Newsletter – December 2021

Congratulations to Sister Sophie Jasper. 
Sophie was recently promoted to a Band 7 Senior Sister.  The Board was very impressed with her interview and presentation.  Awesome achievement Sophie!
Here’s Sophie finishing the 10@10 Walk this year



Health Care Assistant Jane Emery has retired.  We send Jane all good wishes and hope she has a long, happy and healthy retirement.



We are recruiting registered nurses and health care assistants.  Please see here for vacancies or email your CV and details for an informal chat.  (No agencies please)




We’d like to say a HUGE thank you to Father Christmas and everyone who supported our Christmas Shopping event on Saturday. We raised a wonderful £1,558.10 and know there are some more donations to come. Thank you so much.
Congratulations to our Raffle Winners: 1st Prize – Large Hamper: Pink Ticket 64, 2nd Prize – Small Hamper: Yellow Ticket 409, 3rd Prize – Giant Penguin: Peach Ticket 455, Toiletry prizes: Pink Ticket 14, White Ticket 52 and Pink Ticket 71. Cushion: Pink Ticket 13



Light Up A Life 2021 – Dedicate a Light for your loved one and support the hospice
Time is running out to make your Light Up a Light Dedication.  We need to receive your dedication by Friday 3 December if you wish to receive your Dedication Certificate for the Light Up A Life Dedication on Thursday 9 December.  If your dedication arrives later than this, your light will still shine on our tree and your dedication certificate will be sent but we cannot guarantee you will receive it in time.  Dedication certificates will be posted to donors from Monday 29 November.

Dedicate your light online here.
Download a form here.
You can dedicate a light on our virtual Light Up a Life Christmas Tree at any time.

**********IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT THE LUAL DEDICATION SERVICE: ********** The Dedication Service will be on Thursday 9 December at 6.30pm at St Mary’s Church, Andover.  We are restricted to 300 attendees including choir, band, staff and volunteers.  You are recommended to book tickets here or telephone 01264 359789.  Tickets are free but there will be a maximum of 6 tickets per person to ensure as many people as wish to come can attend.

The Light up a Life Dedication Service will be filmed on the night and will be available for viewing on our website from Friday 10 December.  Please note: should any new Covid restrictions be imposed which affect the service, information will be posted on our website and facebook





Thank you so much to everyone who has supported our Door Drop Appeal and/or ordered Christmas Cards. 

CoBH Christmas Cards and Gifts are still available from the Hospice and online.   Cards and gifts will be on sale at the Hospice on weekdays from 10am – 12pm and 2pm-4pm.  Please don’t come to the Hospice if you have Covid symptoms or are isolating.  All our Christmas Cards and gifts are on our website and cards can also be ordered on the leaflet below.
CoBH Shop         2021 Christmas Card Order Form






Santa will be travelling around Andover in his sleigh on December 10, 11, 12, 16, 17 and 19.  And this year, lifting of restrictions means the team are able to collect on the nights and have chosen to support CoBH.   See their Facebook page for when they are visiting you.

Are you able to help with static collections on Friday 10 December at Tesco Extra from 5pm – 8pm and outside the Guildhall on Saturday 19 December from 10am – 4.30pm?  If you can help for an hour or two on these dates, please contact Michele



Graham Howard organised a friendly dart match in memory of Lynn Howard to raise money for CoBH.

Lynn’s family and friends beat the Andover Youth Academy and raised £300.

Well done and thank you to everyone involved



Congratulations and thank you to Faye Robinson who a half marathon at Newbury race course to support CoBH.
Faye raised a magnificent £525 in memory of her mum, Valerie Robinson.
Faye said ‘You also made a really difficult time in mine and my family’s lives just that little bit easier so thank you for that’



including Friends of CoBH, those who collect Coins for the Countess, Amy Donald and Leanne Pentlow for Facebook birthday collections, Chilbolton PCC, Goodworth Clatford Village Store and Whitchurch Longmeadow Sports and Social Club.


Newsletter – December 2021
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