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Bolton Business couple take on the Strictly Learn to Dance challenge.

Husband and Wife Kate and John Greenhalgh, run A Year of Dates - an online firm selling boxes of envelopes containing 12 months of dating ideas, encouraging couples to try new experiences and create memories together. This year they have decided to follow their own advice, and have signed up to our 12 week Strictly Learn to Dance challenge.

Teddies for Loving Care

Bolton Freemasons kindly donated a new supply of teddies to Bolton Hospice through ‘The Teddies for Loving Care’ initiative, which provides unique cuddly bears to Accident & Emergency departments and hospices for medical staff to give to young children.

New year, new you!

Ready for something new in 2022? Take on a charity challenge for Bolton Hospice this year and push your limits to support patient care.

Bolton businesses work together to support the hospice

Companies across Bolton have been busy taking part in a range of fundraising activities as part of our Workplace Raise-a-thon.  Since the start of October, the 17 businesses who have joined the campaign so far have collectively raised over £14,619!

Children’s author raises funds with festive poem

Yvonne Weatherhead MBE has been writing children’s books for many years.  This Christmas she has released another of her popular ‘Flying Grandma’ poems, with all funds raised in support of Bolton Hospice.

Hospice doctor has research published

Dr Jenny Klimiuk, Consultant in Palliative Medicine at Bolton Hospice, has had her research on the Lourdes pilgrimage and its impact on quality of life published in a renowned international journal.

Box Power boost hospice with generous donation!

The hospice recently received an incredible surprise thanks to Corin and Tricia Dalby from Box Power, and their kind donation to support the care we provide to local people and their loves ones.

Strictly Learn to Dance 2021: The Results!

Saturday 6th December saw the long awaited Bolton Hospice Strictly Learn to Dance Finale return to the Bolton Whites Hotel, with 11 couples competing and stepping into the spotlight to show their dance training; taken on to help raise vital funds for the hospice!

Meet the team: Wirinder Bhatiani

Wirinder Bhatiani has recently joined Bolton Hospice as a Trustee, bringing his expertise in health care and supporting our community to the Board.

Caroline's Light Up a Life story

Light Up a Life has a special meaning for Caroline Johnson, who remembers her loving mum, Jean Kirkpatrick. Caroline will be dedicating a light in memory of her Mum once again this year as our Light Up a Life appeal returns this Winter.