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St Luke’s Hospice Plymouth Granted £1155 by the Freemasons

Authored by Mary

Emily Paton of St Luke’s Hospice Plymouth can be seen here receiving a certificate celebrating the grant of £1155 donated by the Freemasons of Devonshire presented by V. W. Bro Nicholas Ball, Deputy Provincial Grand Master.

This is part of the annual donation made by the Devonshire Freemasons and the Masonic Charitable foundation who this year have given £7,635 to seven hospices in...

St Luke’s Hospice Plymouth granted £988 by the Freemasons

Authored by Mary

Emily Paton of St Luke’s Hospice Plymouth can be seen here receiving a certificate celebrating the grant of £988 donated by the Freemasons of Devonshire presented by V. W. Bro Nicholas Ball, Deputy Provincial Grand Master of Devonshire.

This is part of the annual donation made by the Devonshire Freemasons and the Masonic Charitable foundation who this year have given nearly £7,000 to...

New look for St Luke’s Charity Shops

Authored by Mary

Leading local charity, St Luke’s Hospice Plymouth, has a new look for their charity shop portfolio thanks to local sign makers Signs Express (Plymouth). St Luke's who, in the last 12 months, cared for over 3,531 people in the local community with a life-limiting illness, were in need of a local sign maker to help them with their newest re-brand. The task was part of a bigger project to roll...

St Luke’s Hospice Plymouth receives £1580 from the Freemasons

Authored by Sarah Parker

Staff at St Luke’s Hospice Plymouth are seen here receiving a cheque for £1580 from Very Worshipful Brother Nicholas Ball, Deputy Provincial Grand Master of Devonshire.

This is part of the annual donation made by the Devonshire Freemasons and the Masonic Charitable foundation who this year are giving nearly £10,000 to seven hospices in Devon.

St Luke’s has been caring for...

St Luke’s treasures a community’s memories

Authored by News Desk

St Luke’s Hospice Plymouth is encouraging people to make, share and treasure precious memories this spring with dedications to those we’ve lost in their memorial garden on Plymouth Hoe.

The much-loved local charity just launched its annual Forget-Me-Not campaign, this year, which runs until the end of April. This is an opportunity for supporters old and new to honour the memory of a...

Last call for the toughest cycling challenge in town

Authored by Mary

The latest, greatest, muddiest cycling challenge of the year is under starter’s orders as St Luke’s Hospice Plymouth makes a last call for the 2015 Tour de Moor.

Hundreds of intrepid mountain bike fans have already signed up for the leisurely 11km, intermediate 30km or a hard 52km off road cycle of mud, sweat and tears on 11 October but registration is about to close.

Emma...

How far can your team go for £50?

Authored by Mary

Take £50, the brightest of the local business community and add a healthy dash of competition. Leave to raise for the month of October. Serve the much-needed funds for the local hospice charity with a garnish of surprise.

St Luke’s Hospice Plymouth is cooking up a new challenge for the area’s business whizzes with the fast and furious Accumulator Challenge.

Starting off with £...

Royal recognition for top volunteers

Authored by Mary

Two of Devon’s top volunteer groups have received the Royal seal of approval last week as they were honoured with the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service.

Volunteers for St Luke’s Hospice in Plymouth and Acorn and Squirrels Riding for the Disabled in Exeter were among 187 groups in the UK to receive the prestigious award, the highest honour given to volunteer groups, equivalent in...

Car dealership gives Hospice a helping hand

Authored by Mary

A local car dealership has offered a helping hand to local charity St Luke’s Hospice Plymouth to enable them to care for more patients at home.

Murray Skoda Plymouth, located in Valley Road Plympton has supplied a brand new Skoda Octavia Tour de France to be used by St Luke’s specialist nurses.

The nurses form part of St Luke’s new Crisis Team who provide terminally ill...

St Luke’s Hospice invests in Crisis Team

Authored by Sarah Parker

St Luke’s Hospice Plymouth has invested £600,000 into a new Crisis Team to provide terminally ill patients a 72 hour window of specialist care at home.

The new service will complement existing care provisions currently provided to over 3,000 patients by St Luke’s at home; in hospital and in the hospice. The Crisis Team is another major milestone in the hospice’s core aim to reach out...

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