Hospice celebrating ‘Good’ rating

Bury Hospice is celebrating a new era with a Care Quality Commission rating of ‘Good’. Inspectors came into the hospice in March and praised every aspect of the service and management– the service is Safe, it’s Effective, Caring, Responsive and it is Well-led. The ‘Good’ rating comes at a time when Bury Hospice has appointed Suzanne Carr to the full-time General Manager’s role…

New shop is a hit

Two battlers celebrated the opening of Bury Hospice’s refurbished shop in Prestwich. Bury boxer Scott Quigg, a patron of Bury Hospice, officially opened the shop in Prestwich town centre as he builds up to his next big fight. And running the shop will be Bury Hospice’s very own battler Denise Jones-Payne who has fought cancer…

eBay volunteer wanted!

Bury Hospice is on the hunt for an eBay volunteer. If anyone can help please email samduncan@buryhospice.org.uk.  eBay Volunteer Role Description Responsible to: eBay Coordinator/Warehouse Manager Location: Radcliffe Purpose of Role: To list donated goods on eBay in order to reach a wider customer base and achieve the best price possible, therefore generating income for the…

Bury Hospice paint the town!

 Bury Hospice’s Touch the Rainbow 5km Colour Run at Burrs Country Park was a huge success. Thank you to Bury boxer and patron Scott Quigg for starting the run, to former Shakers striker Andy Bishop for competing and promoting the event and to every single person who took part. We couldn’t have held the Colour…

Bury Hospice Survey

  Bury Hospice will be launching a survey next Monday to find out what staff and volunteers think about the hospice. Last year staff were encouraged to inform the Bury Hospice Board about their views on how well the hospice was being managed and to offer ideas as to where improvements could be made. Last year…

Strictly – Bury Hospice-style!

Fancy following in the talented footsteps of Strictly Come Dancing stars while getting fitter and having fun all for free?  Now is your chance to get in step for a fundraising Strictly style dance event inspired by a spirited Bury woman following the untimely death of her beloved husband. Deborah Lisle, 58 from Tottington, has…

Bury Hospice staff have made a piece of artwork inspired by their patients

As part of Dying Matters week, Bury Hospice, alongside Pennine Care Foundation Trust, Pennine Acute Trust and the CCG, held an art competition. “The idea was to get people to positively change their attitudes and behaviour around talking about and planning for death,” said Bury Hospice Head of Clinical Services Ellie Burke. Bury Hospice submitted their own…

Corporate Challenge has lift off

Bury Hospice launched their Corporate Challenge and can’t wait to see what entrepreneurial ideas businesses come up with to raise funds. Twenty-two companies have signed up for the challenge where, over a six month period from June, companies have to turn £50 into as much as they can by a variety of fundraising events. The…

Student pictures are flying high at Hospice

Bury College students produce two butterfly pictures which now have pride of place at Bury Hospice. The two establishments have worked together in the past and, as part of the UAL Diploma in Art and Design Course at Bury College, the students had to produce artwork for the public and clients to develop their understanding…

Tea party is a success

There was a magnificence of mayors, a soap star, a top-flight boxer and an MP among others attending Bury Hospice’s Mayors Tea Party. The hospice were showing their appreciation to former mayor Stella Smith, outgoing mayor Mike Connolly and new mayor Dorothy Gunther and a host of volunteers, corporates and local organisations who have shown dedicated…

Lisa Riley signs up for Bury Hospice

  Former soap star Lisa Riley has become a patron at Bury Hospice, praising the staff as ‘angels on earth.’ Lisa, from Bury, had first hand experience of the work Bury Hospice carries out when her grandma Pat was treated there. Lisa, who has recently been in the news for losing weight, going from a…

£1,000 Lottery Winner!

  Congratulations to Lee Fitchett from Bury who won £1,000 on our lottery. It’s just £1 a week with £1,000 top prize every week – with other cash prizes on offer. Sign up below, help the hospice and stand a chance of being a winner like Lee! Find out more on our Lottery Page.  

Catwalk of Courage

Bury Hospice held their inaugural Catwalk of Courage Fashion Show where all the models had been affected by cancer. Children and adults, male and female, all strutted their stuff on the catwalk to raise funds for the hospice with all clothes contributed by Littlewoods Clearance. There were tales of courage and fighting spirit as each…

A Lancashire Evening

This is one to enjoy – a Lancashire Evening! Ramsbottom Support Group have organised the night with a tasty two-course Lancashire Supper and entertainment by ‘Senior Moments’. It’s on Friday 24th March with tickets £20 each and will take place at Ramsbottom Cricket Club, 7-7-30pm. For tickets contact Ann Birch on 0161 763 5422.  …

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