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Rygor celebrate fundraising success

July 25, 2017, by Matt Carter in News

Rygor, a Westbury based vehicle group dealer, are celebrating their fundraising success with their Charities of the Year scheme. This year, Rygor are supporting the James Hopkins Trust, the Bath Cats & Dogs Home and Dorothy House Hospice Care. The Charities of…

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1,000 cyclists take to the streets for Bike Bath

July 6, 2017, by Matt Carter in News

Sunday 2 July saw over 1,000 riders take on one of the three routes ranging from 25 to 80 miles, enjoying the Wiltshire and Somerset countryside scenery and the blazing sunshine.   The event raised funds for a number of local charities…

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2017 Bubble Rush set to be great fundraiser

June 26, 2017, by Matt Carter in News

The Dorothy House 2017 Bubble Rush which took place on Sunday 25 June saw over 1,600 people taking part in a 5k fun run or walk at Castle Combe Race Circuit near Chippenham. Last year, the Bubble Rush raised over £50,000, a…

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Royds Withy King raises over £23K for Dorothy House

June 16, 2017, by Matt Carter in News

Huge thanks to everyone from the Bath office of UK Top 100 law firm Royds Withy King, who have raised an amazing £23,361 for Dorothy House Hospice Care.   Pictured from left to right are associate solicitor at Royds Withy King Nicola…

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Thinking about your digital footprint

June 14, 2017, by Matt Carter in

“You have three more attempts and your account will be locked” How many times have those words appeared on your screen, bringing frustration, anxiety and a wish for a bygone era when things seemed simpler. These days, online security and passwords are…

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What stops us talking?

June 14, 2017, by Matt Carter in

Medical Director, Dr Tricia Needham, discusses the importance of Advance Care Planning, and the difference it can make   Many of us have a desire to be in control of our own destiny, but when it comes to thinking about the unthinkable–…

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What if…?

June 14, 2017, by Matt Carter in

Wayne de Leeuw, the Executive Clinical Lead for Community Services, discusses the potential future of palliative care   The situation is precarious! The Health and Social Care system is buckling under the weight of more people living longer with ever increasing needs,…

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New Friends Group launched in Chippenham

June 13, 2017, by Matt Carter in News

We are thrilled to be launching a new Dorothy HouseFriends Group in Chippenham. Friends groups are made up of local volunteers who help to raise funds for Dorothy House, supported by our own Community Fundraisers. Some groups set up Quiz Nights, coffee…

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