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 Community Magazine 2010




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            St Mary’s Hospice, Ford Park, Ulverton, Cumbria, LA12 7JP.Tel: 01229 580305
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Contents
Welcome . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
                                                                                                                                  Contact
What We Do - A Special Kind of Care . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-8                                 St Mary's Hospice,
                                                                                                                                  Ford Park,
                                                                                                                                  Ulverston,
Foundation of St Mary’s . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10

                                                                                                                                  Cumbria,
Fabulous Supporters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
Having Fun Fundraising. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12-15                     LA12 7JP
Thank You . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
Future Events. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18-19              Tel:               01229 580305
                                                                                                                                  Fax:               01229 583072
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Retail. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22
                                                                                                                                  Website:
Orangery Cafe & Volunteering . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23
                                                                                                                                                     www.stmaryshospice.org
                                                                                                                                  Charity No:        517738
Donation Form . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26

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We would like to thank everyone who has contributed to this publication.Thank you in particular to our
patients, families and supporters who have given us permission to use their stories, comments and
photographs in this magazine.
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  W         e are delighted to welcome you to
            this, the second edition of our
community magazine. For over 20 years St
                                                      people.We have never stood still and our
                                                      integrated service approach to caring has
                                                      been acknowledged at the highest level.
                                                                                                          last few months of Labour’s administration
                                                                                                          were reconfirmed on the 17th June as part of
                                                                                                          the coalition government’s review of spending
Mary’s has been providing wide ranging special           However, we need to raise over £2 million        commitments made by the previous
care and support to people throughout South           every year just to sustain our existing services.   government since January 2010.The news
Cumbria. St Mary’s care has continuously              Although we receive a small amount of funding       followed an announcement by the chief
developed and addresses all aspects of a              from the government we are increasingly reliant     secretary to the Treasury, Danny Alexander
patient’s needs.                                      on the support and generosity of the local          MP, about projects that the Treasury had




Thousands of people flock
  St Mary’s has continually developed its             community.Without your support we just              cancelled or suspended.
services to meet the requirements of local            couldn’t keep going –Thank you.                        One hundred and twenty-three hospices
                                                                                                          across the UK, including St Mary’s in Ulverston,




to Holker Garden Festival
                                                                                                          had been awarded grants totalling £40m in
                                                                                                          April 2010 to enhance care for patients and
                                                                                                          families by improving the physical environment
                                                                                                          of care.
                                                                                                             St Mary’s Hospice was successful in securing
                                                                                                          a grant of £263,317 for additional major
                                                      for the                                             capital refurbishments of the hospice facilities
                                                      Hospice.                                            in Ulverston.The money will be used for
                                                      Over the                                            improving the bathroom facilities on the
                                                      weekend St                                          ground and first floors of the building, installing
                                                      Mary’s was                                          a nurse call system including bed alarms, re-
                                                      delighted to                                        equipping the hospice kitchen, putting in hoists
                                                      raise an                                            for all bedrooms without them and installing a
                                                      amazing £8372.60 in total, which is the most we     stand by generator to protect the building and

  T       his year thousands of visitors flocked to
          a sun-drenched Holker for the annual
gardening festival, which took place between the
                                                      have ever made at the Festival and a big thank
                                                      you goes out to everybody who helped at the
                                                      festival.The volunteer time provided to support
                                                                                                          maintain vital equipment in the event of
                                                                                                          power cuts.

4th-6th June.                                         this event was greatly appreciated.                 Original Founder Member of
   The three-day event, hosted by the                                                                     St Mary’s is deeply missed.
Cavendish family and sponsored by the North-                                                              It was with great sadness
West Evening Mail, was a celebration of                                                                   that we learned back in
stunning show gardens, local food and produce,                                                            January of the death of
and traditional skills.                                                                                   one of the original
   This year BBC Gardeners' World presenter                                                               founder members of St
Carol Klein made her first trip to Holker.The                                                             Mary’s and our dear
celebrity guest said:“I’m totally delighted to be                                                         friend, Margaret Berry.
here, it’s wonderful. I’d heard it was good but I                                                         Margaret died suddenly at
did not realise it was this good. I have always                                                           home on the 14th
wanted to come here and I tell you what, I’m                                                              January at the age of 81.
going to come again, that’s for sure. Everyone           The auction on the Saturday also provided        Back in 1984 Margaret, the Reverend Nick
should come.”                                         the opportunity for St Mary’s staff to say thank    Gosswin, and Mrs Clarissa Kavanagh came up
   Carol also attended an auction to raise funds      you to Lord Cavendish and present him with a        with the raw idea of a Hospice for the South
for St Mary’s. Once again very kindly hosted by       small gift of appreciation from all involved with   Cumbria area and worked extremely hard to
Lord & Lady Cavendish and this year led by            St Mary’s. Lord Cavendish has been involved         make their vision a reality.
experienced auctioneer Mr Henry Bowring, the          with St Mary’s either as Chairman or in other          Mr Gosswin said "We had a vision of a
auction was a great success and raised £3790          roles on the Trustee board throughout its 20        place of peace and tranquility and after a lot
                                                      year existence. In June 2009 he decided to step     of heartache and headaches the Hospice was
                                                      down from direct involvement with the charity       eventually opened (by Princess Diana) in
                                                      and assume the role of patron.                      1990. It has since built a reputation as the
                                                         Alan Lodge, Director said “we miss his direct    centre of excellence where the treatment and
                                                      involvement and constant generous support,          care is unsurpassed."Margaret worked
                                                      and really appreciate all the help that he has      tirelessly for the charity and after its
                                                      given to St Mary’s over the years.We look           establishment worked as a volunteer on
                                                      forward, however, to working with him in his        reception for many years. Her funeral was
                                                      new role as patron, a role previously held by his   held at Thorncliffe Crematorium on Monday
                                                      late mother.”                                       25th January. She will be sadly missed.

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    Special Kind of Care
    S    t Mary’s is the provider of dedicated and
         palliative care to adults in south Cumbria,
    and also offers a range of family support
                                                        possible quality of life for those for whom
                                                        they care.
                                                           St Mary’s Hospice@Home service provides
    services to carers and the bereaved. Our            care to those who are able to remain in the
    services are available to those requiring           familiar surroundings of their own homes.
    specialised palliative care for any advanced life   Since June 2009, with financial support from
    threatening illness. Physical, emotional, social    the Furness GP locality commissioning group
    and spiritual care is provided for patients and     of Cumbria PCT, Hospice@Home is
    their carers.                                       operating on a 24 hours a day basis,
       Our in-patient and Hospice@Home units            supplementing the regular day service.
    are supplemented by complementary therapy              Outpatients are cared for at weekly clinics
    services and day facilities (including medical      when medical and nursing assessments and
    and nursing clinics) for outpatients. Education     treatment are available. Complementary
    and training for staff, volunteers and carers       therapies are provided for in-patients and for
    are important elements of our activities. We        many in the community including carers and
    run regular formal training programmes for          people who are bereaved.
    medical and nursing students alongside clinical        Bereavement support, including specialist
    placements and educational events for               children’s services, is provided as part of our
    healthcare professionals.                           comprehensive family support activities.
       The medical and nursing teams, under the            St Mary’s maintains BARDS (Barrow
    direction of our clinical director, provide high    Asbestos-related Disease Support), in South
    quality specialised attention for more than         Cumbria a unique multi-agency support group
    350 patients every year.The focus is on             for those with any asbestos related condition,
    symptom control and providing the highest           including mesothelioma.




