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We love sharing news about our fundraisers’, volunteers’ and staff members’ hard work and successes for St Benedict’s Hospice. Read our seasonal newsletters, charity updates and more below.

Quiz Night Success

30th April 2024

Our supporters helped us raise a whopping £600+ for St Benedict's Hospice at our Quiz Night on the 29th of April!...

Quiz Night Success

30th April 2024

Our supporters helped us raise a whopping £600+ for St Benedict’s Hospice at our Quiz Night on the 29th of April!

Tales from the Garden – The Alder Tree

1st November 2023

National tree week takes place from the 25th November – 3rd December.

Tales from the Garden – Nissan Transformation

20th September 2023

The Emissions and EES teams from Nissan, Sunderland spent a soggy Friday working in our grounds and gardens.

Tales from the Garden – Butterfly Haven

4th August 2023

There have been a lot of Red Admiral and Tortoiseshell butterflies spotted in the hospice gardens.

Tales from the Garden – The Colourful Joys of Spring

10th May 2023

What a difference a few weeks make! The sun has been shining and it feels a little warmer, or might that just be wishful thinking? The first therapeutic horticulture group of the year has been on the go for a couple of weeks now and we have been enjoying bringing spring vibes to the rooftop garden.

Coronation celebrations

10th May 2023

We hope you enjoyed watching the coronation of Their Majesties The King and Queen Camilla over the bank holiday weekend.

Hospice staff, patients and their families joined in the celebrations with decorations, afternoon teas and even a staff crown-making competition.

Tales from the Garden – Spring Forward

3rd April 2023

Welcome back to ‘Tales from the Garden’! March has been a funny old month hasn’t it. Snow, rain, wind, glorious sunshine and sometimes all in one day! Now, as I sit writing this month’s blog, it is all about the daffodils. They are looking fabulous here at the hospice at the moment.

Tales from the Garden – late winter vibes

6th March 2023

Welcome everyone to the very first ‘Tales from the Garden’! My name is Stephanie, I am one of the Occupational Therapists here at the hospice and have a passion for social and therapeutic horticulture (STH), which I would very much like to tell you a little more about.

Light up a Life service 2022

6th December 2022

Our annual Light up a Life service took place at the Beacon of Light on Sunday, 4th December 2022. It was lovely to see so many people come together for a very special afternoon to remember loved ones.

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