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Joby and his friends training for the Three Peaks Challenge

Friends take on Three Peaks Challenge to raise funds for Sue Ryder and awareness of Motor Neurone Disease

Three friends will be tackling the Three Peaks Challenge this weekend hoping to raise funds for Sue Ryder and vital awareness of Motor Neurone Disease.

Six singers who have been involved with Sing For Life in support of Sue Ryder Thorpe Hall Hospice

Singers set to hit the high notes for Sue Ryder Thorpe Hall Hospice

A pop-tastic singing project is set to pull out all the stops and raise vital funds for Sue Ryder Thorpe Hall Hospice. Sing for Life will sign up around 40 women from the Peterborough area, who’ll spend nine weeks learning how to sing and work towards a fantastic live charity event.

Dr Kirsty Durley

Sue Ryder Doctor takes on historical trail challenge to raise funds for our specialist care

Dr Kirsty Durley is taking on the 53-mile 'Race to the King' endurance challenge this June to raise much-needed funds for Sue Ryder Duchess of Kent Hospice, where she works.

Sisters Abi and Georgie

“You don’t know what Sue Ryder do until you need them.” Sisters take on trek challenge in memory of their mum and aunt

Sisters Abi and Georgie are taking part in the 100km Cotswold Way Challenge this June in tribute to another pair of sisters – their mum and aunt – who both received expert palliative care and support from Sue Ryder in their final days.

The Shutt Siblings in their Sue Ryder running gear, ready for the Cheltenham Half Marathon

Fab five fundraisers take on Cheltenham Half in memory of mum

Four siblings and one of their partners are gearing up to take on a charity run for Sue Ryder Leckhampton Court Hospice later this year, in memory of their much loved mum, Andrea, who died in November following a battle with Motor Neurone Disease.

Jennie and Dom, sitting and smiling together at a restaurant

“It was helpful to go back through all our times together and contribute something in Dom’s memory”

Jennie Hanbidge’s husband Dom died at home on October 17, 2020, aged just 48 after being diagnosed with stage 4 oesophageal cancer only a few months earlier. As the family were supported by the community team at Sue Ryder Wheatfields Hospice during Dom’s illness, Jennie set up an Incredible Memories Fund enabling those who knew him to share memories and raise over £6,000 for the hospice.

Sue Ryder Leckhampton Court Hospice Director Elise Hoadley speaks to Kohler Mira associates

Pandemic impact sees Kohler Mira extend charity partnership with Sue Ryder

The devastating impact of the coronavirus pandemic on Sue Ryder has led Cheltenham-based Kohler Mira to extend its charity partnership for a second year running, hoping to raise an ambitious £100,000.

Pippa is raising funds for the Sue Ryder Hospice who cared for her father, Nigel

“I will never stop raising funds for Sue Ryder Thorpe Hall Hospice”

Pippa Tinsley has already raised over £1,000 for Sue Ryder Thorpe Hall Hospice in memory of her dad, Paul (Nigel) Houghton, and hopes to raise more as she gets on her bike for a sponsored cycle from Sleaford to Lincoln later this year.

Lee Sharratt and his partner Marc, with their dog Rita.

From Whitby to Filey in memory of Marc

Two years after the death of his partner Marc, Lee Sharratt will walk 26 miles from Whitby to Filey in his memory. Lee has chosen a route with special memories for them, and he will also be raising funds for Sue Ryder Wheatfields Hospice, where Marc received end-of-life care and where Lee is a member of their New Horizons bereavement group.

Judie Allen volunteered at Sue Ryder Thorpe Hall Hospice for 30 years

Tributes paid to Judie, a “remarkable” hospice volunteer of 30 years

Staff at Sue Ryder Thorpe Hall Hospice have paid tribute to a well-loved volunteer, Judith ‘Judie’ Allen, who passed away in September. She dedicated her time and skills for 30 years and through her countless hours of volunteering, supporting and fundraising, helped to raise an astonishing £300,000.