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John’s BBQ fundraiser is a great success

August 23, 2016, by Jenny Steele in News

John Mitchell is one of our wonderful patients. He and his partner Carol held a BBQ at their home and invited friends and neighbours. Everyone had a fantastic evening with great food cooked by John himself. They raised in excess of £600…

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Peasedown St John Outreach Centre closed from 5 – 16 September

August 23, 2016, by Jenny Steele in News

Due to planned resurfacing work that will be taking place at The Office Village Business Park in Peasedown. We wanted to let you know that our Peasedown St John Outreach Centre will be closed to all visitors, carers and patients from 5…

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Clothing Shops Summer Sale

August 19, 2016, by Matt Carter in Dotty's ShopsNews

It’s summer time, so make a bee-line to your local Dorothy House Hospice Care clothing shops to take advantage of our summer clearance! Starting on Saturday 20 August and lasting for one week only, the sale will be offering a HALF PRICE…

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Virgin Care chosen as Preferred Bidder

August 18, 2016, by Jenny Steele in News

The preferred bidder to coordinate community health and social care services in Bath and North East Somerset has been announced by the local Clinical Commissioning Group and Council as Virgin Care. Commissioners will now be working intensively with Virgin Care negotiating the…

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Our award winning Allotment Group

August 10, 2016, by Jenny Steele in News

We have an award winning gardening group at Dorothy House which is headed up by one of our Occupational Therapists, Lucy Burley. On July 17th the Trowbridge in Bloom judges reviewed the groups raised and ground beds. They were looking for the…

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Fresh, new menu at Coffee House 76

August 10, 2016, by Jenny Steele in News

As if it wasn’t tempting enough to have a coffee that cares, we’re introducing a brand new menu even more delicious than the last one. And if you don’t believe us, you’ll have to go see it for yourself! We’re bored of…

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We’ve achieved the Investing in Volunteers Quality Standard

August 9, 2016, by Jenny Steele in News

We are absolutely delighted to have achieved the Investing in Volunteers (IiV) Quality Standard, recognising the excellent work we do with volunteers. Stephen Dale, Head of Volunteer Services shared ‘We’re really proud to have been awarded the IiV standard once again.  It’s an…

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‘Dorothy House’ Rose for sale

August 5, 2016, by Jenny Steele in News

We are delighted to announce that a special rose known as ‘Dorothy House’ is being sold by Avonfield Gardens for £15, and they will be donating money to the hospice for every sale they make. (Fryniffi) 2009 is a gorgeous and hugely appealing…

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Prudential Ride London Cyclists go the extra mile for DHHC

August 2, 2016, by Matt Carter in News

Huge thanks to the seven intrepid cyclists who took part in the Prudential Ride London-Surrey 100 this weekend in aid of Dorothy House Hospice Care. Three of the riders – Craig Roberts, Robert Aitken and Duncan Holmes – were riding in memory…

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Brilliant bubbles prove to be a hit!

August 1, 2016, by Matt Carter in News

The first ever Dorothy House Bubble Rush took place yesterday (Sunday), with over 1,500 participants taking part in the 5km circuit at Castle Combe, near Chippenham. The bubblicious family fundraising event was a first for Dorothy House and the first of its…

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