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Shop with Amazon Smile

November 23, 2018, by Matt Carter in News

Planning some shopping on Amazon this festive period? Start at https://smile.amazon.co.uk/ch/275745-0 and AmazonSmile donates to The Dorothy House Foundation Limited, at no cost to you! Many of us will be shopping on Amazon during Black Friday (until 25 November) and Cyber Monday…

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Gifts that give twice

November 22, 2018, by Matt Carter in Dotty's ShopsNews

The Dorothy House shops are not your typical high street charity chain. We aim to appeal to all budgets and tastes, and we have lots of fun gift ideas at reasonable prices. And by shopping from one of our shops, your gift…

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Dorothy House benefactor opens new Collins Wing

November 21, 2018, by Matt Carter in News

On Friday 16 November, we invited guests including family, friends and colleagues of benefactor, Frank Collins to attend the opening and dedication ceremony for the new Collins Wing at the Hospice in Winsley. Frank is the son of Roy and Joyce Collins…

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Catering Survey

November 19, 2018, by Matt Carter in News

Recently, we have been re-evaluating our catering services. Part of the process is to carry out an impartial review of our catering provision. We are very pleased to announce that we have appointed Phoenix Consultancy Services to carry out this review, who…

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Meet Florence the Night Owl

November 8, 2018, by Jenny Steele in

Meet Florence Nightowl – one of Minerva’s Owls of Bath 2018, generously donated to us by the Norie Charitable Trust. Florence has already stolen our hearts, and is pictured here with members of the Norie Trust, Dorothy House staff and her creator,…

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Dorothy House User Advisory Group End of Year Report 2017/18

November 7, 2018, by Jenny Steele in News

The Dorothy House User Advisory Group (UAG) is run in partnership with Evolving Communities, a community interest company which specialises in research, evaluation and public engagement. It helps local people and organisations shape the way health and care services are run in…

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Allotment Group @ Corsham Community Campus

November 6, 2018, by dorothyhousehc in Incredible Edible Dorothy House

Our allotment group completed a makeover of two raised beds at Corsham’s Springfield community campus this morning. Fading petunias were removed having given us a spectacular flower display all summer long. Tulip bulbs were planted and topped off with colourful pansy’s for…

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The Final Haul

November 4, 2018, by Jenny Steele in One Man And His Dog

I have been reflecting about the last 15 days and what we will miss.  Mindfulness is powerful, and I  have just finished attending “Time to be Still” the theme this month the Tree of Life – I would just like to share…

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A chilly morning at the Allotment.

November 1, 2018, by dorothyhousehc in Incredible Edible Dorothy House

This week on a chilly Tuesday morning at the allotment group we had a busy time clearing an area for our newly donated shed that will arrive in the spring. We set about removing an old tree and clearing the raised beds.…

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Day 13 – The unexpected guests!

October 30, 2018, by Jenny Steele in One Man And His Dog

A rather disturbing start to the day as Ben Prater, our friend and ambassador is absent, apparently on holiday, so I spoke to Johnny instead , that’s ok I don’t mind being the 2XV, having parked up, checked signal and prepared the…

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