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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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Becoming dementia-friendly

May 10, 2017, by Biddy Walcot in Dementia

We’ve made significant changes to some of the patient areas in the hospice at Winsley as part of our on-going programme to become a dementia-friendly organisation. Over the past few months, we’ve introduced new signage, adjusted lighting and re-painted corridors and public…

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Great cake sale at Saltford Primary School

May 3, 2017, by Matt Carter in News

Heather, Annabel, Belle, Isabella, Mindy and Pragati from Saltford Primary School recently held a cake sale at their school to raise money for Dorothy House, as we have supported a number of their relatives during their illnesses. The girls raised a total…

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Marathon effort from Dorothy’s Dozen!

April 27, 2017, by Matt Carter in News

Twelve inspirational runners took part in the London Marathon in aid of Dorothy House Hospice Care this year. One of the runners was Sandra Sharratt aged 51 years from Melksham who achieved her goal of finishing in under six hours and raised…

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Walk to remember loved ones is success

April 26, 2017, by Matt Carter in News

We invited local people to visit the Hospice in Winsley on Saturday 22 April 2017 to remember loved ones and take part in our Memory Walk and Tulip Tea. This year, these two annual events were combined for the first time and…

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Military visit to Winsley

April 6, 2017, by Matt Carter in News

It was great to welcome Lt Cdr Lee Broster, Cpl Pete Morrison, WO2 Craig Petch and Sgt Mick McCann from the MOD Corsham Field Gun Crew to the hospice this week. They form part of a military sports team based in Corsham…

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Road closure in Winsley

April 6, 2017, by Matt Carter in News

A section of the C391 Bradford Road in Winsley is set to be closed between 10 April and 21 April, which may affect routes to the Hospice. Wiltshire Council has made an Order to close the road temporarily to all traffic from…

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24-Hour Non-profit Hackathon proves a success for two charities

April 4, 2017, by Matt Carter in News

Dorothy House Hospice Care and Avon Wildlife Trust are being supported by Amdocs, the leading global communications software and services provider, who hosted a global 24 hour, non-profit Hackathon at sites in Bath, Canada, India and Israel on 29th March.   Over…

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Dorothy’s Tea Party Launched

March 28, 2017, by Matt Carter in News

This week, we’re  launching a new fundraising initiative called ‘Dorothy’s Tea Party.’   The whole community are invited to get involved by either hosting or attending a Dorothy’s Tea Party or coffee morning at home, in their workplace, at the gym or even…

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Admit One – your free ticket to … anywhere!

March 22, 2017, by Matt Carter in FST

The Children and Young People’s Service at Dorothy House Hospice Care is holding a special youth event in April. On Saturday, 1 April, from 2-5pm students currently in secondary school who have been bereaved of a parent at the Hospice, at any…

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