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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.

ellenor benefits from ongoing support from Gravesend Lions Club

ellenor benefits from ongoing support from Gravesend Lions Club

News   •   Apr 14, 2016 09:58 BST

Members of Gravesend Lions Club visited ellenor Gravesend last week to present a cheque for just over £4,000 – bringing the amount the group has donated to ellenor this year to £11,000 – a big boost to the charity, which supports families facing terminal illness.

Huge turnout for Springtime at the Farm

Huge turnout for Springtime at the Farm

News   •   Apr 12, 2016 16:35 BST

Springtime at the Farm, held at Harvel House Farm on Saturday 9 April raised £4924 for ellenor. Around 1,000 people came along to enjoy a day on the farm meeting fluffy lambs and some lucky families even witnessed five lambs being born on the day.

Hoopers pledges to continue supporting ellenor

Hoopers pledges to continue supporting ellenor

News   •   Apr 12, 2016 15:45 BST

Hoopers Department Store in Tunbridge Wells recently presented ellenor with a cheque for £3722.51, raised from supporting the charity during 2015

Getting cold as ice for ellenor

Getting cold as ice for ellenor

News   •   Apr 07, 2016 10:00 BST

It’s only two weeks until our brave team of supporters - Louise Barnard; mum and daughter, Rachel and Alex Terry; Sarah Harvey; Eileen Kelly; Lesley Dyball; Mo Tutty; Paul Cumbers; and Stephen Margison - head off to Iceland to take part in the ellenor Fire and Ice Volcano Trek.

ellenor children enjoy some egg-citing activities

ellenor children enjoy some egg-citing activities

News   •   Apr 06, 2016 11:36 BST

Lots of happy bunnies enjoyed a brilliant morning at the ellenor Children’s Hospice Care Easter Party recently, which was held at Dartford Football Club.

Supporters hot foot their way to firewalk success for ellenor

Supporters hot foot their way to firewalk success for ellenor

News   •   Mar 24, 2016 10:12 GMT

Around 50 people challenged themselves to do ellenor’s firewalk at Maidstone United Football Club on the evening of Sunday 20 March, raising in excess of £10,000 for the charity, which supports families facing terminal illness.