Day Service presented with a new bench.

On Friday the 12th of February Crowborough Co-operative Funeral Care presented the Day Service with a beautiful bench. The bench was kindly donated so that clients can sit outside and enjoy the good weather when it finally arrives! We would like to say thank you to Ian and Vicky from the Co-operative for such a lovely […]

February 2016 Newsletter

Visit of High Sheriff of East Sussex, Mrs Juliet Smith On 18th January 2016, The High Sheriff of East Sussex, Mrs Juliet Smith, visited the Friends of Crowborough Hospital who hosted her in the day centre. The aim of the visit was to show the High Sheriff the beneficial impact achieved by the enormous cohort […]

November 2015 Newsletter

  Hospital fete profits exceed £13,000 This year’s fete was a great success. The weather, although still not sunny and dry as hoped, was a great improvement on that of 2014 and the population of Crow- borough turned out in their hundreds to support their local hospital. Along with many old favourite stalls, there were […]

August 2015 Newsletter

AWARDS PRESENTED AT AGM This year’s AGM on Thursday 9th July was well attended. Following refreshments which were kindly provided by Miriam Boobier and her team, the business of the evening began. The Chairman of the Friends of Crowborough hospital (FoCH), Chantal Wilson began by welcoming everyone with special mention of guests: Sara Stonor, Vice […]

Help Needed for Fete Raffle Ticket Sales

All is going well with the preparations for the fete and it is now time to start with the supermarket raffle ticket sales rota. Can you help to sell Fete raffle tickets at supermarkets? We will be selling tickets at Tesco and Waitrose on Saturday 22nd August between 9 am and 2 pm. At Morrison’s we […]

AGM 2015

This year’s AGM will be held on 9th July at the Day Centre  (see our events calendar) . The Friend’s Annual General Meeting will be held at the Hospital Day Centre. The speaker for the evening will be Jane Hayward, Day Service Manager. The presentation is entitled, “The Friends’ Social Day Service” and will describe how the new […]

May 2015 Newsletter

Social Day Service is Thriving The social day service, run by the Friends, has now been going very successfully for four months. The service is starting to welcome new clients and volunteers. Everyone has settled in well together and our existing volunteers have enthusiasti- cally taken on new roles and respon- sibilities. Thanks must go to […]

February 2015 Newsletter

Social Day Service is now run by the Friends The Friends started by paying the previous providers, East Sussex Healthcare Trust, to carry on for a few months. Meanwhile, the committee spoke to several other organisations which might have carried on the service if we paid them. However, there was no clear ideal provider so […]