Author Archives: d.marsden

Tania’s Story

Losing loved ones is something that we will all experience, for Tania Burgess from Ebbw Vale the last 33 years have been extremely challenging following the loss of four close family members. Tania has been able to cope due to the support of Hospice of the Valleys provided. Tania has kindly shared her story in…

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New Charity shop in Merthyr Tydfil.

At 10am on Friday 24th May 2019 the Hospice of the Valleys opened a brand new charity shop in Merthyr Tydfil. The decision to open a new shop in Merthyr was taken in March 2018 and a selection of potential retail properties were viewed. The opportunity and scope of 16/17 Market Square was our first…

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This year’s Byw Nawr events

This year’s Byw Nawr events were an opportunity for us to consider the opportunities that we have today to plan ahead and prepare for our futures. The week posed the question ‘Are we ready?’ Some of us do not want to think about what will happen when we die, but taking some simple steps now…

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Daniel Seward’s Skydive Story

I wanted to raise money for The Hospice of the Valleys for the dedication and support they gave my grandparents. Read more about Daniel’s story…

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Open Up Hospice Care – Layne Britton

The passing of a loved one can have a devastating impact, and for one man in particular he was able to cope thanks to the care and support that Hospice of the Valleys was able to offer him and proved to be a vital lifeline.  Layne from Nantyglo tells his moving story.

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Rugby Dinner & Auction Night

Rugby Dinner and Auction Night raises over £2000 for the Hospice.

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Open Up Hospice Care

As part of Open Up Hospice Care Week we spoke to Tina. You can read her story here –

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Flexible Dementia Respite

Hospice of the Valleys are proud to form part of the consortium offering flexible dementia respite as part of a pilot project across Gwent.

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