Don't miss a story sign up to Midweek Herald's FREE daily newsletter CLICK HERE

Hospiscare launches ‘Quit for a Bit’ scheme

14:07 16 January 2014

Charity is encouraging people to raise money by keeping healthy.

Local charity Hospiscare is launching its new year campaign which could help people to stick to their resolutions in 2014.

Quit for a Bit offers people the chance to be sponsored while they take on the new year’s resolutions they have set for themselves.

Hospiscare is asking anyone who is giving up chocolate, alcohol or smoking for up to four weeks or longer, to ask their friends and family members to sponsor whatever they have chosen to Quit for a Bit, and raise money for the thousands of terminally ill patients in Exeter, Mid and East Devon that the charity helps each year.

Or why not make this the year that you take on a fitness challenge and sign up for one of Hospiscare’s walks or running challenges in 2014.

Hospiscare community fundraiser Susie Healey said: “Asking your family and friends to sponsor you will help you to train and keep you on track while helping us to raise funds to support local patients and their families. Whatever resolution you set for yourself on New Year’s Eve, you can get involved with this fun campaign and join us to Quit for a Bit.”

To get involved and Quit for a Bit call Susie Healey on 01392 688063 or email s.healey@hospiscare.co.uk

0 comments

Other News Stories

Yesterday, 14:15

Driver, 27, sustains life-threatening injuries after his car collides with a tree outside Bridport

Read more
Yesterday, 18:30

The Axe Vale Orchestra will present a concert in Seaton Methodist Church, on Sunday, February 14, at 3pm.

Read more
Yesterday, 15:15
A rare  Baird’s Sandpiper landing  at Seaton Wetlands. Picture: SUE SMITH

Action-packed programme of outdoor activities

Read more
Yesterday, 14:52
Lyme's shingle beach is to be replenished. Picture CHRIS CARSON

Members of the public encouraged to stay off the beach during sand moving operations

Read more
Yesterday, 14:35
Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service badge

Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service has served up some safety tips for East Devon residents ahead of Pancake Day tomorrow (Tuesday).

Read more
Yesterday, 12:42

The closure is due to dangerous guttering which needs attending to.

Read more
Yesterday, 11:30
Debbie Wright, Owner of No.22 Hair Boutique, will be cutting Julie Kellow's hair in aid of charity. Ref mhh 05-16AW 8517. Picture: Alex Walton

Julie Kellow, of Courtenay, will face the clippers on Saturday, February 27 to raise money for Alzheimer’s Society.

Read more
Yesterday, 09:41
Enormous waves crashed along Sidmouth seafront after very windy conditions and high tides. Picture by Alex Walton. Ref shs 4301-06-14AW. To order your copy of this photograph go to www.sidmouthherald.co.uk and click on Photo Orders

Communities warned to take care on exposed seafronts

Read more
Yesterday, 09:21
Gale force winds are forecast for the festive week ahead.

Winds of up to 80 miles per hour are expected today, as storm ‘Imogen’ batters East Devon, the MET office has warned.

Read more
Yesterday, 06:59
Joyce West

Retired Seaton woman walks with lions and goes canoeing on the Amazon

Read more

Local Weather

Rain

Rain

max temp: 4°C

min temp: 2°C

Most Read News

Great British Life

Great British Life

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

Local business directory

Honiton's trusted business finder

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists


Find planning applications