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Category: Shooting Star Children’s Hospices

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

"We would be a very different family had it not been for Shooting Star Children’s Hospices – it’s helped all four of us in so many different ways.”   Following a normal pregnancy

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Virtual Sunrise Walk for Shooting Star Children’s Hospices

We may not be able to watch the sunrise together this year but that doesn’t mean we can’t virtually watch it together. Simply sign up to the Virtual Sunrise Walk! More information from

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Shooting Star Children’s Hospices have gone virtual

Shooting Star Children's Hospices have gone virtual to ensure they can still support children with life-limiting conditions, and their families, in every way they can during this uncertain

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Smiles in the sunshine

An update from Phoebe, who has been at Shooting Star Children's hospice since the start of the month for emergency respite, after the risks of her contracting COVID-19 in hospital grew too

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Lilly-Anne’s story – supported by Shooting Star Children’s Hospices

Lilly-Anne was born five weeks early in June 2013 and from the very start mum Katie picked up on signs that things might not be right with her newborn. “From the very beginning she just

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A ‘love’ly day of Valentine’s activities for families

Love was certainly in the air at Christopher’s last week – a love of all things crafting and baking, as families enjoyed a special day of Valentine’s inspired activities at Shooting Star's

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Royal Visit to Shooting Star Children’s Hospices

Shooting Star Children's Hospices had a truly special visit today from their Royal Patron, HRH The Countess of Wessex. The Countess spent time talking with each family, decorated

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Eyegaze – specialist sensory technology

For many of the children who are supported at Shooting Star Children’s Hospice, being given different sensory ways to communicate, play and be creative are very important – helping them to

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Over the moon with Big Uke Jam success

If you are a fan of fabulous live music, uke were in for a treat this month as The Big Uke Jam took place at the renowned Half Moon in Putney, raising hundreds of pounds for Shooting Star

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Could you spare 20 this 2020?

Shooting Star Children's Hospices are asking if you can spare 20 this 2020? Often when a child has a life-limiting condition no one knows how much time they have. They want to continue to be there

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