Ty Gobaith

Ty Gobaith praised in independent health review

An independent review has found that the care given to seriously ill children and their families at Ty Gobaith is high quality, safe, effective and dignified. The findings are contained in a report by Health Inspectorate Wales (HIW) in its review of healthcare services for young people, which includes an inspection of Ty Gobaith and also Ty Hafan in South Wales. Both hospices were given top marks in the review. Our Chief Executive Andy  ...

Local men tackle Everest Base Camp for Hope House

On 12th April 2019, three local men will be setting off on the adventure of a lifetime!  Grant Edwards from GTE Golf, his brother Scott Edwards and Richard Cosgrove from Elite Marshal Arts will be travelling to Nepal where they will begin to trek to Everest base camp two days later. The 140 kilometre round trip trek will take them to the summit of Kala Patthhar elevated at 18,519 feet, and back to Nepal over a period of twelve  ...

Andrew and Tommy at the Shrewsbury Half Marathon
Andrew in his Hope House running vest

Dad's marathon challenge for son Tommy and Hope House

A Shrewsbury dad will be thinking of his son Tommy and Hope House as he steps over the start line at the London Marathon next month. Tommy was born with the life threatening condition Muscular Dystrophy and regularly stays with us for respite care. We also provide help and support for Tommy’s brother and sisters and the whole family so it was, says Andrew Davies, a ‘no-brainer’ when it came to choosing a charity to support with his  ...

Nicola (left) and Chloe
The angel wing bracelet that Nicola wears to remain close to Chloe

Nicola's marathon challenge in memory of best friend Chloe

A Chester teacher is planning to run the London Marathon in memory of Chloe Farrell to thank Hope House and Ty Gobaith for all the support we have given her family and friends. As Nicola Jackson crosses the finish line on April 28th she will be thinking of her best friend Chloe and the way she encouraged her during her training for her first Half Marathon in Chester back in 2017. “I’d started running the year before and only managed 0.8 of a  ...

Calling all Co-op members!

We're delighted to be one of the charities that will benefit from the Co-op membership scheme in the two Oswestry Co-op stores (Victoria Road and Cabin Lane). If you're not already a Co-op member you can sign up for free here and not only will you receive points on your shopping, but every time you shop Co-op will donate 1% of what you spend on Co-op branded food products and selected services to the charities these stores are supporting, like  ...

Adam's Graduation Photo

Adam's Graduation is an inspiration to us all

Staff and children here at Hope House have been helping an inspirational young man to celebrate graduating from college while coping with a life-threatening condition. Adam, who is now 21 and has been coming to Hope House for respite care since he was just three years old,  studied for three years at Shrewsbury Colleges Group to graduate with an HND in Computing, Game Design and Development. Completing the course was a huge achievement  ...

Some of our long-serving staff who received their awards from Chair of Trustees Steve Henly (centre) are (l-r) Karen Murray, Louise Bowen, Simi Epstein, Lyn Jones and Alison Marsh.

Staff celebrate 20 years with Hope House Children's Hospice

Nine members of our fantastic team at Hope House have been presented with long service awards. Chair of Trustees Steve Henly thanked them for their dedication and said their commitment was greatly appreciated. “Their work as a team enables Hope House to provide vital care and support and counselling to hundreds of families across Shropshire, Powys, Cheshire and North Wales that are caring for a terminally ill child or who have been bereaved,”  ...

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