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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.

ellenor captures the attention of South Korea

ellenor captures the attention of South Korea

News   •   Mar 21, 2016 15:48 GMT

ellenor gained international attention recently, having welcomed a film crew to ellenor Gravesend from KBS – the national public broadcaster in South Korea (the equivalent to the BBC).

ellenor reaches out to the community in Dartford

ellenor reaches out to the community in Dartford

News   •   Mar 21, 2016 13:24 GMT

Following the launch of its hub in Swanley last year, ellenor has recently started a similar initiative in Dartford – both of which give local people, patients and carers the opportunity to access support and information about ellenor’s services in the heart of their community.

CooperBurnett to climb every mountain for ellenor

CooperBurnett to climb every mountain for ellenor

News   •   Mar 17, 2016 08:35 GMT

An intrepid team of six from the Tunbridge Wells-based law firm CooperBurnett are set to tackle the Three Peaks Challenge this June in aid of ellenor.

Student raises £750 by selling a calendar featuring her Grandfather’s paintings

Student raises £750 by selling a calendar featuring her Grandfather’s paintings

News   •   Mar 15, 2016 14:16 GMT

Niamh Manley, 16, from New Ash Green, has raised £750 for ellenor by creating a calendar featuring her late Grandfather’s paintings. Niamh, a year 11 pupil at Mayfield Grammar School in Gravesend, sold 200 copies of the calendar to friends and family and locally in the village.

Charlotte Hawkins surprises ellenor respite carer, Vicki Read

Charlotte Hawkins surprises ellenor respite carer, Vicki Read

News   •   Mar 08, 2016 10:56 GMT

​Good Morning Presenter and ellenor Patron, Charlotte Hawkins surprised ellenor respite carer, Vicki Read, at work in a young patient’s home in Gravesend on Tuesday 8 March – presenting her with a bunch of flowers and a ‘Health Star’ certificate from the ITV breakfast programme for her dedication to the charity, which supports families facing terminal illness.

Award-winning Kent cricketer, Darren Stevens, to support ellenor during his benefit year

Award-winning Kent cricketer, Darren Stevens, to support ellenor during his benefit year

News   •   Feb 26, 2016 16:37 GMT

Award-winning Kent cricketer, Darren Stevens, has chosen to support ellenor – the charity helping families facing terminal illness in Kent - during his benefit year.

​ellenor benefits from part of £844,182 raised by BlackRock

​ellenor benefits from part of £844,182 raised by BlackRock

News   •   Feb 24, 2016 11:17 GMT

City-based asset management company BlackRock has raised £844,182 for ellenor and four other children’s hospices in London as part of the consortium, Children’s Hospices across London (CHaL), in its most successful charity collaboration to date.

Love is in the air at ellenor

Love is in the air at ellenor

News   •   Feb 12, 2016 16:55 GMT

As we approach February 14th, the team at ellenor is thinking about Brian and Linda Nunn, who are celebrating their first Valentine’s Day as a married couple. The couple exchanged vows three months ago in a service conducted in the lounge of their Swanscombe home by ellenor chaplain, Reverend Elizabeth Chapman.