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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.

Children’s Hospice Week: Time to put families first

Children’s Hospice Week: Time to put families first

News   •   May 23, 2016 13:07 BST

This week marks Children’s Hospice Week which this year focuses on how precious family time is and how the wide range of children’s palliative care services across the UK provide vital support to thousands of families and help them treasure their time together.

Rev Elizabeth Chapman commissioned as chaplain of ellenor

Rev Elizabeth Chapman commissioned as chaplain of ellenor

News   •   May 23, 2016 09:48 BST

A service was held at ellenor Gravesend on the afternoon of Friday 20 May to commission Reverend Elizabeth Chapman as the chaplain of ellenor.

Gung-Ho puts the FUN in fundraising

Gung-Ho puts the FUN in fundraising

News   •   May 17, 2016 14:02 BST

​ellenor is delighted to have been selected as the charity partner for Gung-Ho Kent, which takes place at Brands Hatch on Saturday 4 June.

Long-time supporter leaves her estate to ellenor

Long-time supporter leaves her estate to ellenor

News   •   May 11, 2016 08:30 BST

Joyce Rumble left more than a remarkable story - she left a gift.

Catwalk success for ellenor’s Tunbridge Wells shop

Catwalk success for ellenor’s Tunbridge Wells shop

News   •   May 09, 2016 16:25 BST

The ellenor shop in Tunbridge Wells (based at 107 Camden Road) held its very first fashion show last Saturday and raised more than £1700 for families facing terminal illness.

Janet and Charlie's Story

Janet and Charlie's Story

News   •   May 09, 2016 08:00 BST

We hear from Janet, who received counselling from ellenor after the death of her husband, Charlie.

Berkeley Homes Eastern Counties continues its support for ellenor

Berkeley Homes Eastern Counties continues its support for ellenor

News   •   May 06, 2016 16:26 BST

Berkeley Homes Eastern Counties, alongside the Berkeley Foundation, has recently pledged to continue supporting ellenor for another three years, extending a partnership which began in April 2013.

​Tunbridge Wells estate agent appointed as an ellenor Ambassador

​Tunbridge Wells estate agent appointed as an ellenor Ambassador

News   •   May 05, 2016 16:01 BST

Tunbridge Wells-based estate agent, Deborah Richards of Maddisons Residential, has been appointed as an Ambassador for ellenor – the charity that provides hospice care for children in their own homes in South West Kent.

Ollie ‘Onion’ off on another adventure for ellenor

Ollie ‘Onion’ off on another adventure for ellenor

News   •   May 05, 2016 09:18 BST

Eight-year-old Ollie ‘Onion’ Chamberlain and his Dad, Dan, from Knatts Valley, are off on another adventure on Friday 27 May – raising money for ellenor as they go! This time it’s an impressive triathlon.

Baxall Construction pledges to continue supporting ellenor

Baxall Construction pledges to continue supporting ellenor

News   •   Apr 25, 2016 16:29 BST

Paddock Wood-based Baxall Construction has pledged to continue supporting ellenor - the charity that provides hospice care for children in their own homes in South West Kent – for another year.

Ward & Partners takes on the world for ellenor

Ward & Partners takes on the world for ellenor

News   •   Apr 21, 2016 15:56 BST

Team members from the 43 branches of ellenor supporter, Ward & Partners, have set themselves the challenge of cycling 18,000 miles ‘around the world’ over the next 12 months, along with colleagues from the other Arun Estate offices

​ellenor’s pioneering work with carers is recognised

​ellenor’s pioneering work with carers is recognised

News   •   Apr 20, 2016 13:51 BST

ellenor recently had its pioneering work with carers recognised when it won an award from the NHS North Kent Clinical Commissioning Groups in the category of ‘Empowering hard to reach groups’

The Big Conversation

The Big Conversation

News   •   Apr 15, 2016 14:20 BST

Join us in marking Dying Matters Week 9-15 May at our roadshows and special family tribute event on Sunday 15 May.

Marathon effort by ellenor supporters

Marathon effort by ellenor supporters

News   •   Apr 14, 2016 14:58 BST

ellenor, the charity that supports families facing terminal illness, has 15 plucky supporters running in the Virgin Money London Marathon 2016 on its behalf: Carly Skillman, Alison Bell, Sophie Warren, Daniel Bryne, Sam Harrison, Kevin Shannon, Jamie Swetman, Alison Howard, Claire Homewood, Michael Smith, Claudia Prestige-Jones, Robert Standing, Matt Holdstock, Brian Austin and Martyn Earl.