National Hospice Care Week – Leasa’s Story

Hospice Care Week is a national campaign which aims to raise awareness of the importance of hospice care across the UK and runs from 6th to 12th October 2014. It is estimated that as many as 1 in 3 people in the UK will be touched by hospice care at some point in their lives […]

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National Hospice Care Week – Jane’s Story

Hospice Care Week is a national campaign which aims to raise awareness of the importance of hospice care across the UK and runs from 6th to 12th October 2014. It is estimated that as many as 1 in 3 people in the UK will be touched by hospice care at some point in their lives […]

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National Volunteers Week – Denise’s Story

This National Volunteers Week Compton Hospice will be awarding its volunteers for their  commitment and dedicated service to the hospice. A special awards evening will be held at Penn Bowling Club today, Friday 6th June, where a total of 87 volunteers will receive awards ranging from 5 up to 30 years voluntary service. One volunteer who […]

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National Volunteers Week – Emma’s Story

Volunteering has a number of advantages including helping you to make new friends and contacts, increasing your social skills, giving something back to your local community and giving you the skills, knowledge and experience to help advance your career. This National Volunteers Week a number of Compton Hospice volunteers have been sharing their stories with us […]

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National Volunteer’s Week – Helen’s Story

National Volunteers Week is an annual celebration of the fantastic contribution made by millions of volunteers from across the country. Compton Hospice is proud to have a team of such dedicated and hardworking volunteers that help to keep our services running. One person who understands first-hand how important volunteers are to any charity or community organisation is […]

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National Volunteers Week – Liz’s Story

Liz Ibberson, 69, has been a volunteer at Compton Hospice for over 10 years. Liz is a bereavement visitor and helps the relatives and family members of those who have died as a result of an incurable illness to come to terms with their loss. Here Liz tells us about her experience as a bereavement visitor: My name […]

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Fashion Blog Friday: Super Swinging Sixties

Our ‘Fashion Blog Friday’ series will show you how you can achieve the latest catwalk inspired looks without having to pay those costly designer prices. With a little help from some of our wonderful staff and volunteers, we’ll be showing you how to create the latest look using items from our very own Compton Hospice shops!  Fashion Friday Trend 4: Swinging Sixties The 60’s was […]

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Fashion Blog Friday: Marvelous Monochrome

Our ‘Fashion Blog Friday’ series will show you how you can achieve the latest catwalk inspired looks without having to pay those costly designer prices. With a little help from some of our wonderful staff and volunteers, we’ll be showing you how to create the latest look using items from our very own Compton Hospice shops!  Fashion Friday Trend 3: Monochrome Simple, chic and sophisticated, […]

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Fashion Blog Friday: All white on the night

‘Fashion Blog Friday’ will show you how you can achieve the latest catwalk inspired looks without having to pay those costly designer prices. With a little help from some of our wonderful staff and volunteers, we’ll be showing you how to create the latest look using items from our very own Compton Hospice shops!  Fashion Friday Trend 2: White During the hottest days of the […]

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Compton Conquerors: Training Update

Ryan Fletcher (pictured centre) and his close friends James Coxhead, Dave Masella, Nick Campbell and Dan Bragoli have been affectionately nicknamed ‘The Compton Conquerors’ by us here at the hospice. Why? Since 2012 the group have taken on a number of physically demanding challenges in order to raise money for Compton Hospice including the National […]

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