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Weldmar Hospicecare is a ‘disability confident organisation’

Weldmar Hospicecare is a ‘disability confident organisation’

We are continuing to focus on being a Disability Confident employer....

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Weldmar Hospicecare shops reopen following second national lockdown

Weldmar Hospicecare shops reopen following second national lockdown

We're asking you to support your local Weldmar shop in the run up to Christmas...

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How we are able to make our Light Up A Life service Covid secure

How we are able to make our Light Up A Life service Covid secure

Our virtual service will be live on Facebook and YouTube on 8th December at 6:30pm...

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VIDEO: Our Christmas tree has arrived!

VIDEO: Our Christmas tree has arrived!

Our giant Christmas tree is outside our Inpatient Unit...

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Weldmar Hospicecare’s Tree-cycle initiative returns for this festive season

Weldmar Hospicecare’s Tree-cycle initiative returns for this festive season

We're being supported by Trinity St. Christmas Trees for the campaign this January...

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Weldmar’s Christmas Jumper Day 2020

Weldmar’s Christmas Jumper Day 2020

Dig out your best knitted number and wear it with pride for Weldmar!...

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How early morning bike rides during lockdown inspired Clairemarie’s calendar for Weldmar

How early morning bike rides during lockdown inspired Clairemarie’s calendar for Weldmar

The calendar shows some incredible sunrises over Weymouth Bay...

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Weldmar counsellors to offer telephone support after Light Up A Life service

Weldmar counsellors to offer telephone support after Light Up A Life service

Those watching the service virtually may be alone or isolated and need somebody to talk to...

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Caring for yourself during lockdown – some helpful tips

Caring for yourself during lockdown – some helpful tips

Looking after your mental health is just as important as looking after your physical health...

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Weldmar’s nursing and retail teams join forces to help patient get back on his feet after homelessness

Weldmar’s nursing and retail teams join forces to help patient get back on his feet after homelessness

With lockdown looming, there was a race to get this patient settled into a new flat with everything he...

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A chance to bid for unique gifts in aid of Weldmar

A chance to bid for unique gifts in aid of Weldmar

A great opportunity to find super stocking fillers!...

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Arrangements for visitors at our IPU during November lockdown

Arrangements for visitors at our IPU during November lockdown

Please follow these rules when visiting our Inpatient Unit in Dorchester....

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Weldmar charity shops close for second national lockdown

Weldmar charity shops close for second national lockdown

The loss of revenue is expected to be significant....

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Trustees Week: Ever wondered what a Weldmar Trustee does?

Trustees Week: Ever wondered what a Weldmar Trustee does?

VIDEO: Two of our fabulous trustees explain all!...

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Weldmar’s ‘Mighty 17’ staff members raise more than £3,200 with their double October challenge

Weldmar’s ‘Mighty 17’ staff members raise more than £3,200 with their double October challenge

Members of the team braved the rain for one final walk on the last day of the month...

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Calling all crafters for a very special Christmas project

Calling all crafters for a very special Christmas project

We're looking for Christmas Puds with a difference!...

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The fabulous fundraising friends of Beaminster raise a stunning total for Weldmar

The fabulous fundraising friends of Beaminster raise a stunning total for Weldmar

A series of personal challenges helped give Weldmar's coffers a boost...

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How Terry has become more confident thanks to volunteering with Weldmar

How Terry has become more confident thanks to volunteering with Weldmar

Volunteering can provide lots of benefits, from social to personal development ...

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Celebrating our Occupational Therapists and Physiotherapists on AHP Day

Celebrating our Occupational Therapists and Physiotherapists on AHP Day

Shining a light on roles that you might not know we have at Weldmar hospicecare...

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Hospice Care Week: ‘Hospicecare is…’ – Sarah’s words

Hospice Care Week: ‘Hospicecare is…’ – Sarah’s words

How a patient at our IPU responded when we asked what hospice care meant to her......

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A real life treasure map: antique atlas nets £3,000 at auction for Weldmar

A real life treasure map: antique atlas nets £3,000 at auction for Weldmar

The 18th century volume went under the hammer and doubled the estimated price...

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Virtual London Marathon heroes brave the rain for Weldmar

Virtual London Marathon heroes brave the rain for Weldmar

Together, they've raised around £14,000 towards our vital services...

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Meet the ‘Mighty 17’ – Weldmar team members taking on a double challenge

Meet the ‘Mighty 17’ – Weldmar team members taking on a double challenge

Get inspired to take on a challenge to raise money this autumn!...

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We launch our brand new Community Outreach Vehicle

We launch our brand new Community Outreach Vehicle

This new vehicle will allow us to provide help and advice to remote locations across Dorset...

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Imogen’s Story: Dorchester teenager raises thousands with annual bakes and bingo

Imogen’s Story: Dorchester teenager raises thousands with annual bakes and bingo

Imogen Brown hasn't let Covid get in the way of her regular fundraising for the charity...

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Ellie delivers boxes of love for Weldmar patients

Ellie delivers boxes of love for Weldmar patients

Thank you Ellie!...

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The steepest of learning curves: Leading Weldmar’s Health & Safety response through Covid

The steepest of learning curves: Leading Weldmar’s Health & Safety response through Covid

To mark World Patient Safety Day, we discover how health and safety at Weldmar has adapted during the pandemic...

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Our Dorchester Inpatient Unit welcomes back Day Services

Our Dorchester Inpatient Unit welcomes back Day Services

The Orangery restaurant has been adapted to host Day Services every Tuesday...

