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Take at look at the heart-warming stories of patients and families at Springhill Hospice, the inspirational fundraising achievements from so many of our supporters and up to date news from the Hospice.

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"The Hospice at Home team were absolute angels, and due to their commitment and care, Mum ended her days in the family home, in the exact position Dad had been. This meant a lot to the family, as my parents last wishes were adhered to."

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It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved Chairman Robert Clegg OBE.

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Massive Cash Boost to Support Patients at Springhill Hospice

Springhill Hospice was delighted to receive a grant of £23,000 to invest in specialist equipment to support its patients. Thanks to funds donated by the Morrisons Foundation, the Hospice has been able to install a new bath, replacement beds and hoists, all of which help increase the comfort and provide care to people with life-limiting conditions and their families from Rochdale and the surrounding areas.

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Springhill Hospice benefits from the generosity of Miele and Goodman Sparks

Like many charities during 2020, Springhill Hospice had seen its fundraising abilities reduced and its charity shops forced to close meaning that the budget that they would normally have available to them for replacing old equipment had vanished. When CEO of the charity, Samantha Wells, reached out to Miele, the company did everything they could to come to their assistance.

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"When Pauline’s husband, Warren, died, she was referred to Springhill’s specialist bereavement support service, where she found a safe space to express her grief and talk about her feelings. "

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Captain Tom legacy lives on with 101st birthday fundraising challenge

Celebrate the amazing achievements of Captain Tom and support Springhill Hospice in an exciting new fundraising challenge, the Captain Tom 100, launched on the anniversary of his historic walk.

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Rochdale AFC sign up as Springhill Business Buddies

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Springhill Hospice marks National Day of Reflection

Springhill Hospice to mark the one-year anniversary of the first Covid-19 lockdown. A Day of Reflection will be held across the UK on Tuesday, with a minute’s silence and a national doorstep vigil due to take place to mark the anniversary of the UK’s first coronavirus lockdown.

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Celebrities praise Springhill Hospice staff and volunteers with a ‘humongous thank you!’

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Springhill Hospice recycles Rochdale’s Christmas Trees to support patient care!

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A grand effort from long-time Springhill supporter, John Alexander – The Singing Jeweller

Local singing-jeweller, John Alexander worked with local artist to raise £1,000 for Springhill Hospice after being inspired by the efforts of Captain Sir Tom Moore.

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Trekkers raise vital funds in 12hr Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge

A group of individuals have succeeded in completing the Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge to raise funds for the care and vital services provided at Springhill Hospice.

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High Sheriff Award for Springhill Hospice’s outstanding service during pandemic

Springhill Hospice has been awarded the High Sheriff Special Recognition Award for its outstanding contribution to the community during the pandemic.

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Cycling enthusiast takes on ‘Everesting’ challenge

Local cyclist, Daniel Taylor raises over £3,000 for Springhill by taking on Everesting challenge.

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Donation Days at The Emporium

Our Donation Days begin on Wednesday 17th June. From 10am-2pm The Emporium will be accepting donations via the shop car park, while observing social distancing guidelines.

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Hospice update from Chief Executive, Julie Halliwell

The last couple of months have been difficult for everyone. We are all going through a period of change and adjustment.

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Springhill calls on supporters to raise funds with The 2.6 Challenge

Springhill are taking part in the nationwide campaign, The 2.6 Challenge launches on Sunday 26th April and supporters of the Hospice are being asked to join in to raise funds.

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Amanda's fundraising efforts to support Springhill

Continued supporter of Springhill, Amanda Chadwick, is crowdfunding for the Hospice as she is worried about the impact Coronavirus will have on our facilities.

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