Entries by Rhianne Walkey

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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 […]

BLOG: Pedal power in memory of a very special man

While for many of us, it’s a piece of equipment that goes unused – simply gathering dust despite our best intentions – a Plymouth grandmother living with Parkinson’s disease has used the power of pedalling her exercise bike to raise much-needed funds for St Luke’s. When she heard about our Landmark Challenge, Jill Baragwanath, aged […]

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BLOG: Midnight Walk returns for 2021!

Ladies across the city are being invited to celebrate the lives of their lost loved ones and put their best foot forward for our Midnight Walk that is making its much-anticipated return this summer. Following its cancellation last year because of lockdown restrictions, Midnight Walk is set to take place on Friday 20 August. The […]

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BLOG: Make a Will Month, 1 – 31 May

If the past turbulent year has taught us anything, it’s just how quickly life can change and the dramatic impact this can have on us and the people we hold dear. That’s why as well as reminding people about the importance of having a will, we’re stressing how crucial it is to keep its content […]

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We’re BACK!

We’re delighted to bring you the exciting news that we’re planning for the return of Midnight Walk, Men’s Day Out and Tour de Moor this autumn – and we cannot wait to see you! Of course, safety is always our top priority so the following event information is subject to the unfolding situation regarding COVID-19 […]