10 Dec 19

Dying for a Home Conference 2019

The first ‘Dying for a Home’ conference organised by St Luke’s Hospice took place in Crewe last week. On average, homeless people die at just 44 years old, with life events like a relationship breaking down, losing a job, mental and physical health problems or substance misuse often being the trigger. Being homeless can in…

3 Dec 19

Nurse goes extra mile for St Luke’s

A nurse at St Luke’s Hospice is taking part in a Christmas 10k run at Tatton Park to raise money for the Hospice. Nicky Thompson, who has been working on the Inpatient Unit at St Luke’s for almost three years said: “I do go to the gym and lift weights, but I am not a…

27 Nov 19

Christmas Fair raises £7,000 for Hospice

The nurses at St Luke’s Hospice are thanking the community for once again supporting their Christmas Fair and raising £7,000 for patient care. Hundreds of people turned out for the Fair at Winsford Academy on Saturday (23rd November) and enjoyed artisan stalls, a tombola, children’s crafts, festive refreshments and entertainment. Ward Sister Karen Jackson who…

25 Nov 19

Winsford family business celebrates milestone with St Luke’s

A family business in Winsford is celebrating its 150th anniversary by supporting St Luke’s Hospice. John Bownes Ltd has donated £2,520 to the Hospice which was raised as part of an auction to celebrate its amazing milestone. The business has been selling tractors and farm machinery in Winsford since the 1950s but the family started…

7 Nov 19

Urgent appeal as St Luke’s shop prepares to open its doors in Crewe

St Luke’s Hospice is opening a new shop in Crewe and is appealing for the community’s support. The shop in Market Street will officially open its doors to customers on Thursday 14th November, but is in desperate need of donations of stock and also volunteers to help in the shop. Steven Holmes, Retail Operations Manager…

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