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JRR Tolkien letter sells at auction

March 28, 2019, by Alistair McIntyre in News

We are set to receive around £4,800 in proceeds from the sale of an original letter by JRR Tolkien at Bonhams on 27th March. The letter was generously donated to us by a local academic and Professor of Chemistry, Chick Wilson, who…

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Brexit: Changing times or business as usual for hospices?

March 27, 2019, by Jenny Steele in News

As Brexit controversy churns on in Parliament, change is a theme that permeates public debate as does the uncertainty that Brexit poses for the country. However, the health & social care sector has been dealing with constant change over the last decade…

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Jo Muir takes on the #700 Challenge for Dorothy House

February 24, 2019, by Jenny Steele in News

With Tokyo fast approaching it’s a very busy time for us athletes. Competing in a sport with 5 separate disciplines is always exciting and definitely keeps me out of trouble. It also means that when I decided to commit to the Dorothy…

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Ubiety launch photographs – findubiety.com

February 12, 2019, by Jenny Steele in News

Thank you to everyone who supported the Ubiety product launch at Always Sunday House in Bath.  We wanted to share a few photographs from the night. Photographs taken by: Adrian Campbell-Howard (Society Cafe, Bath) and Emma Hughes (@emmahughesphotos) The Ubiety product range…

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Skin Deep – Introducing our new Ubiety product range

February 6, 2019, by Jenny Steele in News

  Ubiety – meaning, being grounded in the moment – is the name of our new range of skin care and wellbeing products. The range – including hand wash, hand lotion, body salve, lip balm, facial mist and a scented candle –…

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Weather Update – All Outpatient Appointments Cancelled

February 1, 2019, by Jenny Steele in News

UPDATE: 7:54am Please check back for regular updates regarding our Hospice at Home service. We will provide regular information about any service disruption as soon as possible. UPDATE: 7:06am Due to the adverse weather, we have cancelled ALL Outpatient appointments across our…

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One Man and His Dog – The Finale Film

December 20, 2018, by Jenny Steele in News

We were delighted that so many people got involved to support our Chief Executive, and Myrtle his dog, on their epic 180 mile walk ‘One Man and His Dog.’ A wonderful volunteer, George Hopkins, kindly made this film about the event, which…

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Give us your gifts!

December 20, 2018, by Matt Carter in Dotty's ShopsNews

None of us like to talk about it, but the fact remains – most of us receive at least one or two gifts each Christmas that will make a retreat to the back of the wardrobe before you can say, “Pipe down,…

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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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