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#keepitlocal - Emma's story

Emma supports the #keepitlocal campaign

Emma Smale is supporting the #keepitlocal campaign for the local charities supported by this year’s Great West Run as she regularly runs in support of Children's Hospice South West (CHSW) in memory of her eldest daughter, Imogen who was supported by the charity before her death in 2016.

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Plymouth Businesses Join CHSW for Bubbles

Plymouth networking event

Ocean Studios at Royal William Yard in Plymouth was the venue for Children’s Hospice South West’s (CHSW) networking event on Thursday 10th May.

The event was set up to give local business people the opportunity to network with each other while also finding out about the work the local children’s charity does in supporting children with life limiting or life-threatening illnesses and their families.

Matthew revisits CHSW on the 10th anniversary of his brother's death


Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW) is dedicated to making the most of short and precious lives, and the care offered is not just about medical and nursing support, but also enriching the lives of children and their whole families.

Nowhere is that more apparent than in its sibling provision. CHSW has a dedicated sibling service at each of its three hospices to provide care, support and entertainment for well brothers and sisters.

Sam FM Bristol is to partner with the Children's Hospice

Downsy with Eddie Farwell

Sam FM Bristol, part of Celador Radio, has announced it is to support local charity, Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW) for the foreseeable future. CHSW’s Charlton Farm hospice, which supports children diagnosed with life limiting conditions and their families, is located just six miles from the radio station’s hub in Bristol.

Devon craftsman brings healing music to CHSW


Children’s Hospice South West is delighted to be the winning recipient of a Sounding Bowl for its music therapy as featured on BBC Spotlight

Back in January, BBC Spotlight featured a story whereby an appeal was being made to apply for a music Sounding Bowl hand-crafted by Devon based Tobias Kaye, and Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW) is delighted to be the winning recipient!