The Greenwich & Bexley Community Hospice Santa Dash was a huge success with nearly 350 people running, walking and jogging 5km around Danson Park in Bexleyheath. The event, in its second year, was held on 1st December to raise fun
The park was filled with a sea of red and white as fundraisers, dressed in Santa suits, set off from Mansion House to run, walk or jog twice around Danson Park. Community Fundraiser, Megan Boyle, said: “There was a great at [...]
Greenwich & Bexley Community Hospice in Abbey Wood, South-East London is appealing to runners who have secured a general entry place in the Brighton Marathon on 6th April 2014 to run and raise money for them. There is no registrat
The charity also has a limited number of guaranteed Hospice places available. Runners with Hospice places are required to pay a £40 registration fee and raise a minimum of £500 in sponsorship. Fundraising advice and support [...]
Christmas has come early for Greenwich & Bexley Community Hospice after they received a bumper crop of toys following a special donation drive on ITV’s Daybreak for national hospice charity Help the Hospices, the umbrella organisa
The breakfast TV show asked viewers to donate toys in leading family leisure retailer Toys R Us for the Toy Box appeal throughout mid-November (18-25). More than 6,000 toys were donated across the UK as a direct result of the a [...]
A CHOIR in Bexleyheath will help inspire a generation to learn sign language during a national deaf healthcare charity’s annual fundraising event next February (2014).
On February 5 the Bexleyheath branch of Rock Choir will get involved in SignHealth’s sign2sing record attempt for the most people signing and singing on the same day. Michael Fricker, Rock Choir Leader for Bexleyheath, said: “W [...]
The Biggest on line activity of the year- dubbed Mega Monday - proved too much for the banks technology on 2nd December, with millions of transactions declined for no reason.
A technological banking glitch on one of the busiest online shopping days of the year left millions of shoppers unable to pay for transactions using their credit or debit cards. Customers of the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) gro [...]
Almost 90% of Britons will use mobile devices or purchase online to do their Christmas shopping this year – a higher proportion than any other major country – according to PayPal’s global Holiday Shopping Study.
The survey, covering shoppers in the UK, US, Canada, Australia, Germany, Italy, Russia and Singapore, shows that Britons shopping this Christmas will do almost half their festive shopping online or via a smartphone or tablet, comp [...]
A lorry driver from Heywood, who was caught four times with illegal loads of beer smuggled from France, has been jailed for £131,000 fraud.
Simon O'Hare, 29, was stopped on four separate occasions in London, Yorkshire and Cambridgeshire by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) investigators with 26 pallets of smuggled beer: - 29 February 2012 at a licensed cash and carry s [...]
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A Thamesmead pub has raised £5,000 for Greenwich & Bexley Community Hospice.
Staff at The Cutty Sark pub on Joyce Dawson Way held various raffles throughout the year to raise funds for the Hospice. Pub owner, Martin Feeney presented the cheque to Augusta Adu, community fundraiser at the Hospice, on Oct [...]
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Building work on the new facilities at Geddes Place United Reformed Church, Bexleyheath, is nearing completion, with the church now looking to share its improved premises with more organisations.
Geddes Place, a site of Christian worship and fellowship since 1854, is an established centre for community care and group activities. New facilities will include a coffee bar, refurbished kitchen, new hall floor, lift, counsel [...]
Greenwich & Bexley Community Hospice’s Light up a Life season starts in Woolwich on December 5th in General Gordon Square.
Greenwich & Bexley Community Hospice’s Light up a Life season starts in Woolwich on December 5th in General Gordon Square. The Hospice, in Abbey Wood, stages its Light up a Life events every year, a few weeks before Christmas. [...]
The Lord Hood pub on Creek Street, Greenwich is holding a Jazz Festival this month.
The Lord Hood pub on Creek Street, Greenwich is holding a Jazz Festival this month in memory of Warwick Leadlay, a long term regular and passionate Jazz fan who, during his life, contributed hugely to the future of Jazz by support [...]
Greenwich & Bexley Community Hospice will be hosting a Christmas Carol Concert on Sunday 1st December 2013 in the stunning setting of the Chapel in the Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich.
