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Archive
2015
February
27th - Runner's bid to be a Lion king record holder
March
9th - Playing in memory of grandad
April
10th - Hospice backs call for radical rethink in care.
29th - Fiesta time for Collier Row pensioner
29th - Marathon Marvels
May
1st - Royal Mail delivers help to hospice
5th - Motorbike enthusiast gears up for Himalayan adventure
8th - Running club celebrates London Marathon achievements
8th - Retired nurse celebrates £1,000 windfall
11th - BT workers engaged in Snowdonia trek
11th - 15th anniversary of pioneering Hospice at Home service
14th - Dying Matters. Let's talk about it.
15th - Inspirational mum set to raise £3,500 in latest charity challenge
22nd - New car or £10,000 cash up for grabs in Summer Raffle
22nd - Milk workers raise over £300 for hospice
22nd - Garden sanctuary for bereaved children needs your vote
22nd - Accountant is on track after £1,000 lottery win
27th - Himalayan adventure gets off to "bootiful" start
27th - Volunteer Week
June
2nd - Volunteer still learning new skills after 23 years
5th - Furniture store volunteer saves life of baby
5th - Boxers get ready to rumble for hospice
5th - Take the lead - join our dog walk!
10th - Cuppa and cake for carers to mark Carers Week
12th - Talented singers stop shoppers in their tracks
12th - Secret garden of magical delights awaits
16th - Saint Francis Hospice hosts Namaste Conference
19th - Businesses unite for £100,000 fundraising challenge
19th - Second lottery win for lucky grandmother
19th - Dog trainer to take leap of faith for hospice
26th - £1,000 cash injection for DIY project
26th - Supermarket boss sold on hospice
26th - Former EastEnders actress steps back to the 80s for 10k hospice walk
July
6th - Double win for lucky ladies
7th - Talented teenager to auction artwork
7th - Oh what a night as disco fever sweeps Romford town centre
10th - Sunflower picnic to remember loved ones
13th - Pupils swap books for trainers to support hospice
13th - Garden event promises rooms with views
13th - Dazzling Dancing show raises £2,600 for hospice
17th - The sky's the limit for daring teaching staff
17th - Donated Russian figurine sells for almost £1,600 on Ebay
17th - Heavenly windfall for mother of three
24th - Daring duo to abseil down the iconic ArcelorMittal Orbit
24th - London's calling hospice workers
24th - Former airline worker scoops £1,000 on hospice lottery
27th - Happy birthday Saint Francis Hospice!
29th - Miniature world of quirky delights
31st - Lucky catch as fishing manager hooks lottery jackpot
31st - Patients featured in Channel 5 News series on end of life care.
August
3rd - Superstores flex muscles to raise more than £3,000 for hospice
4th - Get a head start and run for Saint Francis Hospice
5th - Bingo! The Young Ones crack the £10 grand mark!
6th - Insurance workers risk muddy adventure to help raise £13k for hospice
7th - Inspirational woman steps up to Chinese challenge
11th - Take a shot for your hospice
12th - Spectacular garden gives hospice a blooming £500 boost
13th - Retail workers get top 'Marks' for big donation
14th - Lottery win 'wheely' good news for former council worker
14th - High time radio presenter took it to the edge
14th - Giving a foot up to bereaved youngsters
17th - DIY store workers get hospice event off to a rosy start
18th - Former headteacher rises to charity abseil challenge
19th - Couple celebrate silver wedding anniversary with big win
20th - Big Yellow to the rescue!
21st - No tie-breaker - hospice is £10,000 winner
26th - Ford workers go further for hospice
27th - Fork lift driver raises a bit more than he expected
28th - Facing the Fear Factor
September
1st - Lucky £1 ticket nets man £10,000
2nd - Ace day raises £250 for hospice
3rd - Bank worker ropes in colleagues for daring abseil
4th - Drawn to support local charity
4th - Future classic car makes its debut
11th - Happiness is... 62 years of marriage and a £1,000 lottery win!
