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Taxi firm gears up to support Children's Hospice Week


Portishead-based taxi company, Red7s, is supporting this year’s Children’s Hospice Week by offering journeys within Clevedon in return for a donation to local charity, Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW).

Red7s is implementing this fantastic charity initiative from Monday 17 June until Friday 21 June 2019 between 9:30am and 5pm.

Charity Cash Raised by College Students

Donation from Duchy College students who completed the £20 Challenge

Students from Duchy College in Callington have raised £303.34 for Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW) by taking part in the charity’s £20 Challenge.

A group of students were given £20 as a start-up investment and were tasked to see how much money they could raise from that £20. Having to get their business minds on the task students came up with various fundraising ideas including holding a bake sale, selling milk shakes and also a mega raffle.

Trescothick puts £18k on the scoreboard for children’s hospice with big-hitting cycle ride

Kevin Morris, Finley's mum Louise Jackson and Finley's little brother Jett join Marcus Trescothick to present the cheque to CHSW chief executive and founder Eddie Farwell. Picture: Geoff Roberts

Cricketing legend Marcus Trescothick has presented a cheque for more than £18,000 to Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW).

The Somerset County Cricket Club star and Ashes winner has been an ambassador for CHSW since his benefit year in 2008 and supported the charity during his testimonial year last year.

Get ready for ‘biggest ever’ Dartmouth Art & Craft Weekend

Dartmouth’s Royal Avenue Gardens will host the ‘biggest ever’ Dartmouth Art & Craft Weekend on June 29-30, 2019

Dartmouth’s Royal Avenue Gardens will host the ‘biggest ever’ Dartmouth Art & Craft Weekend this month.

The 16th annual event on June 29-30 will showcase 40 stalls exhibiting a huge variety of arts and crafts, and offer visitors the chance to talk to artists and crafters as they work.

There will be entertainment from a wide range of musical and dance performers, as well as plenty of homemade cakes, cream teas, sandwiches and teas.

Dawn's training for national competition

Dawn in training for the bodybuilding competition she will be taking part in

Dawn Barnard, 45, from St Blazey has worked as a carer at Little Harbour children’s hospice at Porthpean in St Austell for almost three years. Inspired by the families she works with as well as people she knows through her gym Dawn has set herself a huge challenge of competing in a bodybuilding competition while raising funds for Little Harbour. She has had to commit to a strict regime of training along with a strict diet, all while putting time into her fundraising for Little Harbour as well.

Charity Donation Cooked up by Barbican Kitchen

Barbican Kitchen cheque presentation

Barbican Kitchen, situated above Plymouth Gin Distillery on the Barbican in Plymouth, has recently donated £336.58 to Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW) following its two month Dine and Donate campaign.

During January and February customers were encouraged to donate with the Barbican Kitchen’s annual “Dine and Donate” set menu.

Nathan Davies, General Manager at Barbican Kitchen speaks highly about supporting CHSW.