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Category: Shooting Star Children’s Hospices

Zoe’s Story – Supported by Shooting Star Children’s Hospices

Shooting Star Children’s Hospices have been part of Zoë, and her parents, Britt and Adrian’s lives since she was just eight weeks old. With her daughter now 14, Britt tells how Shooting

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Ready, set, THROW!

The finale of Shooting Star Children's Hospices supported siblings day was the return of the colour run and it’s safe to say the children LOVED it – as did the staff! Luckily the

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A wonder’ball’ time at Shooting Star Children’s Hospices

Following the exciting announcement Michael Ball OBE will be performing at the London Palladium in aid of Shooting Star Children’s Hospices this June, the musical theatre legend visited children

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Supported Teens set the rules at first ever Transition week

Sophie has been coming to Shooting Star Children's Hospices for support since she was five years old. But soon she will transition to adult care services and manage her own care needs. Sophie took

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 Newly refurbished sensory garden at Guildford Hospice

A beautiful sunny May afternoon provided the perfect backdrop for the grand opening of Shooting Star's Children's Hospices Sensory Courtyard, situated in the centre of the Guildford hospice,

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HRH The Countess of Wessex visits Shooting Star House

Her Royal Highness The Countess of Wessex enjoyed some arts and crafts made by children and families supported by Shooting Star Children’s Hospices. The Countess, who is a Shooting Star

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Sensory music fun for supported families

There is no shortage of fun being had at Shooting Star Children's Hospices Outreach, Therapies and Family Support Centre, Shooting Star House, with a new open music therapy group. The group run

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Charlie-Ray’s story – Supported by Shooting Star

“The minute he gets to the hospice, he’s just so animated, as soon as he’s through the door he’s smiling and knows everyone so well and for me when I get in there, I just feel so free,”

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Hadi’s story – supported by Shooting Star Children’s Hospices

Five-year-old Hadi has Spinal Muscular Atrophy type one, the severest form of a rare genetic condition that causes muscle weakness. “His life expectancy at first was no more than six months, but

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Gwen respite stay

Gwen recently had a respite stay at Shooting Star Children's Hospices. She planned to swim every day in the hydrotherapy pool, plus a trip to the park. The care team helped her make

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