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Over £2000 raised at Little Bridge Stock

Little Bridge Stock cheque presentation photo

The organisers of Little Bridge Stock, a family festival held at the Old Station Inn, Blackmoor Gate, have handed over a donation of £2176.61 to Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW).

This was the seventh year of the annual festival which hosted performances from a range of local bands and musicians across two stages including Yazzy, The Big Fat Blues Band, Coast to Coast, The 5.15, Jolly Joker and Good Company. The festival was free to attend and proved very popular with families from the local area.

Marcus’ ‘Trestimonial’ Bike Ride for CHSW

Chris-Reah,-Simon-Lee,-Marcus-Trescothick

With a career spanning 25 years, Marcus Trescothick is applauded in his field and as an acknowledgement to his contribution to sport, he has been awarded a second Testimonial year in which he will be raising funds for the Professional Cricketers Association (PCA) Benevolent Fund and Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW).

Marcus has announced he will be taking part in a 5-day Bike Ride in support of CHSW.

CHSW’s Totnes shop celebrates its 5th birthday

Totnes staff and volunteers celebrate the shop's 5th birthday

The Children’s Hospice South West shop in Totnes recently celebrated its 5th birthday, with a special thank you to the volunteers and customers who have supported the shop since it opened.

The shop in High Street, Totnes, opened in July 2013, and marked five years of trading with a special cake made by shop manager’s assistant Julia Howarth to thank volunteers and customers for their continued support.

Dancers Raise over £3000

Maggy, a CHSW friends group member, receives the cheque at the dance show

The Linda Mortimore & Charlotte Smith School of Dance has raised £3536 for Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW) at its most recent dance show held in June at Ivybridge Community College.

Children from two and half years old to 24 took part in the ‘Summer Spectacular and Cinderella’ show. Dancers and teachers had dedicated 12 weeks to rehearsals including weekends to perfect their routines which was all made worth it when the show was an absolute triumph.

Archie completes The Three Peaks

Archie on The Downs Bristol

Archie who goes to The Downs School, a stone's throw from our Charlton Farm hospice, has climbed The National Three Peaks - Ben Nevis in Scotland, Scafell Pike in England & Snowdon in Wales - and raised funds for CHSW!

The year 7 pupil completed the challenge in just three days and raised over £2,000. Archie's total walking distance was 23 miles, his total ascent, 3064 metres and he was driven a distance of 462 miles.