Diary Dates

Here are some Bury Hospice dates for your diary: A ‘Choirs Together’ night, featuring Bury Acapeelers and The Brixi Singers, is on Saturday 18th March at 7pm. It’s at the Bury Fusiliers Museum and tickets are £5 from 0161 253 5111. Proceeds to Bury Hospice. The Steve Ferringo Band will be performing at Walshaw Sports Club on…

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.  …

Choirs Together for Bury Hospice

Bury Acapeelers continues its fundraising link with Bury Hospice next month with a joint choirs concert at The Fusilier Museum. The concert also features The Brixi Singers, a well-respected Bolton-based chamber choir which has performed not only around the North of England but also in various European countries. Combining the cultured tones of The Brixi…

In memory of Sarah

Sedgley Park RUFC’s legends game raised £2,100 in memory of Sarah Taylor for Bury Hospice. Sarah passed away in the hospice in February last year from cervical cancer – she would have turned 30 this June and all the players in the fourth team v Legends game in December wore the number ‘30’ on their…

Talented Thomas aged 10 raises funds for Bury Hospice

A ten-year-old has raised £228 for Bury Hospice with his painting of the Ramsbottom urn. Thomas Arnott-Gent, who goes to Emmanuel Holcombe Primary School, loves to draw and paint with watercolours and came up with his picture of the landmark. He decided, if he wanted to sell it, he wanted to make money for the hospice…

Quigg’s Xmas cheer

Bury boxing ace Scott Quigg visited Bury Hospice to spread some festive cheer. Former World Super Bantamweight champion Scott, who won the WBA International Featherweight belt last month, is a patron at Bury Hospice and asked to come in and see some of the patients – including a four-legged visitor. “As a patron, it’s important…

Volunteering is my way of giving something back

Deborah Lisle knows this Christmas will be tough without husband John but she is giving something back by volunteering for Bury Hospice. Deborah, 57, lost John to cancer in October 2015 aged just 64 , weeks before his 65th birthday. It’s been a year of firsts for her as she tackled events such as the…

Inspirational cards in Sarah’s memory

Rebecca Weatherall is raising money in memory of her former babysitter Sarah Taylor for Bury Hospice by making inspirational cards. Sarah, of Whitefield, died of cervical cancer aged just 28 in February of this year and her mum Lorraine has since raised over £20,000 for Bury Hospice. Rebecca wanted to do something in memory of…

Thank you

A family raised £2,500 for Bury Hospice in memory of their mum, popular Tottington Primary School Teaching Assistant Shirley Greenhalgh. Shirley, 51, died in February this year after a four-year battle with cancer. Husband Mark along with daughter Charlotte, 26, sons Joe, 23, and Sam, 19, along with Shirley’s brother Peter, organised a fundraising event…

Christmas Tree Collection

  Thank you to everyone who has volunteered to help with our Christmas tree pick-ups. Ex-firemen Kev Talbot, Rick Warburton Tony Burke, Kev Barrow, Ian Holt, Steve Swift, Andy Davidson and Phil Peel, will be collecting the trees on the 6th– 8th January. Rob Howell, who owns Parcelfast, has given the Hospice use of one…

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