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Category: Shooting Star Children’s Hospices

Local community explores Shooting Star House on Open Day

The local community in Hampton learned about the breadth of services, met some of the dedicated team and explored facilities at Shooting Star House in Hampton at the Open Day on Saturday 22

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Tea and tiaras with Dame Joan Collins at Shooting Star

Families were treated to a very special visit as Shooting Star Children’s Hospices welcomed global superstar Dame Joan Collins to Shooting Star House in Hampton. Dame Joan, who was joined by

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Toby’s story – Supported by Shooting Star Children’s Hospices

In the weeks leading up to Christmas in 2022, a devastating diagnosis changed life forever for Toby and his family. At the age of eight, doctors discovered Toby had adrenoleukodystrophy (ALD),

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‘Vera’ officially opens Godalming shop

Brenda Blethyn, star of the hit drama 'Vera' officially opened Shooting Star Children's Hospices Godalming shop and visited the Surrey hospice, Christopher's, alongside singer/songwriter, Julie

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Messy fun at Siblings Day

Supported and bereaved siblings explored their range of emotions during a therapeutic ‘Messy Feelings’ days at Shooting Star House last week. Organised by the Therapies Team, children

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New specialist bereavement service launched

As part of Shooting Star Children's Hospices strategy to reach every family that needs help, families of babies or children who have died suddenly, and not just those previous known to the

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An ‘ice’ time had by all!

Shooting Star Children's Hospices Christmas festivities got off to a skate start with our much-loved annual trip to the ice rink at Hampton Court Palace, where families could enjoy some exclusive

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The stars came out to shine at The Shooting Star Ball

The Shooting Star Ball, celebrated its 19th year, as 350 guests arrived at The Royal Lancaster Hotel, hosted by Patrons Jackie and Laurence Llewellyn-Bowen. Guests were entertained by a surprise

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Toby’s Story supported by Shooting Star Children’s Hospices

"Last Christmas was a time of immense sadness. This year, we have Shooting Star Children's Hospices by our side." Toby is supported by Shooting Star Children's Hospices. His mum, Fleur, wanted

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Beth’s Story

Beth was diagnosed with Dravet Syndrome when she was just four months old. Dravet Syndrome is a rare neurological condition that encompasses treatment-resistant epilepsy, intellectual disability

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