Newsletter – February 2022

Congratulations to Kirsty Edwards and Laura Patterson who have both been recently promoted to Sister.  


We are also delighted that Charlotte Burgess is achieving great scores in her apprentice nursing training.  Well done Charlotte



WELCOME – We are delighted to welcome Staff Nurse Kelly Short  and Health Care Assistant, Chantelle Bedford to the CoBH team.




Farewell – We have also said goodbye to Staff Nurse Evie Puttock and Dr Sue McGladdery.  We send them both with good wishes for their new ventures.




Our amazing Hospice Team is taking onTHE GENERAL – Winchester 10k obstacle run. Support our staff team as they take on the ultimate challenge on April 3rdSupport them here




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)



Dandelion Cafe is back.  Starting on March 2nd, we will be opening on the first and third Wednesday of the month.  We are trying a new time for the next few months: 10.30am – 12.30pm.  We hope you can join us.



Thank you to the amazing Lucy Halpin and Tom Appleton
Lucy and Tom ran either 50k or 50 miles every month throughout 2021. They have raised a magnificent £2,745 in memory of Kev Reid.  He would be so proud of you.



Customers at the Foresters Arms have recently raised a considerable amount for local charities.  A golf tournament saw the Foresters Arms team take on the Clatford Arms which raised a total of £300.  £150 was presented to CoBH together with a further £100 from the September and October charity quiz nights.  Cheers and thank you to everyone who supported us.



Mooch, on Bridge Street, were officially recognised for their Christmas window decoration by winning Andover’s best dressed Christmas window competition for the second year in a row.  Their stunning display included snowflakes, penguins and polar bears.  Georgina Roberts, of Mooch, said: “We are so delighted to have won the competition again this year.  We are going to donate the prize to the Countess of Brecknock Hospice as they do such wonderful work.”  Thank you to Georgina and all at Mooch.



Enham Shop and Post Office has once again supported CoBH with their Christmas Raffle.   We were delighted to receive a magnificent £735.  Thank you so much.



Thank you to everyone at Wonston Community Cafe who raised £423 at their coffee morning for CoBH.  That’s an awful lot of coffee and cake!



It is customary for UK crematoria to sensitively recycle the metal residues that remain at the end of the cremation process, and to direct any resulting revenue to good causes.
Owned and operated by Pure Cremation, Charlton Park Crematorium has donated £12,000 to several charities within its local vicinity, including £3,000 to CoBH.
Zoe McMillan, crematorium manager said: “We are delighted to support charities that make a difference.  These organisations do fantastic work, touching lives across Andover and the wider area.”



Happy Birthday to Vicky Monk, Lydia Joiner, Helen Griffiths and Faye McMahon and thank you for supporting CoBH with your Facebook birthday fundraisers. .



Mea & Katy will be running the Worthing Half Marathon on 24th April 2022 in memory of their nan, Sue Cook.   You can support them here.



Thank you to everyone who has supported us this month including Rookwood School, St Mary’s Surgery, Charlton Hill Surgery, Chilbolton Short Mat Bowls Club, Silver Birch Gospel Chapel, Epworth Lunch Group, Micheldever PCC, Hatherden with Tangley PCC, Howard Tenens Ltd and all our Friends of the Hospice and Coins for the Countess 5p Collectors.



The 12th Test Valley Charity Clay Shoot will be held on Thursday 5th May 2022 at Owl’s Lodge Shooting School, near Longparish
We are delighted to be one of the charities supported by this year’s event.  This exclusive 100 bird shoot is limited to a maximum of 35 teams, so book early!   Click here for more details and to book.



Aidan, Jordan, Mike and Dave (The Dino-Sores) will be completing the 33km Jurassic Coast Challenge on 15th May 2022. Money raised will be donated to the hospice as a thank you for looking after his dad, please support them here.



Push Yourself Further, Complete an Amazing Challenge in 2022 and raise money for CoBH
Are you a regular walker or runner and new to endurance events?  Perhaps a seasoned trekker looking for testing adventures?  Or even a marathon runner wanting to ‘up’ your distance?  Whether it’s along magnificent coastal scenery, or in stunning open countryside, there’s an Ultra Challenge for you. Walk, Jog or Run at your pace on one of 15 Ultra Challenge Series events and raise funds for CoBH.  See our website for full details    Action Challenge is currently offering 25% off charity sponsorship registration fees for fundraisers, when using the discount code NYCHARITY22 until the 28th February!


Newsletter – February 2022
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