Saturday, 21 April 2018

Patient launches petition to stop hospice closure

Patient launches petition to stop hospice closure

A WOMAN has started a petition to try to stop the closure of the Sue Ryder hospice in Nettlebed. Lynne Carter, 69, from Turville Heath,...

 

Woman runs between hospices she’s fund-raising for

Woman runs between hospices she’s fund-raising for

A WOMAN raising money for Sue Ryder by taking part in the Reading half marathon used her initiative when the event was cancelled. ...

 

Hospice sale will improve our care, says Sue Ryder

Hospice sale will improve our care, says Sue Ryder

PATIENT demand for end-of-life care at the Sue Ryder hospice in Nettlebed has decreased by 12 per cent over the past four years. The ...

 

Three marathons in as many days

A WOMAN who works at the Sue Ryder hospice in Nettlebed will attempt to run three marathons in three days to raise money for the ...

 

Cancer patients upset at sale of Sue Ryder hospice

Cancer patients upset at sale of Sue Ryder hospice

CANCER patients who attend day care at Sue Ryder’s Nettlebed hospice are upset at plans to close it. The charity has said it will sell ...

 

Sue Ryder to sell hospice

Sue Ryder to sell hospice

SUE Ryder is planning to sell its hospice in Nettlebed in order to expand and care for more people. The charity is to leave Joyce ...

 

Celebrating the achievements of local women

Celebrating the achievements of local women

HUNDREDS of people attended the annual Sue Ryder Women of Achievement Awards at Reading Town Hall. The ceremony on Friday last week ...

 

Tears and triumph

Tears and triumph

A CHEF whose husband’s battle with terminal cancer made her determined to help others won the top award at this year’s Sue Ryder Women ...

 

Compere's sexist joke backfires at awards

Compere's sexist joke backfires at awards

AFTER all the recent publicity surrounding women’s equality, you’d expect the compere of the Sue Ryder Women of Achievement Awards to ...

 

Women honoured at Sue Ryder awards

Women honoured at Sue Ryder awards

Women from the Henley area were among those honoured at the Sue Ryder Women of Achievement Awards. The 12th annual awards were held on ...

 

My year of good deeds for mum

My year of good deeds for mum

A WOMAN is spending this year carrying out 12 acts of kindness for charity. Hannah Carter is raising money for Sue Ryder in memory of ...

 

Students decorate shop window

Students decorate shop window

STUDENTS decorated a charity shop window in Henley with a giant advent calendar. The 13 fashion and textiles students from Reading ...

 

Oh brother, we're Hallo-winners

Thousands attend Sue Ryder fireworks display

TWO young brothers won the Halloween fancy dress competition at this year’s Sue Ryder bonfire and fireworks display. John and James ...

 

Remembrance service day

SUE RYDER’s remembrance and thanksgiving service will be held at St Bartholomew’s Church in Nettlebed on Sunday from 2.30pm to 3.15pm. ...

 

Beetroot, blini and vodka feature in Russian charity dinner

Beetroot, blini and vodka feature in Russian charity dinner

A CHARITY dinner with a Russian theme was held in Sonning Common. Organiser Chrissie Phillips-Tilbury chose the theme after enjoying a ...

 

Charity grant request refused

THE Sue Ryder hospice at Nettlebed has had a grant request for more than £92,000 recommended for refusal. It wanted to use the money ...

 

Lovable Logan is Top Dog

Lovable Logan is Top Dog

A PUPPY has been crowned Henley’s Top Dog 2017. Logan, a 10-month-old Rhodesian ridgeback, is owned by Vincent and Lucy Boon and their ...

 

Walking to remember loved ones

Hundreds take part in Sue Ryder charity walk

MORE than 250 people took part in a charity walk around Nettlebed on Saturday to raise money for Sue Ryder. The charity’s second ...

 

Nominations open for Women of Achievement awards

Nominations open for Women of Achievement awards

NOMINATIONS have opened for the 2018 Sue Ryder Southern Women of Achievement Awards. The awards, now in their 12th year, were ...

 

How do you like my haircut, mum?

How do you like my haircut, mum?

A MAN had his head shaved to raise money for the Sue Ryder hospice in Nettlebed. Chef Ben Hancock, whose mother Tracey Hancock is the ...

 

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