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Dust off your collectibles!

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Time to scour the loft, find out that old painting and dust off those antiques, as the Rotary Club of Torrington is hosting an Antiques and Collectibles Charity Valuation Day in support of CHSW at the stunning RHS Rosemoor Gardens on Wednesday 25 April.

With world-renowned valuers from leading auction houses, Cavendish Philatelic Auctions and Dominic Winter Auctioneers, the day will be a unique opportunity to have your much-loved items assessed by expert eyes.

Marathon challenge for head of city wellbeing charity

Jamie Vittles is running the London marathon in support of CHSW

The head of Exeter’s leading health and wellbeing charity will be taking on his own fitness challenge this year.

Jamie Vittles, of CITY Community Trust (CCT), is training for the London Marathon, which takes place in April.  And he is running the marathon to raise funds for one of CCT’s charity partners, Children’s Hospice South West

Jamie said:

How the Rainbow Run helps families like Tayen's

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Last year, ‘Tayen’s Rainbow Racers’ helped raise vital funds for Charlton Farm and here’s why…

Tayen from Bridgwater is six years old and has a genetic condition called Neurofibromatosis Type 1. The condition is incurable and causes tumours to grow on nerves anywhere in her body. She has complex epilepsy, hydrocephalus and is fully blind. Tayen has already endured two rounds of chemotherapy and will need more at some point in the future.

Somerset Cricketer James Hildreth raises £11000 for CHSW

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Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW) was delighted to have the support of Somerset County Cricketer, James Hildreth in his 2017 Testimonial Year and on Thursday 8 March 2018, he visited the charity’s Little Bridge House hospice near Barnstaple to present a donation for £11,000, raised through all his fundraising activities through the year.