Get your boogie on and join LITN Disco Fever walk!

By Sam Heggie | 25 April, 2017

Tickets are on sale for the biggest disco party of the year – the MSH Ladies in the Night Disco Fever Walk, taking place on Friday 16th June, inviting you to get your groove on in support of the hospice in its 40th anniversary year! This year, the popular walking challenge, open to women, men, children and four-legged friends, will have a special seventies theme to celebrate the 40th year of Michael Sobell Hospice, which first opened its doors on Valentine’s Day, 1977. Walkers can choose to take on either a 5.5 or 9-mile challenge, setting off from outside the

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MSH Trustee dreaming of Masala Tea on completion of London to Brighton 100k walk!

By Sam Heggie | 21 April, 2017

On Saturday 27th May, Michael Sobell Hospice trustee Satish Kanabar will be putting his foot power to the test and setting off from Richmond to Brighton on a 100k walking challenge – with anticipation of a hot cuppa of masala tea on his arrival to the south coast! “Until about five years ago, I was not at all fit when I was roped in to join work colleagues in the gruelling National 3 Peaks Challenge. Having committed to take part, it soon dawned on me that I needed to get much fitter to complete the task with some form of dignity!

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Local ladies to take on 5 Peaks Challenge in memory of loved ones

By Sam Heggie | 21 April, 2017

On Saturday 13th May, two local ladies will head up North and push themselves to the limit to tackle the gruelling Lake District 5 Peaks Challenge in aid of Michael Sobell Hospice – climbing up to over 3,000 feet and taking on five of England’s most demanding peaks, including its highest – Scafell Pike – in just one day! Charlotte Nickson of Uxbridge and Melissa Oden from Watford are walking in aid of Michael Sobell because their best friend’s Dad passed away here almost two years ago. Charlotte will also be walking in memory of her Uncle Colin, who was

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Howdens Uxbridge donates new MSH family kitchenette

By Sam Heggie | 18 April, 2017

Local company Howdens Joinery in Uxbridge has recently donated a brand new kitchenette to Michael Sobell Hospice (MSH) following a request for help on Facebook from the charity. Warren Davies, from Howdens Joinery Uxbridge said: “I first heard about the project on social media via a friend.  I immediately made contact with the hospice and arranged for a kitchen to be provided by Howdens Uxbridge.  I then got in touch with a local builder friend of mine, who offered to give up his time to fit it for free. I have been aware of the great work that is done

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Hospice nurse to take on London Marathon!

By Sam Heggie | 18 April, 2017

Local staff nurse Kate Tyson, who works at Michael Sobell Hospice is taking on the 26-mile challenge of the Virgin Money London Marathon on Sunday 23rd April in a bid to raise extra funds for the hospice. Kate from Croxley Green, has never run in a challenge event before, but she wanted to raise money for the Michael Sobell Hospice charity – a cause which is close to her heart in its fortieth anniversary year, as she will be celebrating her fortieth birthday this May. Commenting on the challenge ahead Kate said: “It’s very difficult to fit in the long

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Swim along to the swimathon and make a splash for MSH!

By Sam Heggie | 31 March, 2017

Take part in our fun, FREE TO ENTER swim-a-thon in aid of Michael Sobell Hospice on Sunday 9th April at St Helen’s School, Northwood, and help raise much-needed funds for your local Hospice in the Easter holidays! You are invited to make a splash from 8.30am, with individuals and teams of all ages and abilities welcome to participate in this swimming challenge event. Entrants will be able to swim 1.5 km, 2.5km or 5km (equating to 60,100 or 200 lengths of the 25m pool) and all challengers are encouraged to raise £50 in sponsorship if possible, by encouraging family and

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