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Action Mesothelioma Day
                                                                                                        support and all of those people behind the
                                                                                                        scenes.We have a number of volunteers who
                                                                                                        make a huge difference, whether it’s lending an
                                                                                                        ear or making a cup of tea.”
                                                                                                           Mr Woodcock said:“Mesothelioma and
                                                                                                        asbestos-related diseases such as pleural
                                                                                                        plaques are embedded in the history of
                                                                                                        Barrow and the Furness area.We have a duty
                                                                                                        as a community of caring people and
                                                                                                        government to do right by the people who
                                                                                                        have suffered and continue to suffer from this
                                                                                                        dreadful disease.”
                                                                                                           Julie Clark, of Walney, lost her mother
                                                                                                        Maureen Mawson to mesothelioma in March
                                                                                                        this year. Mrs Clark said:“My mum beat cancer
                                                                                                        twice in her life, but then she was diagnosed
                                                                                                        with mesothelioma and we were told there is
                                                                                                        just no cure. She got it from washing my dad’s
                                                                                                        overalls – he was a boilerman and he was
                                                                                                        surrounded by asbestos. He used to come
                                                                                                        home with it all over his overalls and in those
                                                                                                        days you had to shake them with the old-
                                                                                                        fashioned way of washing.We went to
                                                                                                        BARDS and they gave us some courage.”
                                                                                                           Mrs Clark and her brother David Howson

  O       n Friday 2nd of July a series of events
          took place throughout the world to
mark Action Mesothelioma Day.The events
                                                    have specialist solicitors to offer advice, trade
                                                    unions which are very active in health and
                                                    safety campaigns, nursing care at the hospice,
                                                                                                        presented a cheque for £1,000 to St Mary’s
                                                                                                        Hospice, based in Ulverston, at the ceremony.
                                                                                                        Mr Howson said:“We just wanted to give
were all part of a British Lung Foundation          complementary therapy and bereavement               something back to the hospice for the care
campaign for people diagnosed with                                                                      our mum received.”
mesothelioma, a terminal chest cancer, which
develops 15 to 60 years after exposure to
asbestos.
   In Barrow in Furness, Barrow Asbestos
Related Disease Support Group (BARDS),
supported by St Mary’s Hospice, held an
awareness raising event at the Forum 28,
Duke Street. Members of BARDS and
representatives from legal teams, trade unions
and other organisations were on hand to offer
advice throughout the day.
   Last year, 197 people in Barrow, 42 people
in Copeland and 59 people in South
Lakeland had died locally from mesothelioma
since 1981. At 1.30pm a ceremony was held
at the front of Barrow Town hall to pay
tribute to people who have been affected by
asbestos related diseases. Barrow Mayor,
Councillor Rory McClure, and Furness MP
John Woodcock laid a wreath in
remembrance of people who have died from
mesothelioma.
   At the service, Maureen Kirk, from St Mary’s
Hospice said:“The day is about mesothelioma.
It has touched the lives of many, many people
here in Barrow.We are very fortunate that we


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    St Mary’s Schools Project in partnership
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                                                                                                      painted eggs produced by the participants and
                                                                                                      listen to the children reading out their
                                                                                                      thoughts and messages, as well as impressions
                                                                                                      of the hospice.The children also sang a
                                                                                                      beautiful song.This was followed by tea and
                                                                                                      cakes in the orangery.
                                                                                                          There were many positive comments and
                                                                                                      everyone seemed delighted to be involved.

    I  n April 2010 we completed a pilot project,
       based on a model devised by St
    Christopher’s hospice in London: over a
                                                      presentation/celebration to which relatives,
                                                      friends, staff and others were invited – they
                                                      were able to see the colourful backdrop and
                                                                                                      The children were respectful and a credit to
                                                                                                      the school and their parents. Many thanks to
                                                                                                      their teacher, Jane Thedham, without whose
    period of four weeks, year 5 pupils from                                                          enthusiasm and hard work the project would
    Penny Bridge School came to the hospice to                                                        not have been possible.
    meet and work with day services and out–                                                              It was a true communal effort, with
    patients on a collaborative art project.                                                          contributions from staff, volunteers and others,
       During the first session pupils and patients                                                   that hopefully will widen our profile in the
    met and got to know each other, and the                                                           local community and help others to a better
    following two sessions were spent on an art                                                       understanding of our work and what a
    project, based on ideas contributed by                                                            hospice is all about. It certainly dispelled a lot
    everyone and worked on together. Our                                                              of misconceptions the children had.
    patients were delighted with the contact with                                                         Jane, one of the teachers, said,“they learned
    youngsters and enjoyed their company and                                                          that although people are ill, they can still lead
    enthusiasm.                                                                                       relatively normal lives and enjoy things. From a
       The 4th session consisted of a                                                                 teacher’s perspective, the project was one of
                                                                                                      the best things I’ve been involved in. I am sure
                                                                                                      the project has had an enormous effect on
                                                                                                      the children (not just their learning)and it will
                                                                                                      be something that they will always remember.”




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     Foundation of St Mary’s
     I  n April 2009, St Mary’s Hospice staff and
        supporters reflected on 25 years of
     considerable achievement.To celebrate the
                                                                                                          Increasingly, however, the focus of service
                                                                                                          provision is on looking after people for whom
                                                                                                          the home is the preferred place of care.
     occasion the founder members of the                                                                     .
     hospice, Reverend Nick Gosswin, Mrs                                                                  “A small mention in your
     Margaret Berry and Mrs Clarissa Kavanagh
     planted a liquid amber tree. At the ceremony
                                                                                                          Will could make a big
     Rev. Gosswin told onlookers that it was back                                                         difference to St Mary’s
     in 1984 that they had come up with the idea        Since its opening, greater understanding and      Hospice”
     of a hospice for the South Cumbria area.With       acceptance of palliative care dramatically        Making a Will is an important responsibility
     the invaluable help of the community, by 1988      increased demand. By October 1995, the            that can secure the future of your family and
     £600,000 had been raised and this marked           hospice had given the best possible care to       loved ones.To make a Will is to take a step
     the beginning of St Mary’s.                        1,498 patients. Demand continued to rise, and     towards ensuring that those you care for are
        The home of the hospice, a large Victorian      it was obvious that six beds were no longer       properly provided for financially. If you do not
     house on the outskirts of Ulverston, which St      going to be enough.                               make a Will and have no spouse or blood
     Mary’s still occupies, was handed over to the         Construction of a purpose-built inpatient      relatives, your entire estate will go to the
     founders by Mr Bob Wright, a prominent             unit was made possible by the generosity of       Taxman.
     Ulverston shop keeper. Mr Wright played a          the community who rallied together in a               When making your Will, please consider St
     major role in the establishment of St Mary’s       fundraising frenzy.The work was formally          Mary's if you are making any charitable
     and continued to support the charity when he       launched when Chairman, Lord Cavendish of         provisions.The care we provide for local people
     left much needed funds for service                 Furness cut the first turf. Messages of support   is beyond price for those who benefit and your
     development in his Will.                           along with other memorabilia were placed in       legacy will help us continue to provide that care.
        For the first five years, St Mary’s offered 6   a time capsule in the foundations of the new         The importance of legacies to our funding
     inpatient beds in the converted house. 35 day      building, with 9 inpatient bedrooms that was      cannot be over-emphasised.They constitute one
     care patients could also be accommodated           completed in 1997.                                of our largest single sources of income, making a
     over five days and there was space for                Today St Mary's is one of the largest local    massive contribution to our ability to have a
     relatives to stay overnight.                       charities and continues to be funded mainly by    positive effect on so many people's lives.
        After opening its doors St Mary’s built a       the generosity of the community for the               Whether you have personal knowledge of
     reputation as a centre of excellence where         benefit of the community.To maintain current      the care we provide or just want to support
     treatment and care was unsurpassed. Joan           services costs around £2.4 million a year, of     those with a life limiting illness, you can make a
     Pollitt, Matron at that time, commented that       which we have to raise £2 million (£6000 per      real difference when you generously leave a
     the hospice was created so that patients could     day) from our supporters.                         legacy to St Mary’s.
     see what is important in their lives.“Our team        The inpatient unit serves an established       Give a special gift please - it could help
     encourages patients to live for the moment         need and will continue to do so in the future.    safeguard our future.
     and helps them come to term with things.
     Finding hidden talents is always a particular
     joy.” Staff, like Joan, knew in those early days
     that St Mary’s was going to be something
     special and that South Cumbria deserved a
     place of its calibre.
        St Mary’s became its own best
     advertisement giving hope and purpose to
     sufferers of life threatening illness from
     Grasmere to Grange, Bowness to Barrow.




