Cash boost for day hospice appeal

10:52 29 January 2014

Alan Rowe MBE with staff and customers handing over a cheque to Sarah Smith (right) of Hospiscare. Photo by Terry Ife. Ref mhh 0939-03-14TI To order your copy of this photograph go to www.midweekherald.co.uk and click on myphotos24

Alan Rowe MBE with staff and customers handing over a cheque to Sarah Smith (right) of Hospiscare. Photo by Terry Ife. Ref mhh 0939-03-14TI To order your copy of this photograph go to www.midweekherald.co.uk and click on myphotos24

Archant

Staff and customers at Alan Rowe Barbering in Honiton show their support for Hospiscare’s new day hospice, which is to be built in the town.

An appeal to raise much-needed funds for a new state-of-the-art day hospice in Honiton has received a cash boost of £1,000.

Staff and customers at Alan Rowe Barbering in Honiton presented a cheque to Hospiscare to go towards the new facility, which is to be built in King Street.

The money was raised from the shop’s Christmas raffle.

Alan Rowe MBE said: “I strongly believe in quality of life and that is just what Hospiscare provides at a most critical point for many families and all from the help of charitable donations from those who live in East and Mid Devon - we’re all supporting each other.”

He added: “The new Hospiscare day hospice will really help those going through a most difficult time, especially in the east of Hospiscare’s area and we are delighted to support it.”

The new hospice is a partnership project with Budleigh District, Exmouth and Lympstone, and Sidmouth Hospiscare. It is hoped the centre will open this year.

The Hospiscare appeal aims to raise £250,000 to complete the project and provide the running costs for two years.

0 comments

Other News Stories

07:00
One of the posters from the collection.

Film buffs will soon have a chance to get their hands on a number of original cinema posters dating back to the 1930s.

Read more
Yesterday, 12:30
Ollie holding his cards next to his mum Karen.

When single mum Karen Jones discovered her autistic son making himself birthday cards because he has no friends, she set upon a crusade – appealing to strangers to make his special day one to remember.

Read more
Thu, 17:30
Seaton Jurassic's popular cafe. Picture: MATT AUSTIN

The £4million visitor attraction, which welcomed more than 20,000 visitors since opening in April, is proud to promote a taste of Devon to its customers.

Read more
Thu, 17:12
Archie Whitton.

Archie Whitton, 10, picked up the gavel last month and sold several items, including a mahogany mirror and a Lancaster bomber pilot’s suitcase.

Read more
Thu, 11:30
Abbie Munt and Lauren Moore

Lauren Moore, 22, and Abbie Munt, 20, who work at Specsavers in Honiton, completed the 5k Pretty Muddy challenge at Exeter’s Westpoint Showground recently.

Read more
Thu, 11:00
Pecorama cheque presentation to Parkinsons UK.

Pecorama near Beer has raised £1,500 for charity, split equally between Parkinson’s UK and the MS Society.

Read more
Thu, 10:36
Axe Valley Community College students with their GCSE results (l to r) Jasmine Hawkins, Phoebe Diepenbloek and Sophie  Summerbee, all 16 and from Seaton Picture: CHRIS CARSON

Some impressive exam performances at schools and colleges in Axminster, Colyton, Lyme Regis and Honiton .

Read more
Thu, 09:01
Roosting greater horseshoe bats. Photo: John J Kaczanow.

Bats in East Devon should see a better future thanks to the generous response to a Devon Wildlife Trust fundraising appeal – but more support is needed for the target to be met.

Read more
Wed, 17:30
Grey bins will only be emptied every three weks from next February

The drive was first trialled by New Feniton and Exmouth residents who were asked to add cardboard and mixed plastics to their weekly recycling collections.

Read more
Wed, 14:25
Mark Wakely is counting on your votes.

Public support has sent a Sidmouth plumber into the final of a national competition.

Read more

Local Weather

Overcast

Overcast

max temp: 22°C

min temp: 16°C

Most Read News

Useful Links

Family notices
Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Submit a Story
Buy Photos
Competitions
iwitness24
Facebook
Twitter
Google Plus Page
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Read Online

Image
Read the Midweek Herald e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Local business directory

Honiton's trusted business finder

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists


Find planning applications