Latest News

We like to keep you up to date with the latest news form the hospices, events and winners stories. If you have a story or event you would like to share with us please do get in touch, we love to hear from our members.

Category: General News

Christmas decorations needed

Phyllis Tuckwell shops need beautiful Christmas decorations to sell. If you are changing your colour scheme this year or just have some lovely decorations to donate, please take them to one

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Finn’s story – supported by Shooting Star

The pandemic and lockdown presented many challenges for the families we care for, but the support from Shooting Star Children’s Hospices to Finn and parents Niamh and Toby, was all the more

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Tina’s Story – supported by Phyllis Tuckwell

“When I first got my diagnosis, I was in bits. I didn’t know what was going to happen to me. Phyllis Tuckwell have been a God-send. Without them, I don’t know what I would have

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Sunrise Walk – Guildford – Sunday 17th October 2021

After a 16 month delay, Shooting Star Children's Hospices Sunrise Walk will finally be returning to Guildford next Sunday. Join in to watch the sunrise, and experience an amazing way to start the

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Autumn Clearance Plant Sale

Local hospice care charity Phyllis Tuckwell will be holding its final plant sale of 2021 on Sunday 3rd October, from 10am to 1pm at the Hospice in Farnham. There are hundreds of plants already at

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Hydrotherapy pool fun

Jake is  having a whale of a time in Shooting Star Children's Hospices heated hydrotherapy pool. Jake is wheelchair dependant so being in the pool gives him the freedom to move about under his

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A wild time was had by all at siblings’ day

Both supported and bereaved siblings spent the day swinging, climbing, and zipping through the trees at Wild Wood Adventure in Guildford. As the first face-to-face siblings’ days since

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Shooting Star House has reopened

Shooting Star Children's Hospices Hampton hospice, Shooting Star House, has reopened as an Outreach, Therapy and Family Support Centre. The hospice, which was temporarily closed due to the

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Phyllis Tuckwell Understands Needs of Patients With Alzheimer’s

September is World Alzheimer’s Month, which aims to highlight the importance of understanding dementia and how it impacts the lives of those who are affected by it.   Caring for a

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Volunteer fishkeeper needed

We’re looking for a volunteer fishkeeper to support  Shooting Star Children’s Hospices by helping  care for the tropical fish and their tank at Christopher’s. The fish tank is in our

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