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Organisers of the Croyde Ocean Triathlon and Exmoor Open Water Swim were delighted to present Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW) with a cheque for £9634.47 raised from participants of the 2017 events.
Josh Allan, Community Fundraiser at CHSW’s Little Bridge House hospice in Fremington said:
Stephanie Chapman from Perranporth has taken on the Yorkshire 3 Peaks Challenge as well as the London Walking Marathon all to help raise funds for Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW).
Stephanie completed the Yorkshire 3 Peaks Challenge over the 1 – 3 September and then just three weeks later on 23 September completed the London Marathon Walk, 26.2 miles around the capital city whilst also managing to raise £3490 for CHSW.
Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW) would like to thank Truscotts of Barnstaple for donating the use of a van for its Santas on the Run events in the area this December.
Santas on the Run is an event for the whole family and the charity has runs in Bideford, Holsworthy and Tiverton. Jayne Jarrett, events fundraiser for CHSW said:
‘This is such a kind donation, we have so much that we need to carry to these events – including several hundred Santa suits! – and the van will be such a help to our team.’
A team of 5 from Rick Stein’s St Petroc’s Bistro in Padstow recently took part in the Cornish Cider Run and have raised £727.50 for Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW) through doing so.
The Rick Stein’s team have been supporting CHSW with various fundraising events and the Boconnoc Cornish Cider Run was the chosen fundraising event that Samantha Bolwell, Susie Esor, Larissa Porter, Jamie Porter & Ash Gains wanted to take part in to do their bit for the charity.
Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW) is excited to announce it has opened a new shop in East Walk, Yate on Wednesday 8th November
The new shop has something for everyone with a range of goods on offer, including quality women’s, men’s and children’s clothing and accessories, as well as children’s toys and games, books, media and bric-a-brac.
CHSW’s Head of Retail, Chris Judd said:
Named ‘The Bristol Brutal’, the originator, Paul Dennett from Emersons Green said,
I wanted to do something to help Charlton Farm as it is a very special place which supported my friend Jim whose son Jack died at the hospice.
It’s become a much-loved festive tradition; hundreds of bikers dressed in Santa suits, their motorbikes adorned with festive paraphernalia, paying a visit to Children’s Hospice South West’s Little Bridge House hospice near Barnstaple. This year the ride is taking place on Saturday 2 December, with bikers coming from all over the county.
And they’re off! Hildy’s Hospice Hike sets off from Little Bridge House Somerset County Cricketer, James Hildreth and fellow hikers Adam Dibble, Ross Ward and Mark Turner, set off today (Wednesday 18 October) on their epic ‘Hildy’s Hospice Hike’ challenge - all to raise funds for Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW).
The 2km sponsored fun run is happening at the Eden Project on 3 December and is a fun event to take part in with colleagues, friends or family of all ages, helping to get everyone into the festive spirit.