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Looking after yourself in lockdown – Harrogate hospice’s Just ‘B’ service shares ideas to help

It’s dark, cold and the lustre of Christmas is behind us –  and then, along comes another lockdown. How can we keep going and keep mentally healthy at a time of year which can be tough, even when we’re not living through a pandemic? Saint Michael’s Just ‘B’ bereavement and emotional wellbeing team share some …

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A year of inspirational fundraising for Harrogate hospice care charity

2020 has been difficult for many across our community, but we have been inspired by our fantastic fundraisers, who have continued to do so much to support us where they can. Here are just a handful of them: Back in early April, we were delighted to receive some beautifully decorated comfort pebbles, knitted hearts and …

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Looking after yourself this Christmas

The festive season can be a particularly difficult time for many people, particularly when you’re living with grief, or experiencing anxiety around the affects of the pandemic. Here, our Just ‘B’ service offers some practical tips and advice to support people affected by bereavement this festive season. If you’re feeling stressed or worried this Christmas, …

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Poignant Saint Michael’s Light up a Life event helps families to remember loved ones

We know that Saint Michael’s Light up a Life event has been a meaningful part of local Christmas traditions for more than two decades, and we hope this year’s event will be no exception. While we can’t gather together in person, you can still dedicate a light on our virtual Christmas tree In memory of …

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Long-standing Saint Michael’s Community Lottery player, and jackpot winner, shares his story

Richard from Knaresborough; Lottery player for almost two decades and jackpot winner When Richard’s wife, Lesley, was in the final stages of breast cancer during 2003, at the age of just 59, she received care at our Harrogate hospice, and Richard has never forgotten the superb care she received during her stay. Seeking a way …

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