Entries by Rhianne Walkey

BLOG: From bud to blossom

  How the nurturing environment of St Luke’s, plus her own gentle strength and tenacity, have helped Anca thrive in her role at St Luke’s. When you’ve arrived from overseas to live in another country and are still learning its language, you often rely on the non-verbal cues you pick up from those around you […]

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BLOG: Steps that say thanks a million for such superb care

Inspired by memories of her beautiful mother who was cared for so compassionately by St Luke’s Hospice Plymouth, our charity’s very own Finance Director is set to take a million steps to raise vital funds that will help other local families affected by terminal illness. Sue Cannon, who joined the senior leadership team at the […]

Discover the secrets of Drake’s Island!

This is your chance to explore the exciting and historic Drake’s Island, set in the beautiful surroundings of Plymouth Sound. We’ve also received word that recently discovered secrets have been revealed. During it’s fascinating history, the Island – which was born out of the sea 400 million years ago – has been a place of pilgrimage, […]

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BLOG: Remembering much-loved Daddy on Father’s Day

For three little girls whose father died from cancer last year, their teddy bears will always be incredibly special because – at the press of a paw – they can hear Daddy’s voice reminding them of his enduring love and affection. When 37-year-old surfing instructor Russ French from Loddiswell (South Hams, Devon) was in his […]

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BLOG: Carers Week – Aaron’s story

When there’s been a bereavement in the family and you also have caring responsibilities, it’s a lot to manage and can feel very tough at any age. With today being the start of national Carers Week (7 – 13 June), we’re sharing 19-year-old Aaron’s story to raise awareness of caring and highlight some of the […]