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A treasure trove of celebrity autographs in the Weldmar eBay shop

A treasure trove of celebrity autographs in the Weldmar eBay shop

We've been given an extensive collection of sporting and celebrity signatures to sell and raise money...

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WATCH: Martin Clunes sends video message on what would have been Fete day

WATCH: Martin Clunes sends video message on what would have been Fete day

The Doc Martin star is a regular visitor to our annual community event...

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Fifty miles walked in less than 24 hours – Matt’s challenge raises more than £10,000

Fifty miles walked in less than 24 hours – Matt’s challenge raises more than £10,000

The walk was in memory of Matt's Grandad and Aunt Caroline, who were both cared for at Weldmar's IPU...

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Edwin and Gena’s Story: “It was like she was with family”

Edwin and Gena’s Story: “It was like she was with family”

Edwin returns to our hospice to explain how Weldmar cared for his beloved Gena, and the family....

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Weldmar Hospicecare pay tribute to Wessex FM

Weldmar Hospicecare pay tribute to Wessex FM

We say thank you and goodbye to Wessex FM...

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Day Services resume in Bridport and Blandford

Day Services resume in Bridport and Blandford

Our patients are now able to visit the community hospitals once a week...

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Taking on the Everesting challenge for Weldmar

Taking on the Everesting challenge for Weldmar

It's become the must-do lockdown challenge for cyclists...

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Weymouth Golf Club’s ‘Calendar Girls’ are above par fundraisers for Weldmar

Weymouth Golf Club’s ‘Calendar Girls’ are above par fundraisers for Weldmar

The ladies have made their own version of the calendar made famous in the film starring Julie Walters and...

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Weldmar’s popular Make A Will Month returns for a second year

Weldmar’s popular Make A Will Month returns for a second year

You can make a free appointment now to write or amend your Will....

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Thousands being raised for Weldmar thanks to homemade face masks

Thousands being raised for Weldmar thanks to homemade face masks

The local crafting community have been doing their bit to help us stay resilient!...

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Ever heard of a Padlet? It’s Weldmar’s new digital tool to help support bereaved relatives

Ever heard of a Padlet? It’s Weldmar’s new digital tool to help support bereaved relatives

Members of our Family Support Services team have been working on new digital resources to provide additional support to...

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Oladele’s Story: The trainee GP who spent lockdown at Weldmar

Oladele’s Story: The trainee GP who spent lockdown at Weldmar

Six months that will help shape the career of a local doctor...

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Weldmar’s Summer Fete cancelled for the first time in its 25 year history

Weldmar’s Summer Fete cancelled for the first time in its 25 year history

It's a £25,000 blow to our fundraising coffers...

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Matt’s Story: Why his Devon To Dorset Challenge is so much more than a sponsored walk

Matt’s Story: Why his Devon To Dorset Challenge is so much more than a sponsored walk

Our Director of Fundraising and Marketing has recent personal experience of Weldmar's services...

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Lockdown clearouts means charity shops are the places to go for high street gems

Lockdown clearouts means charity shops are the places to go for high street gems

It could be the best time to come looking for a bargain in a Weldmar shop!...

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Give Back Sunday at Shalims Balti House raises £1,700

Give Back Sunday at Shalims Balti House raises £1,700

The restaurant have thanked their customers and revealed the grand total....

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Day Services – providing a lifeline through lockdown for patients

Day Services – providing a lifeline through lockdown for patients

Debbie Dickenson has been calling Day Services patients weekly to check in and have a chat...

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Weldmar’s Day Services to restart after lockdown

Weldmar’s Day Services to restart after lockdown

Revised arrangements should allow a number of patients to return...

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Weldmar’s Indian Himalayas trek postponed to 2021 … and you can sign up

Weldmar’s Indian Himalayas trek postponed to 2021 … and you can sign up

Our Overseas Challenge will now take place in October 2021...

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Keeping It Clean: The challenge of hospice housekeeping during Covid-19

Keeping It Clean: The challenge of hospice housekeeping during Covid-19

Just how do you raise excellent standards even higher due to the coronavirus?...

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Hot news! Shalim’s Balti House dedicate ‘Give Back Sunday’ to Weldmar

Hot news! Shalim’s Balti House dedicate ‘Give Back Sunday’ to Weldmar

Every order on Sunday 28th June will benefit Weldmar Hospicecare...

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Listen to BBC Radio Solent’s audio diary with Weldmar Outlet Manager

Listen to BBC Radio Solent’s audio diary with Weldmar Outlet Manager

Sharon Thorne has been recording her diary in the run up to re-opening Weldmar's Weymouth Outlet...

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‘Staying Covid Secure’ at all Weldmar Hospicecare sites

‘Staying Covid Secure’ at all Weldmar Hospicecare sites

We've followed all government advice at our IPU and retail sites...

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Upwey Open Gardens go virtual for Weldmar

Upwey Open Gardens go virtual for Weldmar

Enjoy the best of the village from the comfort of your own home...

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Braving the shave for Weldmar – Tracy’s Story

Braving the shave for Weldmar – Tracy’s Story

Tracy has already raised more than a thousand pounds...

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Carers Week 2020: Meet Jo and Chloe from our Family Support Team

Carers Week 2020: Meet Jo and Chloe from our Family Support Team

Meet Jo and Chloe, who provide support to the carers and relatives of our patients...

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Volunteers Week 2020: How Steve’s helping to drive us in the right direction

Volunteers Week 2020: How Steve’s helping to drive us in the right direction

We couldn't do what we do without people like Steve Power....

