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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.

Charlton Farm mum to run Bath Half 2019


Virginie, age 47 from Bath, is in training to take part in the Bath Half Marathon for Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW) as it provides care and support to her family.

Originally from France, Virginie has been living in the UK for 20 years. She has two children; Emilie aged six and Sebastien who is eight. Emilie attends a mainstream school, while Sebastien attends Three Ways School in the city.