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ellenor's historic Dartford High Street shop is refurbished

ellenor's historic Dartford High Street shop is refurbished

News   •   Feb 05, 2016 11:04 GMT

The ellenor charity shop in Dartford High Street has recently undergone a full refurbishment and opened its doors again to shoppers on Monday 1 February. The stunning shop has been an ellenor outlet for 25 years now and is significant in Dartford, as it is housed in one of the town’s oldest buildings – a factor the team had to take into account when embarking on the refurbishment.

Fond memories of Sir Terry Wogan

Fond memories of Sir Terry Wogan

News   •   Feb 01, 2016 12:42 GMT

We were saddened to wake up to the news about Sir Terry Wogan yesterday. At ellenor, we were honoured to have a private meeting with Sir Terry a few years ago, when he was doing a book signing at Bluewater and, for our team, it was a chance to thank him personally for his support of ellenor through his work with Children in Need.

So much more than child's play

So much more than child's play

News   •   Jan 25, 2016 12:37 GMT

Jola Martis has recently joined the team at ellenor as our Play Therapist and says that her work is key in helping children understand the difficult feelings they are experiencing – when they are thrown into a situation which is new and frightening.

New fundraiser to help children’s hospice charity meet increasing demand

New fundraiser to help children’s hospice charity meet increasing demand

News   •   Jan 22, 2016 13:56 GMT

ellenor has recently appointed Martin Street as the new Area Fundraiser for South West Kent.

ellenor to hold nurses recruitment day

ellenor to hold nurses recruitment day

News   •   Jan 20, 2016 13:14 GMT

ellenor is holding an open day on Friday 29 January as part of a drive to recruit more care staff.

ellenor visited by BBC South East

ellenor visited by BBC South East

News   •   Jan 14, 2016 15:12 GMT

BBC cameras have been at ellenor Gravesend today as part of the launch of Sport Relief 2016 to find out how the money has been spent that it donated to the charity to fund part of its counselling services.

ellenor Chief Executive gets back to basics

ellenor Chief Executive gets back to basics

News   •   Jan 12, 2016 10:44 GMT

Claire Cardy, Chief Executive at ellenor since April 2014, is getting back to basics at the charity and spending time in all the different departments which make up the organisation.

Feeling hot hot hot – or cold cold cold – with ellenor in 2016

Feeling hot hot hot – or cold cold cold – with ellenor in 2016

News   •   Jan 05, 2016 12:11 GMT

​ellenor is offering supporters the opportunity to face the challenge of braving either hot coals or icy waters over the next couple of months – while raising money to support families facing terminal illness.

Were you a Christmas Raffle Winner?

Were you a Christmas Raffle Winner?

News   •   Dec 24, 2015 13:41 GMT

Find out if you got the winning ticket.

ellenor brings festive fun to families

ellenor brings festive fun to families

News   •   Dec 23, 2015 14:15 GMT

ellenor holds annual Children's Christmas party for families under our care.

ellenor proud of its tailored end-of-life care

ellenor proud of its tailored end-of-life care

News   •   Dec 16, 2015 16:18 GMT

ellenor feels positive regarding the new guidance issued on December 16 by the health watchdog, National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE): Care of dying adults in the last days of life.

ellenor's Winter Walk brings 330 people together

ellenor's Winter Walk brings 330 people together

News   •   Dec 15, 2015 10:36 GMT

An amazing 330 people took part in ellenor’s Winter Walk at Shorne Woods Country Park on Sunday 13 December – more than three times the number of people who signed-up for last year’s event.

Remember a loved one and support ellenor at Ebbsfleet Station

Remember a loved one and support ellenor at Ebbsfleet Station

News   •   Dec 14, 2015 11:13 GMT

Customers travelling through Ebbsfleet Station this Christmas are being given the opportunity to remember a loved one by hanging an ellenor star on the railway station’s stunning new 12 foot Christmas tree.

ellenor children's nurses urgently need a base in South West Kent

ellenor children's nurses urgently need a base in South West Kent

News   •   Dec 09, 2015 16:37 GMT

Calling all businesses in South West Kent. Do you have spare capacity in your office or building, with convenient parking, which you could let ellenor (formerly chYps) use as a base in the area for its specialist palliative care nurses?

ellenor Christmas Fair raises £10,000

ellenor Christmas Fair raises £10,000

News   •   Dec 02, 2015 13:59 GMT

The ellenor Christmas Fair, which took place at ellenor Gravesend on Saturday 28 November, raised a fantastic £10,000 for the charity. The event welcomed 840 people during the day and was sponsored by The Tackle Box. Special guests included The Mayor of Gravesham and The Mayor of Maidstone and some familiar Minion characters.

Mayor donates his Harley to ellenor

Mayor donates his Harley to ellenor

News   •   Nov 27, 2015 14:08 GMT

The Mayor of Tunbridge Wells, Councillor David Elliott, donated his very own Harley Davidson motorbike to ellenor recently and it has been bought for £5000 in an auction at the charity’s Orange Ball in London by businessman, Michael Rothstein.

ellenor launches Christmas raffle to fund care for families

ellenor launches Christmas raffle to fund care for families

Blog posts   •   Nov 13, 2015 15:28 GMT

Win a weeks 4* holiday to Tenerife or £1,500 in our Winter prize draw!

Stars turn out for Orange Ball to raise funds for ellenor

Stars turn out for Orange Ball to raise funds for ellenor

News   •   Nov 09, 2015 16:10 GMT

​ellenor celebrated its 30th birthday in style and raised a fantastic £62,000.

ellenor welcomes new patron

ellenor welcomes new patron

News   •   Nov 06, 2015 11:58 GMT

ellenor welcomes The Wanted’s Tom Parker as Patron

Ellenor celebrates as baby Mia reaches first birthday

Ellenor celebrates as baby Mia reaches first birthday

News   •   Nov 03, 2015 09:29 GMT

ellenor celebrated the first birthday of baby Mia, who her parents describe as a 'little fighter'.