News items tagged 'ashford'
Posted on 16 January 2017
Join us for traditional carols and support the amazing work of The Pilgrims Hospices. Enjoy the ambience of the Great Hall, freshly decorated with festive swags and traditional tree. Christmas classics, familiar favourites and traditional readings. Booking essential, tickets limited all proceeds to Pilgrims. Please contact Rachael for tickets.
Posted on 6 January 2017
When Wendy Kelk, our Hospice Services Manager in Ashford, put out a call for new local-interest photographs to hang in the hospice ward corridors she wanted to provide a comforting and pleasing environment for patients and their visitors. Thanks to a great response from some keen photographers who got snapping straight away for us we have [...]
Posted on 8 December 2016
Ashford Choral Society would like to extend a warm invitation to their Christmas Carol Concert at St Mary’s Church in the centre of Ashford. There will be a retiring collection on behalf of Pilgrims Hospices and Shelterbox. For full details of how to buy tickets click on poster for information.
Posted on 5 December 2016
In November Harrison and Hayden Hopkins decided they wanted to make cakes and sell them in aid of Pilgrims Hospices. So one Saturday they donned their chef’s outfits baked cakes and then changing into hospice tee shirts, visited houses close to their home in the community of Challock offering cakes for a donation. They raised [...]
Posted on 29 November 2016
Pilgrims Hospice in Ashford was filled with warmth and song thanks to a visit from some very special, and talented volunteers. The 30-strong choir from local group Shepway Voices came to sing songs for patients and families currently being cared for on the inpatient ward. It was an especially poignant performance as one of the patients, John [...]
Posted on 7 November 2016
This week Raffles, Pilgrims Hospices mascot bear has been spotted around post boxes in east Kent encouraging supporters to hurry and send back their Pilgrims Hospices 20th Anniversary draw entries. The draw is closing in a couple of weeks’ time and he wants everyone to have a chance to win some prizes in time for [...]
Posted on 3 November 2016
Pilgrims Hospice Ashford bingo night is now in its 4th successful year. The last Friday evening of each month plays host to as many as 120 people playing for a Pilgrims ‘Full House’. It’s brilliant to see so many supporters enjoying our bingo evenings. Gary Kirton, from Pilgrims Hospice Ashford maintenance department who organises the bingo evenings [...]
Posted on 28 October 2016
The Ashford Alms, a local fundraising group held a Bollywood evening at Hothfield Village Hall that raised more than £500 for Pilgrims Hospices. The event on Saturday, October 15 included a three course Indian diner, live music, Indian dance and much more. Mr Abymon Mathew from Kennington, one of the organiser, explained why they supported Pilgrims Hospices: [...]
Posted on 25 September 2016
A new service to help people with a life limiting illness to access the support they need earlier is set to launch across east Kent. The Wellbeing and Social Programme is free for anyone in the later stages of a life limiting illness and aims to enhance their wellbeing in mind and body. Cate Russell, Pilgrims Hospices Chief [...]
Posted on 26 July 2016
Ascot may be famous for its hats, but Pilgrims Hospices are hoping its new accessory stall with its fabulous collection of hats suitable for all occasions will be just as inspirational. If you need one for a summer wedding then head over to see what delights they have. The very select accessory stall this year will [...]