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…

22 Jul 19

New Look offers 20% discount to St Luke’s Hospice supporters in Winsford

St Luke’s Hospice is teaming up with fashion retailer New Look this summer to offer Winsford shoppers an extra big thank you for helping the charity. New Look is launching a new customer discount initiative to support hospice care by encouraging more people to donate goods to local hospice shops, and St Luke’s in Winsford…

18 Jul 19

Carl’s story

Alarm bells started ringing for Carl ‘Sam’ Telfer when he returned from a holiday last October and realised he was losing weight. After blood tests and a scan, the 56-year-old from Crewe received the devastating news that he has Pancreatic Cancer, which has also spread to his liver. “I was told that although it’s not curable,…

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