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Q&A with our Events Fundraiser

Q&A with our Events Fundraiser

Blog posts   •   Jul 04, 2018 12:18 BST

We asked our Senior Events Fundraiser, Emma Bowles, some questions about what it’s like behind-the-scenes in the Events team of one of Kent’s leading hospice charities...

£44,000 raised at Midsummer Night's Ball

£44,000 raised at Midsummer Night's Ball

News   •   Jun 12, 2018 19:29 BST

The event was held on Saturday 9 June 2018 at the stunning St Clere Estate in Sevenoaks.

Meet Hannah

Meet Hannah

Blog posts   •   May 25, 2018 12:30 BST

Guest blog by our Children's Team Assistant Practitioner, Hannah Ives, for Children's Hospice Week 2018.

Martin Tolhurst Solicitors raises £20,000 for ellenor

Martin Tolhurst Solicitors raises £20,000 for ellenor

News   •   May 22, 2018 14:17 BST

ellenor has received an incredible £20,000 donation from one of Kent’s leading law firms.

Royal makeover for Sue

Royal makeover for Sue

News   •   May 17, 2018 09:48 BST

On Tuesday 15 May our Training Facilitator, Sue Marshall, was invited onto the ITV Lorraine show for a makeover in time for the Royal Wedding...

Time to remember

Time to remember

Blog posts   •   May 16, 2018 12:30 BST

As part of Dying Matters Week 2018, Dr Russ Hargreaves, Head of Wellbeing at ellenor, explores the many ways ellenor supports bereaved families.

A new minibus for ellenor

A new minibus for ellenor

Press Releases   •   May 09, 2018 12:30 BST

We were absolutely delighted to receive a very generous donation of £40,000 from Coniston Construction to allow us to purchase a new minibus to transport our patients.

'The Hospice' – a new TV documentary about ellenor

'The Hospice' – a new TV documentary about ellenor

Blog posts   •   May 03, 2018 12:30 BST

Interview with Jonathan Stadlen, Managing Director of Knickerbockerglory TV, who has been working with ellenor for the past four months as he produces a new documentary series called 'The Hospice'.

All About 'Glorious Gardens' 2018

All About 'Glorious Gardens' 2018

Blog posts   •   Apr 30, 2018 13:25 BST

Q&A with Katie Gardner, volunteer and previous Area Fundraiser at ellenor, all about our Glorious Gardens programme and how you can get involved...

New Director of Income Generation appointed at ellenor

New Director of Income Generation appointed at ellenor

News   •   Apr 27, 2018 12:30 BST

Kent hospice charity ellenor has appointed Linda Trew as its new Director of Income Generation.

ellenor to star in groundbreaking new TV Series 'The Hospice'

ellenor to star in groundbreaking new TV Series 'The Hospice'

News   •   Apr 24, 2018 15:56 BST

The staff, patients and volunteers at ellenor are the subject of a brand new in-depth TV Series produced by Together TV.

Royal nomination for ellenor

Royal nomination for ellenor

News   •   Apr 11, 2018 09:19 BST

We are delighted to announce that a dedicated ellenor member of staff, Sue Marshall has been invited to watch the wedding of HRH Prince Henry of Wales and Ms Meghan Markle from inside the walls of Windsor Castle.

Charity fashion show in aid of ellenor

Charity fashion show in aid of ellenor

News   •   Apr 05, 2018 09:39 BST

More than £1,500 was raised at a charity fashion show at St Barnabas Church Hall in Tunbridge Wells on Saturday 17 March 2018.

Musical raises nearly £2,000 for ellenor at local theatre

Musical raises nearly £2,000 for ellenor at local theatre

News   •   Mar 28, 2018 12:15 BST

We are thrilled to announce that £1,954.97 has been raised for ellenor at The Orchard Theatre through bucket collections after performances of 'Menopause the Musical'.

ellenor named 'Care Charity of the Year' at Kent Charity Awards

ellenor named 'Care Charity of the Year' at Kent Charity Awards

News   •   Mar 21, 2018 11:12 GMT

ellenor was named ‘Care Charity of the Year’ at the Kent Charity 2018 Awards, which recognises the outstanding contribution charities and voluntary groups undertake to make the lives of others better.

ellenor opens a new creative therapies room

ellenor opens a new creative therapies room

News   •   Feb 19, 2018 10:33 GMT

Children under ellenor’s specialist Children’s Hospice at Home care can now access therapeutic support in a specially designed creative therapies room.

Selfie campaign raises awareness of hospice care #RVPTEDDYSELFIE

Selfie campaign raises awareness of hospice care #RVPTEDDYSELFIE

News   •   Feb 19, 2018 10:19 GMT

Royal Victoria Place Shopping Centre, Tunbridge Wells teamed with up children’s charity ellenor for Christmas to raise money for children and young people with life-threatening illnesses.

Community comes out in support of ellenor

Community comes out in support of ellenor

News   •   Feb 16, 2018 16:57 GMT

Staff at ellenor hospice, Gravesend were devastated to discover that on Tuesday evening, 30 January, thieves removed the catalytic convertors from the exhaust systems of two of their minibuses which have rendered the vehicles inoperable. This has meant that a large number of patients were unable to access the hospice’s day and well being services.

Overwhelming community support for ellenor, post minibus theft

Overwhelming community support for ellenor, post minibus theft

News   •   Feb 02, 2018 10:26 GMT

On the morning of Wednesday 31 January, it was discovered that the catalytic converters on two of our specialist patient transport minibuses had been stolen overnight from our hospice building in Gravesend.

ellenor bids farewell to Director Rachel Holweger

ellenor bids farewell to Director Rachel Holweger

News   •   Jan 26, 2018 09:36 GMT

Rachel Holweger, who has been Director of Income Generation at ellenor for five years, is leaving at the end of the month, moving to the United States of America.