Thursday, 03 December 2020

Sue Ryder to leave Nettlebed in weeks

Sue Ryder to leave Nettlebed in weeks

SUE Ryder will end its 40-year association with Joyce Grove in Nettlebed in October. The charity is to move its South Oxfordshire ...

 

Race to be replaced by new hill challenge

Race to be replaced by new hill challenge

RUNNERS are being invited to take on the new “Icehouse Hill Challenge” in Henley from next month. The event has been organised by the ...

 

Sue Ryder staff still offer comfort from behind PPE

Sue Ryder staff still offer comfort from behind PPE

THE director of Sue Ryder’s palliative care hub in Nettlebed says the coronavirus crisis hasn’t reduced its ability to care for ...

 

Charity shops face extra burden with donations expected to rise

Charity shops face extra burden with donations expected to rise

CHARITY shops are preparing to open their doors again. They can restart trading on June 15 if they follow guidelines designed to ...

 

Sue Ryder could be forced to close all services due to coronavirus funding crisis

Sue Ryder could be forced close all services 'within months' due to coronavirus funding crisis

A CHARITY which supports terminally ill patients in the Henley area could be forced to shut its doors following the coronavirus ...

 

All the other local nominees...

THE other local nominees were as follows: Community: Amanda Foister OBE, from Nettlebed, a governor of Nettlebed Community School, a ...

 

‘Hospice was vital when I cared for dying husband’

‘Hospice was vital when I cared for dying husband’

A WOMAN says she couldn’t have coped with caring for her terminally ill husband at home if the Sue Ryder hospice at Nettlebed hadn’t ...

 

Volunteers criticise Sue Ryder over end of sales

Volunteers criticise Sue Ryder over end of sales

VOLUNTEERS who sort donations and supervise the second-hand goods sales at Sue Ryder’s Nettlebed hospice say these should not be ...

 

Sue Ryder ambassador attacks hospice closure

Sue Ryder ambassador attacks hospice closure

AN ambassador for Sue Ryder has criticised the closure of the charity’s hospice in Nettlebed where both her parents passed away. Kelly ...

 

Joyce Grove used as location for American TV series

Joyce Grove used as location for American TV series

SCENES for a new science fiction television show were filmed at the Sue Ryder hospice in Nettlebed. Joyce Grove will appear in The ...

 

This is Henley’s and patients’ loss... what a shame it couldn’t be saved’

THE news that the Sue Ryder hospice is to close prompted anger and sadness among visitors to the Henley Standard’s Facebook page. ...

 

Cashing in on compassion

Cashing in on compassion

CHARITY shops in Henley made £820,000 last year. Oxfam, which has a shop in Market Place and a book shop in Duke Street, raised the ...

 

14th year of awards for women

NOMINATIONS have opened for the 2020 Sue Ryder Southern Women of Achievement Awards. The annual awards, now in their 14th year, will ...

 

Cars deal for charity

STAFF at the Sue Ryder hospice in Nettlebed have taken delivery of three new cars from Select Car Leasing. The Skoda Octavia ...

 

Families remember loved ones at riverside charity walk

Families remember loved ones at riverside charity walk

MORE than 200 people took part in a walk to remember their loved ones and raise funds for Sue Ryder’s South Oxfordshire palliative ...

 

Hospice women have heads shaved for charity

Hospice women have heads shaved for charity

THREE women working at the Sue Ryder hospice in Nettlebed had their heads shaved for the charity. Nursing staff Janella Davies and ...

 

Awards winners celebrate achievement and charity

Awards winners celebrate achievement and charity

SEVEN winners of the Southern Women of Achievement Awards attended the inaugural winners’ celebration ceremony at Sue Ryder hospice in ...

 

Pupils play recorder for hospice patients

Pupils play recorder for hospice patients

A GROUP of pupils from Sonning Common Primary School performed on the recorder for staff and patients at the Sue Ryder hospice in ...

 

Hospice charity says home care service is helping more people

Hospice charity says home care service is helping more people

MORE than 300 people have been cared for in their own homes in the first year of Sue Ryder’s “hospice at home” service. The charity’s ...

 

Hospice to stay until new care beds found

Hospice to stay until new care beds found

THE Sue Ryder hospice in Nettlebed will not close until all the care beds are available at a new location. The charity is to sell ...