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Staying focused - tips for long runs and marathons

Anne Amlot, one of our London Marathon 2018 runners, gives her tips for staying focused during those long races.

Actress Karen Blick: "Why I'm supporting Sue Ryder Manorlands Hospice"

Actress Karen Blick, a Yorkshire lass born and bred who's currently starring in Emmerdale, is running the London Marathon 2018 in support of her local Sue Ryder hospice. She blogs about her motivations here.

Paddling in memory of Mum at Peterborough Dragon Boat Festival

Christine Seims was cared for at our Thorpe Hall Hospice. Her daughter Christine and three generations of family members are donning their Abba costumes and fundraising in her memory.

Between there and here: learning to live in the land of grief

Richard, whose late wife Fiona passed away five months ago at their family home under Sue Ryder's care, writes about how difficult it can be to accept that a loved one is gone – and that your life has changed irrevocably.

Volunteering with Sue Ryder - can Father Christmas change lightbulbs?

Read about what Rob Isaac, a volunteer at Sue Ryder's Thorpe Hall Hospice, gets up to on his shifts.

Dee View Court Capital Appeal reaches £2m milestone

In June 2017, Sue Ryder Dee View Court neurological centre in Kincorth, Aberdeen, launched a £3.9 million capital appeal to fund an extension to increase capacity from 24 residents to 55. Thanks to a generous donation of £500,000 from the Robertson Trust and £286,000 from the Morrisons Foundation, plus the great support from the local community, the appeal total has now exceeded the £2 million mark.

Charlie Chimp Club for bereaved children relaunched

At Sue Ryder Thorpe Hall Hospice, the Charlie Chimp Club has been supporting children through their grief since its launch in 2011. Now the support group is being given a new look in the hope more youngsters can be helped in the months following the death of a loved one.

How Sue Ryder helped my husband David

Today we are launching our spring appeal for donations so we can help more people, now and in the future. Here, Penny writes about how grateful she and her late husband David were for the expert care we provided after he was diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease.

The journey left undone: a response to the BBC series 'Pilgrimage: the Road to Santiago'

Blogger Richard shares how recent BBC TV series Pilgrimage: the Road to Santiago has brought up memories and feelings about his late wife, Fiona, who passed away just over three months ago under Sue Ryder's care.

MSPs grill witnesses including Sue Ryder’s Pamela Mackenzie

This week the Scottish Parliament’s Health and Sport Committee grilled experts, including our Director of Neurological Services and Scotland Pamela Mackenzie, on the state of neurological care across Scotland.