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Fabulous Supporters!
U       lverston dental nurse and part-time
        barmaid, Becky Burch, is to cycle from
London to Paris to raise money for two South
                                                                                                                             are aiming to raise £2,500 for St Mary’s
                                                                                                                             Hospice* (*terms and conditions apply & full
                                                                                                                             details are available on request), but with your
Cumbrian charities. Becky will begin the 300-                                                                                help, it could be a lot more.The Ulverston
mile challenge in September and is due to                                                                                    office will donate £20 for every new annual
arrive at the Eiffel Tower after 4 days of cycling.                                                                          insurance policy arranged from now until
   The 40-year-old has already raised a                                                                                      30.06.11, just remember to say “I want to
significant amount of money and is indebted to                                                                               insure with you and help St Mary’s Hospice”.
the businesses and individuals who have               2011 edition and to raise funds for their                                 For more information contact Tom on
pledged to help her support St Mary’s Hospice         chosen charities: St Mary’s, North West Air                            Ulverston 581581 or pop in and see them at
and the Rumic Foundation Trust, which helps           Ambulance and Ostley House Amenities Fund.                             NFU Mutual Branch, 2 Daltongate Business
children and communities in South Cumbria.               All the member s of staff who volunteered                           Centre, Ulverston, Cumbria LA12 7AJ. Email:
   Mrs Burch, of Town Bank Road, said:“I can’t        to be featured in the calendar are featured in                         ulverston_agency@nfumutual.co.uk
believe the generosity and support I’ve been          a number of poses for different months,                                www.nfumutual.co.uk/ulverston
given. I’m touched by it. I started cycling as a      performing a variety of everyday tasks around                             The help we receive from the local
hobby a couple of years ago but I’ve never            the store.The pictures were very tastefully                            community is very special and we are
really had the confidence to do something like        taken by Kells photography.                                            extremely grateful to both branches of the
this until now, thanks to these inspirational            A batch of 1500 calendars, sponsored by a                           NFU for agreeing to work with us over the
people who are supporting me.They get right           number of local businesses, have been printed                          next 12 months to help support our work.
behind you and it just makes you think ‘oh my         and are on general sale at the Tesco Extra
God, I can do it’. It’s a real challenge for me       store in Cornerhouse Park and the Tesco
because I only really go for a couple of hours        Metro Store at Roose now.
at a time on my bike.”                                   The calendars are available at the Customer
                                                      Service desk in both outlets and cost £6. All
                                                      proceeds will go to the charities and the Tesco
                                                      team hope to raise a grand total of £9000.
                                                         We hope that as many people as possible
                                                      will support the team.



                                                                                                                                St Mary’s Hospice has teamed up with
                                                                                                                             Giveacar; social enterprise that raises money
                                                                                                                             for charity by accepting donations of
                                                                                                                             unwanted cars.They operate on a national
                                                                                                                             scale and will pick up any car, whether
   The London to Paris 2010 is split into three       From July 2010 until the end of December, the                          roadworthy or not, at a time and place
stages: London to Calais, Calais to Amiens and        Broughton in Furness NFU Mutual will be                                convenient to the owner. All cars are
Amiens to Paris.                                      supporting St Mary’s Hospice with their                                collected free of charge. Donated cars are
   In November, Howard Graves from                    “Everyone’s a Winner” campaign.                                        either sold or scrapped, with the proceeds
Broughton Beck is to run the New York                    Existing customers will be encouraged to                            from the sale/disposal are given to charity. If
Marathon to raise funds for St Mary’s.The             recommend a friend who they think would                                you think your scrap car is worth nothing,
NewYork City Marathon is a major annual               benefit from the personal service that is at the                       think again! Giveacar has negotiated
marathon (42.195 km (26.219 mi) whose course          heart of the NFU Mutual’s business. For every                          agreements with scrap dealers up and down
runs through all five boroughs of NewYork City. It    new customer* who subsequently buys any                                the country to coordinate the collection and
is one of the largest marathons in the world, with    personal or business insurance** from the                              disposal of unwanted cars. Because of the
43,659 finishers in 2009.Along with the Boston        Broughton in Furness Agency, NFU Mutual will                           high value of scrap metal, no matter what car
Marathon and Chicago Marathon, it is among the        give £20 to St Mary’s Hospice ***.                                     you donate, a minimum of £40 will be passed
pre-eminent long-distance annual running events       For more information about the Broughton in                            on to St Mary's.
in the United States. You can sponsor Howard at       Furness NFU Mutual please visit                                           If you have a roadworthy car, with MOT
www.justgiving.com/howardgraves.                      http://www.nfumutual.co.uk/broughtoninfurness                          and Tax, Giveacar will pick it up, store it, and
                                                      * This offer only applies to new customers recommended by an
 Staff from Tesco Extra Bare all for St Mary’s.         existing customer.
                                                                                                                             sell it on your behalf. Don’t let your car sit in a
On the 2nd September the staff from Tesco             ** This offer does not apply to single trip travel insurance           garage, gathering dust. Use it to do something
                                                      *** Money paid on completion of purchase
Extra in Barrow in Furness held a celebration         The words “NFU Mutual” is The National Farmers Union Mutual
                                                                                                                             good today!
evening at the Nines to launch their                  Insurance Society Limited (No. 111982) Registered in England.          For more information please visit
                                                      Registered Office:Tiddington Road, Stratford Upon Avon,
wonderful new charity calendar.                       Warwickshire, CV37 7BJ. Authorised and regulated by the Financial
                                                                                                                             www.giveacar.co.uk
   A group of ladies and gents from the               Services Authority. A member of the Association of British Insurers.   Further fundraising initiatives can be found on
supermarket decided to pose nude for their               In addition, the NFU Mutual in Ulverston                            our website www.stmaryshospice.org

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     Having Fun Fundraising!
                                                         Fun and excitement at St
     A      t St Mary's care is provided free of
            charge, but it is not cost free.To
     maintain our services costs around £2.4
                                                         Mary’s Hospice Race Night.
                                                         Furness Cricket Club, Oxford Street, Barrow
                                                                                                            show, which took place in Bowness on the
                                                                                                            24th and 25th July 2010 saw thousands of
                                                                                                            people attend and resulted in £5000 being
     million a year, of which we have to raise £2        in Furness was the scene of much fun and           raised for the Hospice.
     million (£6000 per day) from our supporters.        excitement on Friday 30th July when St Mary’s         The air show and the cheque presentation
        We are grateful to the communities of            Hospice hosted its first Race Night.               have been filmed for the television
     Furness and South Lakes for helping us to              All those who were able to attend had the       programme “The Lakes”.Therefore, watch out
     raise these vital funds.The support, goodwill       chance to pit their racing skill and judgement     for St Mary’s on TV in the New Year!
     and generosity of local people is what ensures      against the odds, socialise, have lots of laughs
     that St Mary's is able to keep providing vital      and enjoy a great night.
     services.                                              Thank you to everyone who sponsored the
        Throughout the course of the year                event or helped to make the evening a
     organisations, businesses, community groups,        success.We are pleased to announce that we
     trusts and individuals help us to achieve our       made a profit from the event of £1084.65 and
     target in a variety of different ways and we        with match funding, awarded by Barclays Bank
     usually all have a great deal of fun doing it. As   plc for £750, we made a grand total of
     a team we try to be inventive with our annual       £1834.65.We hope to host a second race
     events and we hope that you will support our        night in the near future.
     future campaigns.
                                                         Anthony Hewitt and                                 St Mary’s team takes on the
                                                         Martin Roscoe play                                 Cumbrian Way.
     Here are just a few                                 concert for St Mary’s.                             To raise vital funds to support the work of the
                                                         On Friday 30th April 2010; at the kind             charity, Dr Helen Clayson, Medical Director
     highlights from                                     invitation of, and with generous support from,     and Zoe Guest, Funding and Operations
                                                         Lord and Lady Cavendish, to mark the 20th          Manager took on the challenge of walking the
     2009/2010                                           anniversary of the founding of the hospice         Cumbria Way.
                                                         and Lord Cavendish’s contribution over many           The Cumbria Way is an exhilarating journey
     Raise a Smile with                                  years. Internationally renowned pianists           through some of the most beautiful and
     Morrisons.                                          Anthony Hewitt & Martin Roscoe performed           contrasting landscapes that Cumbria offers.
     St Mary’s are delighted to be working closely       a four hands concert at Holker Hall.               Stretching from Carlisle to Ulverston the
     with the Barrow in Furness store of                    An audience of 80 people was treated to:        route offers the challenge of 70+ miles of
     Morrisons, as part of their National                Mozart’s Andante & Variations in G K52;            walking through some of the most scenic and
     partnership with Help the Hospices. Since the       Schubert’s Fantasie in F Minor; Brahms’ 5          inspiring landscapes in Britain.The team
     official launch on 19th May 2010 the store has      Hungarian Dances; Petite Suite by Debussy;         started walking on the 20th August, and split
     raised over £3000 for St Mary’s. So many local      Ravel’s Mother Goose and the Fauré Dolly           the route into 5 stages of approximately 14
     people have contributed to the “Raise a Smile       Suite. £1750 was raised at the event to            miles, finishing back at St Mary’s Hospice on
     for Hospices” campaign and supported St             support St Mary’s Services.                        the 24th August.
     Mary’s through bucket collections and other                                                               The team raised over £2000 and were
     activities.Thank you for all your support so far.                                                      delighted with all the support they received.
        The summer fundraising campaign was                                                                 Both Helen and Zoe thoroughly enjoyed the
     about celebrating being with friends and family                                                        experience and apart from a couple of blisters
     and raising awareness of the support hospices                                                          were fine on their return.
     give.