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Donation open day and date for first Weldmar shop opening revealed

Donation open day and date for first Weldmar shop opening revealed

Re-opening our chain of charity shops will be in phases from 15th June, once each site can be made...

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It’s a snip – win the first post lockdown haircut at SGM Hair for just £5

It’s a snip – win the first post lockdown haircut at SGM Hair for just £5

We're sure you can't wait for your next visit to the hairdressers......

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No shops open … but you can still donate and sell for Weldmar

No shops open … but you can still donate and sell for Weldmar

For one week, eBay's Big Charity Sell means 100% of what you make can come to us...

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Hair Goes Nothing! Melissa’s brave shave for Weldmar

Hair Goes Nothing! Melissa’s brave shave for Weldmar

It's all in the name of raising funds for end of life care in Dorset...

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Tony’s Story: The Power of Poetry

Tony’s Story: The Power of Poetry

The popular Chideock resident is being cared for by our Family Support team, and sharing his work on YouTube...

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We’re asking you to stand by us as more key fundraising events are cancelled

We’re asking you to stand by us as more key fundraising events are cancelled

Our Moonlight Walk (formerly Midnight Walk) won't take place for the first time in thirteen years...

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Updated visitor arrangements at our Dorchester Inpatient Unit

Updated visitor arrangements at our Dorchester Inpatient Unit

Please follow these guidelines if you are expecting to visit...

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Keep Calm And Carry On Cooking – meet Weldmar’s top notch kitchen team

Keep Calm And Carry On Cooking – meet Weldmar’s top notch kitchen team

More of the incredible team members that make Weldmar the place it is...

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Weldmar IT consultant is an award winner

Weldmar IT consultant is an award winner

Kate Taylor has worked on 'incredibly exciting digital innovations' with us...

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Bumper weekend of virtual activity raises £7,000

Bumper weekend of virtual activity raises £7,000

Weldmar's Big Weekend ran across the bank holiday weekend...

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Dorchester fundraising hero takes to his buggy for Weldmar

Dorchester fundraising hero takes to his buggy for Weldmar

Graham's Scooterthon is underway!...

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Covid-19: How Weldmar’s 24/7 Advice Line is providing an extra lifeline in Dorset

Covid-19: How Weldmar’s 24/7 Advice Line is providing an extra lifeline in Dorset

How the good old telephone is proving to be a hero in these difficult times...

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Popular Dorset Knob competition returns in virtual form for Weldmar

Popular Dorset Knob competition returns in virtual form for Weldmar

How many Dorset Knobs could you eat in sixty seconds?...

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Covid-19: Weldmar’s Allied Health Professionals continue their specialist care on the front line

Covid-19: Weldmar’s Allied Health Professionals continue their specialist care on the front line

Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy remain core services still being delivered through Covid-19...

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Thank you Dorset! An overwhelming response to Weldmar’s plea for PPE

Thank you Dorset! An overwhelming response to Weldmar’s plea for PPE

We are now fortunate to have adequate stocks for the time being...

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Art Exhibition moves online to raise funds for Weldmar

Art Exhibition moves online to raise funds for Weldmar

"We were determined to provide people with access to some of the finest local artwork"...

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Lily’s superhero effort for Weldmar Hospicecare

Lily’s superhero effort for Weldmar Hospicecare

Have you spotted Wonder Women in the Burton Bradstock area?...

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Music and Merriment returns (with a difference) for Weldmar

Music and Merriment returns (with a difference) for Weldmar

The festival is moving from Spetisbury Rings to Facebook...

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Covid-19: Life on the frontline as a Weldmar Community Nurse

Covid-19: Life on the frontline as a Weldmar Community Nurse

Weldmar Community Nurses continue to provide an essential service in Dorset...

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Weldmar launch urgent fundraising appeal to battle Covid-19 crisis

Weldmar launch urgent fundraising appeal to battle Covid-19 crisis

We need your support now more than ever before....

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A message of support from our Patron, HRH The Prince of Wales

A message of support from our Patron, HRH The Prince of Wales

Prince Charles says he's 'so immenseley proud' of our care and service...

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Weldmar staff showing adaptability as they take on new roles at our IPU

Weldmar staff showing adaptability as they take on new roles at our IPU

Staff are providing key roles elsewhere in the organisation to keep our services going...

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Weldmar Hospicecare launches UK’s first interactive app to monitor patients at home

Weldmar Hospicecare launches UK’s first interactive app to monitor patients at home

The new app is already being put to the test with Covid-19...

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The Leggomen host live Facebook gigs in aid of Weldmar

The Leggomen host live Facebook gigs in aid of Weldmar

Members of the band will perform shows from their own homes during lockdown...

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Weldmar continues to provide Bereavement Support services through Covid-19

Weldmar continues to provide Bereavement Support services through Covid-19

Face to face meetings will make way for phone calls and new technology...

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We appeal for your support as our shops close and events cancelled

We appeal for your support as our shops close and events cancelled

We're also closing our Charity Headquarters in Weymouth...

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A message from our Director of Fundraising and Marketing on our events calendar

A message from our Director of Fundraising and Marketing on our events calendar

At Weldmar Hospicecare, we care for people with life limiting illnesses so it is important that we take all...

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Celebrating Nutrition and Hydration Week at Weldmar Hospicecare

Celebrating Nutrition and Hydration Week at Weldmar Hospicecare

Expect a lot of tasty treats this week!...

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How Weldmar’s support is like one big family – Val and Melanie’s Story

How Weldmar’s support is like one big family – Val and Melanie’s Story

A unique perspective on how our different services come together to help patients and loved ones...

