Daily News Roundup – 8 July 2014

Categories: In The Media.

Darlington hospice wins plans for new inpatient extension

The Northern Echo

St Teresa’s Hospice has received planning permission for a new ground floor inpatient unit with beds for ten people in a new single storey building in the hospice’s grounds.

St Peter’s opens new hospice building for grieving relatives


A highly-anticipated extension of St Peter’s Hospice in Bristol has been officially opened the Lord Lieutenant of Bristol Mary Prior.

Mum from Hemel ‘thrilled’ after winning photography competition

Hemel Today

A mum has won the Hospice of St Francis Spring Photo Competition with a vibrant image of rapeseed fields beneath dramatic April skies.

Coronation Street star welcomed as new patron of Lewis-Manning Hospice

Daily Echo

Actress Debra Stephenson, of Coronation Street and Bad Girls fame, has been welcomed aboard as a new patron of Lewis-Manning Hospice.

Alzheimer’s research in ‘major step’ towards blood test

BBC News

British scientists have made a “major step forward” in developing a blood test to predict the onset of Alzheimer’s disease.

How charities can use Snapchat

The Guardian – Voluntary Sector Network blog

Will Barker, public relations and digital officer at Tenovus, shares his top tips on how charities can make the most out of new social media platforms like Snapchat

How to get your story in the news

Civil Society

David Ainsworth shares his step-by-step guide to help get media coverage for your organisation.

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