The Concert will feature popular classic carols led by the Chapel Choir, along with special readings and a torch-lit procession by the 3rd Greenwich Park Girl Guides. Doors open at 7pm for a drinks reception and a festive minc [...]
Pick up a bargain at one of three specially themed Greenwich & Bexley Community Hospice charity Christmas shops on Station Road, Pickford Lane and Bexley Road -from Monday November 25 at 9.30am to Tuesday 24 December.
The shops will include gifts, toys, presents, games, Christmas decorations, Christmas lights, Christmas cards and much much more which the teams have been saving up all year for. Christmas shops in Belvedere, Bexleyheath and No [...]
Bexley residents are being invited to don Santa suits and run, walk or jog 5km to raise money for their local Hospice.
Taking place on Sunday 1st December at 10am, Greenwich & Bexley Community Hospice’s second annual Santa Dash will see Danson Park packed with Santas, all raising money to help look after patients and their families in the local a [...]
Trio of Greenwich & Bexley Community Hospice staff recognised at Greenwich Care Awards.
Occupational Therapist Wendy Doubleday from Greenwich & Bexley Community Hospice has picked up a Dignity in Care Award for her work leading the Stepping Stones drop-in service at Greenwich & Bexley Community Hospice. The free fort [...]
Greenwich & Bexley Community Hospice in Abbey Wood, South-East London is excited to announce the launch of their new Christmas events programme with a packed line-up of festive events and activities taking place throughout Greenwi
Events include a costumed Santa Dash, a spectacular Christmas Carol Concert at the Old Royal Naval College, a Santa’s Grotto, a Christmas Fair, four Light up a Light services and the launch of a Winter Wonderland Raffle with £3,00 [...]
THE 16th Greenwich & Bexley Community Hospice shop opened its doors to the public on 28 October.
The shop was officially opened by Greenwich model Bridget Sojourner, star of the recent Channel 4 documentary Fabulous Fashionistas which showed getting older can be fun and fabulous. Bridget developed a modelling career in la [...]
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The FSA has today published the findings of its research into domestic kitchen practices.
The findings of the study, called Kitchen Life, offers for the first time detailed insights into what people actually do and why in UK kitchens, and will help to develop our thinking about how to reduce the burden of foodborne [...]
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PEOPLE from Bexley can from now (November 11, 2013) onwards download two charity singles that have been specially composed for a fundraising event taking place next February (2014).
The songs, As One and Get Up and Sign, will be sung during SignHealth’s sign2sing fundraising world record attempt on February 5 and are now available to download from iTunes. Linda Petrons, Events and Corporate Fundraiser at [...]
OVER 400 people took to their bikes to join the largest charity bike ride in South East London on Sunday 6th October to raise funds for Greenwich & Bexley Community Hospice.
Cyclists of all ages and abilities cycled 12 or 27 miles along the Thames Cycle Path, from Erith to Greenwich, via Woolwich to raise funds for the Abbey Wood Hospice. “It was fantastic to see so many people coming out to suppor [...]
Greenwich & Bexley Community Hospice will be opening its doors to the general public this month.
Members of the public are invited to Greenwich & Bexley Community Hospice, 185 Bostall Hill, Abbey Wood on Saturday, 12 October to have a tour of the hospice, meet the hospice staff and volunteers over light refreshments, and hear [...]
Greenwich & Bexley Community Hospice in Abbey Wood, South-East London is appealing to runners who have been lucky enough to secure a place through the Virgin London Marathon 2014 ballot to run and raise money for them.
The Hospice also has five charity places available for those who were unsuccessful in the ballot. Runners with Hospice places are required to pay £50 and raise a minimum of £2,000 in sponsorship, which will help Greenwich & B [...]
Greenwich & Bexley Community Hospice has been given the green light by planners to develop and improve the Hospice so it can meet future need.
The Royal Borough of Greenwich Planning Committee approved the Hospice’s plans for the capital project, in Bostall Hill, Abbey Wood at their meeting on 3rd September. Kate Heaps, Greenwich & Bexley Community Hospice Chief Execu [...]