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Kellie is boxing clever for Weldmar

Kellie is boxing clever for Weldmar

The popular White Collar Boxing shows have raised thousands for local charities...

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Serendipity on Colmer’s Hill – Ellie’s Story

Serendipity on Colmer’s Hill – Ellie’s Story

Here's the story behind an incredible painting....

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Weldmar’s Book Club returns for 2020

Weldmar’s Book Club returns for 2020

Join in the discussion about our forthcoming featured books...

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Meet Weldmar’s new Counselling and Bereavement Lead

Meet Weldmar’s new Counselling and Bereavement Lead

Emma Weston joins us with a wealth of experience in counselling...

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Take our ’40 Items in 40 Days’ Challenge this Lent

Take our ’40 Items in 40 Days’ Challenge this Lent

An alternative idea for giving something up for Lent......

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From pink lemonade to the trek of a lifetime – Ruth and Billie Rose’s Story

From pink lemonade to the trek of a lifetime – Ruth and Billie Rose’s Story

How a granddaughter is keeping a promise to her beloved Gran, all in aid of Weldmar...

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‘The hospice brought light to an otherwise dark time’ – Gareth’s Story

‘The hospice brought light to an otherwise dark time’ – Gareth’s Story

Why Gareth is running the Weymouth Half Marathon in memory of his mother-in-law, Barbara...

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The heroes at Magicard put their superpowers behind Weldmar’s KAPOW!

The heroes at Magicard put their superpowers behind Weldmar’s KAPOW!

Join us at Lodmoor Country Park in May for a fun filled inflatable obstacle course!...

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Donate and dash … we launch Dorset’s first charity shop window donation point

Donate and dash … we launch Dorset’s first charity shop window donation point

Make a donation in seconds at our charity shop in Dorchester...

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Pounds for pounds – how Reggie raised money for Weldmar on the day he was born

Pounds for pounds – how Reggie raised money for Weldmar on the day he was born

We love hearing about your fun ways of raising money for Weldmar!...

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A heartwarming tale from Weldmar’s Day Services

A heartwarming tale from Weldmar’s Day Services

Everyone has the chance to shine at our Day Services across the county...

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Weldmar’s Day Services expand to an extra day in Weymouth

Weldmar’s Day Services expand to an extra day in Weymouth

It's an opportunity for us to support more people in the community...

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Sick thieves strike at Weldmar’s Gillingham charity shop

Sick thieves strike at Weldmar’s Gillingham charity shop

The offenders ransacked the shop and office areas...

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It’s Midnight to Moonlight as men join our flagship fundraising event

It’s Midnight to Moonlight as men join our flagship fundraising event

For the first time, men, women and children can take part in our annual summer night time walk....

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Our first Frosty 5k event raises £12,000

Our first Frosty 5k event raises £12,000

It was the final festive family event before children went back to school!...

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How your unwanted Christmas gifts could make a difference

How your unwanted Christmas gifts could make a difference

Don't let unloved gifts clutter your cupboards!...

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Community patients enjoy a Christmas lunch together thanks to your generosity

Community patients enjoy a Christmas lunch together thanks to your generosity

It's been part of our Christmas Appeal this year....

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Lily’s Christmas act of kindness for Weldmar patients and staff

Lily’s Christmas act of kindness for Weldmar patients and staff

The young supporter made a special visit to the Inpatient Unit with boxes of festive treats...

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The Art Group Story: “It’s brought out things in me that I’d forgotten”

The Art Group Story: “It’s brought out things in me that I’d forgotten”

Members of our Art Group tell us how it's helped with their bereavement process...

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May The Force Be With You … at our Weymouth Outlet!

May The Force Be With You … at our Weymouth Outlet!

If you're looking for Star Wars gifts this Christmas, it's the place to go......

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Donkeys bring a festive smile to Weldmar patients

Donkeys bring a festive smile to Weldmar patients

...and it was quite a treat for staff too!...

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Lottery win for Weldmar supporter

Lottery win for Weldmar supporter

It's just a pound a week to play....

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Waterside Holidays offer a treat to Weldmar team members

Waterside Holidays offer a treat to Weldmar team members

Weldmar has been Charity of the Year for the Waterside Holidays Group in Dorset...

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A ‘quacker’ of a donation from Ducks and Drakes Cancer Trust!

A ‘quacker’ of a donation from Ducks and Drakes Cancer Trust!

The money has been raised throughout 2019....

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Strictly Junior 2019 raises £7,000 for Weldmar

Strictly Junior 2019 raises £7,000 for Weldmar

A sensational show at Weymouth Pavilion, starring the next generation of Strictly stars!...

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Our brand new tree stars for Light Up A Life services

Our brand new tree stars for Light Up A Life services

The new stars are more eco-friendly...

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A genuine Prada bag, and fashion for every Christmas party

A genuine Prada bag, and fashion for every Christmas party

If you love fashion, don't miss this!...

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Shopping at Co-op helps raise funds for Weldmar Day Services

Shopping at Co-op helps raise funds for Weldmar Day Services

Just get a Co-op membership card to start fundraising....

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Light Up A Life comes to Bridport for the first time

Light Up A Life comes to Bridport for the first time

Join us for the service at Groves Garden Centre....

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VIDEO: Watch our giant Christmas Tree going up at the hospice!

VIDEO: Watch our giant Christmas Tree going up at the hospice!

It's ready to decorate with hundred of special lights....

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Dream Cottages support Weldmar’s Light Up A Life 2019

Dream Cottages support Weldmar’s Light Up A Life 2019

Join us at one of our special services to remember a loved one....