                                                         £5000 raised
                                                         at Windermere Air Show.
                                                         The St Mary’s team were delighted when they
                                                         were informed back in May by Windermere
                                                         Rotary that they had been chosen as one of
                                                         their major charities to be supported by the
                                                         Windermere Air Show.The 10th annual air

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Sports Stars strut their
stuff for charity.
We were delighted that so many people
flocked to the Nines in Dalkeith Street, Barrow
on Thursday 18th March for our special ladies
evening and fashion show in partnership with
Debenhams, Barrow. Big attractions were stars
from Barrow AFC – Stuart Tomlinson,Tim
Deasy and Andy Bond who swapped the
football pitch for the catwalk.While Barrow
Raiders’ Brett McDermott, Nathan Mossop
and Zeb Luisi strutted their stuff to help raise
funds for St Mary’s.
   A host of volunteer models showcased
examples of clothing available from the
hospice shops as well as ensembles from
Debenhams.
   Zoe Guest, Funding and Operations
Manager said “£1,750 was raised for the
hospice.”                                                                                          laughing and chatting as they went.Whether it
   “It was a wonderful evening and it was nice                                                     was their first time or their fourth, every
to see the event being so well supported.We                                                        woman who tackled the 11km (seven-and-a-
were trying to encourage people to shop at                                                         half-mile) sponsored walk looked to be having
our charity shops and demonstrate how good                                                         a fantastic time.
recycled clothes can be.We wanted to show                                                             Karen Crawford, 41, of Walney, walks with
that you can pick up excellent bargains at the                                                     the same group of friends every year. She said:
St Mary’s shops and we wanted to get away                                                          “We have been doing it for the last three
from the negative image that second hand                                                           years now, and we think it’s a great cause. It’s a
clothes have.When we blended the outfits in        Walk to Remember 2010.                          really good atmosphere, a great feeling of
with the ones from Debenhams people were           Nearly 800 women came together to raise an      camaraderie.”
shocked when it was announced the clothes          estimated £60,000 during the fourth annual St      Andrea Gardiner, 37, of Parkside, Barrow,
were from the hospice shops.”                      Mary’s Hospice Walk to Remember.                was one of Mrs Crawford's fellow walkers.
   Hairdressers from Paul French Hair Salon in        On Friday 14th May 2010, the 797 women       She said:“The first year it started, my mum
Barrow were on hand to style the models hair       who took part formed a pink parade and          died a few weeks before, and my sister also
and teams from Debenhams provided the              strode into the darkness together, singing,     works at the hospice so we always support it.
make-up. Lisa Hart compared the evening.
   We were over-whelmed with the amazing
response on the night.




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                                                         way towards the £2m the hospice must raise
                                                         every year to provide its services to the
                                                         community.
                                                            This year, organisers estimate money raised
                                                         by the event will add £60,000 to this target.
                                                            Zoe Guest, Funding and Operations
                                                         Manager at St Mary’s Hospice, said:“It was
                                                         fantastic, I think it was the best one we’ve ever
                                                         done. It was great to have so many people
                                                         taking part, everyone seemed to be enjoying
                                                                                                             themselves, and to raise such an amazing
                                                                                                             amount is absolutely fantastic. Everyone’s got
                                                                                                             their own personal reason for taking part.
                                                                                                             There are a lot of people who take part who
                                                                                                             are related to someone we have looked after,
                                                                                                             and a lot of times, ladies walk in groups
                                                                                                             together. Some come back every year.We’d
                                                                                                             like to thank Asda Barrow, the BAE first aiders
                                                                                                             and all the volunteers who worked hard
                                                                                                             beforehand and on the evening to make the
     It’s nice to see all these women coming                                                                 event possible.”
     together.”
         This year’s event started at Asda car park in
     Walney Road, Barrow, just after 10pm.
     Walkers enjoyed a brisk warm-up, before
     Barrow Raiders’ Brett McDermott and Barrow
     deputy mayor Rory McClure set the ladies off
     on their way. From there it was up and away
     past the Holker Street football ground and up
     Cemetry Hill towards Thorncliffe Road.
         As far as the eye could see, a swarm of
     matching pink t-shirts flashing bunny ears,
     deely-boppers and crowns wove through the
     streets of Barrow, as groups of friends, family
     and colleagues tackled the two-to-three-hour
     walk together.
         A Walk To Remember is St Mary’s largest
     annual fundraiser, and the cash made through
     sponsorship of those taking part goes a long

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                                                                                                        www. stmaryshospice.org.
                                                                                                        Tour de Furness
                                                                                                        On the first Sunday of September, hundreds
                                                                                                        of cyclists once again saddled up for the
                                                                                                        biggest cycling event in South Cumbria. It
                                                                                                        could easily be the peloton in the Tour de
                                                                                                        France, until you realise that many in the field
                                                                                                        are under four feet tall or riding on the back
                                                                                                        of dad’s bike.This is the Tour de Furness – not
                                                    and his partner Lisa Hart wowed the crowd           so much the world’s toughest cycle race, but
                                                    with My Girl and hospice Fundraising Manager        more a nice leisurely ride for all the family.
Voices for Hospices                                 Zoe Guest and Steve Silver teamed up to sing        Since the first event was organised in 1995 by
One of our most successful events of 2009           Something Stupid.                                   local cyclist Bill Bartlett, the charity ride has
was the fundraiser Voices for Hospices. Nine           Westmorland Gazette reporter Daniel Orr          raised thousands for St Mary’s and other good
local celebrities were teamed up with local         surprised the crowd with a professional             causes – last year alone more than £30,000
entertainment professionals in a singing            version of Let It Be with Leah Simone.Evening       was raised and it is hoped that this year will
showdown for a Strictly Come Dancing meets          Mail reporter Molly Lynch and Denis Horan           exceed expectations. Each year it has grown,
The X Factor-style competition. Duos took to        got the audience on their feet for an all-          and more than 400 riders lined up at Roose
the stage at The Nines, Barrow, and all funds       singing, all-dancing Grease medley.                 Conservative Club, in Barrow, on September 5
raised were to support St Mary's.                      Each pair took to the stage in the first heat    for this years event.
   Rob Cairns, chief executive of Furness           before it was whittled down to four duos for           A very big thank you goes out to Event co-
Building Society, and Pete Thompson opened          the second and final round. In the final Mr         ordinator Bill Nickson, and the team from the
the competition with a rendition of Wild Thing      Murphy and Mr Holt stole the show with their        Rotary Club of Furness, who organise the event.
– losing their shirts for the final verse. Barrow   version of Sweet Caroline.                          It has become a major event and St Mary’s
AFC commercial manager Martin Lewis                    Accepting first prize, Mr Holt said:“We’re all   cannot thank them enough for all their support.
surprised the crowd with his duet of Let Me         here for a good cause – thanks to the hospice
Entertain You with singer Kev T.                    for organising tonight. It’s been good fun, all
   Peter Murphy duetted with retired Barrow         the acts were superb.”
Raiders star Darren Holt in an electrifying            The event raised approx £2,000 for St Mary’s.
version of Sex on Fire and another Raiders             Watch out for this year’s musical
player, Ned Catic, accompanied singer Lindsey       extravaganza “St Mary’s Stars in their
with his acoustic guitar for Pink’s Who Knew?       Eyes”, which is taking place at the Nines,
   John Griffith of Cumbria Fire and Rescue         Dalkeith Street, Barrow on Thursday
set the stage alight with Dennis Hulme and          25th November. Doors open at 7.30pm
their performance of Ring of Fire.Theatre Bar       and tickets will be on sale soon at £5.
landlord Mike Fallon, a seasoned pub singer,        Check local press for details.

