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M&S Bluewater launches food donation scheme for ellenor

M&S Bluewater launches food donation scheme for ellenor

News   •   Jul 26, 2016 12:50 BST

Marks & Spencer (M&S) Bluewater has launched a food donation scheme for ellenor, the local hospice charity which supports families facing terminal illness. Any food which cannot be sold to customers, but is still fit for use, is being donated to the kitchen at ellenor Gravesend.

Local Lions clubs support ellenor

Local Lions clubs support ellenor

News   •   Jul 26, 2016 09:28 BST

Colin McRobert, President of Swanley and North Downs Lions, visited ellenor Gravesend recently to present the charity’s Chief Executive, Claire Cardy, with a cheque for £6000 – an amount which could pay for a typical patient stay on the inpatient ward at ellenor Gravesend.

New bereavement drop-in at ellenor

New bereavement drop-in at ellenor

News   •   Jul 22, 2016 11:42 BST

The bereavement support offered by ellenor has recently been expanded to include Bereavement Cuppa sessions at ellenor Gravesend on Thursday evenings from 7-9pm

Sainsbury’s in Crayford raises more than £7000 for ellenor

Sainsbury’s in Crayford raises more than £7000 for ellenor

News   •   Jul 21, 2016 13:54 BST

​The Sainsbury’s store in Crayford recently presented ellenor with a cheque for £7365.11 – raised from supporting the hospice charity for the past 12 months.

Teeing off to support ellenor

Teeing off to support ellenor

News   •   Jul 21, 2016 09:52 BST

Tunbridge Wells-based Larrytech, a growing website development agency, is organising a charity golf day to support ellenor. It is taking place at the Nevill Golf Club in Tunbridge Wells and 16 September and it set to bring together business people and professionals from across West Kent.

Fun in the sun at the ellenor Summer Fair

Fun in the sun at the ellenor Summer Fair

News   •   Jul 11, 2016 11:13 BST

ellenor was blessed with perfect weather for its Summer Fair at ellenor Gravesend.

ellenor involved in the Royal opening of Swanley Link

ellenor involved in the Royal opening of Swanley Link

News   •   Jul 08, 2016 08:51 BST

ellenor was very proud to be involved in the official opening of Swanley Link on Wednesday 6 July, which was attended by Prince Richard, the Duke of Gloucester, along with a number of local dignitaries and councillors, including the Mayor of Swanley.

ellenor volunteer recognised with national award

ellenor volunteer recognised with national award

News   •   Jul 06, 2016 12:48 BST

ellenor volunteer, Pat Allen, who lives in Gravesend, has been bestowed with The Badge of the Order of Mercy (from The League of Mercy) in recognition of her years of volunteering for the charity.

Memories are made of this

Memories are made of this

News   •   Jul 04, 2016 13:06 BST

A record number of people have signed up for ellenor’s Walkathon in September – which will see supporters walk 26 miles from Tower Bridge back to ellenor Gravesend. Many of them will be walking in memory of someone special.

Last chance to enter ellenor’s Accumulator Challenge

Last chance to enter ellenor’s Accumulator Challenge

News   •   Jul 04, 2016 10:33 BST

There are only a few days left to enter ellenor’s exciting Accumulator Challenge!

They climbed every mountain

They climbed every mountain

News   •   Jun 29, 2016 11:24 BST

​An intrepid team from the Tunbridge Wells-based law firm, CooperBurnett, completed the Three Peaks Challenge for ellenor last weekend within 24 hours – which included 14 hours of climbing.

All the fun of the Summer Fair with ellenor

All the fun of the Summer Fair with ellenor

News   •   Jun 21, 2016 13:23 BST

ellenor is holding its annual Summer Fair on Saturday 9 July from 11am to 3pm at ellenor Gravesend (Coldharbour Road, Gravesend DA11 7HQ).

ellenor provides training to ambulance crews to reduce A&E admissions

ellenor provides training to ambulance crews to reduce A&E admissions

News   •   Jun 17, 2016 13:09 BST

With an eye on improving end-of-life care for everyone in the local community, ellenor is running training sessions for ambulance crew members to help them identify when a patient is dying.

Ollie ‘Onion’ completes another amazing challenge for ellenor

Ollie ‘Onion’ completes another amazing challenge for ellenor

News   •   Jun 09, 2016 13:10 BST

Eight-year-old Ollie ‘Onion’ Chamberlain and his Dad, Dan, from Knatts Valley near West Kingsdown in Kent, have successfully completed another incredible adventure for ellenor.

Cheryl Fergison raises £2600 at hit musical

Cheryl Fergison raises £2600 at hit musical

News   •   Jun 08, 2016 11:29 BST

ellenor Patron, Cheryl Fergison, has helped to raise an amazing £2600 for the charity by holding bucket collections recently at three theatres during her successful run in the hit show, Menopause the Musical.

ellenor thanks its loyal band of volunteers

ellenor thanks its loyal band of volunteers

News   •   May 27, 2016 12:08 BST

ellenor is marking Volunteers’ Week – the first week of June - by acknowledging the contribution made by the 600 volunteers who support the charity.

Kay Elliott: My week in children's hospice care

Kay Elliott: My week in children's hospice care

Blog posts   •   May 26, 2016 15:18 BST

Hello, I’m Kay Elliott, one of the Children’s Palliative Care Nurse Specialists at ellenor. I am part of a team that provides care and support to over 100 children facing terminal illness in Bexley and Kent. We work with a team of ellenor respite carers, counsellors and therapists to offer a full package of care and support for our families.

Nurse Helen gives us reassurance and confidence

Nurse Helen gives us reassurance and confidence

News   •   May 26, 2016 13:55 BST

When Sophie Jenner from Snodland was born nine years ago, her parents knew straightaway that something wasn’t right.

Mayor of Tunbridge Wells raises £26,000 for ellenor

Mayor of Tunbridge Wells raises £26,000 for ellenor

News   •   May 25, 2016 13:59 BST

The outgoing Mayor of Tunbridge Wells, Councillor David Elliott and the Mayoress, June Crowhurst, have raised an incredible £26,000 for ellenor, their chosen charity during their year in office.

ellenor launches Accumulator Challenge: How will you grow yours?

ellenor launches Accumulator Challenge: How will you grow yours?

News   •   May 23, 2016 13:32 BST

ellenor has launched an exciting challenge to local businesses - the Accumulator Challenge – a competition to see which companies can grow £50 into the largest amount to provide much needed funds for families facing terminal illness.