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‘Every Little Helps’ – how a monthly shopping trip makes a difference to Jenny

‘Every Little Helps’ – how a monthly shopping trip makes a difference to Jenny

Weldmar volunteer Rose meets Jenny for 'the big shop'...

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Weldmar marks Remembrance Sunday in Sherborne with prize winning window display

Weldmar marks Remembrance Sunday in Sherborne with prize winning window display

We supported the Royal British Legion's annual campaign for Sherborne shops and businesses....

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Weldmar accredited as a ‘Disability Confident’ employer

Weldmar accredited as a ‘Disability Confident’ employer

We're continually working towards improving the recruitment and retention of people with a disability...

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Fundraising hits top gear at Sherborne Classic and Supercar Show

Fundraising hits top gear at Sherborne Classic and Supercar Show

Our thanks to the organisers for their support for Weldmar's community nursing in Sherborne...

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Ray’s Story: The guitar hero

Ray’s Story: The guitar hero

The local musician's treasured instruments have a new home...

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Could you open your garden for Weldmar in 2020?

Could you open your garden for Weldmar in 2020?

We're looking for gorgeous gardens to add to our guide!...

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Discovering a family heirloom at Weldmar’s Bookshop

Discovering a family heirloom at Weldmar’s Bookshop

Bookshop manager Rob Mutter turns private detective......

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“Every day is Giggle Day”: How volunteers make a difference in Day Services

“Every day is Giggle Day”: How volunteers make a difference in Day Services

Here's what some of our Day Services patients have said about volunteers...

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VIDEO AND PHOTOS: Brave locals Firewalk for Weldmar

VIDEO AND PHOTOS: Brave locals Firewalk for Weldmar

It was part of our Family Fright Night at the Nothe Fort in Weymouth...

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Exquisite new local gardening book raises funds for Weldmar

Exquisite new local gardening book raises funds for Weldmar

A perfect stockingfiller for this Christmas!...

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Best selling author Raynor Winn visits Weldmar’s Bookshop

Best selling author Raynor Winn visits Weldmar’s Bookshop

The author of 'The Salt Path' was one of the most popular speakers at Dorchester's Literary Festival...

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Ensuring callers to your door are genuine charity representatives

Ensuring callers to your door are genuine charity representatives

We will never ask for cash at your door....

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Handwritten letter from Florence Nightingale discovered by Weldmar

Handwritten letter from Florence Nightingale discovered by Weldmar

Something special for us to reveal as part of Hospice Care Week....

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Dorchester schoolchildren get on their ‘Wacky Hair’ for Weldmar!

Dorchester schoolchildren get on their ‘Wacky Hair’ for Weldmar!

There were some weird and wonderful sights at Prince of Wales School!...

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Hospice Care Week: Making it all work

Hospice Care Week: Making it all work

Meeting some of the people behind the scenes who we couldn't do without....

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Hospice Care Week: No ordinary housekeeper

Hospice Care Week: No ordinary housekeeper

Meeting some of the people behind the scenes who we couldn't do without....

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Hospice Care Week: Meet our chefs

Hospice Care Week: Meet our chefs

Meeting some of the people behind the scenes who we couldn't do without....

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We’re in! We finally move into our new Weymouth home, Trimar House

We’re in! We finally move into our new Weymouth home, Trimar House

The move into our headquarters has been a year in the making....

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Hospice Care Week: ‘This Is What It Takes’

Hospice Care Week: ‘This Is What It Takes’

This week, we're taking you behind the scenes at Weldmar Hospicecare...

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Time’s running out to apply for a London Marathon Gold Bond Place

Time’s running out to apply for a London Marathon Gold Bond Place

The Virgin Money London Marathon 2020 is next April...

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Weldmar’s new Christmas Card range now available to buy online

Weldmar’s new Christmas Card range now available to buy online

Quality cards in packs of five, with all proceeds to Weldmar Hospicecare....

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“It’s just like a fairytale wedding”: Duncan and Kate tie the knot at the hospice

“It’s just like a fairytale wedding”: Duncan and Kate tie the knot at the hospice

The wedding was organised in just 24 hours....

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Duke of Edinburgh Award youngsters shine for Weldmar

Duke of Edinburgh Award youngsters shine for Weldmar

Meet Jack and Ollie....

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Pedal power from Scotland to Spain for Weldmar

Pedal power from Scotland to Spain for Weldmar

Ross Longridge is heading to Gibralter on an epic journey...

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Fete Stories: The volunteer all the way from Boston, Massachussetts

Fete Stories: The volunteer all the way from Boston, Massachussetts

Why Dorset's hospice became an important stop on a year long study....

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New Memory Trees prove a success at our Summer Fete

New Memory Trees prove a success at our Summer Fete

It was an opportunity for visitors to remember their loved ones....

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Fete Stories: Finding the perfect lot on the Silent Auction

Fete Stories: Finding the perfect lot on the Silent Auction

You never know what treasures you might find....

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From Martin Clunes to our Memory Tree – how our Summer Fete raised more than £20,000

From Martin Clunes to our Memory Tree – how our Summer Fete raised more than £20,000

It all happened in glorious sunshine at our hospice in Dorchester...

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Our Day Services patients turn into ‘Easy Riders’ with Harley Davidson Chapter

Our Day Services patients turn into ‘Easy Riders’ with Harley Davidson Chapter

They were able to take a thrilling ride on the back of a bike!...

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Angling Centre collection nets more than a thousand pounds in memory of Stephen

Angling Centre collection nets more than a thousand pounds in memory of Stephen

The collection was made in memory of Stephen Marley....