                                                    Jump for St Mary’s                                      Barrow AFC players were the talk of the
                                                    Imagine standing at the edge of an open             town earlier this year, not only because of
                                                    doorway in an aircraft flying at 10,000 feet -      their impending game against Stevenage
                                                    the noise of the engines and the wind ringing       Borough at Wembley on Friday May 8th, but
                                                    in your ears with only the outline of distant       because of their single “All Together Now for
                                                    fields below. Now imagine leaning forward out       Barrow AFC”.The single was their own
                                                    of that doorway and letting go - falling            version of The Farm’s “All Together Now” and
                                                    forward into the clouds, diving down through        was recorded at Radio Station, the Bay on
                                                    the air as you start freefalling at over 120mph!    16th April. Lots of you joined us as we
                                                    Then imagine the peace and quiet as the             supported The Bluebirds on their way to
                                                    canopy opens, the steering toggles come             Wembley and their return, grasping the FA
                                                    down either side of you and you begin a             Trophy! The single is still
                                                    tranquil parachute descent from a mile up in        available to purchase
                                                    the air, steering yourself back down to the         from Barrow AFC and
                                                    centre of the drop zone below. After the            all profits raised are for
                                                    success of this activity in 2009 when 27            St Mary's Hospice. Our
                                                    people jumped for St Mary’s another 29              thanks go to the Bay
                                                    people are due to take part on Saturday 11th        Radio and the players
                                                    September to help raise money for St Mary’s.        from Barrow AFC for
                                                    For a detailed report of how they got on Visit      their support with
                                                    our website for up to date news of events:          this initiative.

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    The Chippy Bank
    Popular fish and chip shop in
    Ulverston serving a range of
    pies, steak puddings and jumbo
    sausage. Cold drinks available

    7 King St, Ulverston
    Cumbria, England
    LA12 7AF                                                                    Grange-over-Sands                    Ulverston
    01229 585907                                                   Abbeyfield is committed to providing the highest standard of housing and support for older
                                                                   people. Abbeyfield strives to practice equal opportunities and is open to all – preference is
    01229 585907                                                   usually given to applicants in greatest need and there is no upper age limit. Applications from
                                                                   people with disabilities are welcome.
    Please mention St Mary’s Hospice when you call.
G                                                                  Abbeyfield offers:
                                                                   • No cooking (2 meals provided each day), bills/repairs to worry about.
                                                                   • Freedom to come and go as you please.
                                                                   • A balance of privacy, support and security.
                                                                   • The freedom to furnish and decorate your room to your own taste.
                                                                   • A friendly and supportive environment.


George Hall & Son                                                  • No strict rules other than those of common courtesy.
                                                                   • Professional staff on hand to provide emergency assistance through a call alarm system.

                                                                   Abbeyfield Houses accommodate residents in their own bed sitting rooms with ensuite facilities.
                                                                   All rooms are equipped with emergency call alarms. Residents can enjoy the use of communal
                                                                   areas and attractive gardens. A warm and homely atmosphere has been created by staff and local

        Proud to Support St Marys Hospice
                                                                   volunteers who are linked to the house.

                                                                   Who is Abbeyfield for?


                     9-11, Buccleuch Street
                                                                   Anyone aged over 55 who would enjoy living in a house with a group of other residents and who
                                                                   are sufficiently mobile.


                       Barrow-in-Furness
                                                                                           Abbeyfield House, Victoria Road Ulverston


                            Cumbria
                                                                                                         (01229) 582265
                                                                                            Fairfield, Park Road, Grange-over-Sands


                           LA14 1SS
                                                                                                         (015395) 32117


                       Tel: 01229 820514
                                                                         Contact Jackie Lunt, Senior House Manager, (0787 206 2388 or email:
                                                                              j.lunt@abbeyfield.com), or come along and find out more.
                                                                                  Alternatively see our website: www.abbeyfield.com
Thank you!




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     Future Events




     Santa Dash                                        see hundreds of Santa’s running through the
      Sporting stars the Barrow Raiders swapped        streets of Ulverston.The Hospice provides
     their rugby outfits for Santa Suits when they     supportive and palliative care for life-limiting
     launched the St Mary’s Hospice Santa dash on      illnesses and to their families, both at the
     Tuesday August 23rd.                              Hospice itself and at home.The Santa Dash
        As they launched the event at Craven Park      will helps us to raise the funds we need to
     the Raiders were full of festive cheer.           continue to offer these vital services”
        “We are delighted to be launching this             “Even though it is summer and the sun is
     year's Santa Dash, which will raise vital funds   shining, it is a great time to sign up for the
     for St Mary’s.We are proud to wear our red        challenge so you have plenty of time to get fit”
     Santa suits and hope others will support the      said Zoe                                            we will once again be holding two light up a
     Hospice by signing up to take part,” said Brett       People wanting to take part in the St Mary’s    life ceremonies, so that more people will be
     McDermott.                                        Santa Dash can enter individually or as a family.   able to attend.They will take place as follows:-
        St Mary’s hopes that hundreds of bearded       Entrants must be 4 and over, and all those              Wednesday 1st December at 7pm, in the
     Santa’s will be taking part in our first ever     under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.           Banqueting Room, at Barrow Town Hall, Duke
     Santa Dash, on Sunday 28 November.The             Entry is £12.50 per adult and £7.50 per child       Street, Barrow
     festive event starts at 1.30pm and after          with a special offer of £30 for a family of 2           Sunday 6th December at 4pm at St Mary’s
     travelling a mile the Santa’s will finish at      adults and 2 children.                              RC Church,Victoria Road, Ulverston.
     Victoria Gardens, Ulverston in time to join the       To enter please call the Santa Dash Hotline         St Mary’s Hospice would like to invite you
     Dickensian Grand Parade, which proceeds           on 01229 580305 or email Natalie at                 to Light up a Life, to dedicate a light on the
     through the town centre as part of the            Natalie@stmaryshospice.org.uk or book your          special trees to remember and honor
     Festival at 2.30pm.                               place online at www.stmaryshospice.org.             significant people in your lives.This could be in
        Everyone who enters the 1 mile run/walk                                                            memory of a loved one, or to celebrate one
     will get a free Santa Claus costume, which        Light up a Life                                     of those special moments.
     they get to keep, and there will also be a        Christmas is a traditional time of celebration, a       Special Light up a Life trees will be set up
     medal for all who complete the run.               time of sharing, a time to reflect with friends     for the ceremonies and will bear a light
        Zoe Guest, Funding & Operations Manager        and relatives. At this special time of year, one    dedicated to your special someone and will
     said “We hope our Santa Dash will be a really     of the most important events in the Hospice         remain illuminated over the Christmas period
     fun event for all the family and we hope to       calendar takes place, Light up a Life.This year     at the Hospice. In addition, all the names of

