Pilgrims Hospices News & Events November 2016



Exciting Pyjama Walk News

The ever-popular Ashford Pyjama Walk for Pilgrims Hospices raised over £46,000 this year.

Victoria Lawrence, Community Fundraising Manager for Pilgrims Hospice, Ashford said: “I’m delighted and thrilled to share the news with our community supporters, the total of over £46,000 is amazing. More than £31,000 of this total was raised through participant sponsorship which really goes to show how everyone’s contributions, no matter how big or small, all add up to make a difference for our patients and their families.” Continue reading Pilgrims Hospices News & Events November 2016

The Great Ferry Road Nursery Duck Race

The Town Crier Rang his bell and the ducks were launched in the great Ferry Road Nursery Duck Race. 100’s of ducks were dropped from the Bridge at Ferry Road and raced off down the River Tillingham towards the finishing point at the Railway Bridge Continue reading The Great Ferry Road Nursery Duck Race

A V Toddlers

AV Toddlers jazz up their parents’Jim-Jams for Pilgrims Hospices Pyjama Walk

Children from the AV Toddler Group spent a happy morning decorating tee shirts for their parents to wear at the Pilgrims Hospice Pyjama Walk on Saturday 27th June 2015. Continue reading A V Toddlers

Fun Cycle Challenge

Pictures & Story by

Derick Holman

Good Weather, Good Fun, Great Event Rye buzzed to the sound of hundreds of cogs and wheels as the 7th Fun Cycle Challenge started recently in the town and sped across the Marsh to Hythe. One hundred and thirty riders took to the roads to raise money for local charities. Continue reading Fun Cycle Challenge

Sarah Owen Visits ARRCC

In the run up to the local County Council Elections local charity ARRCC welcomed Sarah Owen, Paul Barlow and Steve Bassam to their premises at The School Creative Centre in Rye. Sarah and Steve found time in their busy schedules to spend the afternoon with Members, staff and volunteers at ARRCC and ARRCC Elders. Continue reading Sarah Owen Visits ARRCC

Presidents Night

This years Presidents Night for the Rotary Club of Rye & Winchelsea was held at a local hotel the Hope Anchor. Despite the ravages of a flu bug seemingly raging in the area which resulted in many last minute cancellations, it was a well attended dinner. Continue reading Presidents Night

Lunch With the Lions

More than 80 senior citizens from Rye and nearby villages enjoyed a Sunday lunch by courtesy of Rye & District Lions Club. The lunch was laid on at Rye Community Centre and all seniors that required transport were collected by Rye Community Transport and Lion Club members cars and returned home at the end of the afternoon. Continue reading Lunch With the Lions