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Breathing a little easier thanks to Weldmar’s hand held fans

Breathing a little easier thanks to Weldmar’s hand held fans

The small fans can make a big difference....

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Meet Julie Nash: 25 years of nursing at Weldmar

Meet Julie Nash: 25 years of nursing at Weldmar

Julie was here to welcome our very first patient in 1994....

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New sports challenge in Weymouth to support Weldmar Hospicecare

New sports challenge in Weymouth to support Weldmar Hospicecare

Will you be up for the new team event?...

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Vintage Pencil Sharpener draws attention in our Wareham shop

Vintage Pencil Sharpener draws attention in our Wareham shop

To put it bluntly, it's been sold for £150.00....

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Claim a 20% New Look discount voucher with a donation to Weldmar

Claim a 20% New Look discount voucher with a donation to Weldmar

Take advantage of the new scheme....

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The man re-CYCLING in aid of Weldmar Hospicecare

The man re-CYCLING in aid of Weldmar Hospicecare

re-CYCLING your old bike could help make us money!...

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Seasons greetings from Weldmar Hospicecare!

Seasons greetings from Weldmar Hospicecare!

Yes, we know it's only August, but......

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Meet our latest £1,000 Lottery winner!

Meet our latest £1,000 Lottery winner!

Jan is heading on a golfing holiday with her winnings....

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When we met Boris at No. 10

When we met Boris at No. 10

A team from Weldmar Hospicecare were invited to tea....

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Thousands enjoy live entertainment at Music By The Lake

Thousands enjoy live entertainment at Music By The Lake

Live music is back at Kingston Maurward, with Weldmar Hospicecare!...

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Weldmar’s first ‘Make A Will Month’ is this October

Weldmar’s first ‘Make A Will Month’ is this October

A number of local solicitors are offering a free Will writing service...

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Team Weldmar at Nantes Solicitors Charity Beach Volleyball

Team Weldmar at Nantes Solicitors Charity Beach Volleyball

We were proud to be the chosen charity for 2019....

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Weldmar Hospicecare is supporting Weymouth & Portland Pride

Weldmar Hospicecare is supporting Weymouth & Portland Pride

Look out for our window displays around Weymouth & Portland...

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The eleven year old growing funds for Weldmar!

The eleven year old growing funds for Weldmar!

Green fingered Daniel Bushell potted hundred of plants to sell for Weldmar....

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Weymouth turned silver by our Midnight Walkers

Weymouth turned silver by our Midnight Walkers

Thank you for helping us raise and incredible total!...

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‘Weldmar took away the worry’ – Edwin and Ann’s story

‘Weldmar took away the worry’ – Edwin and Ann’s story

"They are a fantastic service - everyone should know about Weldmar"...

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Classic eighties computer consoles donated to our Weymouth Outlet

Classic eighties computer consoles donated to our Weymouth Outlet

Including the ZX Spectrum and the Commodore 64......

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There’s a new £25,000 rollover jackpot on our Lottery!

There’s a new £25,000 rollover jackpot on our Lottery!

What would you spend it on?...

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BLOG: Caroline Hamblett, Weldmar CEO, on increased demand on services

BLOG: Caroline Hamblett, Weldmar CEO, on increased demand on services

The cost of care is rising, and we need your help....

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Hot dogs beat the heat at our annual Dog Show

Hot dogs beat the heat at our annual Dog Show

They helped us raise a cool amount of money!...

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Cyclists hit top gear for Weldmar Hospicecare

Cyclists hit top gear for Weldmar Hospicecare

Thank you to everyone who took part!...

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So what would you do to fundraise for Weldmar?

So what would you do to fundraise for Weldmar?

Would you be as brave as these Dorchester cricketers?...

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Fond tributes paid to Trimar Hospice ahead of summer move

Fond tributes paid to Trimar Hospice ahead of summer move

Staff and volunteers gathered to remember 23 years of Trimar Hospice...

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Where to find a Big Dorset Cuppa event

Where to find a Big Dorset Cuppa event

Enjoy a cuppa and a cake in aid of Weldmar Hospicecare!...

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Stay at Aquila Heights to raise money for Weldmar!

Stay at Aquila Heights to raise money for Weldmar!

They've chosen us as one of their nominated charities....

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Have you signed up for the Big Dorset Cuppa?

Have you signed up for the Big Dorset Cuppa?

Brew up and raise money for Weldmar Hospicecare!...

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VOLUNTEERS WEEK:  Annual Volunteers Event 2019

VOLUNTEERS WEEK: Annual Volunteers Event 2019

We would like to thank every single one of our fantastic volunteers for the work that they do! ...

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Is this Weldmar’s youngest fundraiser?

Is this Weldmar’s youngest fundraiser?

Thank you ten month old Elsie and mum Kirsten!...

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VOLUNTEERS WEEK:  Dave cooks up a storm!

VOLUNTEERS WEEK: Dave cooks up a storm!

Meet Dave, Weldmar Hospicecare's Volunteer Chef...

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VOLUNTEERS WEEK: Being a Volunteer Bereavement Counsellor

VOLUNTEERS WEEK: Being a Volunteer Bereavement Counsellor

It's a vital part of our service that people don't often think of....

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VOLUNTEERS WEEK:  It’s never too late to learn something new!

VOLUNTEERS WEEK: It’s never too late to learn something new!

Jacky's learning new computer skills as a volunteer....

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VOLUNTEERS WEEK: Meet Geraldine Jones

VOLUNTEERS WEEK: Meet Geraldine Jones

“I’ve been very happy here these past eleven years. I’ve enjoyed it very much”...