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loved ones will be entered in our special Light       challenge of stamina and muscle.                      There are also 12 other valuable cash prizes.
up a Life order of Service.                             The team will be trying to raise as much            How much does it cost to play?
   If you would like to dedicate a light in           sponsorship as possible for St Mary’s Hospice.        It only costs £1 a week to play our lottery and
memory of your loved one please fill in the             The St Mary’s team are in the process of            you stand a chance of winning up to £10,000!
enclosed nomination form or visit our website         organising lots of events for 2011 and hope           If you are not a member and would like to
   www.stmaryshospice.org.uk or contact the           that you will be able to join them. Please            join then give the lottery team a call on 01229
fundraising team on 01229 580305.We will              check local press for details of future activities.   483782 or visit: www.stmaryshospice.org
send you a card acknowledging your support.
                                                      What is the St Mary's                                 Grand Car Draw
Sponsored Coal Carry                                  Hospice Lottery?                                      St Mary’s is delighted to announce that ticket
The strength and stamina of the Barrow                The lottery was established in 1998 to                sales for this year’s superdraw are going really
Raiders will be put to the test when they take        support the work of the hospice.The lottery           well.Tickets will be on sale until the start of
on a sponsored coal carrying challenge to             currently has over 7,500 playing members and          December 2010 – so you still have plenty
raise funds for St Mary’s Hospice.                    has become a major source of hospice funding.         more opportunity to buy them.
   This exciting challenge will see a team from       How does the lottery work?                               All supporters will have a chance of winning
the club, led by Brett McDermott carry 1cwt.          The lottery runs on a secure computer                 a brand new Ford Ka or one of many cash
of coal, (50 kg.) in a relay format for close on      software programme specially designed for the         prizes. Once again, the brand new car will be
a mile, as quickly as possible.The event will         purpose. Each new player is given a unique            supplied by Alan Myerscough Ltd of Ulverston.
start at Canal Foot in Ulverston and the lads            draw number, randomly generated by the             The lucky winner will be able to choose his or
will proceed alongside the canal before               computer. A draw takes place every Friday             her new Ford KA from a limited selection.
reaching St Mary’s Hospice where they will            and the winners are randomly selected by the             To be in with a chance of winning the car
be allowed to drop the coal at the foot of the        computer.                                             or other cash prizes, all you need to do is buy
entrance, which stands at the top of Ford             What are the prizes?                                  a ticket at the very reasonable price of
Park Crescent.                                        There is a weekly prize fund of £1700 to be              £1 each.Tickets are available at the Hospice,
   Their fitness will certainly be put to the test,   won each week! The top prize is £1000 and             in our shops throughout the area, from Alan
but it is hoped that lots of people will come         there is an additional rollover prize to be won       Myerscough Ltd in Ulverston and many other
along to support the team as they take on this        starting at £200 and peaking at £10,000!              retail outlets throughout the area.




          St Mary's Hospice, Ford Park, Ulverston, Cumbria, LA12 7JP.Tel: 01229 580305 www.stmaryshospice.org                                                  19
      Jordan Nuclear are pleased to
        support St.Mary's Hospice

       Keep up the excellent work.

               Jordan Nuclear Limited                    M
                    Kelton House
         Westlakes Science & Technology Park
           Moor Row, Cumbria CA24 3HX
                                                                             MELVILLE & CO
                                                                              Chartered Accountants
                 Tel: 01946 591915
                                                             Do you need trusted advisors to help you with all your
         Email: info@jordannuclear.co.uk                      accountancy, taxation and financial requirements?
                                                                                If yes, then we can help you!

     ‘Excellence in the Safe and Reliable                                     Tel: 01229 434000
       Delivery of Nuclear Engineering’                                         email: info@melville18.co.uk
                                                                     Trinity Enterprise Centre, Ironworks Road,
            A Redhall Group Company                                   Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, LA14 2PN
                                                              Registered to carry out audit work and regulated for a range of investment business
A                                                        G          activities by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales




                Advanced Roofing
     are pleased to support St Marys Hospice                    Pleased to support St Mary's Hospice
                 Tel: 01229 812035
                                                                                www.gilmourfabs.co.uk
                Fax: 01229 871317
    Scarth Road, Sowerby Woods Business Park,                          Units 1-2, Meetings Industrial Estate, Park Road,
                                                                           Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria LA14 4TL
E     Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria LA14 4RF                    T: 01229 830417 F: 01229 830615 E: sales@gilmourfabs.co.uk


                    Happy to support St Mary’s Hospice
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                                                                                            Blinds of all kinds
                                                                                              249 Rawlinson Street,
                                                                                               Barrow in Furness
                                                                                                 01229 833271
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                                                                             HEATHS TOYMASTER HAS been a long established local shop
                                                                              established for over 45 years, selling stationery, printer supplies,
                                                                             books, toys, games and art and craft materials. We are your local
                                                                             friendly and professional supplier of a wide range of products for
Kitchens • Bedrooms • Bathrooms                                                business and the home that likes to do business with a smile.
      Kitchen House, Corner of                                                              The four parts of the business are:
                                                                                    Office and Printer Supplies • Arts and Crafts
Brogden Street/Market Street, Ulverston                                                  Books and Maps • Toys and Games

                   t. 01229 581828                             Part of           76 Dalton Road, Barrow in Furness, Cumbria LA14 1JE
                                                                                 3 Harrison Street Barrow-in-Furness Cumbria LA14 1JF
          www.rossendaleinteriors.com                                    K         T: 01229 820435 E: info@heaths.uk.com




          Community                               Theatre
          Coffee Mornings                 Classical Music
          Country Market                   Tribute Bands
          Indoor Bowling                           Dance
          Fundraisers                              Opera
          Blood Donors                             Drama
          Meetings                               Comedy
                                                                                                proud to support
                                          Amateur Shows
                                                                                           St Mary’s Hospice




                                                                             t: 01229 841341
                                                                             m: 07584 056248
                                                                             e: info@knoxaccounting.co.uk
                                                                             w: www.knoxaccounting.co.uk
    Coronation Hall, County Square, Ulverston, Cumbria, LA12 7LZ
             Tel: 01229 588994 Box Office: 01229 587140                      offices in Barrow and Ulverston
               Email: corohall@southlakeland.gov.uk
                  Web: www.corohall.co.uk                                      personal service from professional people
     Retail




