Leigh on Sea News

Joni’s Army rally round to buy beds for Children’s Hospice

A local fundraising group founded in memory of a little girl has presented vital equipment to the charity that cared for her.

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Children’s Hospice is hosting Family Fun Day for local community

Essex’s only children’s hospice is inviting the local community to join them for a Family Fun Day in June.

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Charity holds celebration party for Marathon Runners

A team of runners who completed the London Marathon for local hospice care swapped their trainers for barbequed treats, celebrating their achievement of raising around £200,000 for the charity.

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Grab your walking boots for charity to celebrate National Walking Month

May is National Walking Month and to celebrate an Essex-wide Hospice charity is encouraging supporters to take on a trekking challenge or sign up for its annual walk. 

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Countywide Charity has made all its shops Dementia Friendly

A Hospice Charity which cares for children, adults and young people from across Essex has made all their shops dementia friendly.

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Leigh woman takes on extreme mud race in memory of fiancé’s Nan

A local mud-runner is taking on an extreme challenge to raise money for the charity that cared for her fiancé’s grandmother.

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Community comes together to secure hospice care for region

Over the May Bank Holiday, a local charity launched a community challenge to raise funds for a new hospice which will eventually care for thousands of local people. 

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Schoolgirl sells seashells for charity

A school girl has raised money for a local hospice charity by creating and selling seaside themed arts and crafts.

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Hospice Build is going up fast as it hits halfway point

A brand new hospice which is being built for South East Essex is starting to become more of a reality as construction hits the halfway point.

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Local businesses team up for new Hospice in Southend

Two Southend based businesses have teamed up to raise money for a new Hospice that will eventually care for thousands of people across South East Essex.

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Charity Marathon to return to Chelmsford for its sixth year

In October, an Essex-wide Hospice Charity will be bringing their Marathon back to Chelmsford. 

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Local Charity on lookout for those with Pedal Power

A local charity is looking for those with pedal power to join their team this summer for a challenge which will take them from the capital to the seaside. 

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Hunt for Dinosaur Eggs for charity this Easter

The whole family can enjoy hunting for dinosaurs this April and help raise money for a new adult’s hospice for South East Essex.

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Wing Walk for charity this Summer

Adventurous adrenalin junkies can take to the skies and do a spot of wing walking this summer to raise funds a local charity.

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Charity launches Summer Shop Campaign with a little help from students

Today, 25th March, a local charity launches their Summer Campaign across the county having collaborated with South Essex College fashion students.

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Fashion students team up with local charity

South Essex College fashion students are collaborating with a local charity for their Summer Campaign and highlight the quality of clothes that can be found in charity shops.

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Half Marathon returns to Southend in June

There is still time to register for Havens Hospices’ Southend Half Marathon which returns for its 24th year on Sunday 9th June.

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New Hospice build takes ‘the next step’

A new hospice for Southend, which will eventually be caring for thousands of local people, is taking ‘the next step’ as vital infrastructure begins to be constructed on site.

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Haven's Hospice need you!

There is still a chance to join the Prudential RideLondon this summer and raise vital funds for local charity
Havens Hospices, which includes Fair Havens Hospice, Little Havens Hospice and The J’s Hospice, are looking for cyclists to join them for the 100-mile ride on Saturday 4th August

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Your chance to join charity Ascot event

Every year Little Havens Hospice hosts the exclusive event, traditionally a Ladies Day event – raising vital funds for the hospice. However, last year the charity that cares for children from across Essex with life-limiting illnes added a second date that is open to all. 

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