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VOLUNTEERS WEEK: Meet John Lockyer

VOLUNTEERS WEEK: Meet John Lockyer

John says volunteering at Weldmar has saved his life....

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VOLUNTEERS WEEK: Helping out at a Weldmar shop

VOLUNTEERS WEEK: Helping out at a Weldmar shop

What's it like to volunteer in a Weldmar shop?...

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Magna Housing heroes start the transformation of our new home

Magna Housing heroes start the transformation of our new home

They've been helping us with the first steps towards renovating the former school and Horizon building....

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Our walkers are the toast of the coast!

Our walkers are the toast of the coast!

A huge thank you to everyone who took part in the Weldmar Hospicecare Jurassic Coast Challenge 2019. 75 participants...

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Weyline Taxis sign up to sponsor our Midnight Walk

Weyline Taxis sign up to sponsor our Midnight Walk

We’re delighted to welcome back Weyline Taxis as the lead sponsor for the Weldmar Hospicecare Midnight Walk! The popular...

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Our last ever Colour Run and Bubble Rush raise £45k

Our last ever Colour Run and Bubble Rush raise £45k

An incredible £45,000 has been raised for Weldmar Hospicecare services in Dorset....

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Actress, Pauline Quirke, visits our Inpatient Unit

Actress, Pauline Quirke, visits our Inpatient Unit

Patients at our inpatient unit were treated to a visit from Pauline Quirke ...

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Weldmar’s Telehealth Project

Weldmar’s Telehealth Project

Weldmar Hospicecare uses Telehealth to support patients in the community ...

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Our 25th Celebrations Continue…

Our 25th Celebrations Continue…

Our Dorchester Day Services celebrated 25 Years of service ...

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We’re on the move – Update

We’re on the move – Update

Staff at Weldmar Hospicecare are preparing to move premises as we relocate our offices and Weymouth Day Services ...

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World Cancer Day 2019 – Joe’s Story

World Cancer Day 2019 – Joe’s Story

We are privileged to be able to share Joe's story on World Cancer Day ...

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Weldmar Hospicecare targeted by thieves

Weldmar Hospicecare targeted by thieves

The delivery van from our Poole Furniture Outlet was targeted by thieves overnight on 22nd January ...

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Weldmar Hospicecare launches new and exciting lottery!

Weldmar Hospicecare launches new and exciting lottery!

The first draw for Weldmar Hospicecare will be held on Friday 2nd November. ...

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The Prince of Wales renews his Patronage of Weldmar

The Prince of Wales renews his Patronage of Weldmar

Weldmar are delighted to receive this news prior to our 25th Anniversary in 2019...

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Motor Neurone Disease (MND) at Weldmar

Motor Neurone Disease (MND) at Weldmar

Within Dorset, Weldmar Hospicecare are the specialists to support patients living with Motor Neurone Disease (MND)...

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Feedback on Weldmar from the Dorset CCG

Feedback on Weldmar from the Dorset CCG

The Dorset Clinical Commissioning Group praises Weldmar for our partnership working ...

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Weldmar patient has her head shaved

Weldmar patient has her head shaved

Lucy Aaron raises over £1,400 for Weldmar Hospicecare ...

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We’re on the move

We’re on the move

Staff at Weldmar Hospicecare are preparing to move premises as we look to relocate our offices...

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Weldmar celebrates Volunteers Week

Weldmar celebrates Volunteers Week

We thank our Volunteers for being part of Weldmar...

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Could you be our next Strictly Ballroom Champion?

Could you be our next Strictly Ballroom Champion?

Weldmar is searching for the 2018 Strictly Ballroom Champions...

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Teacup in a Storm

Teacup in a Storm

An animated film made by people attending Weldmar’s Day Services...

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Lucy’s story

Lucy’s story

Running in memory of Nana...

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Weldmar’s Day Services

Weldmar’s Day Services

Weldmar’s Day Services are provided for patients and their carers at locations in north, south and west Dorset...

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Imogen’s bingo

Imogen’s bingo

Young fundraiser, Imogen Brown of Dorchester, raised over £1,800 for Weldmar...

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Rugby Walk

Rugby Walk

Michael Sidey was recently awarded the ‘Julian Quick Trophy’ for raising the most sponsorship at the 2017 Men's Rugby...

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Open Gardens for Weldmar

Open Gardens for Weldmar

Weldmar is inviting gardeners to open up their gardens in 2018 to help raise funds for the end of...

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Weldmar Christmas Tree Recycling Scheme a Success

Weldmar Christmas Tree Recycling Scheme a Success

Weldmar's Christmas Tree Recycling scheme raises £4,500...

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Weldmar’s Biggest Loser

Weldmar’s Biggest Loser

Sign up to Weldmar’s new 12 week fitness challenge - meet new friends, get healthy, raise money and feel...

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Friendship after loss

Friendship after loss

A group of people who lost loved-ones around the same time in 2012 are still meeting up five years...

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Hospice heroes

Hospice heroes

Weldmar is proud to be supported by the Dorset community throughout 2017...

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Da Boys are Back in Town

Da Boys are Back in Town

A reunion of bands from the ‘60s to the ‘70s raised £2,600 for Weldmar...

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Hospice heroes

Hospice heroes

Weldmar is proud to be supported by the Dorset community throughout 2017...

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Weldmar’s feast of food

Weldmar’s feast of food

Weldmar's arts therapies team create new recipe book...

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M&S Grant

M&S Grant

Your vote could have won a £12,000 grant for Weldmar...

