Hospice unveils new-look building

PUBLISHED: 13:00 06 December 2010

Weston Hospicecare uphill open Afternoon , following Improvement.

Weston Hospicecare uphill open Afternoon , following Improvement.

Archant

AROUND 100 people visited Weston Hospicecare’s base in Uphill for the unveiling of its new-look building.

Weston Hospicecare uphill open Afternoon , following Improvement.

The hospice underwent a refurbishment after it was given a £547,691 grant from the Department for Health.

People attended the open afternoon last Friday and were given a guided tour of the new areas and met with staff and volunteers to find out more about the work that the hospice does.

Jennie Bishop, of the hospice, said: “It was great that so many of the local community were able to come - it was lovely to be able to show them what we had done and thank them for their patience.”

“We were also thrilled that a few of the original founders of the Hospice also came along and shared some of their stories of those first few months and years of planning and setting up the hospice.”

More from Weston Mercury

Yesterday, 19:41

Police have cordoned off Worle Railway Station for an ongoing police incident this evening (Thursday).

Read more
Yesterday, 20:00

Fans of Abba and Grease can enjoy two hours of their greatest hits at The Playhouse on November 29.

Read more
The Playhouse Weston-super-Mare
Yesterday, 16:57

Life satisfaction and happiness levels have dropped in North Somerset in the past year, according to research from the Office for National Statistics.

Read more
Yesterday, 16:06

A ‘spectacular’ firework display will take place on Marine Parade on Saturday.

Read more
Yesterday, 14:14

Avon and Somerset Constabulary has reassured people a teenager did not die in Worle last night (Wednesday) after rumours circulated on social media.

Read more
Yesterday, 13:04

Weston-super-Mare’s first balloon launch and ‘night glow’ which was due to take place on Saturday, has been postponed due to poor weather conditions.

Read more
Yesterday, 12:27

Future bids for fracking to take place across North Somerset should be decided by the authority and not the Government, according to councillors.

Read more
Yesterday, 09:37

A woman has been injured after colliding with a car in Weston this morning (Thursday).

Read more
Yesterday, 08:58

A Priory Community School (PCSA) teacher has been cooking up tasty treats on a national cooking television programme.

Read more
Yesterday, 07:56

An accident involving two cars in Worle has resulted in slow moving traffic this morning (Thursday).

Read more

Most Read News

Read Online

Image
Read the Weston Worle and Somerset Mercury e-edition E-edition

Local Weather

Overcast

Overcast

max temp: 14°C

min temp: 8°C

Useful Links

Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Subscribe to the paper
Competitions
Send Your Letters
Order Photos
Family notices
iwitness24
Facebook
Twitter
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Newsletter Sign Up

Weston Mercury twice-weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

Show Job Lists