The latest news from from Wigan & Leigh Hospice

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  • Staff Bare All for the Hospice!

    8 Apr 2014

    STAFF at Wigan and Leigh Hospice showed they were ready to bare all by giving up make-up for a day.

  • Andy Burnham MP to run Virgin London Marathon

    7 Mar 2014

    Andy Burnham MP is getting ready to take on his first marathon challenge, raising money and awareness for Wigan & Leigh Hospice.

  • 2014 Diary of Events

    11 Feb 2014

    Our 2014 Diary of Events has now been published!

  • 2013 Light for a Life Appeal

    22 Oct 2013

    Our annual Light for a Life appeal is already under way. The huge tree at the front of the Hospice will be lit from 3rd December until the twelfth night of Christmas

  • vote for the Hospice

    24 Sep 2013

    “Hospice in your Home” needs your vote in the Lloyds Bank Community Fund to receive a £3,000 grant.

  • Furniture Wanted

    Furniture Wanted

    23 Sep 2013

    Wigan and Leigh Hospice are asking the local community to think of them when replacing any furniture and household items. Janet Fletcher, Retail Manager for the Hospice says, “We’ve had a sudden drop in furniture donations and are struggling to keep our 12 shops stocked with good quality, usable furniture to sell.


    18 Sep 2013

    The seven intrepid people detailed in a previous news item – ‘Next Step Challenge’ -have now set off on the trek of a lifetime to the Himalayas.

  • Biking challenge - Land’s End to John O’Groats

    11 Sep 2013

    When you undertake a bike ride the length of the UK, it doesn’t help when you get stung by a wasp, get knocked off by a tractor and have to ride 40 miles with only two gears! All of this happened to David Collier when he decided to ride from Land’s End to John O’Groats in aid of Wigan & Leigh Hospice.

  • Wigan Beer Festival Donation of £1234.00

    8 Sep 2013

    This year, the highly successful annual Wigan Beer Festival was again held at Robin Park. Hundreds attended every night to sample some of the extensive range of real ales on offer. Festival Manager Ian Prior said, “The festival was again a great success and we are delighted to make a donation to Wigan and Leigh Hospice for £1234.00. The money was raised from tokens kindly donated back by customers.”

  • Steve Brodrick is new Facilities Manager

    1 Sep 2013

    Steve Brodrick is a recent appointment to the Wigan & Leigh hospice staff as Facilities Manager. His background is in Engineering, Health and Safety and Maintenance. He originally came to the Hospice in 2011 after reading a press article about the need for volunteer drivers at the hospice.

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