Entries by Robert Maltby

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BLOG: Precious memories of festival fun

As well as expert hands-on medical care, helping families make the most of every moment together when a loved one is approaching their last days is all part of the compassion for which St Luke’s is renowned. So, it was only natural we were there for a young Plymouth family recently, when our team was […]

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BLOG: new shop coming to Plymstock

We’re excited to announce the opening of our new shop in Plymstock. Located opposite the Costa coffee shop on the Broadway, the store will open on 11 March following the closure of our shop on Dean Hill on 6 March. So, if you’re in the area, pop by and see Shop Manager Gary and his […]

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BLOG: we’re talk of the town

Our soon-to-be launched pop-up charity shop is the talk of the town and, as you read this, it’s all hands on deck for the opening of the new store in the former Toys ‘R’ Us building at Western Approach on 4 March 2019! The pop-up shop, will not only be selling good quality secondhand furniture […]

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BLOG: Open Gardens celebrates 10th anniversary

One of the most enjoyable and inspiring ways people raise funds for St Luke’s is through our popular Open Gardens scheme each spring and summer, when the gates of gorgeous gardens across Devon and Cornwall are thrown open to the public in aid of our charity. This year, Open Gardens will be extra special as […]

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BLOG: volunteering opens doors

When we are extolling the benefits of volunteering with St Luke’s, we often focus on the opportunity to gain new skills and hence be more attractive to employers, plus the well-being boost volunteering in the community can bring. So, it was with great pride and delight that we heard about two people, Mia Ward-Edwards and […]

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BLOG: Birthday Fundraising via Facebook

For most of us, our birthday is a special day but among St Luke’s supporters are those who use the occasion to help others, giving it extra meaning. Big-hearted student Adam Williams from Plymouth did just that recently, with friends and family donating so generously to his ‘birthday fundraiser’ on Facebook that he smashed his […]