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Alex and Alice during their climb to Ben Nevis

Feeling on top of the world – newly-wed couple climb Ben Nevis in support of Sue Ryder hospice

A newly-wed pair of hiking heroes have started their married life together by scaling the UK’s highest mountain, raising crucial funds for Sue Ryder Thorpe Hall Hospice.

Louise, a volunteer at our Abbeydale shop, outside the front shop window

The pathway to employment: celebrating volunteer progression at the Sue Ryder Abbeydale shop

Carol, Mark, Louise and Jacqui have all gone from volunteers to paid members of staff at our Sue Ryder Abbeydale shop. They discuss their reasons for joining Sue Ryder as volunteers and their personal journeys towards their current retail roles.

Hannah, wearing some number '40' glasses

Sue Ryder Nurse takes on double fundraising challenge to mark her 40th birthday

Nurse Hannah Wilson is marking her 40th birthday by taking on not just one, but two tough fundraising challenges to raise vital funds for Sue Ryder. Hannah, who celebrated her birthday in April, took the plunge in the Great North Swim in June and plans to follow that by competing in the 40th Great North Run in September.

Tim Chandler, in his Sue Ryder cycle top, previously completed Ride for Ryder

Gloucestershire insurance and finance workers support Sue Ryder

Thousands of insurance workers from Cheltenham, Gloucester, Stroud and the Forest of Dean will be helping to raise vital funds for Sue Ryder Leckhampton Court Hospice this year, as the chosen charity of the year for the Cheltenham and Gloucester Insurance Institute.

Sue Ryder Hospice Nurse in PPE

Sue Ryder holds parliamentary roundtable on the future of funding for the hospice sector

On 16th June, Sue Ryder and Barbara Keeley MP hosted a roundtable with MPs and hospice charities discussing the funding challenges facing the sector.

Sarah, out on one of her running routes

“It's been two years since I lost my dad. Two years since I decided I would do everything I could to support Sue Ryder”

Sarah Riley has fundraised in memory of her dad, Steve, since he died two years ago at Sue Ryder Palliative Care Hub South Oxfordshire. She talks about training during the pandemic for the Virtual London Marathon and how this year's event provides another focus to continue on.

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.

Michelle, Head of Clinical Services at Sue Ryder Duchess of Kent Hospice

“I love the team I work with here. It’s been a hard few months, but I’m really enjoying it and there are so many opportunities”

Michelle brings over 20 years nursing experience and a passion for palliative care to her new role as Head of Clinical Services at Sue Ryder Duchess of Kent Hospice. Arriving at the height of the pandemic, Michelle has had to hit the ground running but says her new colleagues have supported her every step of the way.

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.