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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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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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Thank you, Helen Belcher

June 2, 2017, by Jenny Steele in News

We would like to extend our thanks to Helen Belcher (Liberal Democrat Candidate – Chippenham) for visiting us on Wednesday. We are grateful for her response to John’s letter to the Editor about the importance of End of Life Care and its…

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Fraud Crime Targets Dorothy House

May 30, 2017, by Jenny Steele in News

Earlier this month Dorothy House Hospice Care (DHHC) was the victim of a sophisticated criminal financial fraud by an external party.  This resulted in £130,000 being stolen from the Hospice’s bank account. Our patient and family care remained unaffected throughout this fraudulent…

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Chalking your dreams on our wall

May 10, 2017, by Matt Carter in News

Dorothy House brings a ‘Before I Die’ wall to Bath College   On Tuesday 9 May, we hosted a ‘Before I Die’ Wall event at Bath College as part of Dying Matters Week (8-14 May). Students, staff and visitors to the College…

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