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Your Fundraising Stories - Lorraine Weightman

Lorraine Weightman has been fundraising for Willow Burn since 2007 in memory of her husband Stewart and since then she has continued on her journey to make a difference in Derwentside. Here is her fundraising story.

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Vote for Willow Burn with the Asda Foundation

Willow Burn is delighted to have been chosen for Green Token Giving at Asda Stanley. Your vote would mean that the hospice could receive up to £500 which would fund one day of day care services.

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Memories in Bloom 2022

This summer the gardens at Willow Burn will be adorned with colourful ceramic flowers as we once again host ‘Memories in Bloom’ this summer in memory of your loved ones.

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Willow Burn gives thanks to volunteers at Afternoon Tea

Willow Burn celebrated the difference volunteers make to the hospice and thanked them for all of their time and dedication to mark Volunteers’ Week.

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Willow Burn’s chance to win £1,000

Willow Burn is calling for nominations to win a £1,000 Movement for Good Award from Benefact Group.

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Nurses’ Spring Fair raises over £2,000

Staff, volunteers and supporters of Willow Burn Hospice raised over £2,200 at the Nurses’ Spring Fair on Saturday 14 May.

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This Week - Willow Week 9 May - 15 May 2022

It's Willow Week this week at Willow Burn Hospice. Willow Week is our annual fundraising and awareness week which was launched in 2020 to shine a light on the vital work of your local hospice.

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The Mccrory Family 2022 Fundraiser

Willow Week starts on Monday and what a way to kick it off on Supporter Saturday with the fabulous Mccrorys.

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Grief, Loss and Bereavement Workshops Now Available

Are you supporting a bereaved friend, relative or colleague? To help you to support your friends, relatives and colleagues now or to be better prepared for the future, we have designed a 'Grief, Loss and Bereavement Workshop'

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Chairman of Durham County Council, visits Willow Burn as part of his yearlong campaign to support the hospice.

Cllr Watts Stelling, Chairman of Durham County Council, visited Willow Burn today as part of his yearlong campaign to support the hospice.

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Willow Burn Hospice raises over £27,000 at biggest fundraising event in two years!

Willow Burn Hospice raised over £27,000 at its biggest fundraising event in two years when it held its annual ball on Friday 25 March at Derwent Manor Boutique Hotel.  

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New Campaign Launches at Willow Burn Hospice this spring: We Are Willow Burn

This spring, Willow Burn Hospice has launched a new campaign to shine a spotlight on all of the people who make Willow Burn such a special place.

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Willow Burn supporter to take on Great North Run in Memory of his Mum Jacqueline

Brian Darnell and his good friends Oliver Leathard and Leslie Gibbs are taking part in the Great North Run to raise money for Willow Burn Hospice, in memory of Brian’s mum, Jacqueline

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RMT, SwinburneMaddison, NPS Print, Crescent Homecare and Dere Street Homes announced as supporting sponsors for Willow Burn's Black Tie & Fabulous Ball

Four North East companies have been announced as supporting sponsors for Willow Burn's Black Tie & Fabulous Ball in March 2022.

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Win a diamond bracelet worth £4995 with Willow Burn and Berry's Jewellers

This Valentine’s Day , Willow Burn Hospice is giving you a chance to win a diamond bracelet for your love in its Diamond Raffle to be drawn on 25 March 2022 at the Willow Burn Hospice Ball.

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Annual Chinese Banquet Raises £2295 for Willow Burn

Team Willow Burn and guests had a fabulous evening at The Pavilion Cantonese Restaurant celebrating the Year of the Tiger on Monday 7 February 2022. As ever, the food was delicious and our guests were lots of fun.

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Willow Burn Hospice Volunteer to Run Across Scotland in Ultra Marathon Challenge for Willow Burn

On 13 August 2022, a Willow Burn volunteer will run a unique 215-mile, coast-to-coast ultramarathon in Scotland to raise money for Willow Burn.

