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Coffee morning regulars raise their mugs for children’s hospice

13 February 2023 chsw Fundraising

Regulars at a weekly coffee morning in Barnstaple have presented a £500 donation to Children’s Hospice South West.

The Thursday morning get-togethers at the Meddard House retirement housing in Bevan Road have raised tens of thousands of pounds for local good causes over the years, including more than £7,000 since residents were able to get together again following Covid lockdowns.

The money is raised through the sale of raffle tickets, with prizes generously donated by residents and local businesses. 

Outlet shopping village offers support for children's hospice in 2023

17 January 2023 chsw Fundraising, Corporate

Affinity Devon has announced Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW) as its chosen charity for 2023.

The outlet shopping village in Clovelly Road, Bideford, is planning fundraising events throughout the year and will have donation boxes in stores for anyone who would like to support the charity, which runs the Little Bridge House children’s hospice in nearby Fremington.

Somerset cricketer sets sights on new challenge for children’s hospice

16 January 2023 chsw Fundraising

Somerset Country Cricket Club record-breaker and former fan favourite Max Waller is hoping to notch up some big numbers for Children’s Hospice South West in 2023.

The Taunton club’s leading all-time T-20 wicket-taker retired from the sport at the end of last season and has been awarded a testimonial year in which he has chosen to support the charity.

Housebuilder’s donation funds play equipment at Little Harbour

16 January 2023 chsw Fundraising, Corporate

Little Harbour has received £1,000 from Persimmon Homes Cornwall and West Devon.

The donation is part of the housebuilder’s Community Champions initiative which donates up to £750,000 a year to good local causes and organisations across Great Britain.

The donation is going towards new play equipment for the soft-play facility at Little Harbour.

High-flying pensioners come into land with £6k cheque for children’s hospice

12 January 2023 chsw Fundraising

Two Barnstaple daredevils with a combined age of nearly 200 have clocked up thousands of pounds for Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW) thanks to their high-flying escapades.

Ray Hales and friend Arthur Bennett visited the charity’s Little Bridge House children’s hospice in Fremington this week to present a giant cheque for nearly £6,000. 

Clevedon man starts New Year by walking 13 miles every day for children’s hospice

09 January 2023 Ruby

Martin Syrett hopes to raise £1,000 for Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW) by walking from his home in Clevedon to Bristol – a total of more than 400 miles (643km) over the course of his 31-day challenge.

Martin, aged 66, said he wanted to take on his walking challenge after hearing about the work the charity does at its Charlton Farm hospice near Wraxall, from his wife Anette who used to volunteer at the hospice.

Martin said: