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Around 800 men, women and children shimmied their way around Colchester on Saturday night (11th May) to raise funds for their local hospice.  St Helena’s Midnight Walk returned for its...
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Family Fun Day raises thousands for St Helena! Hundreds of local people braved the cold weather at St Helena and Colchester Rugby Club’s Family Fun Day on Bank Holiday Sunday...
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Meet our marvellous Marathon runners! ... Aimee "I’m running the London Marathon for St Helena Hospice because they provided amazing care for one of my very good friends and her family at one of the hardest... Alix "I’m running the London Marathon to support St Helena and all the wonderful work they do, but especially the work they do to support families. I’m a great believer... Ben "I’m running the marathon in memory of my friend Gemma also my wife’s best friend who passed away in December her last few months were spent here with amazing... Catherine "I’m running the London Marathon 2019 in memory of my wonderful father Bruce Frost, who very sadly passed away in June 2018. This last year has been the worst... Dan "The reason I am doing the London Marathon is to fulfil a childhood dream and complete the next challenge in my life. I’m excited and raring to go! It... David S "I'm running the London Marathon on Sunday for two very good causes, Dementia UK and St Helena. It's my first marathon and a real personal challenge but absolutely... David H "I chose to use my London Marathon ballot place to raise funds for the amazing guys and girls at St Helena due to how they went above and... Denise "I work at the Hospice as an occupational therapist with the day therapies and rehab team and I’m doing the London Marathon as a personal challenge but it’s become... Fiona "After gaining a ballot place for the 2019 London Marathon, I decided to raise funds for the Hospice as I know the services they offer are greatly appreciated. The... Jackie "I am so I'm proud to be running the London Marathon and to be running it for St Helena and I was just so shocked to find out how... Jim "I'm running the London Marathon for St Helena which is a great cause in memory of my friend Claire who passed away last year and the people at St... Joanna "I honestly can’t put into words how much being at the hospice meant to my dad and us. For him, being in the hospice surrounded by people who were all... Kate "I'm running the London Marathon for St Helena Hospice because I can. I'm healthy and I can run so I should and supporting all those people that the Hospice... Louise & David "We run a local business in Colchester a recruitment business and every year we choose a local charity for us to donate to and St Helena Hospice... Matt "I’m running for St Helena Hospice the reason being that my fiancée Scarlet’s grandmother was taken into the hospice for end of life care and they looked after her... Polly "I’m running the Virgin London Marathon for St Helena for my Dad. St Helena gave my Dad the options, options to die at home with his family around him... Sam "I’m running the marathon on behalf of St Helena Hospice for all the work and all the care they gave my Grandma" Sponsor Sam... Terry "I'm running the London Marathon 2019 for St Helena Hospice because they looked after my Mum when she passed away in 2017 and I'm really looking forward to it"...
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Youngster conquers Mount Toubkal for hospice in memory of grandad 8 year old, Sam Ford, along with his parents, Martin and Helen, have conquered Mount Toubkal in Morocco in aid...
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April showers didn't dampen the enthusiasm of St Helena's Pier to Pier walkers on Sunday 7th April. Around 1000 people walked 7 miles between Clacton Pier and Walton Pier -...
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A team of staff from The Gilberd School, Colchester, are preparing to shimmy round the town for St Helena in memory of their friend and colleague, Lynn Love. The group...
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St Helena and sponsors, Birkett Long Solicitors, have launched the Birkett Long £50 Challenge and registration is now open. Companies are now being called upon to enter the challenge and...
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With just seven weeks to go until our fantastic Midnight Walk, we want to make sure everyone taking part is as prepared and ready as possible to take on our...
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Good luck to Charlotte Steele, Dom Stevenson, Becky Rix, and Jane and Graham Clarke, who will be running the London Landmarks Half Marathon for St Helena on Sunday 24th March. It's... Dom and Charlotte Charlotte: "Dom and I are running the London Landmarks Half Marathon together to fundraise for St Helena as it’s a charity very close to both of... "I think for both of us walking through the doors of the building, there is a feeling of such calm and peacefulness, it’s something you can’t explain to someone who... Jane and Graham Clarke Graham and I are running for St Helena because it holds a special place in our hearts as Graham’s mum was cared for at the... Becky Rix, Community Clinical Nurse Specialist I am running the London Landmarks half because I am passionate about St Helena and the work we all do to support patients... "I looked after a patient recently who was roughly the same age as me and was a keen runner, he had a young family and I felt that as an...
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Castle Park in Colchester was home to around 200 runners dressed as comic book characters and superheroes on Sunday 17th March at St Helena’s third Comic Hero Run.  The event...
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St Helena patients help launch Hawaiian themed Midnight WalkColchester’s biggest party, St Helena’s Midnight Walk, returns this May with a tropical Hawaiian theme and two brand new routes - and...
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Enjoy the sea air and fantastic atmosphere at St Helena’s Pier to Pier charity walk on Sunday 7th April. The family friendly event, which is proudly sponsored by Pickering, attracts...
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Super heroes and their sidekicks will take to Castle Park in Colchester on Sunday 17th March for St Helena’s 3rd Comic Hero Run! The Comic Hero Run offers supporters a...
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A donation to St Helena this week will have twice the impact for people in need of bereavement support. Donations between £5 and £5,000 made in the Big Give Christmas Challenge...
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In June, a number of local solicitors kindly waived their normal fee for will writing, in return for a donation to St Helena. We had a fantastic month! A total...
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Much to the relief of those wanting to avoid the inevitable trip to the recycling centre this festive season, St Helena has launched the Christmas Tree-cycle to once again recycle... The average donation last year was over £9, please donate generously this Christmas. Once you’ve registered, leave the tree/s outside the registered address and one of the volunteers will collect...
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Super heroes and sidekicks alike will be invading Colchester’s town centre on 1st September and with this surreal and amazing event, comes the launch of St Helena’s 3rd Comic Hero...
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Nearly one thousand men and women donned their head wear in support of this year’s Midnight Walk. The weather was on our side which helped to make our tenth anniversary...
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Now in its 10th year and support for the St Helena Midnight Walk continues to grow. This year both men and women are invited, and participants can take part in...
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Our annual Pier to Pier walk was another huge success with a fantastic turn out on Sunday. Supporters from all over north east Essex congregated at either Clacton or Walton...
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We are excited to share with you our new project! St Helena is inviting people to be part of a beautiful installation of ceramic forget-me-not flowers coming to the grounds...
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We're looking for local businesses to join our exclusive Birkett Long £50 Challenge. Innovative groups will be given a £50 note, generously donated by local solicitors Birkett Long LLP, and...
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We counted them all out, and we’ve counted them all back. We’re happy to report that our amazing team of 14 Sahara trekkers have all safely returned after the adventure...
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Winter raffle
29 Jan, 2018
Our winter raffle is back, offering the chance to win one of three cash prizes whilst helping the hospice.  First prize is an amazing £1,500 followed by two smaller cash...
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Our fundraising team will be out and about in Harwich and Dovercourt on Friday February 2nd to talk to local people. Members of our fundraising team will be explaining what...
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For most of us the idea of running 26.2 miles in a marathon would be daunting, but for our IT Manager Tim Clifton, it’s little more than a training run...
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Anyone thinking about taking on our Coast to Coast cycling challenge this September can find out more at an information evening on Tuesday 23rd January at Lifehouse Spa and Hotel...
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Registrations are now open for two of our most popular annual events, Pier to Pier and Bubble Rush. Bubble Rush is a fun-filled day for the whole family on Saturday...
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Cycling Success
12 Jan, 2018
Some of our London to Paris Cyclists gathered earlier this week to celebrate their incredible achievement and learn how much money their efforts had raised. Last September this hardy bunch...
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Our annual Tree-Cycle collection saw more than 1,500 once-loved Christmas trees collected across the CO1 – CO9 and CO13 areas. Thanks to a dedicated team of volunteers, and support from...
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To celebrate the tenth anniversary of Midnight Walk, our popular fundraising event, we are inviting men to join the women at our 2018 event. This year’s theme is Hats and...
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Comic Hero Run
14 Nov, 2017
Anyone planning to enter the Comic Hero Run has until 1st December to sign up and receive the early bird discount for this family-friendly event. Whether you walk, run, fly...
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Two of our volunteer Complementary Therapists stepped out of their comfort zone, and out of an aeroplane, to raise money for the hospice by taking part in a tandem skydive...
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If you are planning to buy a real Christmas tree this year, but you’re unsure what to do with it when it’s time to take the decorations down, we can...
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If our recent London to Paris Cycle Ride or our annual Cycle Ride have inspired you to do something similar, the good news is that registrations have opened for our...
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Local businesses, who took part in The Birkett Long £50 Challenge gathered for a special awards evening at the firm’s new office at Amphora Place in Colchester to celebrate raising...
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Representatives from our fundraising team will be heading to Mersea Island on Thursday 26th October. They will be working to raise the hospice profile and build connections with community groups...
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Our `Around the Clock Challenge’ is returning for second year.  During January 2018 we are asking supporters to get themselves sponsored to complete 24 hours of physical activity. This challenge...
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Schoolchildren are being invited to get a taste of the life of an entrepreneur by taking part in our £10 challenge. The challenge is a great opportunity to encourage team...
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If you’re counting down the days until Christmas, why not get the festivities underway and help a good cause at the same time? We’re inviting workplaces, schools and groups to...
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Cyclists took to the picturesque north Essex countryside at the weekend to show their support for our charity. Cyclists of all ages and abilities enjoyed gorgeous autumnal weather as they...
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Well-wishers gathered at Colchester Rugby Club to bid farewell to our London to Paris fundraising cyclists. Forty-eight riders are tackling 286 miles over four days, finishing close to the Eiffel...
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We have teamed up with hospices across the UK to launch The Big Get Together – a fundraising initiative which brings people together to raise money for their local hospice. Anyone...
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Set yourself a task to fundraise for a charity this year? Well, put your pedal to the metal and sign up to our Cycle Ride event on Sunday 8 October...
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Over the summer our green fingered supporters opened up their beautiful gardens to friends, family and neighbours in order to raise funds. A total of 18 gardens were opened in...
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St Helena supporters and railway enthusiasts came out in their thousands to welcome the steam locomotive Tornado to north Essex. The `Walton Pier Express’ on August 12th was organised by...
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Calling all super heroes! Fly down to Invasion Colchester on 2nd September for the launch of the next Comic Hero Run including an exclusive discount! We're proud to announce that...
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Cyclists signing up for our annual Cycle Ride this year have a choice of four exciting new routes. This popular event, which will again start from Monks Farm, Dedham will...
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Over one thousand St Helena Hospice supporters made their way through coloured bubbles for our third Bubble Rush event! The 5km course through High Woods Country Park united families and...
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This month six local solicitors are busy writing or amending Wills for people who have taken part in our Wills month. Throughout June the solicitors have pledged to waive their...
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Our 6th annual Birkett Long £50 Challenge got underway today as more than 35 teams from local businesses collected their start-up £50 note, generously donated by local solicitors Birkett Long...
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More than 800 ladies took to the streets of Colchester last night in their finest Disco Diva clothes and accessories for St Helena Hospice’s 9th annual Midnight Walk. The weather...
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The start of June sees the return of our hugely successful Wills Month campaign. The scheme, now in its fifth year, will run from the 1st -30th June and is...
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Lynn Love, 59, from Colchester, will be joining hundreds of women at St Helena Hospice’s Midnight Walk being pushed in a wheelchair around the 7.5 mile route by her family...
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Animal encounters, face painters and acrobatics entertained thousands of local hospice and rugby club supporters at Sunday’s Fete and Community Fun day. The annual event, held in partnership with Colchester...
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This June is Wills Month at St Helena  A number of local solicitors have partnered with our charity and are generously waiving their normal Will writing fee, in return for...
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We help people living with an incurable illness to live well and die with dignity and choice. In order to ensure this service is continually provided for as many people as...
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The lighter evenings have returned, the sun is making more of an appearance and along with Colchester Rugby Football Club we're excited to invite supporters to the annual Fete and...
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We're for local businesses to turn £50 into as much as they can for the hospice in the 6th annual Birkett Long £50 Challenge. Teams will be given a £5...
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Our annual Pier to Pier walk was another huge success with a fantastic turn out on Sunday. Supporters from all over north east Essex congregated at either Clacton or Walton...
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Less than a week left for St Helena supporters to sign up to our annual Pier to Pier walk starting at Clacton or Walton piers on Sunday 2nd April at...
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Castle Park in Colchester was home to more than 300 runners, film fans, comic book buffs and superheroes on Sunday 19th March at St Helena Hospice’s Comic Hero Run.  The...
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We're inviting supporters to sign up to our fun-filled bubbly day for the whole family on Saturday 17th June! We're staging our third annual Bubble Rush fundraising event in High...
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We want you to dust off those cookbooks and get some friends round for a cuppa and a cake to help raise money for people living with an incurable illness...
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Registration is now open for the hugely popular St Helena Pier to Pier free sponsored walk which takes place on Sunday 2nd April 2017, starting at Clacton or Walton Pier...
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Enter our 2017 Winter Raffle for a chance to win one of three cash prizes: 1st prize - £1,500 2nd prize - £250 3rd prize - £100 Extra prizes can...
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This weekend, a dedicated team of volunteers collected over 1,000 once-loved Christmas trees across the CO1 to CO7 area.  The Christmas tree-cycle was run with the support of Colchester Borough...
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We're pleased to announce the return of our annual Christmas tree-cycle on Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th January. We've teamed up with Colchester Borough Council to offer a recycling service...
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Contact Information
Fundraising

