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10 06, 2021

Cycling siblings raise thousands for Bay Hospitals Charity

A brother and sister from South Cumbria have raised funds for Bay Hospitals Charity through a pair of cycling challenges. Cyclist Darryl Dixon from Flookburgh raised thousands for Bay Hospitals Charity by completing the epic challenge of cycling from Land’s End to John o’Groats in just six days. And while Darryl Dixon rode the length Find out more

1 06, 2021

Outgoing mayor makes donation to Furness General Hospital garden project

Former Mayor of Dalton-in-Furness Nick Perie paid a visit Furness General Hospital to officially hand over funds raised during his time in office, along with gifts for staff. Councillor Perie chose Bay Hospitals Charity as one of his causes during his time in office, with funds allocated to the Intensive Care Unit garden at the Find out more

26 05, 2021

Westmorland General Hospital portering team takes on Three Peaks Challenge

An intrepid team of colleagues from Westmorland General Hospital is tackling the Yorkshire Three Peaks to raise funds for Bay Hospitals Charity. Porters Simon Makin, Adrian Tallon, Katie Shaw and Carl Smith, Assistant Porter Manager Jonathan Thompson, Switchboard Operator Mark Summerfield and Porter Allocator Amy Ferguson will climb Ingleborough, Pen-y-ghent and Whernside on Saturday June Find out more

19 05, 2021

Chance to perform in Lancaster charity variety show hosted by grateful mum and dad

Auditions take place next month for a variety show in aid of Bay Hospitals Charity, organised by the grateful parents of premature twins born at Royal Lancaster Infirmary. Parents Kira and Dan Tyrrell are hosting the show at Lancaster’s Grand Theatre to thank the hospital for the care given to baby daughters Willow and Dakota, Find out more

18 05, 2021

Grateful family raises funds for Furness General Hospital maternity service 

A family has donated more than £400 to South Lakes Birth Centre and the Special Care Baby Unit at Furness General Hospital to say thank you for the care they received for their premature daughter. Melissa and Ben Kavanagh, from Askam-in-Furness, raised £415 with a Grand National sweepstake, and recently visited the hospital with baby daughter Grace and son George to present the money to Bay Find out more

6 05, 2021

Cyclist takes on epic Land’s End to John o’Groats ride for Bay Hospitals Charity

A cyclist from Flookburgh plans to pedal almost 1,000 miles in just six days as he rides from Land’s End to John O’Groats in aid of Bay Hospitals Charity. Darryl Dixon is tackling the epic challenge in May, riding up to 167 miles a day to raise funds for Furness General Hospital. He will be Find out more

22 04, 2021

Charity grant provides new outdoor furniture for Morecambe Bay Hospitals staff 

New outdoor furniture has been installed for use by staff at University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust, thanks to Bay Hospitals Charity. The charity has used a grant of nearly £7,000 from NHS Charities Together to install tables and benches at Royal Lancaster Infirmary, Furness General Hospital and Westmorland General Hospital for use Find out more

18 03, 2021

School launches ‘Operation Gratitude’ to thank Royal Lancaster Infirmary staff

Staff at the school next door to Royal Lancaster Infirmary have launched a special project to say thank you to their NHS neighbours. Ripley St Thomas Church of England Academy has set up Operation Gratitude to gather weekly gifts and treats for hospital staff to thank them for their efforts during the Covid pandemic. The Find out more