Daily News Roundup – 25 August 2015

Categories: In The Media.

Visitors flock to Halton Haven Hospice to release 300 butterflies in memory of loved ones

Liverpool Echo
Hundreds of butterflies were released at Halton Haven Hospice as residents commemorated loved ones who have passed away.

Appeal launched to help Hospice support dementia patients

On The Wight
A fundraising appeal has been launched to bring an Admiral Nurse to Earl Mountbatten Hospice, to help support patients and families affected by dementia.

Wrexham hospice to return 250-year-old book to its original home

Daily Post
Nightingale House Hospice in Wrexham was taken aback when the 1766 Book of Common Prayer was donated. Hospice chiefs decided it was too historic to be sold and set about ensuring it was returned to its rightful ancestral home.

Assisted dying is slowly turning into a fashionable, liberal cause

Daily Telegraph
People do not make choices in isolation, writes Tim Stanley.

Big Readcycle – don’t miss your last chance to donate!

Marie Curie blog
With only four days of readcycling left, we need your help to donate even more books which will then be sold in Marie Curie shops to raise money for people living with terminal illness, and their families.

Hospice opens for volunteer jobseekers

Market Rasen Mail
Lindsey Lodge Hospice is opening up its doors to job seekers searching for paid or voluntary opportunities.

10 of the strangest wills of all time

The Guardian
In the UK we are not very good at drawing up wills. In fact, fewer than half of UK adults have done so, leaving 26 million people with no formal instructions for what should happen to their possessions on their death.

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