To contact the St Helena Fundraising team, please telephone 01206 931 468 or email fundraising@sthelena.org.uk , Monday to Friday between 9.00am and 5.00pm.

SinglePoint

24 hour advice: SinglePoint 01206 890 360 

SinglePoint is a 24/7 advice and support helpline which helps to coordinate an individual’s care with the hospice. SinglePoint also works alongside other healthcare services such as GPs, Community Nurses or Specialists. 

The Hospice

To contact a patient at The Hospice please find the address and telephone number below. Phone calls can be made to patients at any time of the day or week. You can contact Inpatient Services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

The Hospice, Myland Hall, Barncroft Close, Highwoods, Colchester, C04 9JU

Telephone: 01206 845 566

Hospice in the Home

You can contact The Hospice in the Home Team Monday to Friday, between 9.00am and 5.00pm on:

Colchester/Halstead team
Telephone: 01206 845 566

Tendring community team
Telephone: 01255 221 222

Day Therapies

You can contact the Joan Tomkins Centre (Colchester) Monday to Friday between 9.00am and 5.00pm on:

Telephone: 01206 848 163

Fax: 01206 752 245

You can contact the St Helena Tendring Centre (Clacton) Monday to Friday, between 9.00am and 5.00pm on 01255 221 222

Tendring Centre Postcode for Sat Navs: CO15 1EU

Human Resources

The HR Team can be contacted Monday to Friday between 9.00am and 5.00pm on 01206 931 466

Finance Team

To contact the St Helena Finance Team please telephone 01206 931 450 Monday to Friday, 9.00am to 5.00pm

Volunteer Services Team

The Volunteer Services team can be contacted Monday to Friday between 9.00am and 5.00pm on 01206 931 466

Media Enquiries

For all media enquiries between 9.00am and 5.00pm, Monday to Friday, please phone the Marketing and Communications team directly on 01206 931 464

Patient Referrals

If you, or a member of your family has a life-limiting illness and would like to discuss whether St Helena care services can help, you can contact the SinglePoint telephone service 24 hours a day, 7 days a week on 01206 890 360

Bereavement Support

To contact the St Helena Bereavement Support team please telephone the bereavement helpline: 01206 984 274, Monday to Friday, 9.00am to 5.00pm

Learning and Development Centre

The Learning and Development Centre is open Monday to Friday between 9.00am and 5.00pm and can be contacted on 01206 851 560

Service User Group

For more information on the St Helena Service User Group please contact Chair, Ken Aldred on 01206 751 397

Facilities Hire Enquiries

01206 851560

Lottery

To contact the Lottery team please call 0800 285 1390 or visit the website here, Monday to Friday between 9am and 5pm.

If you would like to write to or visit the Lottery team, the address is: Your Hospice Lottery Office Unit 6 The Atrium, Phoenix Square, Wyncolls Road, Colchester CO4 9AS.

Comment, compliment or complaint

Feedback, comments and complaints about St Helena care and support services may be made verbally or in writing to: Director of Care, St Helena, Myland Hall, Barncroft Close, Highwoods, Colchester, CO4 9JU. To speak to a member of our team, call 01206 845 566