Institute of Directors Support WISHH Charity Fundraising

Institute of Directors Support WISHH Charity Fundraising
July 22, 2019

Following the successful Humber Biz week last month, featuring the Institute of Director’s (IoD) Humber Luncheon with former England footballer and manager and best-selling author, Kevin Keegan as guest speaker, the WISHH Charity which raises funds to support both Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital was one of three charities drawn to receive a cheque for £845.00.

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Wedding Gifts To Benefit Cancer Patients Thanks To Generous Couple

Wedding Gifts To Benefit Cancer Patients Thanks To Generous Couple
May 7, 2019

Kind-hearted couple, Kim and Paul Mankel wanted to make a difference to the Oncology Unit at Castle Hill Hospital’s Queen’s Centre after the bride underwent treatment for thyroid cancer. 

The groom’s mum was also looked after by a team of dedicated doctors and nurses at the centre. Also varying friends and family have needed the unit’s assistance.

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Daisy Appeal Benefit Thanks To Fund Raising Efforts Of Local Golf Club

Daisy Appeal Benefit Thanks To Fund Raising Efforts Of Local Golf Club
May 6, 2019

The former Captain of Beverley and East Riding Golf Club presented the founder of the Daisy Appeal with a cheque for more than £2,500 from fund-raising events held during 2018.

Steve Fox, who stepped down as Captain at the end of the year, said he selected Daisy for the donation because of connections with cancer and because it is a local charity.

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Display At Skidby Windmill Explores East Riding’s Historic Hospitals

Display At Skidby Windmill Explores East Riding's Historic Hospitals
May 23, 2018

A new display by the Skidby Mill volunteer team has just opened. ‘Historic hospitals: care in the East Riding before the Health Service’ examines the beginnings of organised public health provision in the region in the 19th and early 20th centuries.

Some of the places covered in the exhibition are Castle Hill hospital, Cottingham; the Lloyd cottage hospital in Bridlington; and Withernsea convalescent home.

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Beverley Market Traders Raise More Than £2,000 For Hospital Appeal

Beverley Market Traders Raise More Than £2,000 For Hospital Appeal
May 10, 2018

A fund-raising day held by Beverley Market traders raised more than £2,000 for the Daisy Appeal at Castle Hill Hospital.

Families took part in a children’s treasure hunt and there were great prizes on offer donated by businesses from Beverley and the surrounding area in a grand raffle and a tombola at the event in Saturday Market on Saturday 5 May.

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Macmillan Announce £1m Investment To Support Local People Affected By Cancer

Macmillan Announce £1m Investment To Support Local People Affected By Cancer
February 19, 2018

Every year in this area, 2274 people hear the devastating news they have cancer and the number of people living with cancer in this area is set to almost double by 2030. This is why Macmillan Cancer Support are investing £1million into vital cancer services in this area.

An event was held at Castle Hill Hospital where volunteers, fundraisers and committee members were joined by Lady Halifax, the President of Macmillan to hear from Fundraising Managers Becky Read and Clara White, Macmillan Nurse Sarah Guest, and Macmillan Partnership Manager Lorraine McDonald about the exciting investment that is happening right here on our doorsteps.

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OUT & ABOUT : The Lee Morley Memorial Rugby Match

OUT & ABOUT : The Lee Morley Memorial Rugby Match
February 5, 2018

Friends and family celebrated the life of Lee Morley, a good friend of Beverley Rugby Club who, sadly passed away last year.

Proceedings from the match and lunch raised over £3000 to be donated to Ward 29 at Castle Hill hospital at the request of Lee’s family in thanks for the care given to Lee during his extended time there.

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Beverley Win Again As They Beat Selby At Beaver Park

Beverley Win Again As They Beat Selby At Beaver Park
February 5, 2018

Beverley hosted a resurgent Selby at Beaver Park on a miserable wet and grey day when conditions were bound to be difficult to allow much entertaining rugby and, so it proved.

The match was held as a Memorial game to celebrate the life of Lee Morley, a good friend of the club who, sadly passed away last year. Proceedings from the match and lunch raised over £3000 to be donated to Ward 29 at Castle Hill hospital at the request of Lee’s family in thanks for the care given to Lee during his extended time there.

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Additional Support Needed For Local Dementia Charity

Additional Support Needed For Local Dementia Charity
November 16, 2017

Dementia Friendly East Riding is a local charity based in the Beverley area and celebrates almost twelve months of supporting people with dementia, their carer`s and families.

It`s success has led to a point where there is a need to recruit additional trustees and volunteers to help carry through the intended programme for 2018.

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Society Announces Charity Of The Month Is The Daisy Appeal

Society Announces Charity Of The Month Is The Daisy Appeal
October 5, 2017

After another successful turnout of voters in the Beverley Building Society branch, the September Charity of the Month has been announced as the Daisy Appeal. Established since 2000, the Daisy Appeal has built an £8m research centre and the £4.5m Jack Brignall PET-CT Scanning Centre which are both based at the Castle Hill Hospital Site. The aim of the charity is to fund research, equipment and facilities in order to…

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Vital First Aid Training Delivered To East Riding Villagers

Vital First Aid Training Delivered To East Riding Villagers
October 2, 2017

Residents of Cherry Burton were given the opportunity to learn essential life-saving skills when the British Heart Foundation’s Heartstart CPR training course was delivered at the village’s sports pavilion recently.

The training follows the installation of two Automated External Defibrillator (AED) at separate locations in the village.

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