20 Feb 20

Hospice patients ‘sitting comfortably’ thanks to Crewe firm

Local patients visiting St Luke’s Hospice are among the first to enjoy brand new furniture, thanks to the fundraising efforts of Crewe-based 1825 Financial Planning. Throughout 2019, staff supported the Hospice in a variety of ways, including donating over 50 bags of pre-loved clothes, holding workplace raffles and organising an 18.25Km sponsored walk from the…

17 Feb 20

Retired Cheshire police officer braves the cold for sponsored swim

A retired Cheshire police officer has braved the cold waters of Bala Lake in North Wales to raise £465 for St Luke’s Hospice. Gareth Jones, who retired from Cheshire police 15 years ago, said: “I have always been passionate about swimming, and so I thought I would set myself a challenge to swim the 4…

13 Feb 20

Research studies aim to improve support for cancer patients

Researchers from the University of Liverpool are working with St Luke’s Hospice as part of two research studies to improve the support available for people with cancer and their carers. The studies are being led by Professor Mari Lloyd-Williams from the Academic Palliative and Supportive Care Studies Group at the University of Liverpool and are…

6 Feb 20

Super ‘Social Squad’ delivers over £12,000!

The staff at Payzone UK in Lostock Gralam have just handed St Luke’s a cheque for £12,390.25. But how did they do it? Back in January last year, Payzone chose St Luke’s as their ‘Charity of the Year’ and embarked on a 12 month programme of fundraising activity that not only involved their staff, but…

30 Jan 20

Crewe authors raises £3,500 for St Luke’s through book sales

Two authors from Crewe have raised more than £3,500 for St Luke’s Hospice from the sale of their book about Crewe Works. The book, written by Bryan Skellon and Neil Smith, is a very personal account of Bryan’s 50 years working for Crewe Locomotive Works from the war years to the 1990s. He starts as…

1 2 3 4 115