North Devon Hospice

COLUMN: North Devon is not one of the wealthiest areas in the country, but the people do have the richest of hearts Members Public

As we look back at the Jubilee celebrations that took place across North Devon - and the whole country - I was reminded of the values that we were celebrating by simply enjoying a cream tea in the company of our local communities. The Queen has dedicated her life to

North Devon Hospice
News

COLUMN: Have you visited North Devon's 'Little Harrods'? Members Public

There is a gem of a shop in North Devon, which has been incredibly popular for over 20 years, weathering changes in habits and tastes to consistently delight tourist and locals alike. Yet many readers will not have even heard of it. Those of us who run North Devon Hospice’

North Devon Hospice
News

COLUMN: It’s vital that we walk the walk, not just talk the talk - North Devon Hospice Members Public

One thing we hear a lot is that North Devon doesn’t have a diverse community. After all, looking at current published stats, 98% of our community is white. But when you look a bit deeper, North Devon is more diverse than you might first think. And that’s great,

North Devon Hospice
News

OPINION: Living right up to the moment of dying - North Devon Hospice Members Public

“We had fish and chips for lunch” exclaimed our excited grandchild at her school pickup “And then we played games in the Jibberly Ball.” A pause. A thoughtful moment. And then the realisation…‘Ah the Jubilee Hall’, built in honour of the Queen’s Silver Jubilee some 45 years ago.

North Devon Hospice
News

COLUMN: Get baking for the North Devon Hospice Members Public

There are few things more enjoyable than discovering a hidden talent, which is why it was such a pleasure to judge the annual Bake-Off competition for North Devon Hospice staff this week. It has grown into a much-loved tradition and was sorely missed during Covid, so it felt even more

North Devon Hospice
News

COLUMN: Time is the most valuable gift you can give Members Public

It’s often said that time is the most valuable gift you can give. I certainly believe this to be true because I see first-hand the immense value of the time given by our volunteers at North Devon Hospice. They come from all different walks of life - and turn

North Devon Hospice
News