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Silent Auctions

Silent Auctions

ZeroC holds silent auctions of ex-show-home furniture in aid of Weldmar...

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Hospice Care Week 2017

Hospice Care Week 2017

Hospice Care Week is a national campaign, running from 9th until 15th October - with the theme 'We are...

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Weldmar patient comfort appeal

Weldmar patient comfort appeal

Dorset’s community helps provide comfort for Weldmar’s patients...

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Weymouth fireworks

Weymouth fireworks

Held in memory of Mike Hunter, Weldmar's firework display in Weymouth on Monday 21st August...

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Hospice heroes

Hospice heroes

Weldmar is proud to be supported by both the Dorset community and from those further afield during the summer...

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Sherborne charity shop anniversary

Sherborne charity shop anniversary

Weldmar’s charity shop in Sherborne celebrates 20 years of serving the community in August 2017...

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Weldmar’s Midnight Walk

Weldmar’s Midnight Walk

Weldmar's Midnight Walk is a big success...

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Beach Body Blast

Beach Body Blast

Open air exercise class in Weymouth raises hundreds for Weldmar...

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Carers’ day out

Carers’ day out

Carers were treated to a blast from the past at Weldmar’s annual day out...

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Loyalty card

Loyalty card

House of Health and Beauty in Dorchester donates loyalty cards to Weldmar...

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Weldmar thanks volunteers

Weldmar thanks volunteers

Long service awards were presented to Weldmar volunteers...

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Colour and Bubbles!

Colour and Bubbles!

Weldmar's brightest, most colourful weekend in May 2017...

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Blandford Outlet

Blandford Outlet

Weldmar Outlet opens in Blandford...

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Cutlery donation

Cutlery donation

Weldmar Hospicecare receives donation of cutlery...

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Chideock Cider Makers

Chideock Cider Makers

Chideock cider makers make a donation of £1,000 to Weldmar Hospicecare....

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House of Health and Beauty

House of Health and Beauty

House of Health and Beauty celebrates 20th year by supporting Weldmar...

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Volunteers needed

Volunteers needed

Weldmar Hospicecare needs your help...

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Donate your first new £1 coin to Weldmar

Donate your first new £1 coin to Weldmar

Weldmar Hospicecare is asking you to donate your first new £1....

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Raising a wedge for Weldmar

Raising a wedge for Weldmar

Came Down Golf Club present cheque to Weldmar Hospicecare...

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Gus Rolls

Gus Rolls

Gus marks the first ever wheelchair entry in the ABP Southampton Half Marathon...

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Shark swimming

Shark swimming

Swimming with sharks was the first of ten challenges for Matt...

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New Consulting Room

New Consulting Room

Weldmar Hospicecare receives funding to boost services for Motor Neurone Disease patients....

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Young fundraiser

Young fundraiser

Young fundraiser Imogen raises £945 for Weldmar...

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Matt’s Colossal 10

Matt’s Colossal 10

Fundraiser takes on ten special challenges in his tenth year at Weldmar...

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Weymouth Winner

Weymouth Winner

Weymouth Weldmar supporter wins £1,000....

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Long Service Awards

Long Service Awards

Weldmar Hospicecare presents awards to staff with over 20 years’ service....

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Double bubble

Double bubble

Dorset's brightest weekend - in May 2017...

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March in March

March in March

Are you planning to get fit for the summer, or have a New Year’s resolution to do more exercise?...

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Christmas Challenge

Christmas Challenge

During December we asked you to support Weldmar's Christmas Challenge, to fund our 24/7 Helpline....

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Waitrose Fundraising

Waitrose Fundraising

Bridport’s Waitrose store recently presented over £900 to Weldmar Hospicecare....

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Weldmar’s Bookshop

Weldmar’s Bookshop

The Weldmar Bookshop in Dorchester recently moved into much larger premises...

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Councillors praise Weldmar

Councillors praise Weldmar

Councillors have expressed their admiration for the work of Weldmar Hospicecare and congratulated the charity on its recent 'outstanding'...

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Bereavement courses funded by Ducks & Drakes

Bereavement courses funded by Ducks & Drakes

Ducks & Drakes present £8,106 to Weldmar Hospicecare....

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Great Wall of China Trek

Great Wall of China Trek

Sixteen supporters trekked along the Great Wall of China for Weldmar...

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Trimar’s 20th Anniversary

Trimar’s 20th Anniversary

Trimar Hospice is Weldmar Hospicecare’s centre in Weymouth - and celebrates its 20th Anniversary in 2016....

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Lucy runs for Weldmar

Lucy runs for Weldmar

A Weldmar Community Nurse is competing in the Great West Run...

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Hospice Care Week 2016

Hospice Care Week 2016

Weldmar Hospicecare is once again taking part in Hospice Care Week – a national campaign that runs between 3rd...

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Weldmar Auction

Weldmar Auction

Weldmar Hospicecare is auctioning a number of items on Thursday 6th October at 10am – in an auction hosted...

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Superheroes needed!

Superheroes needed!

Be a hero for Weldmar - join our Superhero Fun Run on Sunday 25th September in Bridport...

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Weldmar is Outstanding

Weldmar is Outstanding

Care provided by Weldmar Hospicecare - which covers north, west and south Dorset - has been rated ‘outstanding’....

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Hospice Improvements

Hospice Improvements

In order to continue delivering outstanding care to patients, Weldmar Hospicecare will be refurbishing the kitchen of Joseph Weld...

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Make waves for Weldmar

Make waves for Weldmar

Weldmar Hospicecare are looking for teams to take on our first Charity Swimathon....

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