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You make the difference – National Volunteers Week 2017

 As part of events during National Volunteers’ Week, 2017, Saint Michael’s Chief Executive Tony Collins had this letter published in our local newspaper It is often said at Saint Michael’s that its volunteers are at the heart of the organisation. Indeed, 30 years ago when Saint Michael’s was first founded, it was a small but …

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Just ‘B’ offers tips on how parents can talk to children following events in Manchester

Clare Godden, who is one of the heads of service at Just ‘B’, spoke to Stray FM to offer advice for parents and carers whose children have been affected by the recent events in Manchester. Clare said: “As an organisation, our thoughts and deepest condolences are with all of those affected by last night’s tragic events in …

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Bespoke new signage makes hospice more accessible for all

  At Saint Michael’s, we tailor our care to each person’s individual needs, and this means creating a hospice environment which is as welcoming, safe and accessible as possible for everyone who visits. With this in mind, Saint Michael’s has created special signage to help people to navigate the hospice, particularly those living with conditions …

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Vantage boosts hospice outreach support

Long-standing supporter of local hospice care, Vantage Motor Group have boosted the outreach support available to local people with the generous loan of a brand new Toyota Aygo.  Thanks to the support from Vantage, the Saint Michael’s Outreach Team, a group of professionals made up of made up of the charity’s occupational therapist, physiotherapist, chaplain, and social …

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Teacher’s pedal powered challenge for Saint Michael’s

A Harrogate school teacher is getting on his bike to raise vital funds for Saint Michael’s. John Greenhalgh, a Biology teacher at Harrogate Ladies’ College, is setting off in April for a gruelling 530 mile ride, which covers the rugged beauty of the Scottish coastline. A keen cyclist since his teens, John’s pedal-powered adventure will …

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