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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.

Make a Will Month - November 2021

Have you made a Will yet, or is it a job left for some time in the future? Did you know that nearly two thirds of UK adults don’t have a valid will? Why not Make a Will during the month of November and help support Bolton Hospice at the same time.

UK Malnutrition Awareness Week

Malnutrition affects 1 in 10 older adults in the UK and this figure is growing due to the Covid-19 pandemic. This year, UK Malnutrition Awareness Week takes place between 11th – 17th October to help raise the profile of malnutrition and encourage everyone to be able to recognise the signs and symptoms.

5 common hospice care myths

We know that the idea of being cared for at a hospice and visiting a hospice can be daunting, and there are many misconceptions around hospices and the care they provide. For this year's Hospice Care Week we have aimed to open up the conversation and demystify hospice care. Here we have put together 5 of the most common myths and frequently asked questions about hospices and end of life care.

Save the Date for our 30th Anniversary Ball

An exciting date for your diary, as we celebrate our 30th anniversary next year! We are currently planning our ‘Bow Ties & Pearls’ themed ball on Saturday 5th March 2022 at Whites Hotel, University of Bolton stadium - with tickets going on sale over the coming months. The aim of the event is to celebrate the work of the hospice with our supporters, staff and volunteers.

Sheridan Lifts give Bolton Hospice a boost!

We are very grateful to Sheridan Lifts for proving us with lift maintenance and reactive services for the 6 lifts on site, completely FREE OF CHARGE! They have also signed up to become our latest Platinum Patron.

Can your workplace make a difference?

We are asking the Bolton business community to come together and join our Workplace Raise-a-thon doing what you can, anytime from 1st October - 31st December 2021, collectively helping us to raise £36,000 which will pay for inpatient care from one of our beautiful en-suite rooms for 3 months.

Braving the skies for Bolton Hospice!

Kate and Stephen Roe from Roe & Co Residential Sales recently took on a Sky dive to raise an incredible £650 for Bolton Hospice and signed up to support us through our #500faces appeal.