11th - Generous donations bring home comforts to the hospice
11th - Grateful family seize chance to help hospice
14th - Mixing business with pleasure nets more than £6,700 for hospice
15th - Wheels of fortune
18th - £10,000 is now the target for law firm
18th - Sitting comfortably thanks to £600 donation
18th - Health professionals from Singapore are inspired
24th - Daughter's bald and beautiful tribute to mother
25th - Descending to raise pounds
25th - Classic Car and Bike Show fuels funds for patient care
25th - Hospice Care Week 2015 - Connecting care and communities
28th - As one door closes, another opens
October
2nd - Cabbie hails £1,000 lottery win
2nd - Getting quizzical for hospice
2nd - Caring canines bring patients comfort and joy
5th - Brighter, smarter shopping in Brentwood
6th - Hospice Care Week
7th - Hospice Care Week
8th - Hospice Care Week
9th - Numbers add up for former teacher
9th - New funding to tackle loneliness and isolation
11th - Freddie rocks Romford
16th - Pupils step up to raise £1,186 for hospice
16th - Double birthday treat as couple win £1,000 on hospice lottery
16th - Hospice nets £80,000 to restore Victorian pond
16th - Scouts honour inspirational leader with hospice hike
23rd - Courageous mother's act of kindness raises £1,700
23rd - Third time lucky for former hospice worker
23rd - Blooming success for hospice gardens
30th - Retired accounts clerk is counting her lucky numbers
30th - Masons lodge money with hospice
30th - Painting produces pounds for hospice
30th - Time to stop
November
6th - First time Fundraisers have a ball and raise £27,000 for hospice care
6th - Inspirational story at heart of raffle launch
6th - Neopost delivers more than £5,000 for hospice in abseil adventure
9th - Bereaved children helped to come to terms with their loss through art and activity
13th - Lottery gift for newly weds
13th - Hospice helps bereaved children to rebuild their lives
13th - Dealership donates £1,000 after saddling up for cycling challenge
19th - Donations make a happy Christmas
20th - Santathon promises ho-spice fun for all
20th - Friday the 13th - lucky for some!
20th - Big donation helps patients and saves hospice money
26th - Royal Oak "treet" for hospice
27th - TOWIE star signs up to support Star Walk
27th - Muddy tribute to best friend
27th - "Reddy" for Santathon
27th - Convenience store shows bags of initiative!
27th - Hospice volunteer gets £1,000 payback
27th - Black Friday benefits hospice
30th - Tributes to Arthur Rackley
December
4th - Gardens spruced up for Christmas
4th - Help at last for young adults
4th - Road race trotters break piggybank for hospice
4th - Caring woman shares lottery success with hospice
4th - Winger's words and shirt score for hospice
4th - Unbeer-lievable challenge raises £660 for hospice
7th - Tricolour tribute
11th - DHL deliver muddy adventure for hospice
11th - Cake sale proves a winning formula for hospice
11th - Cracking Christmas treat for carers
11th - The festive spirit is in the air for lottery couple
18th - Cyclists rally together to raise £600 for a hospice
2016
January
19th - Synagogue appeal brings comfort to patients and families
20th - Council leader impressed by hospice services
22nd - Hospice van theft sparks phenomenal response on social media
February
9th - A muddy, mad way to raise money
15th - Reality TV star takes on new role for hospice
15th - Double lottery success for Upminster residents
March
25th - Construction worker builds on lottery success
June
3rd - Make-up class helps women to look good and feel good
24th - Little things make all the difference and lead to big prize
November
15th - Hospice takes on battle for Christmas number one (copy)
15th - Hospice takes on battle for Christmas number one (copy)
2017
April
19th - London Marathon 2017 profile - Spencer Littlechild
27th - London Marathon 2017
November
10th - Sir Trevor Brooking kicks off hospice's 5k Santathon
2018
February
6th - Accountant is counting down to Brentwood Half Marathon!
7th - Snooker legend Steve Davis continues his support for the hospice
13th - Lionhearted shipbroker takes second marathon in his stride
13th - Marathon man follows in his father's footsteps
13th - Surveyor trades tools for trainers as he prepares for iconic race
13th - Mum takes on Brentwood Half Marathon for the third time!
13th - Fitness fan's marathon effort in memory of nan
March
16th - Havering Islamic organisation's £2,500 donation for hospice care
28th - Big Yellow Quiz results!
28th - Hospice care inspires man to take on Manchester Marathon
May
4th - Trotters £19,500 Marathon achievement
4th - New art therapy group for bereaved young people aged 17-21
11th - Dying Matters - have the conversation
14th - Royal wedding celebrations at a Harold Wood hair salon
22nd - Ironman takes on 100 mile bike ride
June
1st - Volunteers give up an incredible 260,000 hours a year
4th - Make a Will and protect the ones you love
15th - Tea, cake and entertainment for Carers Week
19th - Time for tennis and Pimm's!
19th - Cycling adventure to remember WW1 soldiers raises £2,000
29th - Patients enjoy a paw-some visit
29th - Retail managers take a walk on the wild side!