                                                                                                           wondering what to do with your old items
                                                                                                           that have been in the garage for a while? St
                                                                                                           Mary’s can help!
                                                          Tel: 0778 725 6702.
     S     t Mary's currently has 7 shops; the aim of
           these is to provide a regular and
     sustainable source of income that supports
                                                          Ulverston - 2 New Market Street, Ulverston,
                                                          Cumbria.Tel: 01229 580757.
                                                                                                               We can take your unwanted furniture to
                                                                                                           sell at our new furniture outlet, which is
                                                                                                           situated in Brady's Yard, Barrow-in-Furness.We
     the good work of South Cumbria's only adult          Bowness-on-Windermere - 53 Quarry Rigg,          are happy to take items away free of charge at
                                                          Bowness-on-Windermere.Tel: 015394 45780.
     hospice.To us, our shops are the public face of                                                       a time and date suitable to you. So if you are
     St Mary's and bring awareness of what we do          Grange-over-Sands - Yewbarrow Terrace,           able to assist and have furniture that you feel
                                                          Grange-over-Sands, Cumbria.
     into the heart of all our communities.We sell                                                         could be recycled, please contact us.
                                                          Tel: 015395 32735.
     a wide range of donated and some new                                                                     The warehouse, which opened on the 15th
                                                          Grange-over-Sands - Bayview, Grange-over-
     goods; and it is the generosity of our                                                                June 2010, has lots of second hand furniture at
                                                          Sands, Cumbria.
     supporters through their donations and                                                                competitive prices.All funds raised from the sale
     purchases that enables the shops to provide          St Mary’s Hospice -                              of donated items will go to help St Mary’s
     vital funding for all St Mary's services.            Charity Shop - Ulverston                         support local people suffering from life-limiting
        We believe our shops should reflect the same      The first floor of our Ulverston Shop on New     conditions.We would like to encourage
     high standards of excellence and professionalism     Market Street, will be closed from 6th - 26th    everyone to come along and view their new
     that are found in our delivery of services, and to   September 2010 for re-fitment and the            retail outlet, which is open Monday – Friday 9am
     this end we try to provide all our supporters        downstairs showroom will be closed from          – 4pm and Saturday 9am – 1pm.You may find a
     with the most attractive shopping experience         20th—26th September 2010 for restyling.          bargain! Items can be delivered at a small charge.
     possible while keeping prices low.We want you          Our new ladies boutique and clearance              We are also actively recruiting volunteers
     to be able to find a bargain, but enjoy your         outlet is due to open on Monday 27th             to assist in the furniture outlet or undertake
     shopping at the same time!                           September at 10am.                               pick-ups and deliveries.There are
        At St Mary's we pride ourselves in offering         We would like you all to join us to view our   opportunities requiring a variety of skills and
     a wide variety of items at the best possible         new look outlets. All donations and purchases    time commitments. If you could spare some of
     price - visit one of our shops today, you don't      help raise funds for St Mary’s Hospice. For      your time we would be delighted to hear
     know what you might find!                            more information please call 01229 580757        from you.
                                                          or 580305. Or visit www.stmaryshospice.org           For further information please call 01229
     What do we sell?                                                                                      824830 or 07827235849
     Our shops sell a wide variety of donated             St Mary's Furniture Outlet
     items that include:                                  Now Open!                                        Come and visit our online
        • Ladies', men's and children's clothing          Are you decorating at home? Have you just        shop!
        • Shoes, handbags and accessories                 bought some new furniture? Are you               We now have an online shop.We hope that
        • Books, CDs, DVDs and videos                                                                      you will pay it a visit and enjoy choosing from
        • Good quality bric-a-brac                                                                         our ranges of attractive Christmas cards,
        • Toys and games                                                                                   diaries, and gifts! We also stock a wonderful
                                                                                                           selection of decorative products for home and
     Our charity shop locations                                                                            garden by Gisella Graham.Take a look and find
     Barrow-in-Furness - 84 Dalton Road, Barrow-                                                           the perfect gift or why not treat yourself to
     in-Furness, Cumbria Tel: 01229 430504.                                                                something different you deserve! Every
     Dalton-in-Furness - 73 Market Street, Dalton-                                                         purchase you make, however small, will help St
     in- Furness, Cumbria Tel: 01229 468011.                                                               Mary’s provide expert care to people in the
     Dalton-in-Furness – The Old Curiosity Shop,                                                           community.To browse our online shop visit
     85 Market Street, Dalton in Furness, Cumbria.                                                         www.stmaryshospice.org/shop

22                         St Mary's Hospice, Ford Park, Ulverston, Cumbria, LA12 7JP.Tel: 01229 580305 www.stmaryshospice.org
Orangery Cafe & Volunteering
                                                                                                        • Drive visitors and patients to the Hospice
                                                                                                        • Serve teas, coffees and meals to our patients
                                                                                                        • Gardening
                                                                                                        • Reception
                                                                                                        • Support our administrative staff
                                                                                                           To find out more, or to become a volunteer,
                                                                                                        contact Catherine Sullivan on 01229 580305
                                                                                                        or e-mail volunteers@stmaryshospice.org.uk.
                                                                                                        Cath will meet with you and try to find a
                                                                                                        suitable role. All roles are discussed in detail
                                                                                                        and all volunteers are supported in the role
                                                                                                        they choose.




The Orangery - Café Area                            increasing awareness of the role St Mary's
Patients, visitors and members of the public        plays in the community.
are now able to enjoy our new café facility,
which opened on Monday 14th June in the
hospice orangery.The café, which is staffed
primarily by volunteers, offers customers
freshly prepared coffee, complemented by
delicious cakes, and other light refreshments.
    The café has already become a daily
necessity for many visitors, patients and local                                                         Celebration in Recognition
café addicts and is a comfortable place to                                                              of Voluntary Support
meet your friends, to read a book, or for a bite                                                        On Friday 26th March a tree-planting
to eat when out walking in the Hoad area.                                                               celebration was held to honour and thank
    The space, which has wonderful views of St          Volunteers are a vital part of the day to day   Margaret Fee and Vilma Smith for their 20
Mary's gardens, provides the perfect setting        running of St Mary’s.We have almost 250             years of voluntary help and support to St
for people to get together and enjoy some           regular volunteers who contribute to all            Mary’s Hospice, in particular their service to
light refreshments.                                 aspects of hospice life.Their assistance makes      the Ulverston drop-in group.The hospice
    So why not pay us a visit and enjoy a cup of    a huge difference to the care we are able to        would not have been able to provide this
tea or coffee with one of our delicious cakes or    provide to people with life-threatening             valuable service without them.We wish them
scones? Or if you are feeling hungry choose a       illnesses, their families and carers, and they      all the best for their future.
tasty snack from our delightful lunch menu.         help keep St Mary's functioning.                        Margaret and Vilma planted two trees, a
   The Orangery menu is available to view in            We are so fortunate that hundreds of local      Flowering Crab Apple and a Cotoneaster, in
the downloads column on our website                 people over the past twenty one years have          the hospice garden.
www.stmaryshospice.org.                             approached us eager to help. Many have been
    The café is open 7 days a week between          motivated by bereavement, some have retired
10.30am and 3.30pm.                                 and are looking for some ‘work’ continuity, and
   We hope that the café will be successful in      others would like some work experience.
raising additional revenue for our charity, while   Every individual has been vital in helping us to
                                                    help people in our community.
                                                        Volunteering is a great chance to meet new
                                                    people, learn new skills or improve your
                                                    existing ones and, of course, to support your
                                                    local hospice.
                                                        Whatever your skills or life experience,
                                                    volunteering is an interesting and rewarding
                                                    way of using your spare time.
                                                        Some things you could do.....
                                                    • Work in one of our shops/cafe/furniture
                                                       outlet

          St Mary's Hospice, Ford Park, Ulverston, Cumbria, LA12 7JP.Tel: 01229 580305 www.stmaryshospice.org                                              23
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                                           Summerhouse
                                                                          and Garden Shed
                                                                          We manufacture a range of summer
                                                                          houses and sheds. Good quality
                                                                          framing and boarding is used in the
                                                                          construction, 18 mm plywood to
                                                                          floors and roofs as standard. Green
                                                                          mineral felt supplied. From £410

                                               Haverigg Enterprises Farm Shop
                                            Thursday 12.30 to 17.00       Saturday 13.00 to 16.00
                                            Friday 12.30 to 16.30         Sunday 13.00 to 15.30
                                            Please visit our Farm shop to view our Products and the
                                         opportunity to purchase freshly grown Vegetables and Locally
           
                   

                                            Smoked Products.


          
   
                                                              Hen House £175
                                                              Available in standard
                                                      sizes but we can also
                                                              manufacture to
                
                               customers own           Folding Picnic
                                                              requirements.           Table from £120
               
       
     4 1DS                            HAVERIGG ENTERPRISES
                                                       Haverigg, Millom, Cumbria, LA18 4NA
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"               C     T: 01229 713071 or 01229 713198 FAX: 01229 713026




                                            The EASY way to get your regular medicines


                                        How it works:-
                                        • Contact us by phone or call in the shop 5 days before
                                          your medication runs out.

