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Super Arjun is our very own Hospice hero!

Superhero loving Arjun, 5, from Ponteland has set himself a very special mission - a week of exercise challenges to help him get fit and to raise money for St Oswald’s Hospice.

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Ponteland gym members and community ‘row’ their support to St Oswald’s Hospice

To celebrate National Fitness Day on Wednesday 22nd September, trainers and members at Ponteland’s No1 Gym took on a 100 mile in 12 hour rowing challenge to raise funds for St Oswald’s Hospice in Newcastle.

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T4SL and Morrisons

Together for Short Lives - the only charity supporting the UK’s 54 children’s hospices, including St Oswald’s Hospice and families facing the heartbreak that their child is living with a life-shortening condition - have an amazing chance to win a charity partnership with Morrisons, but they need support from Morrisons staff to win.

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Black History Month - Dr Harold Moody

As part of our series for Black History Month, we’re featuring Dr Harold Moody, a physician and campaigner for racial equality

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A family affair in memory of Susan

Siblings Lee, Neil and Lisa set off on a walk in memory of their mam, Susan Gibson, to raise money for St Oswald's.

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Super Mario smashes target for St Oswald's

Local gamer Adie92 has been streaming (and dressing like) Super Mario to raise money for St Oswald's Hospice

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Alison’s solo walk for Sheila

Alison Brown from Gateshead took on a walking challenge in honour of her dear friend Sheila, to raise funds for St Oswald’s Hospice

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Our Focus On Living Service

This Hospice Care Week we’ve been celebrating all the amazing work that goes on in hospices and dispelling some common myths. Hospice care is so much more than people think so today we’re introducing you to our wonderful Focus on Living Team who have had to adapt and change the way they care for patients during the pandemic.

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Black History Month - Professor James Samuel Risien Russell

As part of our series for Black History Month, we’re featuring Professor James Samuel Risien Russell whose research contributed to our understanding of the part of the brain that affects motor control

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Aimee's story

How the values of St Oswald's Hospice can benefit your mental health by Aimee Wilson, Digital Volunteer

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Angelas story

4 years ago, Angela Slimlin felt lonely and isolated with cripplingly low confidence and self-esteem and had largely become house bound making excuses to avoid social contact. A chance shopping experience at our Dunston shop where Angela saw a poster advertising the need for volunteers completely changed the course of her life and would lead to a huge boost in her mental health.

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