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,…

17 Jul 19

Nantwich student is St Luke’s ‘Queen of Hearts’

A 15-year-old school girl from Nantwich is smiling like a Cheshire Cat after her Alice in Wonderland themed Garden Party raised £1,120 for St Luke’s Hospice. Katie Everett, a year 10 student at Brine Leas School, decided to organise a fundraising garden party to fulfil the volunteering section of her Duke of Edinburgh Bronze Award….

15 Jul 19

Winsford Wheelers embark on year of challenges

A cycling group in Winsford will be clocking up the miles – and the pounds – for St Luke’s this weekend (Saturday 20th July). The Winsford Wheelers has chosen St Luke’s as its charity of the year with members committed to raising as much money as possible for the Hospice, starting with a sponsored bike…

11 Jul 19

How our Lottery is supporting patients in Day Hospice

Our Lottery pays for the care of one in five patients in Day Hospice. Patients like 75-year-old Mick Birley from Crewe. Here’s Mick’s story… “I’ve got pulmonary hypertension, heart failure and emphysema. In November the doctors said that they couldn’t do anything more for me and told me that I probably wouldn’t make it to…

3 Jul 19

St Luke’s Lottery celebrates its 25th Birthday

St Luke’s Lottery is celebrating 25 years supporting patient care at the Hospice. Since the first draw back in July 1994, the Lottery has grown to become St Luke’s biggest single source of income with more than 16,000 people currently playing it each week. St Luke’s Staff Nurse Di Collins said: “In 1994 St Luke’s…

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