                                        • We will request & collect your prescription from your GP

                                        • Then your prescription will be ready for collection from the
                                          pharmacy. We are happy to deliver to your home if you
                                          are unable to collect from us

                                             Request your medication with a single phone call
                                            We are happy to offer this service FREE OF CHARGE

                                                    Barrow’s only independent pharmacy

                                                                     Open
                                                              Mon - Fri 9am - 6pm
                                                              Sat - 9am - 1230pm
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        PROUD TO BE                                   PROUD TO BE                             PROUD TO BE
     SUPPORTING                                     SUPPORTING                                SUPPORTING
           St Mary’s                                      St Mary’s                              St Mary’s
           Hospice                                        Hospice                                Hospice

                                                 Corporate Care                                                             In memory of the late
                                                                                                                                RUTH DIXON
    Little & Caine Ltd                           Furness Ltd                              Hobbo Ltd

                                                                                                                             who fell asleep while
    48 Ulverston Road                            189a Oxford Street                       Mike Hobson

                                                                                                                               in the loving care
    Dalton in Furness                            Barrow-In-Furness                        Rosshead House, Ulverston,
    Cumbria                                                                               Cumbria, LA12 7NP
                                                                                                                             of St. Mary’s Hospice
                                                 Cumbria
    LA15 8EF                                     LA14 5QF
                                                                                          Tel: 01229 582852
TTel: 01229 462564                              TTel: 01229 871119                        R



       PROUD TO BE                                   The Stone
     SUPPORTING                                     Workshop Ltd
           St Mary’s
                                                         Monumental Masons
           Hospice                                    New Memorials • Plaques
                                                       • Additional Inscriptions
                                                           • Renovations

    Travis Perkins
                                                            Display & Workshop
    North Lonsdale Road, Ulverston,                     Unit 8 Low Mill Business Park
    Cumbria LA12 9DW                                Morecambe Road, Ulverston, LA12 9EE
                                                          Tel/Fax: 01229 588253
    Tel: 01229 582335
                                                     www.thestoneworkshoplimited.co.uk
    www.travisperkins.co.uk
P                                               M   email: stoneworkshop@btconnect.com




      PROUD TO BE                                      PROUD TO BE
    SUPPORTING                                      SUPPORTING
                                                                                                 Caring for children from the age of
          St Mary’s                                        St Mary’s                           3 months to 4 years Pre-School offering
          Hospice                                          Hospice                             15 hours flexable Grant Funded Hours
                                                                                                          Holiday Provision
Postlethwaite's (Grange)
                                                 Marion & David Flynn
Funeral Directors
                                                 Mountbarrow Service
Main Street                                      Station
Grange over Sands LA11 6DP
                                                 Mountbarrow Road
                                                                                                              Rascals Day Nursery
Tel: 01539 533040
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Pleased to support St. Mary's Hospice
                                                 Ulverston
                                                                                                             01229 588897
                                                 Tel: 01229 584134


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                                                             fax: 01229 840241
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     Donation Form
     WOULD YOU LIKE TO MAKE A DONATION

     To make a donation to St Mary’s Hospice simply fill out the brief form
                                                                                                                            Account Number:    I IIIII II
     below
                                                                                                                                              II II II
                                                                                                                                               I/IIIIIIII
                                                                                                                            Sort Code:
     Complete the applicable sections
     Tear it off and seal it
     Return it FREEPOST to the address overleaf
                                                                                                                            Building Society:
                                                                                                                            Roll No.
                                                                                                                                                 I
     YOUR DETAILS
                                                                                                                            Please pay the account of: The Hospice of St Mary of Furness, Natwest
     (Please complete in BLOCK CAPITALS)
                                                                                                                            Bank PLC, Ulverston Branch

     Name: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
                                                                                                                            Account No. 14464438 Sort code 01-08-93 the sum of

     Address: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
                                                                                                                            £ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Monthly/Quarterly/Annual
                                                                                                                            (please delete whichever does not apply) until further notice.
     Postcade: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Telephone: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

     Email: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
                                                                                                                            Signed: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Date: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .


     TO MAKE A ONE-OFF DONATION
                                                                                                                            GIFT AID

     I enclose a cheque for: £.............................(please make cheques payable to
                                                                                                                            Thanks to the Giftaid scheme, if you are a UK tax payer, we can reclaim
     St Mary’s Hospice)
                                                                                                                            the tax on your donations. Using the Giftaid scheme means that for
                                                                                                                            every £1 you donate, we receive an extra 25p at no cost to you.
     I would like to donate by credit/debit card:
                                                                                                                            Please tick the box and sign below if you are happy for us to do this.

     Card type: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

                                                                                                                            I          I am a UK tax payer, please Gift Aid my donation
     Card No.         II II IIII
                      II II IIII
     Issue No:        II                                                                                                    Signed: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Date: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .


     Valid from       II    II              Expiry date                                                                     I WOULD LIKE TO KNOW MORE ABOUT


     Security code*    III                                                                                                  I          Joining the St Mary’s Lottery


     *The last 3 digits on the reverse of your card                                                                         I          Volunteering for St Mary’s



     Signed: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Date . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
                                                                                                                            I          Helping at St Mary’s events


     TO MAKE A REGULAR DONATION                                                                                             I          Organising a fundraising event


     Bank/Building Society: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
                                                                                                                            I          Please add my name to the St. Mary’s newsletter mailing list

     Address: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
                                                                                                                            Thank you for your kind support
     Account Name: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

                                                                                     Form Continued....


26                                     St Mary's Hospice, Ford Park, Ulverston, Cumbria, LA12 7JP. Tel: 01229 580305 www.stmaryshospice.org
                                                                                             GILL CYCLES
Oxford Clinic QP:Layout 1           29/7/10        13:51       Page 1              Gill Cycles QP:Layout 1                   22/9/09         10:00       Page 1




                                                                                                   The Gill, Ulverston
                                                                                                         Tel: 01229 581116
                                                                                                        www.gillcycles.co.uk
                                                                                    Quality Cycles and
        For the treatment of strains,                                               Accessories for All
                                                                                    • Road
     sprains, backache, sciatica, trapped

                                                                                    • Hybrid
     nerve, arthritis, rheumatism and all

                                                                                    • BMX
        soft tissue and joint problems.

                                                                                    • Mountain
                Alex & Sheena Bradley

                                                                                    • Kids
                     Rebecca Lewis
                    Krish Gooranah
              Registered Physiotherapists                                           • Friendly Local Shop
                      HPC Regd.                                                     • Sales Service Hire
      We stock vitamins, minerals, supplements,                                     • Knowledgeable Staff
       back belts, knee, ankle, elbow and wrist
                                             .                                      • ACT Member
                                                                                    • Cytech Mechanic
        supports also TENS units and spares
        For advice and appointments call                                            • Customer Loyalty Scheme
            FREE on 0800 195 7760                                                   • Electric Bike Stockist
33 Oxford Street Society Furness CTH 10/8/10 16:32
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   Open a St Mary’s Hospice
   Premier Savings Account
   today and we’ll make a cash
   donation each year to
   St Mary’s Hospice
   Help support your local Hospice,
   call into your local branch or agency, or

   Call 0800 83 43 12
    Visit: www.furnessbs.co.uk Email: ask@furness-bs.co.uk




                             The Society is covered by the Financial Ombudsman Service and has a complaints handling procedure. A copy of the complaints handling
                                                 procedure is available on request. Complaints we cannot settle may be referred to the Financial Ombudsman Service
Curiously,
most insurers don’t have a branch in
Ulverston & Broughton in Furness.
But at NFU Mutual...


We do.
So you know, that we know exactly where you’re coming from.


Contact your local NFU Mutual office to find out how they
are currently supporting St Mary’s Hospice

Ulverston Agency                or                                           Broughton Agency
2 Daltongate Business Centre                                                 Rydal House, The Square
Ulverston                                                                    Broughton in Furness
Cumbria LA12 7AJ                                                             Cumbria LA20 6HZ
01229 490289                                                                 01229 490286
ulverston_agency@ nfumutual.co.uk                                            broughtoninfurness@nfumutual.co.uk




NFU Mutual is The National Farmers Union Mutual Insurance Society Limited (No.
111982). Registered in England. Registered Office: Tiddington Road, Stratford upon
Avon, Warwickshire CV37 7BJ. For security and training purposes, telephone calls
may be recorded and monitored. Authorised and regulated by the Financial Services
                                                                                          We do right by you
Authority. A member of the Association of British Insurers.

				
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