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Blog feature
On The Ball 

2 Jul 18

When the lovely volunteers in my local hospice charity shop asked Jon to take some photos of me wearing this vintage John Charles chiffon strapless ballgown I bought from them last week we had to oblige.


Local news
Acorns flagship charity shop in Cotteridge closes for makeover   

2 Jul 18

The very first charity shop opened to raise money for Acorns Children’s Hospice over 30 years ago is closing for an exciting makeover.


Local news
Brum hospice celebrates ‘shining stars’ for National Volunteers Week  

1 Jul 18

Birmingham St Mary’s championed the dedication of its volunteers this National Volunteers Week (June), with a Hollywood-themed party.


News
Marie Curie Hospice gardens open to public for National Garden Scheme 

28 Jun 18

THE DELIGHTFUL gardens at the Marie Curie Hospice in Solihull will be open to the public as part of the National Garden Scheme this weekend.


News
Communities in Lichfield and Burntwood urged to turn orange to mark 35th anniversary of St Giles Hospice 

25 Jun 18

People in Lichfield and Burntwood are being urged to turn their communities orange to help celebrate the 35th anniversary of a local charity.


News
Deputy Mayor reopens Lichfield charity shop after refurbishment 

15 Jun 18

The ribbon has been cut on a Lichfield shop after a refurbishment was completed.


Blog politics
Andrew Mitchell MP highlights recruitment challenges for St Giles Hospice in Sutton Coldfield and palliative care sector 

11 Jun 18

The Royal Town’s MP tabled a Parliamentary Question to the Health Secretary following a meeting with the CEO of St Giles Hospice in Sutton Coldfield.


Business
Lichfield salon comes up with stylish way of supporting St Giles Hospice Solstice Walk 

11 Jun 18

A Lichfield business has come up with a stylish way of boosting a charity fundraising event.


News
Deadline approaching for women to register for 2018 St Giles Hospice Solstice Walk in Lichfield 

7 Jun 18

Time is running out for women to sign up for the St Giles Hospice Solstice Walk in Lichfield.


News
Volunteers urged to lend a hand at Lichfield charity shop 

5 Jun 18

People are being asked to lend a hand at a Lichfield charity shop.


Blog feature
Dream Night 

5 Jun 18

It was a Dream Night for hundreds of children as DZG hosted its first exclusive evening for chronically ill and disabled youngsters.


News
Visitors to St Giles Hospice enjoy work by poets and artists 

29 May 18

Artists, poets, patients and schoolchildren brought some colour to St Giles Hospice as part of an event to mark national Dying Matters Week.


News
Staff at Tamworth company donate £700 to local hospice 

27 May 18

STAFF at Stormking Plastics in Amington have donated £700 to St Giles Hospice.


Local news
Magical Midsummer walk to raise vital funds for local hospice  

26 May 18

The event which sold out last year, with over 400 walkers raising a whopping £32,000 for Birmingham St Mary’s, is back.


Rugby
Why this secret Birmingham boutique is no ordinary charity shop 

26 May 18

St Marys Hospice Bournville Boutique is a hidden gem for designer wear…


News
“Mum was the life and soul of the party – she would have loved the Solstice Walk” 

24 May 18

A woman who lost her mother to cancer is calling on people in Lichfield and Burntwood to take part in a fundraising event for the hospice that cared for her.


News
Marie curie Hospice team handed top charity award for Motor Neurone Disease clinics 

22 May 18

CELEBRATIONS were in order as a health and social care team were handed a pretigious award from the Motor Neurone Disease (MND) Association.


Local news
Royal wedding ‘street party’ hosted by nurses at local hospice 

21 May 18

The Wonderful staff at  Birmingham St Mary’s made it a right royal day to remember on Saturday [19th May] for patients and their loved ones to watch the royal wedding in style.


Baggies
Ex-Albion star rides again 

19 May 18

Brendon Batson leads 400 cyclists to raise funds for hospice.


Blog music
Bubbles go Popfest! 

15 May 18

Acorns teams up with Midlands music festival.


Local news
Lets talk about death: Unique open day at local hospice 

15 May 18

Birmingham St Mary’s will be opening its doors this Friday (18th May) in a bid to get local people talking more openly about death, dying and bereavement.


News
Lichfield man who lost wife to cancer urges people to support St Giles Hospice’s fundraising raffle 

14 May 18

A Lichfield man whose wife died of cancer is urging people to buy a raffle ticket to support a local cause close to his heart.


News
Lead hospice nurse reveals life on the job for International Nurses Day 

8 May 18

BEING ready for anything is at the heart of what the Marie Curie nurses do on a day-to-day basis.


Rugby
Chamber of Commerce team gear up for the Simplyhealth Great Birmingham 10K 

4 May 18

Chief executive Paul Faulkner and his team are raising money for the St Mary’s Hospice…


News
Lichfield group raises £1,000 for hospice charity 

30 Apr 18

A Lichfield group has handed over a £1,000 cheque to charity.