Fundraising for Rossendale Hospice
17th February 2010
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Rossendale Hospice are a charitable organisation that offers free palliative care services to people who are suffering with life limiting illnesses. Only 20% of their funds come from government grants and to continue providing these vital services, Rossendale Hospice must raise in excess of half a million a year.

It's really easy to get involved and raise funds for Rossendale Hospice, you can organise your own event, donate or take part in one of the following:

Sunday 4th April 2010, 9am – 2pm.
Rossendale Hospice is holding a charity tombola at Helmshore Farmers Market, which is held on the car park of Helmshore Textile Museum.  BB4 4NP

Friday 4th June 2010.
Rossendale Lions Golf Day supporting Rossendale Hospice.  For further information please contact Rossendale Lions on 01706 218982.

Sunday 11th July 2010.  9.30am.
Run for All 10K in Witton Park,Blackburn BB2 2TP. 

Thursday 9th September to 21st October 2010.
Inter-school Penny Pinching Challenge, raising funds for Rossendale Hospice. 

Sunday 19th September 2010
Great North Run. 

Make Your Will Fortnight

15th - 26th March

Moving house, having a baby, getting married or divorced... you never know when something will change your life.

Writing a will is something that many people put off time and time again. But now is the perfect time to make or update your existing will and make sure
your loved ones are taken care of.

Local solicitors are kindly giving their time to write a standard will and donating the entire fee to Rossendale Hospice.

Participating Solicitors

Wendy Scott
at Woodcocks Solicitors
3 Irwell Terrace, Bacup
Telephone: 01706 874487

Stephen Parr
at Woodcocks Solicitors
West View, Princess St,
Telephone: 01706 213356

Cathy Giddings
at Woodcocks Solicitors
61 Bank Street, Rawtenstall
Telephone: 01706 225621

Peter Wilkinson
at Holt & Longworth Solicitors
65 Bank Street, Rawtenstall
Telephone: 01706 213251

Taras Lysenczuk
at Walker Solicitors Ltd
574 Bacup Road, Waterfoot
Telephone: 01706 213565

We would like to thank all of the above solicitors for their generosity, for donating their time and expertise completely free of charge to support this initiative

Call any participating solicitor above to take part in Make Your Will Fortnight which runs from 15 -26 March.

For guidance about Making Your Will we have provided some helpful information on our website www.rossendalehospice/will_fortnight.htm.

If you would like any basic information about the scheme or any other fundraising event please contact Rossendale Hospice on 01706 240081 or by email

You can also visit their website at

Or read their feature at

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Isabella B

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