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Petersfield man takes dog for 100-mile walk to raise money for “Hospice at Home” charity

Petersfield man takes dog for 100-mile walk to raise money for “Hospice at Home” charity

[Charity Release, Petersfield] One man and his dog will be going more than the extra mile to raise money for a Petersfield charity in a two-day endurance test along the South Downs Way. Mike Cantan, 29, who runs Animal Crackers pet food store in Petersfield will take part in the 100-mile “Since 1664 Yomp” charity […]

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A Christmas gift for our nurses at The Rosemary Foundation

A Christmas gift for our nurses at The Rosemary Foundation

Our volunteers and supporters at The Rosemary Foundation have just enjoyed one of our most successful Christmas periods, raising over £8,000 through selling cards and holding events. We sold 980 packs of our Christmas Cards through a variety of outlets and Christmas events with only 20 packs remaining, which will be sold next Christmas (only […]

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What The Rosemary Foundation’s Lights of Remembrance service means to one volunteer

What The Rosemary Foundation’s Lights of Remembrance service means to one volunteer

On Sunday, November 26th 2017, The Rosemary Foundation will hold its annual Lights of Remembrance Service to give friends and relatives the opportunity to dedicate a light in memory of a loved one. Barbara Toms became a voluntary administrator for The Rosemary Foundation ten years ago, shortly after the death of her partner Ash, in […]

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Hospice services are still misunderstood by the general public

Hospice services are still misunderstood by the general public

Nearly a third of UK adults (31 per cent) think hospice care is only available in a hospice building, according to a recent survey. And fewer than half of adults in the UK (45 per cent) know that hospice care is also made available at home by organisations like The Rosemary Foundation. In fact only a […]

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The Great Fishing Match Game is being launched this weekend to support The Rosemary Foundation

The Great Fishing Match Game is being launched this weekend to support The Rosemary Foundation

                     A brand new family board game about to hit the table tops of Britain will hold a launch to raise money for The Rosemary Foundation. The Great Fishing Match game is due to be launched at Langrish House near Petersfield from 6.15pm to 9pm on Saturday, […]

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Rosemary Foundation receives a GOOD rating from CQC

Rosemary Foundation receives a GOOD rating from CQC

It’s always good to receive independent validation that you’re doing something right, and that’s just what The Rosemary Foundation received in December when the Care Quality Commission gave us a GOOD rating for our “Hospice at Home” service. We had just 48 hours’ notice before two inspectors visited and spent two days going over all […]

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20th Anniversary & Other Events

20th Anniversary & Other Events

The Rosemary Foundation thanks its supporters for a wonderful Christmas Christmas is a very busy time for everyone, so it was fantastic to see so many of our helpers and supporters willing to go the extra mile and help raise money for The Rosemary Foundation. We would like to say a big “thank you” to […]

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Business Growth Network Plays Santa

Business Growth Network Plays Santa

Local business networking group plays Santa to donate £500 to The Rosemary Foundation A group of local businesspeople donned their best Christmas jumpers on a cold, dark morning to hand over a cheque for more than £500 to a “hospice at home” nursing charity at their weekly breakfast meeting. The Business Growth Network (BGN) meets […]

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Dedicate a light to a loved one at The Rosemary Foundation’s Lights of Remembrance service

Dedicate a light to a loved one at The Rosemary Foundation’s Lights of Remembrance service

This month, The Rosemary Foundation will hold its annual Lights of Remembrance service to give friends and relatives the opportunity to dedicate a light in memory of a loved one. You are welcome to join us on Sunday November 27th from 4:30 pm at Langrish House, by kind invitation of Nigel and Robina Talbot-Ponsonby. On […]

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We’re very sociable at The Rosemary Foundation

We’re very sociable at The Rosemary Foundation

Now the nights are drawing in, what better way to spend a pleasant evening with friends and get the brain cells going, than to take part in a quiz night and supper. And when the night is for a good cause, that’s extra reason for a warm feeling on a cold October night. 20 years’ […]

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