Leigh on Sea News - charity

We take a look inside the new Havens Hospice in Southend

This week Leigh-on-sea.com had a very special invitation to visit the new Havens Hospice building in Southend.

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New Hospice Opens Doors for Supporters

New hospice Fair Havens will allow supporters the rare opportunity to take a tour of the building before it begins caring for patients.

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Random Acts of Kindness Day

Random Acts of Kindness Day occurs on Monday 17th February 2020.

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Two Tree Island Arson Attack Update

Essex Wildlife Trust have renewed their statement on last Summer’s spate of arson at Two Tree Island.

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Tania’s Challenges for Havens Hospices

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Southend Half Heroes Needed

A landmark charity event for south Essex turns 25 this year and wants help from runners and previous winners to celebrate.

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Why not give a charity challenge for Christmas?

An Essex Hospice charity are encouraging people to give daredevil friends and family members places on two exciting challenges as presents this festive season.

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12 Days of Christmas for Charity

Havens Hospices is relying on the good will of Essex businesses this Christmas to help raise money for the seriously ill children and adults it cares for.

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Light up a Life for your loved ones this Christmas

Family and loved ones of those who have died are being invited to remember them this Christmas at special local services organised by Havens Hospices.

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Volunteer running mentor urges own place runners to join Team Havens for the London Marathon

An Essex wide hospice charity is looking for runners with their own London Marathon place to join their team.

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Christmas Concert for Southend’s new hospice

On Friday 13th December, St Michael’s Church in Benfleet is opening its doors for a night of live music to raise money for Southend’s new hospice.

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Local charity looking for trekkers to ‘take a hike’ with them in 2020

Hiking enthusiasts are being encouraged to support a local hospice charity by taking part in a trekking adventure in the UK or Tanzania next year.

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Turner Estates support Gold Geese

Local agent support children cancer charity Gold Geese!

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Charity donates life-changing technology for children at Essex children’s hospice

Children receiving care at Little Havens Children’s Hospice in Benfleet have received a donation of life-changing technology worth thousands of pounds from children’s charity Lifelites.

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Young Ambassadors taking over local charity’s social media this half term

A local charity is letting their young volunteers loose on social media over the October Half Term to highlight what they get up to when at the charity.

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Hospice charity launches Light Up a Life appeal

Essex-wide charity, Havens Hospices, is holding its annual ‘Light Up a Life’ event to remember loved ones on the run up to Christmas. 

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Team of Cyclists ride over 200 miles in charity’s bespoke bike challenge

A team of cyclists have raised around £28,000 for a local hospice charity after finishing a three day overseas biking challenge.

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Santa takes to the skies to invite others to join him for charity festive fun run

At the end of August, Santa took to the skies, abseiling down the UK’s highest sculpture to launch an Essex hospice’s festive fun run

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Havens Hospices Trustee Announcement

A proposal to allow people of all faiths or none to help govern a local hospice charity has been approved by its Members.

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Howzat! Hospice Charity team up with celebrities for a cricket match not to be missed

On Sunday 22nd September, Gidea Park Cricket ground will be hosting a star-studded cricket match to raise money for Essex’s only children’s hospice.

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