Children's Hospice South West

10k Your Way Open for Entries

Keen Plymouth runner and fundraiser Leesa Pethick is organising a virtual 10k event to raise vital funds for Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW) in it’s 30th anniversary year.

Leesa is encouraging people to complete 10k however they wish; running, hopping, skipping, walking, even paddle boarding between 7 – 21 March 2021. There is a £7 entry fee for the event, everyone taking part...

Children's Hospice South West

Children's Hospice South West Celebrate 30th Anniversary

Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW) is celebrating its 30th anniversary in 2021 …and everyone is welcome to join the party!

During the last three decades, the charity has provided a safe haven of care, support and friendship for thousands of local families with a seriously ill child. And in its 30th year, supporters are being asked to help it create more cherished memories for many...

Branston, Children's Hospice South West

Branston raises £7,000 for Children's Hospice South West

ILMINSTER potato supplier Branston has raised a total of £7,460 for Children's Hospice South West, by travelling virtually around the world in 80 days.

120 Branston employees and suppliers took part in the fundraising challenge, which took place from Saturday 8 August to Monday 26 October, across its three sites. The challenge saw the team running, walking and cycling a total of 25,...

Santa has got his trainers at the ready

Santas get ready to rock it like Rudolph for children's hospices

Children’s Hospice South West’s (CHSW) annual Santas on the Run event is back but not as you know it! Taking place over the weekend of the 11-13 December, supporters will be able to choose their distance, route and their festive dress.

The annual festive fundraiser usually takes place at RHS Garden Rosemoor in North Devon, on Bristol Harbourside and at Cornwall's Eden Project but the...

Remember loved ones by moonlight and support Children’s Hospice South West

Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW) is inviting people to remember and celebrate the life of a loved one and raise vital funds for the charity.

A Memories by Moonlight ceremony will be broadcast live on Facebook from CHSW’s Little Harbour children’s hospice in St Austell at 9pm on Saturday, September 26, giving people the opportunity to light a candle and join together virtually for...

Children’s Hospice South West given £940 by the Freemasons of Devonshire 

Children’s hospice South West’s Little Bridge House hospice has been chosen to receive a grant of £940 from the Provincial Grand Lodge of Devonshire Freemasons.

The grant comes through the Masonic Charitable Foundation (MCF), and will be used to help provide respite care and support for the children and their families at the hospice in Fremington, Barnstaple, North Devon.


Simon Cowell doodle to be auctioned for CHSW

Is it a dog, a crocodile or a prehistoric creature? Whatever your take on it, Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW) has an original Simon Cowell drawing – complete with signature – now available for auction.

The piece will be auctioned through the charity’s eBay store starting April 17, and Emma Perry, Senior Community Fundraiser at CHSW’s Little Bridge House hospice said: ‘We’re so...

Plymouth Half Marathon on course for sell out

GO2, organisers of Plymouth’s Half Marathon, are pleased to announce that the event has now attracted over 4,500 runners to take part in the event on Sunday 17th April! With entries being snapped up at such a fast rate, there is every likelihood of a race sell out with eight weeks still to go until race day!

Jamie Warren, Head of Marketing at GO2, said: "The interest in Plymouth’s...

Two men, one boat: Row4PreciousLives premieres at Royal William Yard

Members of the public are invited to the official premiere of ‘Row4PreciousLives’, at Royal William Yard on Saturday (29 March).

‘Row4PreciousLives’ is the stunning custom-built boat that ocean rowers, Elliott Dale and Chris 'Darby' Walters, will use in June when they take on the Precious Lives Atlantic Challenge, rowing the Atlantic from New York to the Isles of Scilly.


Kitsons scale new heights - Three Peaks Charity Challenge

16 members of staff from leading Devon law firm Kitsons faced the challenge of a lifetime this weekend when they tackled the three highest peaks in Scotland, England and Wales to raise money for Children’s Hospice South West.

Three teams of walkers left the comfort of their desks to don walking boots and waterproofs and undertake the gruelling 10,000 feet ascent across uneven terrain...