford Fair.

South West firms urged to ‘get nifty with your fifty’ in aid of children’s hospice

Take on the new-look £50 Challenge and help raise money for Children’s Hospice South West this autumn

Children’s Hospice South West is inviting businesses to get ‘nifty with your fifty’ and take on its new-look £50 Challenge this autumn.

The charity is giving workplace teams an initial £50 and tasking them to see how much money they can raise in just 50 working days, from September 16 to November 22.

Cake sales, raffles, quizzes and workplace fun and games are all encouraged but firms are being challenged to get creative and help make a big difference to their local children’s hospice.