Daily News Roundup – 19 February 2016

Categories: In The Media.

In pictures: Impressive progress made at Alexander Devine hospice site

Maidenhead Advertiser
Great progress has been made on the Alexander Devine Children’s Hospice site in Woodlands Park as ground work has now started on the first floor.

BBC Children in Need announces £500k grants for six Merseyside projects

Liverpool Echo
More than £500,000 worth of funding to six new projects in Merseyside has been announced by BBC Children in Need. Local projects who will receive the funding include children’s hospice Claire House, Target Football and the Greenhouse arts project.

Pensioner leaves nearly £1m to three charities

Stoke Sentinel
A mysterious pensioner has left huge donations of £330,000 each to three charities in her will. Douglas Macmillan Hospice, the Donna Louise Trust, and military charity the Royal Star and Garter will all benefit from Mary Althea Bonallo’s generosity.

Harry Hill and Al Murray announce comedy show for St Wilfrid’s Hospice

Midhurst and Petworth Observer
Comedians Harry Hill and Al Murray are putting on a one-off comedy spectacular in aid of St Wilfrid’s Hospice in Chichester.

Liverpool defender Mamadou Sakho takes time out to visit local baby hospice

Daily Mirror
Accompanied by his family, the Frenchman donated a number of presents patients at Zoe’s Place, a children’s charity in Liverpool.

From across ehospice editions:

Our dearest darling, Kate

Stichting PAL in The Netherlands hosts three interns from the Czech Republic

A final thanks for syringe driver donations from across Australia

New initiative brings grief support into the community

JPM special issue on end of life care and African Americans