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Baby Rupert Will Lead Santas on the Run at Eden

CHSW Santas on the Run runner numbers

Rupert Connor-Latus will be just 9 weeks old on Sunday 9th December when he will be Santa number 1 at Children’s Hospice South West’s (CHSW) Santas on the Run event at the Eden Project.

Santas on the Run is a 2km sponsored festive fun run which Rupert’s mum Sammy was keen to get him signed up for before he was even born along with siblings Flynn, Robyn and Evelyn.

Barnstaple engineering firm takes up the fundraising challenge for children’s hospice

Jason Legg of Aero Stanrew presents a cheque for £8,712.04 to Children’s Hospice South West fundraisers Josh Allen and Dominic Scotting

Staff at Aero Stanrew in Barnstaple have raised nearly £9,000 for Children’s Hospice South West.

Nine teams at the engineering firm at Roundswell, a division of TT Electronics, were challenged to take part in a month of fundraising in August.

Efforts included a Mexican chilli day, prize draw and cream tea, as well as bucket collections at the North Devon Show, Okehampton show, Hatherleigh show, at Tesco Barnstaple, Asda Bideford and after each show at Circus Wonderland in Barnstaple.

Instow marines put the fun in fundraising for children’s hospice

Sergeant Joe Long and colleagues from 1 Assault Group present a fundraising cheque to Children’s Hospice South West community fundraiser Josh Allen at the charity’s Little Bridge House

Royal Marines based at Instow have raised more than £500 by holding a family day for Children’s Hospice South West.

The 11 Amphibious Trails and Training Squadron opened the doors of the Arromanches Camp in July, giving family and friends the chance to enjoy a range of activities on the North Devon base, which carries out training and trialling for landing craft operations.

Marcus Completes 'Trestimonial' Bike Ride for CHSW

Marcus and the team finished the 5 day cycle ride when they pedalled in to Little Harbour

Cricketing legend Marcus Trescothick battled the elements during a five-day ‘Trestimonial’ cycle ride across the South West in aid Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW).

The Somerset County Cricket Club batsman and former England star is used to facing storms at the wicket, but heavy rain and 60mph winds threatened to blow the star’s 324-mile ride off course as Storm Callum swept across the region on Friday.

CHSW Benefits from Grill's Paint Job

Helston Grill handover £500 to Children's Hospice South West

Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW) has recently received a donation of £500 which came about after Helston Grill decided it needed a lick of paint.

Retired painter and decorator Mike Crocker was approached by Johnny from Helston Grill to paint the outside of the shop. Mike and friend Jamie discussed the job over a drink one Saturday night and agreed that they would do it but didn’t want paying for it, instead they would ask for a donation to be made to CHSW instead.

Bubble Rush fun brings in cash for CHSW

Girl jumps through yellow bubble station

The Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW) team is delighted with the success of the charity’s Bubble Rush event which took place on Sunday 7th October at Newnham Park in Plymouth.

Over 1000 people took part in the 5km family fun run which saw participants of all ages run, jog, skip, dance and walk through a sea of bubbles and foam at stations along the route leaving them covered in different coloured foam.

Children's hospice fundraiser Terry's BIG Mini honour at Pride of Britain

Terry and Linda Baker with the Pride of Britain award at Children’s Hospice South West

The driving force behind North Devon’s annual August bank holiday Mini rally has been named as a regional winner in this year’s Pride of Britain Awards.

Terry Baker has been raising money and smiles for charity for nearly a quarter of a century – including around half-a-million-pounds for Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW).

He was featured as one of four shortlisted Fundraiser of the Year finalists on ITV Westcountry this week but announced as the regional winner on tonight’s (Friday, October 5) show.