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She's in Fashion

Meet Kat Parker, who has turned the skills she has learned to combat her own personal shopping challenges into a business, changing lives and supporting charities along the way.  

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Share The Love This Valentine's Day With A Gift From Willow Burn

By purchasing a gift from Willow Burn, not only are you showing your Valentine how much you care but you'll also be making a difference to people in your community.

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Light Up A Life 2021

On 5 December, Willow Burn Hospice welcomed friends from across Derwentside when it hosted its annual Light Up a Life service at All Saints Parish Church in Lanchester.

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12 Ways of Christmas Fundraising

If you would like to give the gift that keeps on giving this Christmas, have a look at our range of fundraising ideas to get you in the festive spirit and support your Local Hospice.

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New Consett Shop Makes Record-Breaking Sales On First Day Trading

Our new shop in Consett made record-breaking sales when it opened its doors for the first time on Thursday 14 October 2021.

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Christmas Wreath Making Workshop with Kathryn's Krafts

Join us on Thursday 9 December at Willow Burn for an evening of Christmas Wreath Making with Kathryn Massey-Allen creator of Kathryn's Krafts.

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Meet Sally our Head of Retail

Sally Ruddle is the Head of Retail at Willow Burn and is responsible for managing the retail income stream for the hospice and working with our three shop managers and volunteers to deliver the best experience to our customers.

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Memories are in bloom this summer at Willow Burn

This summer we are proudly displaying your 'Memories in Bloom' flowers in the gardens at Willow Burn in memory of your loved ones.

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Friend of Willow Burn Faye Allison: the artist behind Memories in Bloom

This month in our Friends of Willow Burn feature, we are showcasing Faye Allison, the artist behind our Memories in Bloom flowers.

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Consett Corona Photo Exhibition Now On Display At Willow Burn

The first viewing of the Consett Corona Photo Project Exhibition, is now on display in the Willow Burn Hospice gardens.

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Buy Tickets For Willow Burn Charity Day - Beers & Bands at Lanchester Festival

Lanchester Festival returns for the 7th year but this year, Willow Burn Hospice takes centre stage on Sunday 22 August 2021 to pay tribute to the village’s Local Hospice and wonderful staff, volunteers and supporters.

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Complementary Therapist joins Willow Burn Hospice funded by Mid Durham AAP

Thanks to funding from Mid Durham AAP, a new Complementary Therapist joins the Willow Burn Team.

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Willow Burn to extend café service this summer

This summer, Willow Burn Hospice in Lanchester is extending the opening hours of its onsite café to include Saturdays and Sundays, in a bid to develop the vital income it provides for hospice care in County Durham.

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50% off on selected shop items this Saturday to celebrate the Euro 2020

This Saturday, to celebrate the Euro 2020 final on Sunday, we will have 20 items hidden in each of our shops with a special label on them. If you get to the till, and your item has that label, it will be going home with you with 50% off!

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Give £1 this May and help to fund 20% of the cost of vital hospice services

Willow Burn Hospice is launching a new appeal this May to encourage residents of Derwentside to donate just £1 to the charity in a bid to fund up to 20 per cent of cost of vital hospice care.

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Diamond couple raise £1285 for Willow Burn on their anniversary

Well-loved Derwentside couple, Laurence and Doris McDermott, celebrated 60 years..

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Willow Burn launches bespoke coffee blend with Durham Coffee to celebrate launch of café re-opening

Willow Burn Hospice is celebrating the re-opening of The Willows Café with the launch of a bespoke coffee blend created by Durham Coffee.

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Derwent Valley Shooting Club give the Gift of a Day to Willow Burn Hospice

We are proud to announce that today (1 July 2020), the Helen McArdle Wing running…

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Coronavirus Willow Burn Hospice Update

COVID-19 Update Advice and Guidance for visiting Willow Burn, we support visiting at...

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