20 Aug 19

Winsford family holds lemonade sale for St Luke’s

A lemonade stand set up by three of St Luke’s youngest supporters raised £235 for the Hospice in just four hours. Siblings Issabel (8), Natasha (7) and Lewis (3) Fox from Winsford decided to hold a lemonade and cake stand for St Luke’s in their front garden on Station Road. Mum Leah Gresty said: “Issabel…

19 Aug 19

Nurses go the extra mile for St Luke’s

Two nurses at St Luke’s are swapping their uniforms for running gear as they prepare to take part in the Manchester Half Marathon to raise money for the Hospice. Amy Underhill and Dawn McManus both work nights on the Inpatient Unit at St Luke’s and are hoping to raise enough sponsorship money to fund two…

13 Aug 19

Billy’s Story

Billy Shelbourne from Winsford has been attending our Day Hospice for one day a week for the last six weeks. He says it has given him ‘relief, freedom and help’ in dealing with emphysema, heart problems and COPD. Here’s Billy’s story: “First of all when I was asked to come to the hospice I said…

5 Aug 19

There’s strength in numbers

Would your place of work be willing to support St Luke’s by signing up to our Lottery? It really is the easiest way to help fund patient care here at the Hospice and costs just £1 a week per player. Several local businesses choose to support St Luke’s in this way, including Crystal Legal Services…

29 Jul 19

Students raise money in memory of much-loved teacher

Students at the Winsford Academy have raised nearly £6,000 for St Luke’s Hospice in memory of a much-loved member of staff. More than 700 pupils from years 7 to 10 took part in a three mile sponsored walk in the rain and wind on Friday 19th July in memory of Viv Howard, who taught in…

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