Monthly Archives June 2017

969 miles in 9 days for one MSH supporter!

Sporty Steve Hopkins has set his fundraising challenge high as he aims to take on an epic cycle ride, that will see him pedalling 969 miles in just nine days from Land’s End to John O’Groats for the Deloitte RAB 2017 event – all in support of Northwood-based Michael Sobell Hospice. As a keen cyclist, Steve is embarking on a 50-mile training ride every week as part of getting limbered up for the big day, setting off on Saturday 9th September, as well as a 125k Tour of Cambridgeshire, with the Prudential Ride London challenge coming up next month on
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Trio take on RideLondon-Surrey 100 mile bike ride for MSH

Harefield man and A&E doctor at Northwick Park Hospital, Adam Mitchell, and brothers Danny and Darragh O’Brien will be taking to two wheels on Sunday 30th July for the Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100-mile cycle challenge, which will see them putting their foot power to the test and pedalling through the streets of London, in aid of the Northwood-based Michael Sobell Hospice that is close to their hearts. Commenting on his epic challenge, which he will tackle alongside girlfriend Victoria Farrell, Adam explained why he is choosing to raise funds for Michael Sobell: “A very important family friend, Caron Mitchell, passed away
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We need votes to receive a share of Freemasons’ £25k pot!

Northwood-based, Michael Sobell Hospice (MSH), is appealing to all its friends, supporters and service users to VOTE ONLINE to help receive a £25,000 Community Award from the Freemasons. As part of Freemasonry’s 300th anniversary celebrations, the Masonic Charitable Foundation (MCF) is distributing three million pounds to 300 charities across the country, and MSH is one of those selected. Each of the nominated charities will receive a grant, but the public vote will determine how much they receive, ranging from £4,000 to £25,000. Those who want to vote should click the link here and select the Middlesex page and then vote
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Hundreds of walkers turn Northwood night sky pink!

A 10-second countdown and hundreds of fortieth anniversary balloons was the scene for over 850 walkers to start their walking challenge through the streets of Northwood on a balmy Friday night, donning flashing accessories, bunny ears, cowboy hats and disco-themed merchandise, for the annual Ladies in the Night Disco Fever walk in aid of Michael Sobell Hospice. *BUY OFFICIAL PHOTOGRAPHS OF LADIES IN THE NIGHT BY CLICKING HERE* Women, men and children set off at 10.00pm from outside the hospice, based on the Mount Vernon Hospital site, to take on their five and a half or nine-mile walk – dancing along as
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Singer Kate Nash shows support for Ladies in the Night!

Singing sensation Kate Nash, has shown her support for Friday’s Ladies in the Night walk, raising vital funds for Michael Sobell Hospice – a cause close to her heart. Commenting on the event in a special video message, she said: “I love supporting Michael Sobell Hospice because it has a lot of meaning to me. My mum (Marie Nash) works here, and one of my friends died here. It’s a beautiful place where there is so much laughter and light and the nurses and staff enable patients’ spirits and creativity to soar. I loved spending the day with patients and
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Notice of Shop Closures for essential maintenance

RUISLIP: On Monday 12th – Friday 16th June, the Michael Sobell Hospice Charity shop in Ruislip, will be CLOSED for essential maintenance, re-opening again on Saturday 17th June. NORTHWOOD: On Friday 16th June, the Michael Sobell Hospice Charity shop in Northwood, will be CLOSED for essential maintenance, re-opening again on Saturday 17th June. We apologise for any inconvenience caused. Please note we cannot accept any donations during this time. Thank you for your cooperation.
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Actress Michelle Collins gets in the pink for MSH!

TV and stage actress Michelle Collins has lent her support for our forthcoming Ladies in the Night walk, commenting: “This is going to be fab”! Michelle, showed off the new limited edition t-shirt, kindly sponsored by Savills Estate Agents, Northwood, and Clearview Homes. Over 750 walkers are currently signed up to take on the challenge in celebration of Michael Sobell Hospice’s 40th anniversary year. Online entry will close at midday on Monday 12th June, so shimmy on over and get yourself booked on quick! Click on the link here to sign up to take part in Ladies in the Night
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