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Hospice Care Week: The benefits of gardening for health and wellbeing at ellenor...

Hospice Care Week: The benefits of gardening for health and wellbeing at ellenor...

Blog posts   •   Oct 11, 2019 08:00 BST

It is hard to enter ellenor hospice in Gravesend without noticing the lovely garden, visible through the building and from many of the patient rooms and offices. What may be less obvious is the contribution the garden makes to the patients, families, visitors, staff and volunteers who make ellenor the place that it is.

Twilight Walk paints the town orange...

Twilight Walk paints the town orange...

News   •   Sep 24, 2019 08:38 BST

Record breaking numbers took part in ellenor’s annual Twilight Walk.

ellenor’s biggest mass participation event in Gravesend aims to raise £75,000!

ellenor’s biggest mass participation event in Gravesend aims to raise £75,000!

News   •   Sep 17, 2019 10:06 BST

All sponsorship money raised through the event will go towards care and support for patients, families and carers living with life limiting or terminal illness in Kent.

New social drop-in to help patients coping with advanced illness…

New social drop-in to help patients coping with advanced illness…

News   •   Sep 06, 2019 08:00 BST

​We all know how good it can be to chat over a cuppa – especially during tough times.

The Accumulator Challenge - Turn £50 into vital funds for ellenor

The Accumulator Challenge - Turn £50 into vital funds for ellenor

News   •   Aug 16, 2019 15:00 BST

Take on ellenor’s Accumulator Challenge to raise vital funds for local families facing terminal illness.

Mrs Audrey Broad has been awarded the ‘Order of Mercy’ for distinguished voluntary service

Mrs Audrey Broad has been awarded the ‘Order of Mercy’ for distinguished voluntary service

News   •   Aug 16, 2019 08:00 BST

Mrs Audrey Broad of ellenor Hospice, Kent, has been awarded the Order of Mercy, a prestigious medal, for her voluntary service over many years to charities and non profit organisations in the United Kingdom and overseas.

Disney’s Mickey Mouse and Piglet meet ellenor hospice care for children patients, thanks to the Rotary Club of Medway

Disney’s Mickey Mouse and Piglet meet ellenor hospice care for children patients, thanks to the Rotary Club of Medway

News   •   Aug 15, 2019 07:45 BST

For many families with children who have a life-limiting or life-threatening illness, taking a trip Disneyland Paris is something they can only dream about.

Join Ellie for her first Mini Marathon

Join Ellie for her first Mini Marathon

News   •   Apr 29, 2019 10:35 BST

ellenor’s mascot Ellie is calling children aged 5 – 16 years old to take to the tracks at the cyclopark in Gravesend for the best children’s Fun Run in town.

Amanda Cottrell OBE – new patron of ellenor charity visits the Hospice

Amanda Cottrell OBE – new patron of ellenor charity visits the Hospice

News   •   Mar 18, 2019 12:07 GMT

The former High Sheriff of Kent has been announced as Patron of ellenor. Amanda Cottrell OBE has taken up the position to help raise awareness of the charity which provides hospice care for people of all ages in their place of choice in Kent, and the only charity providing children’s nursing care in the home.

29 Accumulator Challenge teams have raised more than £26,000 in just four months...

29 Accumulator Challenge teams have raised more than £26,000 in just four months...

News   •   Mar 13, 2019 08:30 GMT

ellenor’s exciting Accumulator Challenge has raised £26,305 which could pay for over 844 hours of Play Therapy or over 54 days of care on ellenor’s Inpatient Ward.

Run at your pace and distance for hospice care – the new ellenor Virtual Run 2019!

Run at your pace and distance for hospice care – the new ellenor Virtual Run 2019!

News   •   Mar 04, 2019 09:27 GMT

Sign up for our first ever Virtual Run to raise money for your local hospice.

Christmas Panto raises money for ellenor...

Christmas Panto raises money for ellenor...

News   •   Feb 18, 2019 08:00 GMT

Generous theatre patrons at the E M Forster Theatre pantomime Jack and the Beanstalk have donated £1,615.65 to ellenor.

National Young Carers Awareness Day – explore a career with ellenor.

National Young Carers Awareness Day – explore a career with ellenor.

News   •   Jan 31, 2019 08:00 GMT

​Young Carers Awareness Day takes place on Thursday 31 January – a day to recognise the growing population of young carers in the UK and the challenges they face caring for their sick family members.

Support ellenor on our Challenge Trek to China

Support ellenor on our Challenge Trek to China

News   •   Dec 20, 2018 09:56 GMT

Sign up to a challenge of a lifetime and trek across the Great Wall of China.

GMB presenter and ellenor patron Charlotte Hawkins supports the Teddy Selfie campaign.

GMB presenter and ellenor patron Charlotte Hawkins supports the Teddy Selfie campaign.

News   •   Dec 04, 2018 14:37 GMT

Shoppers at Royal Victoria Place in Tunbridge Wells last Saturday were given a special surprise when they got the chance to have a selfie with ITV’s ‘Good Morning Britain’ Presenter Charlotte Hawkins and a giant teddy bear.

Remember a loved one this Christmas: ellenor Lights of Love service

Remember a loved one this Christmas: ellenor Lights of Love service

News   •   Nov 26, 2018 11:42 GMT

Individuals, families and communities across Kent will come together in memory of loved ones at the Lights of Love services in December.

Glorious Gardens raises thousands for ellenor

Glorious Gardens raises thousands for ellenor

News   •   Nov 15, 2018 15:06 GMT

Garden lovers have enjoyed a glorious year visiting some of the region’s beautiful gardens and in the process raising over £11,000.

Tunbridge Wells giant teddy bear gets a name for Christmas

Tunbridge Wells giant teddy bear gets a name for Christmas

News   •   Nov 08, 2018 10:35 GMT

The winner of the Royal Victoria’s Place ‘Name the Teddy Bear’ competition has been announced.

Tunbridge Wells biggest Teddy Bear needs a name!

Tunbridge Wells biggest Teddy Bear needs a name!

News   •   Oct 15, 2018 12:11 BST

This Christmas will see the return of Tunbridge Wells biggest Teddy Bear to Royal Victoria Place (RVP). The 3.5 metre giant bear was hugely loved last year with shoppers and their families posting and sharing selfies of themselves and donating money to support ellenor.

ellenor Hospice runner up for National Award

ellenor Hospice runner up for National Award

News   •   Oct 05, 2018 09:00 BST

Our HR team has been awarded the runner up in the Human Resources Management category at the Charity Times Awards. Now in their 19th year, the awards are run by Charity Times Magazine and aim to celebrate and recognise excellence and innovation in the charity sector.