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Festive fundraising in the community for hospice care

  It’s beginning to feel a lot like Christmas! And if you’re looking for some festive feel-good factor, supporters of Saint Michael’s Hospice have organised a flurry of events this weekend, raising funds for local hospice care. Ripley’s fabulous Live Christmas Nativity is returning this evening, Friday 15th December 2017. Enjoy an evening of Christmas …

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HUNDREDS TO GATHER TO REMEMBER THE LIVES OF LOVED ONES AT CHRISTMAS

  The second of Saint Michael’s special Christmas remembrance events takes place this Sunday December 17 in the grounds of the charity’s Hornbeam Park-based Hospice. Since Harrogate’s first Light up a Life event was held almost 20 years ago on Sunday December 6, 1998, hundreds have come together each year to remember and celebrate the …

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Jean’s rockin’ 85th birthday bash

Jean Boyes has dedicated more than 23 years of her life to volunteering for Saint Michael’s; she’s spent 15 years volunteering at the inpatient unit (IPU), she’s shaken a tin in street collections and she’s been volunteering since the opening of two Saint Michael’s shops; Starbeck and Knaresborough. So we were delighted that Jean wanted …

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Hospice heroes shortlisted

Our invaluable housekeeping team, often referred to as our ‘hospice heroes’, have successfully been shortlisted as finalists of the Caring UK Awards in the ‘quality in housekeeping’ category. Pictured here with head of inpatient services Kathy Newbould, our six devoted housekeepers have dedicated nearly 40 years of service combined to Saint Michael’s. Kathy says, “Our …

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Matt’s offbeat idea supports local hospice care charity

A HARROGATE man is drumming up support for a world record-breaking attempt which will raise money for local charities. Matt Pargeter will be starting a Guinness World Record attempt of drumming continuously for 170 hours at Harrogate’s Victoria Shopping Centre from 5pm on October 3, finishing on World Mental Health Day, October 10. Matt Pargeter has …

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