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2 03, 2022

Winners announced in first Bay Hospitals Charity awards

Winners have been announced in the first Bay Hospitals Charity awards, celebrating the fundraisers and supporters who went above and beyond for the cause in 2021. The awards recognise the contribution of members of the community who made an outstanding contribution to supporting patients and staff at University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust. Find out more

22 02, 2022

Tackle the Keswick to Barrow Walk in aid of Bay Hospitals Charity

Raise money for your local hospital while enjoying a challenging adventure by signing up for the annual Keswick to Barrow Walk this May. Bay Hospitals Charity is looking for intrepid volunteers willing to gather sponsorship for the event on Saturday 7 May. Funds donated to the charity will be used to provide the latest equipment Find out more

16 02, 2022

Fund-raisers say thank to Royal Lancaster Infirmary with bench honouring NHS staff

A special unveiling took place to mark the donation of a specially-commissioned bench to Royal Lancaster Infirmary by two Bay Hospitals Charity fundraisers. Steve Trainor and Lisa-Marie Walkden raised £900 for the custom-made wrought iron bench, now in place outside the hospital’s ENT department in Ashton Road. Mayor of Lancaster Coun Mike Greenall was guest Find out more

8 02, 2022

Variety show raises £2,000 for children’s care at Royal Lancaster Infirmary

A variety show organised by the parents of twins cared for at Royal Lancaster Infirmary raised £2,000 for Bay Hospitals Charity. The show, at the Grand Theatre in Lancaster, was hosted by a grateful mum and dad Kira and Dan Tyrrell in gratitude for the care given to baby daughters Willow and Dakota, born in Find out more

20 01, 2022

Furness General Hospital Oncology Unit receives £1,000 donation in memory of Jo

A donation of £1,000 has been made to the Oncology Unit at Furness General Hospital in memory of a Barrow woman who died after developing ovarian cancer. Jo Davies died in August 2015, and Jo’s Appeal was set up in her honour to raise funds for local gynaecological cancer charities. Run by Jo’s husband Matt Find out more

23 12, 2021

Christmas auction raises more than £2,500 for Bay Hospitals Charity

A Christmas auction organised by Bay Hospitals Charity raised more than £2,500 to benefit patients in local hospitals. The highest bid on a single item was £500 for the 65in TV donated by Edmundson Electrical, Morecambe. A pair of boxing gloves signed by world heavyweight champ Tyson Fury sold for £202, while a tandem skydive Find out more

21 12, 2021

Dunelm team delivers Christmas gifts to children at Furness General Hospital 

Staff from the Barrow branch of Dunelm visited Furness General Hospital this week to deliver Christmas gift bags for patients on the Children’s Ward.  Manager Jonathan Sparks and Deputy Manager Tammy Harris visited the hospital to hand over gifts collected through the store’s ‘Delivering Joy’ campaign.  Customers at Dunelm and the neighbouring Apollo Bingo donated the gifts, and members of the store’s community Find out more

16 12, 2021

Toy donations brighten up Christmas for children in hospital

Presents for children receiving hospital care this Christmas have been donated to Bay Hospitals Charity by the Lancaster community. Charity supporter Laura Richardson has held an annual collection of toys for the last five years, asking friends and family to buy items from an online wishlist for her ‘Make a Child Smile’ campaign. A former Find out more

14 12, 2021

Tributes to stalwart supporter of Royal Lancaster Infirmary

Tributes have been paid to a volunteer who spent more than 50 years as part of Friends of Royal Lancaster Infirmary. Drew Tennant, a former Chair of the hospital’s supporting charity, passed away on 4 December aged 89. Friend and fellow committee member Matt Patrick said: “He believed in helping people and was very much Find out more