July
6th - Barking Rugby Club is on the ball
9th - Family Trust donates £50,000 to fund community services
12th - Former Mayor donates £39,000 to grow care in Redbridge
18th - Fitness tribute to gym instructor raises more than £3,000
23rd - Hospice celebrates its 34th birthday
27th - Tennis tournament raises £3,281 for pioneering telephone service
27th - Sisters to Star Walk in memory of loved ones
August
1st - Ilford South MP visits to find out about services to Redbridge residents
6th - Remembering Dr Beaver
6th - TOWIE star becomes face of Star Walk
15th - Volunteer back on the till following stroke
15th - Third time lucky as locals prepare for Mission Mud
17th - School friends step out for their Nans
21st - Young people receive a Foot UP!
21st - Time FM brings sporting legends together to raise £2,300
21st - Son chops his locks in memory of late dad
28th - Family set to Star Walk in memory of loving wife and mum
28th - Grandfather wins £6,000 golden ticket in summer raffle
29th - Newly elected Redbridge Mayor visits to learn about our services
31st - Woman celebrates birthday with 10k Star Walk!
September
5th - Janet Abbott is a Star Walk supremo!
5th - Seven years of success for Frankie's Car show
10th - Busking champion to perform at Star Walk
12th - Bogus callers steal collection boxes
12th - Great-grandmother's £25,000 lottery surprise
14th - Family hold sixth annual golf day in memory of their daughter
25th - Super Star Walkers raise £1,000s for end of life care
25th - Havering rugby club raises £800
26th - Headteacher sets staff a muddy challenge!
October
8th - Hospice Care Week
12th - Hospice garden makeover on track thanks to rail firm
15th - Families invited to celebrate and remember their loved ones over festive season
18th - Family's tribute to beautiful daughter and sister
18th - Santas 'Chase the Turkey' for hospice!
18th - 5K Ramble raises £3,240
22nd - Young people among some of the first to benefit from technology
30th - Young students learn about careers in care
November
6th - Family to join Santa-fun for the first time!
12th - New support group opens for Redbridge residents affected by cancer or life-limiting illness
12th - Grovember challenge for Hospice at Home nurses
16th - Snooker legend Steve Davis becomes a patron
23rd - Property developers pledge to donate £300,000
26th - Daughter to run Santathon for dad
27th - SEIB Insurance Brokers volunteer and donate £10,000
30th - Redbridge Mayor formally opens Wanstead store
December
11th - Santathon brings magic of Christmas to Dagenham
11th - Bee club's sweet gift to patients
14th - Sports radio presenter to run 2019 London Marathon
20th - Festive fun at Pemberton Place
2019
January
7th - London Marathon 2019 - Lauren to fulfil marathon dream!
7th - Winter Raffle raises £50,000
11th - BBC Eggheads to host biggest quiz in Essex!
22nd - Physiotheraphy placement inspires marathon effort!
23rd - London Marathon 2019 - Sam's training is on cue!
24th - Rotary's £11,500 drive to support hospice
28th - Hospice named as West Ham charity partner
29th - College catering students £300 treat
30th - Pub quizzers raise almost £65,000
30th - Awareness day puts the spotlight on young carers
31st - Tesco's £15,790 donation is a big help to community!
February
4th - Spin class raise more than £11,000
8th - Family take on 10k winter run and raise £2,000 in memory of daughter
11th - Golf club raises £2,300
12th - Lara's back to experience the London Marathon buzz!
12th - Netballer has a marathon goal in sight
15th - Snooker supremo to co-host The Big Orange Quiz
15th - Julie runs fourth London Marathon for Mum!
22nd - Grandmother celebrates 90th birthday with £10,500 lottery win
26th - Hospice nurse goes extra 26.2 miles
26th - Council worker to run for Dad!
March
5th - Old Esthameians raise an incredible £1,205
8th - After 3 half marathons Grant Shotter is ready for the 26.2 mile London challenge
11th - WI ladies get cracking this Easter
12th - Firefighter to run London Marathon in memory of Dad
15th - Craig compares running a marathon to childbirth
18th - Congratulations to our Brentwood Half runners
19th - Shout out to our social workers - World Social Work Day
19th - World Social Work Day - Our practical and emotional support services
25th - BBC Eggheads and snooker champion Steve Davis challenge more than 700 quizzers!
28th - Frankie's classic car show scoops prestigious award!
28th - The scores are in for the Big Orange Quiz
29th - Highway Express donate more than 200 chocolate Easter eggs
April
1st - Devoted daughter to run London Marathon for mum
9th - Tina ready to run 10th marathon
10th - Businesses spin £50 into over £17,000
12th - Emily to run her first marathon for her wonderful Nan
26th - Hospice volunteer scoops the rollover!
29th - London Marathon 2019 highlights!
