Hospice team de­lighted by do­na­tion

Harefield Gazette - - NEWS -

A GOLF club raised £8,000 for a hospice through a se­ries of events.

North­wood res­i­dent Joe San­der­cock used his year of cap­taincy at Moor Park Golf Club, off Rick­mansworth Road, in Rick­mansworth, to raise money for the Michael So­bell Hospice (MSH) at Mount Ver­non Hos­pi­tal, on the same road in North­wood.

He said: “Moor Park

THE First World War’s im­pact on Hilling­don’s canal in­dus­try will be lec­tured on this month.

The canal lec­tures will take place dur­ing a cruise on The Els­dale on mem­bers have been su­perb in sup­port­ing all the fundrais­ing events in the past 12 months, from bridge drives, to golf days, ten­nis events and col­lec­tions. It costs £1,000 a week to pro­vide spe­cial­ist care for a ter­mi­nally ill pa­tient at MSH so this money will fund eight weeks of care.”

The hospice cares for those fac­ing life-lim­it­ing ill­nesses. It is the only Fe­bru­ary 23, with trips run­ning from 11am to 1.20pm and 1.30pm to 3.50pm. The trips will start and end near to spe­cial­ist pal­lia­tive care in-pa­tient unit in the Hilling­don bor­ough.

Chief ex­ec­u­tive He­len El­liot said: “We are de­lighted with the cheque that the golf club have pre­sented to us. We re­ally ap­pre­ci­ate their on­go­ing sup­port and fan­tas­tic fundrais­ing ef­forts, which will help enor­mously to­wards pa­tient care at Michael So­bell Hospice.” West­ern View, in Hayes Town cen­tre, near to the Old Crown Pub. Tick­ets cost £4. To book call 07718043105.

n CHEQUE IT OUT: (L-R) Ur­sula Reeve, Carol We­ston, Joe San­der­cock, He­len El­liott and Sue Partridge

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