May
3rd - Dying Matters Week
7th - Patients invited to record their life stories
10th - Couple receive civic award recognising 50 years of volunteering
22nd - Training workshop strengthens end of life care in West Essex
31st - National Volunteers' Week 2019
June
3rd - Daughter shares her family's experience of hospice care
10th - Carers Week 10-16 June
July
8th - An afternoon cream tea
11th - Finding comfort in the Muslim faith
12th - The strength, courage, and determination of Ross Annear
15th - Sporting legends club together for Saint Francis Hospice
18th - Retail team help families recover treasured memories
18th - Julie's lottery lift!
22nd - Mayor of Havering proud to help Saint Francis Hospice
August
7th - Hans across the water
8th - Going contactless
21st - Gill Hagan gets the fundraising bug
27th - Cancer won't stop Sherry from flowing
29th - Moira's full English
September
5th - Wilston's first-class journey
6th - Saint Francis Hospice fundraisers go nuts for classic cars
11th - Jess's Marathon run for Mum
12th - Saint Francis Hospice part of city's prestigious annual charity fundraiser
16th - Bob's 'David and Goliath' battle
17th - Colin McMillan packs a punch for Saint Francis Hospice
23rd - Cancer 0 Juliet 1
23rd - One woman's junk is another woman's treasure
25th - It's like candy
26th - Saint Francis Hospice
26th - Dear Larry
October
4th - Nineteen eighty-four
7th - Volunteers get down and boogie
9th - Step into Christmas with Saint Francis Hospice
11th - Ladies who lunch
14th - Pauline Wenn
15th - Laying the footsteps for Caroline's journey
17th - Facilities for hire at Saint Francis Hospice
28th - Tilly's Festive Fun Run for Grandad
28th - Terry's safe place
November
4th - Colin Stanley Hudson
6th - Peter says 'ello, 'ello, 'ello to volunteer driving
7th - Pat's volunteering lifeline
12th - Turning paper into gold
12th - Liz Preston
13th - Tony Hatch
15th - Helen goes bling
27th - Alan's Hospice vibe
27th - Fundraisers bond at the 007 Ball
27th - Leading UK House builder nominates Saint Francis Hospice for charity work
27th - Sir Trevor Brooking to give Hammers fans a much-needed cheer
29th - Gwen earns her dough
December
2nd - Friends for life
5th - Saint Francis Hospice
9th - Reed's final message
10th - Christmas kicks off at Saint Francis Hospice
13th - The Saint Francis Hospice Choir sing their song
23rd - The Young Ones
24th - Together
27th - Greg's wife's orders!
2020
January
2nd - Malcolm's dulcet tones
3rd - Saint Francis Hospice
10th - The magic of Saint Francis Hospice
15th - Josephine's comfort
16th - Hurrah for Henry
20th - Lyn Buntrock
24th - Noel's volunteering buzz
28th - Sarah's on a Mission Mud for Grandad
28th - Micky's cue to fundraise
29th - Fundraising puts Julian on level 42
February
1st - Christmas Tree Recycling raises thousands — while helping the environment to boot
13th - Margaret's elf
19th - Lizzie's London Marathon for Pa
21st - New voluntary faces
26th - A Saint Francis Hospice legend
March
2nd - Tea & Talk at Toby's
5th - Open your garden for Saint Francis Hospice
5th - Molly's golden locks
9th - A star for Daddy
11th - Dying for Change
12th - Harry's boost
12th - For Geoff and Linda
12th - Colin Eastwood
13th - Positivity in a bottle
17th - COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update 17th March 2020
20th - A statement from Saint Francis Hospice's CEO
23rd - Hospice Service Update - 23rd March 2020
23rd - Saint Francis Hospice charity stores are closing
23rd - COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Advice
24th - Brotherly love
April
6th - Kerry and Jim's Lottery win
6th - NHS hero scoops Lottery win
7th - Joycie's wish
8th - Face masks ward off COVID-19
9th - Kindness offers hope amid outbreak
9th - Stay home and stay positive
11th - Pam Court, CEO welcomes funding announcement
15th - Give a Gift of Care
17th - Hilda's holiday
20th - Steve Davis in the frame
22nd - Donation in isolation
28th - Football's off/fundraising's on
30th - Hilda's hospice wish
May
1st - Julie keeps on running
4th - 2.6 for Colin
5th - Hearn's rallying call
5th - "He wasn't only a war hero; he was also our hero"
11th - An appeal for Linda and Pete
11th - Dying Matters Week
14th - Annie's help for the homeless
18th - Alfie's locks
19th - Celebrating 20 years of Hospice at Home
21st - Julie's haven of hope
27th - For the Love of Scrubs
28th - Harry's inspiration
29th - Finding solace in volunteering